Bible Reader is a beautiful way to read the Bible on your iPhone or iPad that puts reading quality first.

It offers a distraction free reading mode that allows you to focus on the text alone and a simple interface for browsing and searching the Bible. Quickly switch to night mode with two taps on the screen or change the font size to match your reading preference.

Includes 12 versions of the Bible to choose from:

GNT - Good News Translation
CEV - Contemporary English Version (US Version)
AMP - Amplified Bible
CEVUK - Contemporary English Version (UK Version)
ESV - English Standard Version
GNB - Good News Bible
KJV - King James Version
MSG - The Message
NASB - New American Standard Bible
NLT - New Living Translation
Even More...

- Increase/Decrease Font Size
- Night Mode
- Distraction Free Mode
- Search for passages or keywords
- Quickly browse to any chapter or verse

What’s New

Version 1.2.3

We've continued to polish the look and feel of the app to make it even easier to read. We've streamlined the bottom controls to be more intuitive, and added an about us screen for additional information about ABS.

Ratings and Reviews

1.7 out of 5
3 Ratings

3 Ratings

DerwP ,

No Offline Reading

Design is solid, but if you don’t have internet connection it never loads. Requiring internet to load certain versions is understandable, but disabling the entire app when offline is silly.

Rockafire ,

The Best Looking Bible app

This app clearly gets design right, which is where so many other Bible apps fall short. However, there really should be some way to select text. I'm okay not being able to highlight passages within the app, but at least let me copy them to another app.

nanalinny ,

Won’t open

I have loaded, deleted this app several times, but it will not open. All I see is the “open bible” logo. I would dearly love to have this app!! What is the trouble?


American Bible Society
11.6 MB

Requires iOS 7.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.


English, German

Age Rating
Rated 4+
© 2013 American Bible Society


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