Verbum Catholic Bible Study 4+

Faithlife Corporation

Designed for iPad

    • 4.8 • 2.7K Ratings
    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases



Access powerful Bible study tools and a theological library for Catholic insights on the go. With the Verbum mobile app, you can read the Bible and Catholic commentaries side by side, save books for studying offline, and use exclusive Verbum Catholic study tools.

Make Time for Reading, Even When You’re Booked
Organize and schedule your reading in seconds. Create a list of books in your library, then start a reading plan when you’re ready to dig in.

Access All Your Catholic Study Tools in One Location
Tap a word or passage to highlight, leave a note, open the Catechism and Church Fathers, and more, all with the enhanced text selection menu.

Find What You’re Looking for, Instantly
Access powerful search features from any book or resource. Quickly navigate to any verse in the Bible or search your library to go deeper.

Never Lose Your Audience—or Your Place
Easily read your homily outline or manuscript, get a clear view of all your slides, and see a built-in timer to help you stay on track with Preaching Mode.

The Verbum mobile app runs on Logos’ powerful Bible software and is the world’s most advanced resource for mobile Catholic study. Verbum comes with 15 free books, including the Lectionary, six Bible translations, reference works, and saints’ lives resources, and works seamlessly with your other Verbum books, such as the Catechism of the Catholic Church. When you sign in with a free Verbum account, you get access to many more free resources and features, such as the Sources of Catholic Dogma (Denzinger), reading plans, highlights, and note-taking features. The Verbum app syncs across all your platforms, so you can pick up right where you left off.

Download the free Verbum app today and bring the Mind of the Church with you wherever you go.

*The Catholic Lectionary, The Roman Catechism, Pictorial Lives of the Saints, Sources of Catholic Dogma (Denzinger), Thomas a Kempis’ The Imitation of Christ, Newman’s An Essay on the Development of Christian Doctrine, Chesterton’s Orthodoxy, and many more.
*Free Bibles: The Revised Standard Version Catholic Edition, Douay-Rheims, King James Version, Clementine Vulgate, Novum Testamentum Graece (Tischendorf), The Greek New Testament: SBL Edition, Westcott-Hort Greek New Testament, Lexham English Bible.


LECTIONARY - Access daily readings with a simple tap.

CATECHISM OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH - The app integrates fully with the Logos edition of the Catechism.

LIBRARY - Instantly access up to ninety-five free resources to kick off your Bible study. Or sync your current Verbum library to access all your books on the go.

PANEL LINKING - Get three independent channels for linking your resources so they track along with you as you read.

LAYOUTS FOR iPAD - Simultaneously use up to six books and/or tools on a single screen with Layouts on your tablet.

REFERENCE SCANNER - Take a picture of a church bulletin or handout using Reference Scanner and the app will open your preferred Bible version to all the verse references.

PASSAGE LIST - Use Reference Scanner to snap a picture of a document and look up many verses at once, then save those verses as a Passage List.

BIBLE WORD STUDY - Learn more about any word in the Bible by examining dictionaries, lexicons, and cross-references.

PASSAGE GUIDE - Get a detailed, verse-specific report that includes Bible commentaries, cross-references, literary typing, and media resources.

TEXT COMPARISON - Compare any verse across multiple translations with visual and percentage indicators of difference.

TABBED BROWSING - Open as many resources or Bibles as you want and view them side by side.

SEARCH - Find every mention of a word or phrase in every resource in your library.

READING PLANS - Get into daily reading with several Bible reading plans to choose from.

Find training for the app at

What’s New

Version 10.1.0

Auto Translation Cards
• You can now automatically translate your books.
• Simply tap to select a verse or sentence and you will see a translation in your desired language. Translated language can be changed in the app’s settings.

Dictionary Cards
• Double-tap to select a word and you will see the dictionary definition of that word in the Dictionary Card in the Selection Menu.

Canvas Image Export
• You can now export your Canvas image.

Draw on Screen for iPhone
• Draw on screen is now available for iPhones. This can be accessed in the More menu.

Print Library Book Search
• View a preview of Print Library books with an “All” or “Books” search using the Search tool.

Selection Menu
• The Favorites button has been added for Non-Bibles.

Bug Fixes
• Draw on Screen
• Text Selection
• Notes
• Crashes
• And more.

Ratings and Reviews

4.8 out of 5
2.7K Ratings

2.7K Ratings

PipeDreamer ,

This app has changed my life!

This app is utterly amazing and has changed my life. I find myself interacting with the scriptures (and other amazing sources too!) like never before. Many of the other resources made available for free are worth their weight in gold too (Denzinger for instance). This app works particularly well with the Apple Pencil which allows you to select passages and highlight with ease. The app also includes comprehensive clipping features to save all your favorite passages (from any source) for easy reference later. There are also robust sharing features including a positively brilliant “visual copy” feature that converts your selected passage into a great graphic for sharing on social media. This app is so well done I am very seriously considering investing in one of their comprehensive resource suites.

cooldoc2 ,

Updates not as useful

Thank you for this app! I use every day, and I very much appreciate it. However, I am not as impressed with the updated dashboard interface-it’s dull and harder to find what I am looking for. The verse of the day is not as inspiring as it once was, and it seems as if though there may be a new artist or a group of artists, however the recent verses are not very good, in my opinion. I do like the fact that you can click on the Image and it takes you to the verse. The newer ones (within the last several months) or not as inspiring as they used to be, and often are highlighting negative passages. For example the one listed for December 5, 2019, refers to a Punishment of the children of Israel. I realize that we must see both sides of the spiritual equation, however, that should be reflected within the understanding of the person, or persons creating these “inspirational verses of the day.” I used to regularly share these with others so that they may be inspired as I was, however, I am finding fewer and fewer of them are worth sending to others.

galute127 ,

Love this app

I bought Verbum to help during graduate studies, and it has been terrific. I can flip through different passages in the Bible that we are discussing, then jump to a paragraph from the documents of Vatican II, and still keep up with the professor and my notes.

I put the app on my phone and have found myself dipping into scripture throughout the day. I look at the daily readings, or go looking for a particular passage that relates to a conversation I’m having. It can do a lot more, and I have used it for more than just a Bible app, but for the most part that’s how I use it. It’s a lot easier to quickly find the information I want than any other Bible app I’ve ever used.

Highly recommend this app for anyone who already uses Verbum.

App Privacy

The developer, Faithlife Corporation, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

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  • Contact Info
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