Looking for the best bible study software program? Whether you’re looking for a free or premium tool that will help you study the Word of God, you’ve come to the right place. Below is a collection of the top bible study softwares that you can use to study the Scriptures.

 

FREE BIBLE STUDY SOFTWARE PROGRAMS

This is free bible study software. It has a very rich user interface and powerful search capabilities yet very simple to use. If you don’t have the resources to invest in bible software, this tool might be the perfect one for you.

2. Eloquent
This is a new name for the popular MacSword bible study software specifically designed for Macintosh users. It is a free & open-source application for research and study of God and His Word.

Eloquent allows you to read and browse many different bibles translations in different languages from Hebrew to Albanian. As well as reading devotionals, commentaries, dictionaries and lexicons, it also supports searching and advanced features such as services so that you can access the Bible in any program.

3. OneNote iStudyBible Tool
This free tool utilizes the Microsoft OneNote 2010 application to create a structured form of notes of varying complexity, including audio and video inserts. The idea is this: the entire Bible, and everything connected with its study (courses, the plan notes, sermons, etc.) is stored in OneNote in a structured way.

4. theWord Study Bible
This is totally a free software but almost does everything beyond a normal free software can do. Apart from the program itself, there are many add-on modules (Bibles, commentaries, dictionaries, books, maps, etc.) which are also free. In general, whatever is in the public domain or the copyright holder allows for it’s free distribution is also provided for free for use from within The Word.

Xiphos (formerly known as GnomeSword) is a free Bible study tool written for Linux, UNIX, and Windows using GTK, offering a rich and featureful environment for reading, study, and research using modules from The SWORD Project and elsewhere. It is open-source software, and available free-of-charge to all.

6. Davar3
This is another freeware developed for Windows users. It’s basically an upgrade of Davar 2.4 which has an extended functionality to provide a user friendly tool for Scripture studies with big focus to the original languages.

7. Theophilos
Theophilos is a fast and effective way to explore God’s word. It comes packed with powerful features that you wouldn’t expect to find in a free program. In fact, you are receiving a package of great value that can grow with your desire to study God’s Word.

PREMIUM BIBLE STUDY SOFTWARE PROGRAMS

1. Logos Bible Software
This is a premium bible study program developed for Macintosh and Windows users plus application for Iphone, Ipad, Android and Kindle Fire users. Logos Bible Software puts the world’s finest Bible study tools on your PC. Its massive libraries, smart searches, and powerful original language features give you the best Bible study experience on the planet. Logos saves you research time, shelf space, and thousands of dollars—it even cites your sources for you.

2. Accordance 10 Essential Collection
This is also premium bible study software priced at $499. The Essential Collection offers an extensive library of English, Greek, and Hebrew Bible study tools. This collection combines the Bible Study Collection and the Original Languages Collection, and also adds our interactive Atlas, Timeline, and Bible Lands PhotoGuide. The comprehensive nature of this collection makes it an excellent choice for those who want access to a wide selection of Bible study tools. The entire collection offers more than $6,000 of print value, making this an exceptional deal for new Accordance users as well as those who want to upgrade their current Accordance library.

3. SwordSearcher
Priced at $59.99, SwordSearcher is a fast and has very powerful Bible search. If you’re not sure yet with this software you can try its 30 day trial to get a hands on with it. This program is designed to help Christians become better wielders of the sword of the Spirit.

4. Bible Explorer 4.0 Deluxe Edition on DVD-ROM with NRSV
By WORDsearch Bible SoftwareNow includes the NRSV!The elegant interface and powerful search engine of Bible Explorer 4 make finding the deeper meaning of Scripture as simple as a mouse click or two. You get instant access to an entire library of Bible translations, commentaries, dictionaries, handbooks, maps, photos, and more!System Requirements:

  • PC System Requirements
    • Windows 7, XP, or Vista
    • 600 MB hard drive space
    • DVD-ROM drive
    • Some features require Internet connection
  • Mac System Requirements
  • 10.5 and above, Intel Macs only (not compatible with G4 or G5 processors)
  • 600 MB hard drive space
  • DVD-ROM drive
  • Some features require Internet connection
  • Audio features not supported on Mac

5.0 NLT Study Bible, Libronix Edition on CD-ROM
By Tyndale HouseGo deeper into Bible study than you ever could before with one of the most comprehensive electronic study Bibles ever created. Tyndale teams up with Logos Bible Software to offer this powerful, easy-to-use electronic resource perfect for pastors, scholars, small group leaders, Sunday school teachers, and anyone who desires a meaningful personal Bible study experience. A product of over forty Bible scholars and seven years’ of work, the notes focus on bringing out the full meaning of the text, allowing the reader to understand the Bible more deeply.Features:

  • 25,900 study notes (over 820,000 words)
  • Maps, charts, and illustrations
  • Libronix Digital Library System software engine
  • Cornerstone Commentaries: Matthew/ Mark volume, Romans/Galatians volume
  • 10 section introductions provide an overview of the literature and history of each section of the Bible, showing how the books are related to each other and the rest of the Scripture.
  • 406 theme articles and person profiles
  • Basic and advanced word searching; data type searching capability
  • Online training articles and tutorials
  • 100 Greek and 100 Hebrew word studies
  • 100 quotations from modern and ancient writers

System Requirements (Minimum requirements for running Libronix on a PC):

  • 500MHz pentium III (1GHz Pentium III recommended)
  • 192 MB RAM (512 MB recommended)
  • Windows 98/Me/NT4.0(SP6a)/2000/XP/Vista
  • CD-ROM or DVD drive
  • 800 MB hard drive space
  • 800×600 display (1024×768 recommended)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 or later

6.0 Online Bible 2012 Edition: Windows/Macintosh/Linux Version
By Cross Country Software

Improve the way you study God’s word with The Online Bible. As the original and most comprehensive Bible-research software available, the Online Bible gives you valuable resources, including current translations, dictionaries and lexicons, classic commentaries and biblical topics—all at your fingertips!

It contains more than 30 English Bible versions including the New King James Version, The Message, God’s Word to the Nations and The English Standard Version.

In addition to all of the ready to use material on the DVD there are several versions that require royalty payment to unlock, noteably NIV, NAS, NRSV, and NLT.

This DVD also contains 10 ancient languages texts (Greek, Hebrew, Latin and Syriac), 3 sets of Greek and Hebrew Lexicons, 20 Dictionaries, 45 commentaries and more than 300 Devotional, Theological, Historical and Creationist books as well as a set of Bible maps.

This version of Online Bible requires Windows XP or higher; Macintosh Snow Leopard (10.6), or Lion (10.7). Works with Ubuntu Linux under WINE.

7.0 Bible Essentials, Word Search Bible Explorer Software, CDROM
By AMGComplete Word Study Bible * NASB (1995 update) * OT and NT Word Study Dictionaries * Greek New Testament * Translational reference guide * Strong’s Dictionary and Concordance * Works by Charles Spurgeon and Spiros Zodhiates * Powerful search engine * Dynamic hypertext * Full-featured annotation * And more! * 512MB RAM * Windows 98/98SE/00/ME/XP/Vista * From AMG

8.0 BibleWorks 9.0 on DVD-ROM
By Bibleworks, LlcBibleWorks 9 is the premier original languages Bible software program for Biblical exegesis and research. It comes with Greek, Hebrew, and Septuagint Bibles for your computer, as well as translations in English, German, Spanish, Chinese, Korean, and more! For over eighteen years, BibleWorks has satisfied Bible software users around the world.Let your computer help your exegesis and exposition! BibleWorks is a tightly integrated collection of Bible software tools designed specifically for scholarly analysis of the Bible text. More than a mere Bible search engine, BibleWorks comes with a variety of Bible search tools, lexicons, dictionaries, and morphology analysis resources. For all levels of users, it is suitable for Bible study, sermon preparation, and detailed Bible research.Whether you’re preparing a sermon, doing complex morphological analysis, or writing a seminary paper, scholars agree that BibleWorks is indispensable. You’ll find everything you need for close exegesis of the original text in its 200+ Bible translations in 40 languages, 40+ original language texts and morphology databases, dozens of lexical-grammatical references, plus a wealth of practical reference works! Instead of providing a loose collection of books, BibleWorks tightly integrates its databases with the most powerful morphology and analysis tools.As you consider buying a high-end Bible research package, you’ll have to weigh cost, database quality, program features, searching capabilities, and customer support. In every one of these areas, we believe BibleWorks is the best.System Requirements:

  • Windows® XP/Vista/7
  • Minimum 1024×600 display
  • Minimum 512 MB RAM
  • 1 GB hard drive space free (15 GB for full install)
  • DVD-ROM drive
  • Internet Explorer® version 7 or higher
  • Internet connection for updates

9.0 Biblesoft PC Study Bible 5.0: Advanced Reference Library on CD-ROM
By Biblesoft
A collection of 384 reference work volumes including Bible translations, commentaries, dictionaries, encyclopedias, Greek/Hebrew and other word study references. Version 5 adds even more Greek/Hebrew helps and includes a new Pastoral Helps Section. It’s a total value of more than $5,000!
For Advanced Users Ready for the Next Step Forward
The Advanced Reference Library (ARL) in Version 5 delivers a significant step forward in new features and content. The features, described below, are the ones most requested by those who use PC Study Bible in daily, intensive study. The content in many cases is completely new and has never before been offered in any Biblesoft library or as an add-on.
Advanced original language features include:

  • Groves-Wheeler Westminster 4.0 Hebrew Morphology – you’ve been asking for it and now it’s here, the Old Testament parsing information at your fingertips!
  • Wheeler’s Hebrew Syntax Notes function just as they do in Greek. They are invaluable in helping to decipher theparsing codes and define how the Hebrew words work at a grammatical level.
  • Westminster Leningrad Codex, includes the Ketiv-Qere readings. This is the best electronic representation of the complete manuscript of Hebrew canon.
  • A Textual Commentary on the Greek New Testament, by Bruce Metzger, is the standard account of the compilation and transmission of the New Testament; it surveys ancient and newly-discovered manuscripts, and discusses both the science and art of textual criticism. Specific notes are included directly in your New Testament Interlinear as footnotes, at the exact locations where the text-committee’s decisions are explained.

Additional top-notch content* now included: Dictionary of Latin and Greek Theological Terms, Exegetical Dictionary of New Testament, Balz & Schneider eds., in three volumes,the Pocket Dictionary for the Study of NT Greek, the Pocket Dictionary for the Study of Biblical Hebrew, Kittel’s 10-volume Theological Dictionary of the New Testament (TDNT), “Little Kittel” one volume, Wuest’s Word Studies in the Greek New Testament, The Complete Jewish Bible & Jewish New Testament Commentary, and much more!

System Requirements

  • IBM compatible 900 MHz Pentium III (1.3GHz P4 recommended)
  • 512 MB RAM or higher; 768 MB recommended
  • Windows 2000, XP or Vista (may require Superuser or Administrator rights)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 or later
  • CD ROM drive (4X speed or higher recommended)
  • 100 MB hard drive space required; 3 GB recommended
  • Mouse or compatible pointing device required
  • 256 color display support, 800×600 minimum resolution (1024 x 768 recommended)

10.0 QuickVerse 10 – Deluxe on DVD-ROM
By WORDsearch Bible Software

QuickVerse 10 Deluxe contains 248 study tools ideal for preaching, teaching and personal Bible study. QV 10 has been completely rebuilt on the advanced CROSS (Christian Resource Open Source Software) software platform.

Searching for scriptures and topical content is intelligent and lightning-fast. Enjoy unlimited parallel Bibles that sync side-by-side, plus built-in word processing that becomes searchable like any other book in your library. Instantly share with others using the Facebook and Twitter functions.

This package includes 23 Bibles (including the NIV, NKJV, ESV, NRSV, The Message & more), 35 commentaries, 11 Greek and Hebrew tools, 57 classic Christian works, a free iPad app, and much more!

11.0 WORDsearch 9 PC/Mac Preaching Library on DVD-ROM
By WORDsearch Bible SoftwareView the WORDsearch 9 Demo.Preparing a sermon can include exegesis, Bible translation comparison, cross-referencing, commentary reading, in-depth word studies, and outlining the text. WORDsearch is the ideal tool to complete these tasks efficiently and with confidence. This package will equip the busy pastor or teacher with a solid library ready to be used immediately.Product Highlights

  • Features Your Favorite Bible Translations – 22 in All
  • Greek New Testament Interlinear
  • Draw from Over 30,000 Illustrations, Stories and Anecdotes
  • Contains 232 Reference Works
  • Compare multiple translations at once
  • Cross reference any verse or passage
  • Hear 13,000 Greek & Hebrew words pronounced

System Requirements

  • Works with Windows or Mac
    • Windows XP, Vista, or Windows 7;  Sound card is required for pronunciation features
    • Macintosh OS X/10.5; Intel Macs only; Audio features not supported on Mac
  • DVD-ROM Drive
  • At least 200 MB drive space
  • Some features require Internet connection

12.0 Zondervan NIV Study Bible for Windows Mobile ™ and Palm™: NIV/Updated Edition
By Zondervan
The Zondervan NIV Study Bible for Windows Mobile and Palm transforms your biblical study into a mobile, comprehensive, and enriching experience. Search the NIV text for a word, phrase, or particular passage and get results immediately.The Zondervan NIV Study Bible is the #1 bestselling study Bible in the bestselling NIV translation. And now it includes for 2008 a 25% revision to the over 20,000 in-text study notes and a library of study resources at your fingertips. This edition also includes a comprehensive topical index for more in-depth study.This package also includes a one-year subscription to iPocketBible.com, which provides Web-based access to the Zondervan NIV Study Bible for iPhone, iPod Touch, and other Web-enabled devices with Javascript and CSS capability. This subscription requires a connection to the internet either through the cellular network or WiFi.System Requirements
Windows Mobile:

The PocketBible program runs on any Windows Mobile device and requires approximately 1 MB of memory for the program and 10 MB for the Zondervan NIV Study Bible. The program should be installed in main memory but the Zondervan NIV Study Bible may be installed either in main memory or on a storage card.

Palm OS:

The MyBible program requires a Palm OS 5.0 or later with 16 MB or more of internal memory. It requires approximately 600 KB internal memory for the program and 10 MB for the NIV Study Bible. The program must be installed in main memory but the Zondervan NIV Study Bible may be installed either in main memory or a storage card.

CSL TeamSoftwareLooking for the best bible study software program? Whether you're looking for a free or premium tool that will help you study the Word of God, you've come to the right place. Below is a collection of the top bible study softwares that you can use to study the...Christian Lyrics Online!