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The ESV Bible App
A perfect portable Scripture reading tool, the ESV mobile app offers numerous study and audio features making it the best possible Bible reading experience for your phone or tablet. Now available to download and use for free.
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Robust Bible Study Tools
A Growing Library
A subscription provides access to multiple study Bibles and commentaries, including the ESV Expository Commentary series, the Preaching the Word Commentary series, and more, offering numerous resources for varying study needs.
Language Tools
Gain a deeper understanding of God's Word by studying Scripture in its original language with robust Greek and Hebrew language tools. Available exclusively online, these contextual and lexical details provide necessary information for in-depth word studies.
Meditate on God's Word With
Immersive Audio Features
Kristyn Getty
Ray Ortlund
Michael Reeves
Jackie Hill Perry
Engaging Narrators
Listen to the entire ESV Bible read by acclaimed Christian artists, pastors, and Bible teachers including Kristyn Getty, Ray Ortlund, Jackie Hill Perry, Michael Reeves, and more. New voices coming soon!
Customizable Background Music
A diverse selection of musical styles, genres, and instrumental tracks from well-known Christian artists like Josh Garrels, Antoine Bradford, and many more, will help you meditate on God's Word as you read or listen to Scripture. Individual volume controls allow you to adjust the music and Bible audio separately.
Thoughtful Playlists
Feeling stressed, tired, or hungry for God's Word? Interested in diving into a particular biblical theme, doctrine, or topic related to the Christian life? Dozens of playlists offer a collection of thematic verses to guide you through a particular mood, topic, or season.
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Reading Plans & Text Tools
Curated Reading Plans
Develop a habit of spending time in God's Word with these carefully crafted Bible reading plans. With varying lengths, topics, and styles, multiple reading plan options make it easy to choose one that fits your lifestyle and reading goals.
Convenient Note-taking Tools
Easily take personal notes alongside Scripture, highlight and bookmark key verses, and save favorite passages with the user-friendly ESV note-taking tools.
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A free account allows you to take notes, enjoy reading plans, sync your readings across devices, and more.
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Enjoy access to multiple commentaries, study Bibles, Bible narrators, playlists, and background music.