About ESV.org

Go Deeper with God's Word

ESV.org is an online Bible reading tool created to help you read and engage with God's Word.

While many features of the site are available without signing in, we invite you to create a free account, which makes it easy to save personal notes, highlight favorite verses, and start interactive reading plans.

Full Text of the ESV Bible

The English Standard Version (ESV) is an essentially literal translation of the Bible in contemporary English. Created by a team of more than 100 leading evangelical scholars and pastors, the ESV Bible emphasizes word-for-word accuracy, literary excellence, and depth of meaning. Since its publication in 2001, the ESV Bible has gained wide acceptance and is used by church leaders, numerous denominations and organizations, and millions of individuals around the world.

ESV Global Study Bible

The ESV Global Study Bible is a one-volume study resource featuring introductions and timelines for each book of the Bible, 12,000 concise study notes, 14 articles, 900 Bible facts, 120 character profiles, and much more.

The Greek New Testament, Produced at Tyndale House, Cambridge

This scholarly edition of the Greek New Testament was created under the oversight of editors Dr. Dirk Jongkind (St. Edmund's College, University of Cambridge) and Dr. Peter Williams (Tyndale House, Cambridge). Boasting powerful yet easy-to-use features—including customizable Greek/English interlinears and detailed contextual, lexical, and parsing information for every Greek word—this robust digital resource makes it easy to dig into the biblical text.

Bible Audio

Stream a professionally recorded audio reading of the biblical text right in your browser. Adjust the playback speed and auto-scroll settings via an easy-to-use settings menu.

Interactive Reading Plans

Start an interactive reading plan to help you make a habit out of reading the Bible every day. Choose from over a dozen plans, including M'Cheyne, the Truth Bible Memory Plan, the Daily Office Lectionary, Daily Light on the Daily Path, and more.

Personal Notes

Record your own thoughts related to God's Word with personal notes tied to specific passages. All notes are automatically saved within your account, meaning you can always access your content from any browser.


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