Study Tools

Offering a comprehensive library of study Bibles, commentaries, and Greek and Hebrew language tools, the ESV app is designed to improve your interpretation and understanding of Scripture. For serious readers, students, and teachers of God’s Word, these acclaimed resources aid a wide range of study needs.


The ESV library gives teens, pastors, ministry leaders, and everyday Christians easy access to a robust collection of study and devotional resources for every study need. Subscribe to gain access to the full range of ESV Bibles and commentaries–a total of over 10 study resources.

ESV Study Bible The ESV Study Bible was designed to help you understand the Bible in a deeper way. Created by a diverse team of 95 leading Bible scholars and teachers, the ESV Study Bible features a wide array of study tools, making it a valuable resource for serious readers, students, and teachers of God’s Word.
ESV Gospel Transformation Study Bible The ESV Gospel Transformation Study Bible features 375,000+ words of gospel-centered study notes, book introductions, and articles that explain passage-by-passage how God’s redemptive purposes culminate in the gospel and apply to the lives of believers today.
ESV Systematic Theology Study Bible Theology should, first and foremost, be rooted in God’s Word. In order to develop a solid understanding of God, humanity, sin, salvation, and eternity, the ESV Systematic Theology Study Bible explores the doctrines of the Christian faith and how they arise from the pages of Scripture.
ESV Global Study Bible The ESV Global Study Bible is a one-volume study resource for globally minded Christians everywhere. It has been designed to be highly accessible and priced for distribution on a global scale.
ESV Student Study Bible Suited to high school and college students, the ESV Student Study Bible is also a versatile resource for anyone engaged in serious study of God’s Word. Contains introductions, study notes, and more.
ESV Literary Study Bible Combining 1,200+ study notes related to the literary features of the Bible, the ESV Literary Study Bible helps readers understand God’s Word more fully, in all its richness and beauty.
ESV Bible with Creeds and Confessions The ESV Bible with Creeds and Confessions includes 13 historic creeds and confessions along with introductions for each, making it easy for today’s Christians to regularly reflect on these articulations of Christian doctrine in order to grow in understanding of the truth.
ESV Pastor’s Bible The ESV Pastor’s Bible was designed as a go-to resource for pastors in the thick of ministry. With a host of scriptural references for any occasion and practical excerpts covering a variety of relevant topics, this substantial but portable edition is a great resource for the on-the-ground pastor shepherding God's people.
Knowing the Bible The Knowing the Bible series is designed to help readers better understand and apply God’s Word. Each study covers a theme or book of the Bible over 12 weeks, making practical applications and connections between the passage and the rest of Scripture.
Preaching the Word This Preaching the Word® commentary series is noted for its steadfast commitment to biblical authority, clear exposition of Scripture, and readability–making it widely accessible for anyone eager to read the Bible in a fresh way.
ESV Archaeology Study Bible The ESV Archaeology Study Bible roots the biblical text in its historical and cultural context, giving Bible readers a framework for better understanding the people, places, and events recorded in Scripture.
ESV Expository Commentary Designed to strengthen the global church with a widely accessible, theologically sound, and pastorally wise resource for understanding and applying the overarching storyline of the Bible, the ESV Expository Commentary features the full text of the ESV Bible passage by passage, with crisp and theologically rich exposition and application.

Language Tools

For those interested in studying Scripture in its original language, the ESV Greek and Hebrew language tools make it easy and convenient to navigate in-depth word studies. Simply click on a Greek word you're interested in studying and additional contextual and lexical details will appear in the side column.

The Greek New Testament, Produced at Tyndale House, Cambridge The Greek New Testament, Produced at Tyndale House, Cambridge, edited by Dr. Dirk Jongkind and Dr. Peter Williams, is a critical Greek text reflecting decades of scholarly advances and groundbreaking scribal habit studies.
Hebrew-English Old Testament Hebrew-English Old Testament displays the ESV Old Testament alongside the original Hebrew. Anyone learning or proficient in Hebrew will find this a useful resource for everyday reading and study, as well as a comparison tool to see how the ESV translates Old Testament passages.

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