Snapshot: The YouVersion Community’s 2018 in Review

2018 Year in Review

God’s Spirit is moving on the hearts of people all over the world. In response, more and more are seeking Him in His Word. The Bible’s wisdom is relevant to our lives today: encouraging us, filling us with hopeful expectation, and challenging us to love better.

Within this revival, this current generation is on pace to become the most Bible-engaged ever. Together with hundreds of our partners, we’re celebrating the momentum we’ve seen across the worldwide YouVersion Community during 2018:

2018 Verse of the Year

The Bible verse shared, bookmarked, and highlighted most often by the global YouVersion Community

Isaiah 41:10

Don’t be afraid, for I am with you. Don’t be discouraged, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you. I will hold you up with my victorious right hand.

Bible Plan Days Completed

950 MILLION

Plans help you build your Bible practice by giving you small, daily selections of reading, devotional, audio, or video content.

Most Shared Verse Images:

The Bible Verse Images shared most often by language across the global YouVersion Community.

Psalm 118:24 Verse Image Psalm 37:5 Verse Image Romans 12:21 Verse Image 1 Corinthians 2:9 Verse Image
English Spanish Portuguese French
Psalm 118:24 Psalm 37:5 Romans 12:21 1 Corinthians 2:9
Matthew 6:34 Verse Image Isaiah 40:31 Verse Image Romans 5:8 Verse Image Proverbs 15:1 Verse Image
Indonesian Korean German Chinese
Matthew 6:34 Isaiah 40:31 Romans 5:8 Proverbs 15:1
Proverbs 16:3 Verse Image Revelation 3:20 Verse Image Isaiah 41:10 Verse Image Isaiah 40:31 Verse Image
Dutch Romanian Afrikaans Russian
Proverbs 16:3 Revelation 3:20 Isaiah 41:10 Isaiah 40:31

Bible Verses Shared

409 MILLION

Sharing Bible verses invites others along on your faith journey, through encouragement and inspiration.

Global Increase in Engagement

World map highlighting global impact of the Bible App

These countries showed the greatest increase in Bible engagement during 2018.

Bible Chapters Read

27.2 BILLION

Shining the light of God’s living Word on your innermost thoughts and desires brings grace, life, and peace to your everyday life.

Audio Chapters Listened To

4.2 BILLION

Listening to Scripture as you commute, exercise, or work helps you get God’s Word speaking into your life, wherever you are, whatever you’re doing.


Get Your Snapshot

Year in Review Snapshot

Have you seen your Snapshot yet? In just one image, you can see all the ways you engaged with God’s Word in the Bible App during 2018: How many Plans did you complete? How many verses did you highlight? How many Verse Images did you create? See all of this and more, in a social-media-ready image you can share with your friends!

See Your Snapshot


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Our special 2018 YouVersion Year in Review website reveals even more about what’s happening within the global movement that’s taking place now. Join us in celebrating all that God did in 2018 to connect people with His Word, and share the news!

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