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Now Your Children Can Experience the Bible App for Kids in Indonesian!

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Around the world, more than 197 million people speak Indonesian. Today, together with our partner OneHope, we’re pleased to announce the launch of the Bible App for Kids in Indonesian: The Bible App for Kids. Now, more children than ever have the opportunity to enjoy a Bible experience all their own.

And with our all-new language selector, now you can select Indonesian as your language of choice — from directly inside the Bible App for Kids! Simply update your app to the most current release, then look under Settings for “Language.” You can choose between Arabic, Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese, Dutch, English, French, German, Korean, Russian, and Spanish. The audio will play in that language, and any text will appear in that language, too!

Please help us celebrate this great news!

 

 



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About the Bible App for Kids

Developed in partnership with OneHope, the Bible App for Kids is the newest app from YouVersion, makers of the Bible App. Designed to give children a delight-filled Bible experience all their own, the Bible App for Kids has already been installed on over 8 million Apple, Android, and Kindle devices, and it’s always completely free. Kids from all over the world are now enjoying the Bible App for Kids — in Arabic, Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese, Dutch, English, French, German, Korean, Spanish, Russian, and now Indonesian!

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Bible App for iOS Now Features 3D Touch

What if all you had to do for biblical inspiration was press on your Home screen for a few seconds? With the newest Bible App update for your iPhone 6s or 6s Plus, you can! Using 3D Touch, now you can jump directly to the Bible App features you use most often, right from your Home screen:

Just press down on the Bible App icon, then select Read, Search, Verse of the Day, or Plans. You can even add a specific Reading Plan to your Home screen if you like. And, once you’re inside the Bible App, Apple’s new Peek and Pop helps you interact more naturally with Plan Moments and profile pictures:


Tip: We always want your Bible experience to be as amazing as possible, so before you update or install any new Bible App version, check your device Settings to ensure you have the most recent system updates installed. Some Bible App features may not be available on older devices, or on older versions of your operating system. Apple’s 3D Touch and Peek and Pop are currently only available on iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus.


 

About the Bible App

The Bible App has been installed on more than 195 million unique devices, all over the world. Developed by YouVersion, the Bible App offers more than 1,200 Bible versions, in more than 870 languages. And it’s always completely free.

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The Bible App is Now Available on Amazon Echo

So faith comes from hearing,
and hearing through the word of Christ.
Romans 10:17, ESV

Need inspiration from God’s Word? Just ask. Amazon Echo is hands-free, voice-activated, and always on. When you add the Bible App to your Amazon Echo, inspiration is always just a question away. Speak, and let God’s inspired Word speak to you.

See (and hear) for yourself…

 


Ask Alexa for the Verse of the Day

 

 


How to Get the Bible App for Amazon Echo

Once you’ve set up your Amazon Echo and connected it to the Internet:

  1. Visit alexa.amazon.com.
  2. Log in (if prompted).
  3. Click the “Skills” tab on the sidebar.
  4. Find “Bible by YouVersion,” and click the blue “Enable” button for that Skill.
    You should be able to start using the Bible App immediately.

 


About the Bible App

The Bible App has been installed on more than 195 million unique devices, all over the world. Developed by YouVersion, the Bible App offers more than 1,200 Bible versions, in more than 880 languages. And it’s always completely free.

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The Bible App. Now playing on Apple TV

What’s new on Apple TV? The Bible App.

Let the message about Christ,
in all its richness, fill your lives…
Colossians 3:3a, NLT

Last month Apple announced their all-new Apple TV, bringing the power of apps to your television experience. And just as the Bible App was one of the first to iPhone, and one of the first to Apple Watch, now the Bible App is one of the first to the new Apple TV:

 

No connection? No problem. Plans go offline with you.

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Enjoy Your Bible Plans…
Anytime, Anywhere.

You probably already know that Bible Plans are one of the best ways you can engage with the Bible every day, giving you just a few passages for each day’s reading. You probably also know that many of your favorite Bible versions are available for you to download to your device. But did you know that many Bible Plans are also available offline?

That means that even during those times when you’re away from Wi-Fi or you can’t connect to your service provider — on the subway, on an airplane, or just when you’re “getting away from it all” — you can still keep up with your current Bible Plan.

Here’s all you need to do:

Sometime when you are connected, download one of your favorite Bible versions (here’s how). Then subscribe to one — or more — Bible plans (here’s how). Downloaded Bible versions are stored on your device, as well as the data for any Bible Plans you’ve subscribed to.* The Bible App keeps track of which days you complete offline, then syncs them with your online account the next time you’re connected again — all in the background.

Try a Plan Offline

*Before you can use Offline Bible Plans, make sure you have the most current version of the Bible App installed. Some older versions of Android and iOS may not be supported. Downloaded Bible versions contain only the text. Each downloaded Bible uses less than 0.2 GB of storage on your device. Not all Bible versions are available for download. Downloaded Bible Plans contain only the devotional portion. Most other functions (e.g., search, videos, image files, audio files, etc.) still require an Internet connection.

In New Bible App for Kids Story, “No Silver, No Gold,” Peter and John Heal a Man

Available now in the Bible App for Kids, “No Silver, No Gold” is the story of Peter and John healing a man who had never been able to walk. Based on Acts 3, “No Silver, No Gold” shows Peter and John beginning to do the things Jesus had taught them, spreading His good news all over Jerusalem.

One day as Peter and John are walking to the temple, they meet a man sitting by one of the temple gates. Because this man had never been able to walk, he couldn’t work at a regular job. So every day, his friends carry him to the temple and set him down by a gate, where he can ask people for money as they go by. As Peter and John come near, the man asks them for money.

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Peter and John stop in front of the man, but they don’t have any money to give him. Peter tells him, “I don’t have silver, and I don’t have gold. What I do have can’t be bought or sold. In the name of Jesus, get up, walk, and be made whole!” Then Peter takes the man’s hand, and he stands up for the first time ever, his feet and ankles instantly growing strong. It’s a miracle!

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The man starts running around, jumping up and down, thanking God for healing him. Everyone there is amazed. They’ve seen the man sitting outside the temple day after day, asking people for money because he couldn’t walk. Peter tells the people that it was Jesus who healed the man, so many of them decide they want to follow Jesus, too!

If you already have the Bible App for Kids, all you need to do to get “No Silver, No Gold” is open the app and tap the new story icon. But even if you don’t have the app yet, getting it is easy — and it’s free! Just click one of the buttons below.

 



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About the Bible App for Kids

Already installed on more than 8 million devices, the Bible App for Kids comes from YouVersion, makers of the Bible App. In partnership with OneHope, the Bible App for Kids was designed specifically to provide your children with a delight-filled Bible experience all their own. Here are all the places where you can get the Bible App for Kids:

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Note to Self: “Save this Bible Plan and start it later”

Our All-New “Can’t Miss” Feature for Bible Plans

You probably already know that Bible Plans are one of the best ways that you can engage with God’s Word every day. But what happens when you’re subscribed to a Plan — or, let’s be honest, to a few — and you see another Plan that you think you might like? Now, for the first time ever, you can save it for later! Here’s how:

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Tap on the Plan you’re interested in, then tap “Save for later.”

That’s it! The Bible App marks that Plan as saved and adds it to a new list called Saved For Later on your My Plans page:

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You’ll see listed every Plan you’ve saved, each with a “Start” link right next to it. (When you start a Plan, it moves from your Saved For Later list to your main My Plans list.)

Before you can start saving Plans, you’ll need to make sure you have the latest Bible App update for your device. So go ahead and find your next favorite Plan; even if you’re not ready to start it right now, you can always save it for later.

Find Your Next Favorite

What 102 New Bible Versions in 86 New Languages Means… to You

At YouVersion, we have the best jobs in the world. Every day, we do everything we can to help people engage with the Bible. And we get to partner with visionaries, friends who inspire us by actively translating Bibles…and then freely sharing those Bibles with us. And with you. Together, we’re working to make God’s Word available to every person on Earth, no matter where they live or what language they prefer.

If you joined this conversation by clicking through an email you received from us:
Thank you! And welcome.
(If you’re not receiving our emails, you can subscribe here.)

During the last six months alone, our Bible partners have given us 102 new versions and 86 new languages to add to the Bible App. (The complete list appears at the end of this post.) Thanks to their generosity, we’re now able to offer 1,200 versions in 868 languages. Join us. Help us get Bibles to people like this boy in Nepal…

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Maithili is just one language in the batch of 86 we just added. One of the most common languages in India, Maithili is the second most widely used language in Nepal. Maithili is the primary language of 12 million people and a second language to 33 million more. Let that sink in for a moment. For millions of people, the Maithili Bible (provided by Wycliffe) marks the first opportunity they’ve ever had to experience God’s Word in the language of their heart. What will God’s Spirit say to them? To him?

Sources: Ethnologue, Wikipedia

Learn more about Wycliffe’s mission

And help us get Bibles to people like this woman…

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Amharic is another of the 86. In Ethiopia, where this woman lives, 22 million people speak Amharic. Outside Ethiopia, Amharic has another 2.7 million speakers. And for 15 million people, Amharic is their only language. (After Arabic, Amharic is the second-most spoken Semitic language in the world.) The Amharic Bible (or New Amharic Standard Version, provided by Biblica) presents God’s Word to Amharic speakers in an everyday style that’s easy for ordinary people to read and understand. Even in remote areas where people don’t have running water or reliable transportation, many have cell phones, tablets, and other mobile devices — which means they now have the opportunity to experience the Bible in their heart language.

Sources: Wikipedia, Ethnologue

Learn more about Biblica’s mission


The Word of God is living and active. His Spirit is on the move all over the world, transforming hearts with life-changing power. Imagine a world where every person can instantly engage with God’s Word in their own language. In the history of our planet, nothing like that has ever even been possible before. But right now, today, for the first time ever, not only is it possible… this dream is within our reach.

What would happen?
We want to find out. Don’t you?

  1. Engage with God’s Word every day. Let it speak to you, change you.
  2. Share the Bible App with everyone you can. Show them what’s already there.
  3. Click through our incredible partners below and see what they’re doing. Let their passion inspire you like it inspires us.

Let’s change the world together.

 

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Our Newest Languages / Bible Versions

See all Bible Versions and Languages

 

Achuar-Shiwiar Achuar-Shiwiar Scripture Wycliffe
Agta, Dupaninan Dupaninan Agta New Testament 2001 Wycliffe
Agta, Umiray Dumaget I bowon a pagpakikasungdu Wycliffe
Amharic Amharic Bible: New Amharic Standard Version Biblica
Amarasi The Word of God: New Testament with Genesis Wycliffe
Arabic, Tunisian Arabic Tunisian New Testament United Bible Societies
Aruamu Aruamu New Testament Pioneer Bible Translators
Asháninka, South Ucayali Asháninka South Ucayali Bible Wycliffe
Awara Awara Bible Portions Wycliffe
Ayta, Mag-antsi The Word of God: The New Testament in Ayta Mag-antsi Wycliffe
Bandial bqj The Bible in Bandial Wycliffe
Bimin Sunbim-Got em Kitakamin Weng Wycliffe
Burarra Our Father’s Good Story: The New Way
that Jesus Christ Brought to Us
Wycliffe
Cishingini New Testament Wycliffe
Dhangu Wangurri Mark Wycliffe
Dutch BasicBijbel Uitgever: ZakBijbelBond 2015
Edolo Edolo Partial Bible Wycliffe
English International Children’s Bible Thomas Nelson
English Metrical Psalms 1650 British & Foreign Bible Society
English (American) World Messianic Bible Public Domain
English (British) World Messianic Bible British Edition Public Domain
Epena Epena Scriptures Wycliffe
Farefare gur New Testament in Ninkare Wycliffe
Fulfulde, Central-Eastern Niger Fulfulde New Testament Wycliffe
Garrwa Garrwa Mini Bible Wycliffe
Gor Ta l❠Luw❠KunmindÄ kÄ SigÄ Wycliffe
Huarijiío The New Testament in Huarijío
(Chihuahua and Sonora, Mexico)
Wycliffe
Ibatan Chirin ni Apo Dyos (No bayo a tolag kan Genesis)
(Naimbag a damag: Iti agdama a panawen)
Wycliffe
Ifugao, Amganad Central (Amganad) Ifugao New Testament Wycliffe
Ifugao, Mayoyao I bowon a pagpakikasungdu Wycliffe
Ika Elu Ọhụn: Ẹkụkwọ-Nsọ (Azụụn Ọhụn rịn’a) Wycliffe
Ikwere Ikwere New Testament Wycliffe
Isnag Ya bíæbíæníçn ne Dios nga nesí_ríçt kiya
baru wa tí_lag Genesis se Exodus
Wycliffe
Ivatan No vayo a Testamento Wycliffe
Kalagan Kalagan New Testament Wycliffe
Kalinga, Limos Ugud apudyus = Ti baro tulag Wycliffe
Kalinga, Southern The Word of God Wycliffe
Kaluli Kaluli partial New Testament Wycliffe
Kankanaey I bowon a pagpakikasungdu Wycliffe
Kankanay (Northern) Word of God Wycliffe
Kapingamarangi Kapungamarangi New Testament Wycliffe
Kasem xsm New Testament in Kasem Wycliffe
Kire The New Testament in Kire Pioneer Bible Translators
Kombio Kambio Wampukuamp Bible Portions Wycliffe
Kombio Kombio Portions Wycliffe
Kriol The Bible in the Kriol of Northern Australia Wycliffe
Kube The New Testament and Psalms in Kube
(Papua New Guinea)
Wycliffe
Kuman Kuman New Testament Wycliffe
Kutu The New Testament in Kutu Pioneer Bible Translators
Lobala loq New Testament in Lobala Wycliffe
Macedonian Macedonian Standard Bible – Slavonic Order Bible Society of Macedonia
Maithili jivən səndesh Wycliffe
Malay, Kupang God’s Word Wycliffe
Mamanwa Ya mga panaba na Diyos Wycliffe
Manobo, Cotabato Kagi nemula (Word of God) Wycliffe
Manobo, Dibabawon Kasulatan to Diyus Wycliffe
Manobo, Ilianen Ke meupiya ne tudtul mekeatag ki Hisu Kristu Wycliffe
Manobo, Western Bukidnon Is begu he paagi: ang pulong sa Dios Wycliffe
Manx Manx Metrical Psalms 1768 British & Foreign Bible Society
Maung Maung Mark Wycliffe
Mayo The New Testament in Mayo
(Sonora and Sinaloa, Mexico)
Wycliffe
Mekeo Mauni Mamaga Iifaga Wycliffe
Mende The New Testament in Mende
(Papua New Guinea)
Wycliffe
Morokodo Morokodo Pioneer Bible Translators
Muyuw The New Testament in Muyuw
(Papua New Guinea)
Wycliffe
Naasioi Kara Naroong-anta Nerakung Kongarana’ Wycliffe
Ndamba The New Testament in Ndamba Pioneer Bible Translators
Ngulu Nguu New Testament Pioneer Bible Translators
Nsenga Nsenga New Testament Bible Society of Zambia
Nunggubuyu Wubuy Shorter Bible Wycliffe
Píçez Dyus Yuwe U_ësesa Wycliffe
Rawa Rawa New Testament Wycliffe
Sambal The Word of God: New Testament Wycliffe
Sambal, Botolan Hay halitíç nin Diyos hay kawkanta boy kawkahalita-an
(The New Testament, Psalms, and Proverbs)
Wycliffe
Sango La Bible en Sango courant Bible Society in the Central African Republic
Saposa U Vurungan Rof Foun Ten Gov Nane Jisas Krais Wycliffe
Sena The New Testament in Sena Wycliffe
Shan The Holy Bible in Shan Common Language Thailand Bible Society
Sherpa कोन्छ्‌योककी सुङ Wycliffe
Sinaugoro Ginitago Variguna Wycliffe
Siroi Kuate Tuku Pasa Wycliffe
Subanen (Central) New Testament Wycliffe
Subanon (Western) Kitab Bogu Pasad taluʼ nog Mikpongon Wycliffe
Susu Susu Bible in Arabic Script Pioneer Bible Translators
Tamajaq, Tawallammat Gospel of Jesus-Christ Wycliffe
Tausug The New Testament in Tausug Wycliffe
Tepo Krumen The New Testament in Kroumen Tepo Wycliffe
Toma God’s Book in Toma Pioneer Bible Translators
Tonga (Tonga Islands) Tongan Moulton Bible Bible Society of the South Pacific
Toussian, Southern wib New Testament in Toussian Wycliffe
Warlpiri Warlpiri New Testament Wycliffe
Wayampi New Testament in Wayampi Wycliffe
Welsh New Metrical Psalms 2008 British & Foreign Bible Society
Welsh Welsh Metrical Psalms 1621 British & Foreign Bible Society
Weri Ngönën Pepewer Wycliffe
Wik-Mungkan Wik-Mungkan New Testament Wycliffe
Wiru Weneya Totono Keraisu Yesunomo Wycliffe
Wuvulu-Aua The New Testament in Wuvalu-Aua
(Papua New Guinea)
Wycliffe
Yele The New Testament in Rossel (Yele) of Papua New Guinea Bible League International
Zapotec, Yareni Yareni Zapotec New Testament Wycliffe
Zia Tuwa Yesu Kristora bowi iwaing Wycliffe
Zigula The New Testament in Zigua Pioneer Bible Translators

Bible App for Android Has Two Brand-New Widgets

Bible App Widgets can help you keep God’s Word front-and-center in your day, giving you a quick, “at-a-glance” peek into your favorite features — right on your device’s Home screen! The latest update to the Bible App for Android includes two all-new Widgets: one for Verse of the Day and one for Reading Plans.

Verse of the Day Widget

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The Verse of the Day Widget displays as much of today’s Verse of the Day as will fit in the size you selected. One tap on any of the three available sizes can take you to the Verse of the Day inside the Bible App. In the two larger sizes, you can adjust the Widget’s settings, share today’s Verse of the Day with your friends, and even make a Verse Image — all starting directly from your Home screen! When you add the Verse of the Day Widget,* select a black or white color theme, turn transparency on or off, and specify the Bible version you’d like displayed in your Widget.

Reading Plans Widget

Each of the three available sizes of the Reading Plans Widget displays the Plan artwork of any of your currently subscribed Plans, along with quick links to today’s Devotional Content and Bible passages — again, all from your Home screen. When you add the Reading Plans Widget,* you’ll specify a black or white color theme, turn transparency on or off, and select which Plan(s) you want to display.


*Note: The way you add Widgets to your device varies by manufacturer. Try entering “Widgets” into your device’s Search tools, or look online for tips on how to add Widgets to your specific device.


Tip: We want your Bible App experience to be as amazing as possible. So before you update or install this latest version, please check your device Settings to ensure that it’s up-to-date with the most recent release of Android available. Some Bible App features may not be available on older devices, or on older versions of Android.

About the Bible App for Android

The Bible App™ has been installed on more than 195 million unique devices, all over the world. Developed by YouVersion, the Bible App offers more than 1,000 Bible versions, in more than 770 languages. And it’s always completely free.

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The Wait Is Over: The Bible App for Kids Storybook Bible Ships Today

The Bible App for Kids Storybook Bible
Starts Shipping Today

The all-new way for kids to enjoy a Bible experience designed just for them is now available: The Bible App for Kids Storybook Bible. Featuring a presentation page you can sign and date, the Storybook Bible is your perfect go-to gift for baby showers, birthdays, child dedications, and more. For all the special kids in your life, give them the one thing that matters most: an abiding love for God’s Word. 

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The Bible App for Kids Storybook Bible is available in Spanish, too!

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