The Word of God is Life. So the success and well being of a man is dependent on it. The neglect of the principles and instructions laid down for life in the Bible is the cause of all the evil and degeneration in the world. The more human beings can live by the principles of the Word of God, the better life would be.
In Christianity, many doctrines have sprung up from the same bible due to erroneous and lazy interpretations. For a proper understanding of the Bible, adequate care must be taken to understand the text and context of whatever passage that is being read. In fact, Christians need to do more of studies than reading.
In this article,
we have highlighted 10 best websites where you can get help in understanding the scriptures better. These free online Bible resources are the most used and they contain everything you ever need to carry out a comprehensive study on any verse of the bible.
This free online bible resource has a friendly and easy to use interface. On the home page, you will find a search bar that can be used to search for any topic or phrase in the bible. It also features many verses that are associated with different topics in the Bible organised as ‘popular verses’.
The following commentaries are featured on the site: Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible, A Commentary on the New Testament From the Talmud and Hebraica by John Lightfoot, Dr. Bob Utley, Geneva Study Bible, John Darby’s Synopsis of the New Testament, John Gill’s Exposition of the Bible, Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Complete), Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Concise), The codensed one-volume classic commentary, People’s New Testament, Robertson’s Word Pictures of the New Testament, Scofield Reference Notes (1917 Edition), The Fourfold Gospel, The Treasury of David, Wesley’s Explanatory Notes, A Testimony of Jesus Christ, A Commentary on the Book of Revelation by Dr. Tony Garland, The Book of Genesis-Alexander Maclaren, Life of David in the Psalms-Alexander MacLaren and Martin Luther’s Bible Commentary.
It also features 4 concordances namely Nave’s Topical Bible, Strong’s Exhaustive Concordance, Torrey’s New Topical Textbook and Treasury Of Scripture Knowledge.
In addition to this, there are 6 bible dictionaries including Quick Reference Dictionary, Baker’s Evangelical Dictionary of Biblical Theology, Easton’s Bible Dictionary, Hitchcock’s Bible Names Dictionary, King James Dictionary and Smith’s Bible Dictionary. To support the dictionary and the concordance there are three encyclopedias Condensed Biblical Encyclopedia, Scripture Alphabet of Animals and International Standard Bible Encyclopedia.
In the online bible, they have over 30 bible translations including English, French, German, Italian, Dutch, Chinese, Spanish and Portuguese. You will have the option of comparing two bible versions together at a time or using the interlinear bible which would include the Hebrew and Greek translations for better understanding. For those who like to listen, you have the option to play the audio bible online.
The topical verses might also be useful especially when preparing for a sermon.
This site is really good for a first timer in deep Bible study, you would find it easy to navigate.
Are you interested in a free online bible resource that has many languages? This is your best option. This bible has over 40 languages with different translations. It is similar to biblestudytools.com in terms of the features available but the interface is suited more for reading the bible online. It also features more commentaries and links to study tools from biblegateway.com and biblestudytools.com
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Speed! That is the first thing you notice when you visit this website. It doesn’t have the most of the features of the websites earlier mention but it loads really fast. It has the Bible in various versions, you can as well compare two translations. This site is linked to bible.org which is loaded with many theological essays which can either be download as a word document, pdf or mp3. Bible.org is one of the richest with theological lectures and essays.
This bible is simply an online reader with some commentaries, it doesn’t have concordances, encyclopedia and so on but it has an option for you to download the bible on your android or ios device. You can also download the sdk file if you need it.
This Bible has the highest number of versions and language translations. Its interface is also simple and easy to use. It contains all the features available on biblestudytools.com and also links to app downloads for mobile devices just like tecartabible.com does. It is one of thevery good free online bible resources for both beginners and advances students of the Word of God.
This is a world on its own. It is easy to get lost in it and it is also possible to never see some of its features if you are not careful. It is full and loaded with various resources. Virtually everything you can find on other websites can be found on it, only that the interface is not easy for beginners to navigate. It is more suitable for advanced users. Interestingly, it has a very fast speed. It combines the advantages of every other website mentioned earlier except for the ease of user experience.
Whichever you choose to study with, the ultimate aim of every study is not to argue but to see Jesus and move a step further in becoming like him. Did you enjoy this post? Kindly SHARE it if you did, you might just be blessing someone. Tell us which of the free online bible resources you like best in the comment box.
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