The Bible Dictionary

The Bible Dictionary


Learn the meaning and origin of the key terms of the Holy Bible. With over 90.000 entries, The Bible Dictionary will guide your understanding of the word of God and His son Jesus Christ. A required reference app for any serious study of the Old and the New Testament.

* Over 90.000 dictionary and encyclopedia entries.
* 8 full reference books at hand: Easton's Bible Dictionary, Smith's Bible Dictionary, Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary, The King James Version (KJV) Bible Dictionary, Nave's Topical Bible, the Condensed Biblical Cyclopedia, Torrey's New Topical Textbook and the Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible (JFB Commentary)
* Very fast and simple to use.
* Works offline, even in "airplane mode". Study the Holy Bible anytime, anywhere, no Internet connection required.
* Search inside one of the dictionaries or all at the same time.
* Powerful search system. Search inside by term and/or definitions using different criteria.
* Big text option to improve readability
* Bookmark your favorite entries for quick future reference.
* Share any entry by e-mail, SMS, etc.
* Listen to the definitions using Android's built-in Text-to-speech synthesizer with American or British accent.

FAQ:

Q: How can I share a verse from the list?
A: Just pressing for 2 or 3 seconds and a menu with the available sharing options will appear

Q: How can I change the speech speed?
A: The speed of the speech is controlled by the TTS engine installed with Android. It can be set up by going to:
Settings --> Voice input & output settings --> Text to speech settings --> speech rate

Q: I don't like the voice. How can I improve it?
A: The default text-to-speech engine installed with Android is Pico TTS, it’s pretty simple and sometimes may sound a bit electronic. You can always install alternatives like eSpeak, SVox or IVONA from Android Market.

Q: How can I change the speech accent?
A: Just go to Menu --> Settings and select the language. Currently, 2 accents are available:
* English (US)
* English (GB)

About the permissions:

We know you may be worried about the permissions required by the application so here is the explanation of why they are needed:

To load the ads used to support the development of the application, these permissions are required:
- Full Internet access
- View network state
To save your favorite entries in the SD card:
- Modify/delete SD card contents

About the speech synthesizer:
The text-to-speech (TTS) technology may not be available in some devices. To check if your phone is able of speech synthesis: Menu -> Settings -> Voice input & output -> Text-to-speech settings.
If not installed, your device may ask you to install the TTS engine. An internet connection may be required. We recommend installing it before traveling as roaming data tariffs may be very expensive.

Praise the Lord! God bless you!

John 1:1-51 KJV - In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

Recent changes:
v1.6
- Bug fixes
v.1.5
- Added 2 new reference books: Torrey's New Topical Textbook and the Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible (J-F-B Commentary)
- New option to set a black background
- New option to use bigger text for better readability
- Bug fixes

v.1.4
- Added in-app purchase to remove the banner ads and support the application development.

v.1.3
- Added 3 new reference books: The KJV Bible Dictionary, Nave's Topical Bible and the Condensed Biblical Cyclopedia.
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About The Bible Dictionary
Learn the meaning and origin of the key terms of the Holy Bible. With over 90.000 entries, The Bible Dictionary will guide your understanding of the word of God and His son Jesus Christ. A required reference app for any serious study of the Old and the New Testament.

* Over 90.000 dictionary and encyclopedia entries.
* 8 full reference books at hand: Easton's Bible Dictionary, Smith's Bible Dictionary, Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary, The King James Version (KJV) Bible Dictionary, Nave's Topical Bible, the Condensed Biblical Cyclopedia, Torrey's New Topical Textbook and the Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible (JFB Commentary)
* Very fast and simple to use.
* Works offline, even in "airplane mode". Study the Holy Bible anytime, anywhere, no Internet connection required.
* Search inside one of the dictionaries or all at the same time.
* Powerful search system. Search inside by term and/or definitions using different criteria.
* Big text option to improve readability
* Bookmark your favorite entries for quick future reference.
* Share any entry by e-mail, SMS, etc.
* Listen to the definitions using Android's built-in Text-to-speech synthesizer with American or British accent.

FAQ:

Q: How can I share a verse from the list?
A: Just pressing for 2 or 3 seconds and a menu with the available sharing options will appear

Q: How can I change the speech speed?
A: The speed of the speech is controlled by the TTS engine installed with Android. It can be set up by going to:
Settings --> Voice input & output settings --> Text to speech settings --> speech rate

Q: I don't like the voice. How can I improve it?
A: The default text-to-speech engine installed with Android is Pico TTS, it’s pretty simple and sometimes may sound a bit electronic. You can always install alternatives like eSpeak, SVox or IVONA from Android Market.

Q: How can I change the speech accent?
A: Just go to Menu --> Settings and select the language. Currently, 2 accents are available:
* English (US)
* English (GB)

About the permissions:

We know you may be worried about the permissions required by the application so here is the explanation of why they are needed:

To load the ads used to support the development of the application, these permissions are required:
- Full Internet access
- View network state
To save your favorite entries in the SD card:
- Modify/delete SD card contents

About the speech synthesizer:
The text-to-speech (TTS) technology may not be available in some devices. To check if your phone is able of speech synthesis: Menu -> Settings -> Voice input & output -> Text-to-speech settings.
If not installed, your device may ask you to install the TTS engine. An internet connection may be required. We recommend installing it before traveling as roaming data tariffs may be very expensive.

Praise the Lord! God bless you!

John 1:1-51 KJV - In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

Recent changes:
v1.6
- Bug fixes
v.1.5
- Added 2 new reference books: Torrey's New Topical Textbook and the Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible (J-F-B Commentary)
- New option to set a black background
- New option to use bigger text for better readability
- Bug fixes

v.1.4
- Added in-app purchase to remove the banner ads and support the application development.

v.1.3
- Added 3 new reference books: The KJV Bible Dictionary, Nave's Topical Bible and the Condensed Biblical Cyclopedia.

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A Google User
Saturday 8:44 PM
Lightbulb app Bible states knowledge increases in the end days. And I'd have to say it's apps like these that enables this to happen. Hands up my favoyrite app
A Google User
Sep 16, 2014
Very good for spritual growth and knowledge. Very pleasing. Great appreciation for the app.
A Google User
Sep 15, 2014
super,..
A Google User
Sep 15, 2014
Loved it Good
A Google User
Sep 15, 2014
Very nice i really love it.