Universal app (if you buy the app, you can install it for both the iPhone and the iPad); it also supports both the portrait and the landscape mode; no internet connection needed
One of the fastest bible search engines, as it uses a powerful SQL database engine that allows you to lookup or load any bible verse almost instantly; also features an “instant search” setting that automatically starts searching even as you type
Ability to add/edit personal notes for every single verse (will show a NOTE icon next to that verse). This personal NOTE window is depicted as a floating, half-transparent, and movable window; this allows you to keep the window open as you read the Bible
Includes ASV, BBE, DARBY, NHEB, KJV, WEB, YLT free domain bible text.
You can also use In-App Purchase to purchase
licensing contents like ESV, NET, Message bible
Unlike other apps, need to go through several steps, with one single touch you can easily switch to the different Bible versions on the top navigation bar.
Uses a rolling wheel-Picker to quickly and easily pick or lookup various books, chapters, or verses; it can also let you type the first letter of a book, which then helps you instantly select that particular book
and rich Search features: search any text inside scripture or text
inside your personal note, Can filter OT, NT or with range of books.
Can also use "AND" or "OR" to narrow down the search. Again, with SQL
db query, search the whole bible within seconds. Search Result will be
presented with all scriptures found ordered by Book with Book Index for
Unlike other apps, can only show search result page by page, Search Result will be presented with all scriptures found in order by a Book with Book Index for easy access and the frequency of that serach strings within each Book.
Easy to navigate to next or previous verse/chapter/book via a
group of cursor buttons on the lower-right corner
The text of each bible verse and personal note can be copied or emailed
automatically store any verse you search or lookup as History. Also can
add personal Bookmark. Both Bookmark and History can be referred back
to that verse instantly
Features customizable settings that allows you to change the primary Bible text, the Bible text font type/color/size, and the background image (can choose from built-in patterns or you can choose to add an image from your own iPhone Photo Albums library)
Can purchase"Pro version" separately-"Handy Bible Pro" will include features like the Dictionary/Strong Number concordance search, KJV with Strong Number, Bible text parallel comparison, and Bible Commentary(MHCC, CLARKE, JFB) lookup.
The Chinese version is also available for purchase