About STEPBible


- Scripture Tools for Every Person -

STEPBible offers you numerous tools for exploring the Bible, both in your own language, and in its original languages. STEPBible offers:

  • Hundreds of Bibles & commentaries in different languages and styles
  • menus & popups in 40 languages (and more in preparation),
  • readable text references, notes, headings, and comparisons, in both interleaved and interlinear formats.

STEPBible has a
  • Greek dictionary - an enhanced Liddel-Scott-Jones based on the 9th edition.
  • a Hebrew dictionary - an abridged Brown-Driver-Biggs. Full version in preparation.
  • Original language vocabulary in many Bible versions (viewed by hovering over verse numbers),
  • Original text as Hebrew/Greek, transliteration, with grammar or English glosses (definitions).
  • Multiple interlinear displays vocabulary, NT grammar, and transliteration. (Interlinear available so far in 21 Bibles including English ESV, Chinese, Czech & Spanish)

STEPBible displays:
  • Related passages in popups, in context, in multiple versions, in any language,
  • Word-cloud analysis in any language, including animated progress through a book,
and provides for:
  • Subject searches leading to main passages, sorted lists and related verses,
  • Word searches in any language, or by underlying original text or combinations,
  • creation of Bookmarks for places, searches, subject lists etc., and restoration of setup when restarting, and
  • Sharing of verses or searches via Facebook, etc., or reproduce any panel via a web address.

STEPBible aims to provide believers and church leaders with Bible tools that are:

Accessible* runs on low-spec hardware with intermittent or no internet connection
Comprehensive* brief tags lead to short summaries which lead to detailed information
Educational* a non-proselytizing aid for believers and anyone interested in the Bible
Free* distributed via internet or USB/SD cards, and usable in other software
Readable* including Bibles and interfaces in hundreds of local languages
Shareable* personal studies or complex layouts can be stored and shared by links
Trustworthy* tested and validated by the scholars of Tyndale House, Cambridge UK
Understandable* textual and language information is explained and transliterated
Usable* complexity is made easy with well-designed searches and displays
Wide-ranging* tools for language, geography, history, manuscripts, translation

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The STEP software and datasets may be used in other projects - see the licence details.