Category Archives: Tips and tricks

How to use a Bible reading plan on Bible Gateway

Bible reading plans are reading schedules that help readers persevere by breaking the Bible text down into short daily readings. Bible Gateway has a collection of Bible reading plans available online–they’re a popular feature and one that can be easily accessed on the new Bible Gateway site. Here’s how to use our reading plans. Continue reading

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How to read devotionals on Bible Gateway

Ever wished that there were devotionals to read on Bible Gateway in addition to the Bible texts? At the new Bible Gateway site, you can! Here’s how. Continue reading

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How to view more than one Bible side-by-side at the new Bible Gateway

One of the advantages of having access to more than one Bible translation is that you can read them side-by-side. We’ve worked to make it simple to read more than one Bible in parallel–here’s how to do it on the new Bible Gateway site. Continue reading

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How to read commentaries alongside Scripture at the new Bible Gateway

Did you know that Bible Gateway has a library of Bible commentaries online? At the new Bible Gateway, we’ve made it easy for you to see what Bible scholars have to say about the Bible passage you’re reading. Continue reading

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The new, improved Verse of the Day

One of Bible Gateway’s most popular elements has always been the Verse of the Day. So when we began work on the new Bible Gateway, we took the opportunity to make some improvements to the venerable Verse of the Day feature on the homepage. Continue reading

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Adding a Bible Gateway Link to your iPhone’s Home Screen

Want to access Bible Gateway on your iPhone? In just a few simple steps you can add Bible Gateway to your iPhone’s home screen. Once you’ve added it, it functions much like an app: tapping on the Bible Gateway button … Continue reading

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The New American Bible gets an update

Earlier this year, we reflected on the ever-changing nature of language, and the challenge this poses to Bible translators. Over the years, words fall out of use or assume different meanings, making even the most solid Bible translations more difficult … Continue reading

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Parallel Passages: Reading Different Translations Side by Side

We’re often asked if it’s possible to read the same passage in multiple translations side by side on Bible Gateway. Fortunately, the answer is yes! Here’s how. Continue reading

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Reading multiple Bibles in parallel

One of the most frequently-asked questions we receive at the Bible Gateway is “Can I read more than one Bible in parallel?” Yes, you can! You can view up to five different Bibles simultaneously, and you can display them side-by-side to compare a passage in several different versions. Read on for a short tutorial that shows you how to do so. Continue reading

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Searching the Bible Gateway from your browser

We’ve talked in the past about different ways to add a Bible Gateway search utility to your web browser. Today, we’ll look at yet another way. This method has the advantage of not requiring you to download or install any … Continue reading

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