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Category Archives: Tips, Tricks, and Tutorials

How to Download the New Revised Standard Version on the Bible Gateway App

The Bible Gateway App has recently been upgraded to a fresh, new look. This update also comes with some exciting new features, one of which is the addition of the downloadable New Revised Standard Version, along with all its various editions. This includes: The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) The New Revised Standard Version Catholic Edition (NRSVCE) […]

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Did You Know? How to Compare Different Bibles Side-by-Side on Bible Gateway

Ever wanted to compare how two or more different Bibles translate the same passage? Bible Gateway makes it easy to compare Bibles! Watch this video introducing this useful feature—and then follow the step-by-step instructions below to learn how to do this yourself for free on Bible Gateway. It’s easy to compare more than one Bible […]

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Where Do Verse and Chapter Numbers in the Bible Come From?

If the familiar verse and chapter numbers in our Bibles weren’t part of the original manuscripts, where did they come from and why do we use them? How do verse numbers help (or hinder) your Bible reading? We take a look at the history of verse and chapter numbers in the Bible, and why our Bibles look they way they do.

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How Bible Gateway Can Enhance Your Writing

How do you use Bible Gateway? Most people use Bible Gateway for its most obvious function: to read and engage with the Bible as part of your spiritual walk. That’s gratifying to see, because making Bible Gateway relevant and helpful to your personal, everyday Christian experience is our primary goal. But that’s certainly not all […]

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New Feature: Customize Your Devotional Reading on Bible Gateway

If you read our interview with OS Hillman yesterday, you know that there’s a new daily devotional on Bible Gateway. TGIF: Today God is First was born when Hillman, a successful Atlanta businessman, suffered a long string of setbacks that left him desperate for spiritual help: I went through a seven-year crisis that began in […]

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Back-to-School: How Bible Gateway Can Help You With Your Homework

The school year is underway, and students from first-grade to post-graduate are settled into the educational routine—and are no doubt thinking of ways to procrastinate doing their homework. They’re embracing what Winston Churchill once said: “Personally, I’m always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.” Every year Beloit College in Wisconsin […]

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The BE Commentary Series – New Study Feature on Bible Gateway

Bible Gateway provides many free resources to help you understand the Bible. We’ve now added commentary volumes for the books of Genesis, Psalms, Proverbs, John, and Romans from the popular BE Bible study series by Dr. Warren W. Wiersbe, published by David C Cook. [See our blogpost: Read More Than One Bible Version Side-By-Side] Dr. […]

Filed under Bible, Bible Gateway, Bible Gateway Features, Bible Reference, Bible Study, Commentaries, New Testament, News, Old Testament, Study, Tips, Tricks, and Tutorials

How to Read the Context of a Verse on Bible Gateway

When you search and find individual Bible verses on Bible Gateway, very often you want to quickly see how those particular verses fit in to the flow, context, and understanding of the complete chapter where each one resides. It’s simple. [Also see our blogposts: Read More Than One Bible Version Side-By-Side and The BE Commentary […]

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Read More Than One Bible Version Side-By-Side

The parallel Bible feature on Bible Gateway lets you read a Bible passage in several different versions side-by-side. It’s very easy to do! Whether you’re grappling with a challenging Bible passage, or are just curious to see how different translators approach the same scriptural text, you’ll find it a useful part of your Bible reading. […]

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Are You Getting the Most Out of Bible Gateway?

The new Bible Gateway has been out for several weeks now. Hopefully, by now you’ve gotten accustomed to the new interface and are happily searching and reading the Bible online. But are you taking advantage of all of the features Bible Gateway puts at your disposal? There are a lot of tools you can use […]

Filed under General, Tips, Tricks, and Tutorials, Video