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Category Archives: Tips, Tricks, and Tutorials

How To Listen to the Bible on Bible Gateway

There’s something special about hearing the Bible read aloud. Every Sunday, millions of Christians around the world listen to Scripture read out loud from a church pulpit. Many people read the Bible aloud at the dinner table or recite their daily devotional readings. Did you know you can listen to the Bible at Bible Gateway? […]

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Get More Out of Your Bible Reading: How to Use Bible Commentaries on Bible Gateway

Last week, in talking about ways that Bible Gateway can be useful to students, we mentioned the existence of Bible commentaries on Bible Gateway. For the benefit of those of you who haven’t ever used (or known about) our Bible commentaries, I thought it might be a good idea to review how to access them. […]

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Find What You’re Looking For: A Tour of Bible Gateway’s Keyword Search Feature

As we noted in yesterday’s post about the most popular keyword searches on Bible Gateway, one of the core features of Bible Gateway is its keyword search feature: the ability to search the Bible for a particular word or phrase. But with all the different options on the Keyword Search page, it isn’t always clear […]

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How to Read Your Verse of the Day and Bible Reading Plan with RSS

You may have sensed a disturbance in the Force yesterday—as if millions of internet users suddenly cried out in terror. That disturbance was Google announcing the impending shutdown of Google Reader. While Google is no doubt correct that Reader’s usage has declined, enough people still rely on it for their blog and feed reading that […]

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How to Read Multiple Bibles Side-by-Side on Bible Gateway

Did you know that you can view multiple translations of a Bible verse or passage side-by-side on Bible Gateway? This is useful anytime you wnt to compare how different Bible versions (including Bibles in different languages) translate the same verse or passage. Here’s how to do it.

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“Isn’t That Name from the Bible?” How to Use Bible Gateway to Look Up Bible Characters

In a conversation with friends, someone asked who Melzar was. A short discussion ensued in which everyone agreed they were “pretty sure he’s from the Bible.” Then an iPhone was produced to consult with Google to find out whether or not this was, in fact, true. The first Google results contained Bible references interspersed with […]

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How to Share Verses and Devotionals on Twitter, Facebook, and via Email

Did you know you can share any Bible passage on Twitter, Facebook, or by email with just a few clicks? Here are step-by-step instructions for doing so.

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How to Read Bible Commentaries at Bible Gateway (Plus a Sneak Peek at Our Newest Library Addition)

Have you ever struggled to understand a Bible passage? Maybe you’ve wondered about the significance of a particular Scripture verse, or run into a Bible story that doesn’t seem to make sense. If so, you’re far from the only person to have that experience—and Bible Gateway can help! Bible commentaries are reference works that provide […]

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What you’ve been saying about the new Bible Gateway

It’s been just a few days since the New Bible Gateway went live. We’re happy to report that the response has been wonderful! It’s a pleasure to finally be able to show off what we’ve been diligently working on these past months. We also want to point out which features people are liking and make […]

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Share Bible verses with your Facebook friends from Bible Gateway

Have you ever wished there was a simple way to share Bible verses with friends from Bible Gateway? We’ve listened to your suggestions, and at the new Bible Gateway, we’ve made it easy to share Bible passages through Facebook, Twitter, and email. Here’s how to do it.

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