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3 Quick Tips for Using ESVBible.org
Browsing the Bible:
A quick way to browse to the passage you're looking for is to use the Bible menu () at the top of the page. From here, you'll see every book of the Bible, arranged by Old and New Testament, as well as their chapter numbers.
Ever wanted to go back to the passage you were reading yesterday, but you just couldn't remember where you were? Check out the History menu () at the top of the page to view your previously viewed passages of scripture. Also, you can star any passage to refer back to later from the Favs menu () at the top of the page.
If hearing the Bible spoken is helpful in your devotions, click the Listen button () at the top of the page to hear the passage you're on read back to you.
Searching:You can also search for specific passages, as well as key words, from the search bar at the top of the page.
Using Apps and Plans:
On ESVBible.org, you have access to numerous resources with rich content, from Study Bible notes to Greek data. All of this is accessed from the App menu () at the top of the page. From this menu, you're able to try out apps you've yet to purchase, as well as turn on or off any apps available to you. These will pop up for you next to the ESV text.
You also have access to a wide variety of reading plans and devotionals from the Plans menu () at the top of the page. You can track your progress as you go at your own pace, or you can view the current day's readings, all integrated into the text of the ESV.
We're always adding more content, so check back often to see all the new resources and plans.