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Bible for Palm

If you’re wondering about the best Bible for palm pilots, please read on and we’ll explore a few options Olive Tree has to offer the serious Bible student – especially those who prefer digital technology to ink and paper.




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Bible for Palm

by Dr. John Luton

Looking for the best Bible for Your Palm?

Personal Digital Assistants, or PDA’s, have been around for quite a while, but one particular use for these nifty little gadgets is well worth mentioning again – especially if you’re into serious Bible study.

If you’re wondering about the best Bible for palm pilots, please read on andwe’ll explore a few options Olive Tree Bible Software has to offer the serious Bible student – especially those who prefer digital technology to ink and paper. After seeing what’s available, you’ll be able to make the right purchase that will provide hours of enjoyment and spiritual enrichment.

The Bible for Palm Pilots – Bible Atlases

Every serious student of the Bible needs a good Bible atlas. If you’re looking for the right Bible for Palm pilot application, Olive Tree has a great tool for handheld and pocket PC’s. It’s the perfect complement for any Bible you choose to study.

Atlas of the Bible for Palm OS and pocket PC models.

This important Bible study tool works on Bible for Palm OS devices 3.5 and higher. The Atlas provides colorful maps for more than 1,150 cities and locations in the Bible.

If you’ve ever been puzzled by all those place names as you’ve tried to track the Apostle Paul’s missionary journeys, you’ll appreciate all the maps that enable you to pinpoint just about every location that is mentioned. What’s more – and unlike some Bible for Palm OS atlases – the place names are truly readable. You won’t have to view your screen under a magnifying glass!

If you’re looking for a Bible for Palm Pilots, check out these!

If you’re not yet able to read the Bible in the original languages of Hebrew, Greek and Aramaic, you’ll certainly appreciate the ability to study a passage in at least a couple of different versions. At Olive Tree, you can take your pick from more than forty! We won’t look at them all – just some of the most useful Bible for Palm Pilot versions.

KJV21 Bible for Palm pilots and Handheld PC’s – a great choice!
With the familiar phrasing that offers unparalleled beauty, the King James Version is still a favorite of many Bible students. The KJV21 updates some of the archaic language without destroying the beauty of the KJV 1611 version. It’s a great Bible for Palm Pilot and Handheld PC Bible readers!
NASB1995 Bible – another great choice for Palm Pilots!

For serious students of the English Bible, the New American Standard Bible (1995) updated version is probably closer to the wording of the original manuscripts. If you’re looking for a great word-for-word translation, this is the one for you.

Amplified Bible for Palm Pilots and Handheld PC models – a great choice!

If you’re not concerned about studying the literal translation, but would prefer a Bible with a built-in explanation, then you’ll want to check out the Amplified Bible for Palm Pilots. As its name implies, the Amplified Bible “amplifies” and expands the meaning of the text to provide a better understanding of a passage in context. If this is your goal in Bible study, then the Amplified Bible for Palm Pilots and Handheld PC devices would be a great choice for you!

KJV21, NASB1995, and the Amplified Bible -- all great Bible for Palm Pilot choices!

Okay, as you’ve discovered by now, I like all of the available versions of the Bible for Palm Pilots – especially the ones we’ve looked at here. So, what’s my advice? Just decide what kind of Bible study you’re looking for, and then choose the Bible for Palm Pilot that’s right for you!

  • For a complete list of Bible for Palm Pilot choices, visit:
    Olive Tree Bible Software
  • To read another of Dr. Luton’s articles on this topic, visit:
    Pocket PC Bible on the Pulse Media International home page.

About the Author: Dr. John W. Luton

Before joining the mass communication faculty at Elizabeth City State University in North Carolina, Dr. Luton served as pastor of churches in Maryland and North Carolina for almost 20 years. He and his wife, Cheryl, remain active in their church and Dr. Luton serves as an Unreached People Group Coordinator for mission work among the Bisu people of Thailand.

Dr. Luton is currently working on an exciting project with field missionaries to translate the Bible into the Bisu language. This language had previously existed only as an oral system (without an alphabet). Now, because of the diligent labors of the missionaries, sections of the Bible are available in the Bisu language. The project is jointly sponsored by the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship and Wycliffe Bible translators.

Growing up in northeastern North Carolina, John Luton marveled as his father told stories about his childhood and World War II adventures. Bluebird in Belgium relates those wonderful stories.

Dr. Luton teaches world literature and mass communication at Elizabeth City State University. The Lutons have three grown children.

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