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Neue Genfer Ubersetzung Bible updated with Psalms

Tuesday, 17 December 2013
This popular German Bible translation from Geneva Bible Society is now updated to include the Psalms

G. Abbott-Smith-A Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament available

Monday, 25 November 2013

Abbot-Smith’s A Manual Lexicon of the New Testament was written to offer an update to older lexicons those written before the discovery of manuscripts demonstrating that the New Testament was written in koine Greek, rather than a Hebrew variant of classical Greek.


The Greek Testament, by Henry Alford, now with Strong's numbers

Sunday, 17 November 2013
Strong's numbers have been added to the Greek New Testament Test by Henry Alford.

Study Guide Commentary Series by Dr. Bob Utley (New Testament)

Friday, 01 November 2013
You Can Understand the Bible: Study Guide Commentary Series by Dr. Bob Utley

Alford Greek Testament Text published

Saturday, 03 August 2013
The Greek Testament, by Henry Alford, is now available for download.

Japanese interface translation for theWord

Saturday, 03 August 2013
A partial Japanese interface translation is now available.

Shoroshim: Thesaurus of Hebrew Roots

Thursday, 18 July 2013
Shoroshim by Reuven Brauner may be the most comprehensive list of Hebrew Verb roots ever published with close to 3300 entries.

Common English Bible available

Tuesday, 11 June 2013
Take a fresh look at the Bible while you experience a new translation!

NKJV Study Bible Notes: Second Edition

Sunday, 27 January 2013

The most comprehensive study Bible available! More than 60 million copies sold in 30 years. 


Believer's Bible Commentary published

Sunday, 30 December 2012
Make Bible study a part of your daily life with the thorough yet easy-to-use Believer's Bible!

Tanakh 1917 Published

Sunday, 02 December 2012
The Jewish Publication Society Tanakh 1917 is now published.

Come Lord Jesus by M. Cambron freely available

Sunday, 11 November 2012
Dr. Mark G. Cambron outlines the events of the end time.  A concise description of Bible events that are yet to come.

聖經.新約全書——新漢語譯本(註釋版), Traditional Edition 繁體版

Friday, 09 November 2012
Holy Bible - New Testament: Contemporary Chinese Version (Study Edition) 聖經.新約全書——新漢語譯本(註釋版), Traditional Edition 繁體版 published for theWord

Version 4 of theWord Bible Software is now out!

Saturday, 03 November 2012

With more than 70 new features and functions, theWord is the only Bible study tool you will need, and it's free!


Wilbur Pickering New Testament published (plus a new book)

Sunday, 29 April 2012
Wilbur N. Pickering's translation of the New Testament, and his book In Defense of the Objective Authority of the Sacred Text are now freely available for theWord.

The Finnish translation of theWord manual has been released

Sunday, 22 April 2012
The official manual of theWord has been translated to Finnish and is now available!

Roháček - autorizovaná verzia Dušana Seberíniho (Slovak) freely available.

Monday, 02 April 2012
You may download it freely from the Modules download page.

Revised Chinese Union Version 和合本修訂版 和合本修订版 available

Monday, 19 March 2012
The  Revised Chinese Union Version 和合本修訂版 和合本修订版 from the Hong Kong Bible Society is now available for theWord.

101 More Hymn Stories by K. W. Osbeck also available

Friday, 16 March 2012

This collection of uplifting, informative stories behind your favorite hymns will warm your heart and revitalize your worship. Each entry comes with the hymn’s full text and musical score.


The Bible Panorama available for theWord!

Tuesday, 07 February 2012
Surveying the scenery of Scripture; Each chapter of each book of the Bible plainly summarised and explained

Approaching God, by Paul Enns, devotional published

Monday, 30 January 2012
A year's worth of devotional reading ideal for learning the basics of Christian doctrine.

NICNT - The Epistle to the Romans available for theWord

Tuesday, 24 January 2012
The New International Commentary on the New Testament (NICNT) has been licensed for use with theWord and the first title being published is The Epistle to the Romans by Douglas, J. Moo!

101 Hymn Stories by K. W. Osbeck now available! Check it out

Saturday, 14 January 2012
This is an inspiring collection of the stories behind your favorite hymns, including well-loved humns like A Mighty Fortress, Amazing Grace, Fairest Lord Jesus,  Holy, Holy, Holy, How Great Thou Art,  It Is Well With My Soul, Jesus Loves Me,  Rock Of Ages,  Silent Night,  The Old Rugged Cross. Music scores are included with each hymn!

'The Complete Gathered Gold' Book published

Monday, 09 January 2012
A compilation of the books Complete Gathered Gold (1984), More Gathered Gold (1986), Sifted Silver (1995) containing over 16,000 quotations covering 600 subjects from the Bible

Two new Devotionals published for theWord!

Wednesday, 04 January 2012
Two new devotional modules, Amazing Grace, 366 Hymn Stories for Personal Devotions and 31 Days with the Master Fisherman are now available for theWord.

Biblical Illustrator Commentary released

Wednesday, 28 December 2011
This massive, 56 volume impressive work is now available for free for theWord.

Middle Liddell/Scott Lexicon Released

Tuesday, 27 December 2011
The Greek-English Lexicon - Abridged (Liddell, Scott, Jones), best known as Middle Liddell/Scott - MLSJ, is now available for free for theWord.

中文英皇钦定本 Chinese King James Version 简体中文 released

Monday, 26 December 2011
The Chinese King James Version is available for free for theWord.

IVP Bible Background Commentary Released

Thursday, 22 December 2011
The IVP Bible Background Commentary Old Testament and IVP Bible Background Commentary New Testament are now available for theWord.

User created videos and tutorials!

Thursday, 08 December 2011
Several videos and tutorials that have been put together unofficially from users of theWord have been linked together in the Tutorials page for easy access. Enjoy!

Spanish Reina-Valera 1909 with Strong's numbers released

Thursday, 24 November 2011
This classic Spanish Bible, including Strong's numbers, is now available as a free module for The Word.

English Standard Version 2011 Version released

Thursday, 10 November 2011
The 2011 update of the popular English Standard Version is now available for free for theWord!

Authorized King James Version Pure Cambride Edition added

Monday, 07 November 2011
This is the Authorized King James Version of the Holy Bible Pure Cambridge Edition (first published circa 1900)

Bridgeway Bible Commentary added

Tuesday, 18 October 2011
"A running explanation of the biblical text for the people of today's world".

Chinese NET Bible Released - 新 英語譯本聖經

Saturday, 15 October 2011
The  Chinese New English Translation from bible.org has been released, along with numerous footnotes.

Bridgeway Bible Dictionary added

Thursday, 29 September 2011
An accurate, readable and helpful A to Z of almost 1000 entries that cover all the major areas of biblical knowledge.

Updated King James Version (UKJV) Bible added

Wednesday, 14 September 2011
This is the Updated King James Version (UKJV) which started with the KJV Authorized Version and updated most of the old-English vocabulary to modern English equivalents while maintaining the original doctrine.

Malay Language Translation added

Saturday, 10 September 2011
  theWord is now translated in Malay. Visit the Program Translations page to download.  

Clarity Trumpet from R. Seymour series released

Monday, 05 September 2011
Clarity Trumpet series from Clarity Ministries International has been compiled and released.

Romanian Language Translation added

Sunday, 21 August 2011
theWord is now translated in Romanian. Visit the Program Translations page to download.

Neues Bibelmodul erhältlich: Elberfelder Bibel 2006 R. Brockhaus Verlag Wuppertal (ELB06)

Saturday, 09 July 2011
Es ist die erneut durchgesehene Ausgabe der revidierten Elberfelder Bibel unter Berücksichtigung der neuen Rechtschreibung.

W. Kelly Major Works commentary available

Tuesday, 21 June 2011
William Kelly's Major Works on the New Testament and selected Old Testament books is now available.

Chinese New Version (CNV) Bible translation released

Thursday, 16 June 2011

Chinese New Version 新譯本, Traditional Chinese 繁體版 and Simplified Chinese简体版 are now available 


Greek New Testament, 4th revised edition (UBS4) published

Saturday, 04 June 2011
This is the Greek text, sometimes referred to as the "critical text tradition" (UBS). It is the most widely used critical version of the Greek New Testament.

International Standard Version (ISV) now available for theWord

Sunday, 22 May 2011
The International Standard Version is now available for theWord in 2 editions, a free version and a premium one for a fee.

Hebrew Interpolated Study Bible with Strong's numbers now available free

Saturday, 21 May 2011
This is the Hebrew Old testament with Strong's numbers, English Glosses, Transliteration, Morphology Divider for Hebrew prefixes/suffixes, Ketiv/Qere indicators and directional arrows for easy reading.


BDAG Greek-English Lexicon now available

Wednesday, 11 May 2011
BDAG - A Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament and Other Early Christian Literature, 3rd edition is now available for theWord. This is the Standard for Lexicon for Bible Colleges and Seminaries for Greek classes.

NIV 2011 is now available for theWord

Sunday, 08 May 2011
The New International Version 2011 edition is now available for theWord.

Mastering the Bible by Dr. M. Cambron available for theWord

Sunday, 01 May 2011
This excellent book about how to study your Bible is now available for free for theWord.

Μετάφραση Ν. Βάμβα σε πολυτονικό

Saturday, 30 April 2011
Η γνωστή μετάφραση του Ν.Βάμβα είναι πλέον διαθέσιμη σε πολυτονική μορφή. Μπορείτε να την κατεβάσετε από εδώ.

Dore's Bible Illustrations available

Friday, 22 April 2011
Download the graphics module from the module library for free.

Good News Translation in Today's English Version with Apocrypha published

Monday, 04 April 2011
The GNT (also known as Today's English Version or Good News Bible) was one of the first meaning-based (or functional equivalent) translations of the Bible into English.

God's Word Translation published

Monday, 04 April 2011
GOD'S WORD Translation (GW) accurately translates the meaning of the original texts into clear, everyday language. Readable and reliable, GW is living, active, and life-changing.

Bible Doctrines from Mark Cambron published

Sunday, 03 April 2011
Beliefs that Matter - Get it from the Book section, from M. Cambron. 

Ironside's and F.B.Hole's commentaries and library published

Friday, 01 April 2011
Two excellent commentaries on the OT and NT are now available for theWord, along with Hole's misc writings Library.

Spanish Reina Valera of 1960 Bible translation published

Monday, 21 February 2011

The Spanish Reina Valera 1960 Bible translation is now available for theWord.


theWord is translated in French and Russian

Friday, 18 February 2011
theWord is now translated in French and Russian. Visit the Program Translations page to download.

Handbook of Personal Evangelism published

Sunday, 06 February 2011
The Handbook of Personal Evangelism is now available for theWord

Theological Wordbook of the Old Testament (TWOT) published

Saturday, 22 January 2011
More than 1400 articles written by 43 Old Testament scholars, plus some 400 sub-entries giving definitions only

New Living Translation (NLT) published!

Friday, 21 January 2011
The New Living Translation, second edition (NLT) from Tyndale Publishers is now available for theWord

La Sacra Bibbia Nuova Riveduta 2006, versione da studio

Wednesday, 19 January 2011
Una traduzione accurata e moderna

Neues Bibelmodul erhältlich: Elberfelder Übersetzung Edition CSV

Monday, 13 December 2010
Die Überarbeitete Elberfelder Übersetzung, Edition CSV Hückeswagen (3. Auflage 2009) ist ab sofort als Sofort-Download erhältlich.

SBL Greek New Testament (SBL-GNT) released

Wednesday, 01 December 2010

A new, critically edited Greek New Testament from Logos Bible Software and the Society of Biblical Literature is available for immediate download.


theWord moves to theword.net domain!

Tuesday, 16 November 2010
theword.net is now the official domain of theWord Bible Software

Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB) released!

Saturday, 30 October 2010
The HCSB is now available for free for theWord!

Revised English Bible (REB) released!

Friday, 22 October 2010
The Revised English Bible with Apocrypha is now available!

Four excellent German commentaries added!

Tuesday, 19 October 2010
Darby's Synopsis, Kelly's NT commentaries, Mackintoshes' Pentateuch and Ulrich's commentary on Mark.

Theological Dictionary of the New Testament, Abridged, released

Saturday, 02 October 2010
The Theological Dictionary of the New Testament (TDNT), Abridged in One Volume, known also as the Little Kittel, is now available

Eerdmans Dicitonary of the Bible (EDB) released

Friday, 01 October 2010
The Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible is now available!

theWord 3.2 available!

Saturday, 28 August 2010
Easier for first-time users, theWord 3.2 features a new welcome screen that helps new users to get acquainted with theWord and choose the initial view/window arrangement!

New 'Bible Archaeology Illustrated' modules

Friday, 27 August 2010
Two modules, each with 30 illustrations of the world of the Bible (New & Old Testament) by artist Balage Balogh are now available.

'The Message' Bible available for theWord

Sunday, 22 August 2010
'The Message' Bible from Eugene Peterson is now available for theWord

The Complete Sunday School Atlas & Catholic Public domain version (CPDV)

Saturday, 14 August 2010
Bible History Pictured in Geographicial Form - Thirty-Two Historicial Maps in Color! Also available the CPDV

Apostolic Bible Polyglot Interlinear released for theWord

Saturday, 24 July 2010
An Interlinear Septuagint and Greek New Testament translation from Greek to English, including Strong's numbers.

Guzik's commentary, H. Smith Writings, J.G.Bellett's Writings

Sunday, 04 July 2010
David Guzik's commentary on the whole Bible, The Writings of H. Smith, The Writings of J.G.Bellett are now available for theWord.

Smith's Literal Translation (SLT) released

Saturday, 03 July 2010
The Holy Bible Containing the Old and New Testaments; Translated Literally From The Original Tongues by Julia E. Smith.

New King James version available

Thursday, 24 June 2010

The New King James Version translation is now available for theWord.


Chafer's Systematic Theology released

Saturday, 12 June 2010
An unabridged original study of systematic theology from a biblical viewpoint. Includes all eight volumes.

Wallace's NT Introduction and Outlines, Persian Bible released

Wednesday, 02 June 2010
Introductions and Outlines to each book of the New Testament. By Daniel B. Wallace, Ph.D.
Professor of New Testament Studies and Persian (Farsi) Bible.

Nestle-Aland 27th edition available!

Wednesday, 19 May 2010
The Greek Bible text of the Novum Testamentum Graece, 27th edition (Nestle Aland) is now available

NIV released - theWord 3.1.3 available!

Friday, 07 May 2010
The New International Version of the Bible is now available for theWord. Also a new version 3.1.3 of the software.

New modules: Amplified Bible and Maps of Bible Lands

Wednesday, 05 May 2010
The Amplified Bible from Lockman foundation and Zondervan is now available for theWord. Also a set of high quality, high resolution maps from American Bible Society

Afrikaans GUI translation added

Tuesday, 04 May 2010

The interface of theWord is now also available in Afrikaans.


New modules: The Son of His Love, Neue Genfer Ubersetzung Bible

Monday, 26 April 2010
Two new modules added, the "The Son of His Love - Papers on the Eternal Sonship" and the German Bible translation from Geneval Bible Society "Neue Genfer Übersetzung Bible"

New modules: Schlacther 2000 Bible, The Scriptures Bible, Student's Guide to NT Variants

Sunday, 18 April 2010
Several new modules released

New modules: Morrish dictionary, McNally Atlas, LEB Bible, Thai Bibles, Catalan GUI translation

Monday, 29 March 2010
Several new modules have been added to theWord library. Also theWord is now translated into Catalan!

theWord manual along with version 3.1.2 available

Sunday, 14 March 2010
The official manual of theWord is now available for download! Version 3.1.2 is also available.

Hungarian translation added. Many others have been updated

Friday, 12 March 2010
theWord is now available in hungarian! Also, many of the exisiting translations have been updated to the latest version!

New modules: AmTract, Brazilian LTT2009, Italian Nuova Riveduta 1994

Thursday, 11 March 2010

Three new modules have been added!


New version 3.1 released!

Friday, 29 January 2010

A major new version of The Word is now available with significant new features and several fixes.


Westminster Hebrew Morphology released!

Sunday, 24 January 2010
This is the Groves-Wheeler Westminster Leningrad Codex (WLC) with full parsing information.


Revised Version (ERV) now available

Monday, 14 December 2009
The English Revised version is now available as an add-on module

New and updated language files

Thursday, 10 December 2009
Thai language translation has been added and Polish, Spanish, Bulgarian, and Italian translations have been updated.

The Pilgrim's Progress now available.

Tuesday, 17 November 2009
The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan is now available for download.

J. N. Darby New Testament Commentaries now available.

Monday, 16 November 2009
The complete New Testament writings of J. N. Darby is now available compiled into one module.

The Japanese Bible Society 1955 Edition of the Bible now available

Saturday, 14 November 2009
The Japanese Bible Society 1955 Edition of the Bible is now available for download.

The Namen des Ewigen German dictionary module by Abraham Meister is now available

Saturday, 14 November 2009
The Namen des Ewigen German dictionary module by Abraham Meister is now available.

New version 3.0.8 released

Friday, 13 November 2009

The new version of The Word is available for download. It contains more than 50 fixes. Major new features include Morphological searches for original language Bible modules and support for better Bible text rendering.


The Complete Sayings of Jesus by Authur Hinds now available.

Sunday, 08 November 2009
The Complete Sayings of Jesus by Arthur Hinds is now available to download.

Bulgarian translation added

Thursday, 05 November 2009
An updated Bulgarian translation is now available for The Word 3!

Albanian Bible updated

Tuesday, 27 October 2009
The Albanian Bible has been updated.

Update for Luther 1912 German Bible

Friday, 23 October 2009
The German Luther Bible of 1912 has been updated.

Romanian Orthodox Bible now available

Friday, 23 October 2009
The Romanian Orthodox Bible is now available.

Greek translation updated

Friday, 23 October 2009
An updated Greek language translation for The Word is now available.

Polish and Dutch translations added

Saturday, 03 October 2009
New translations for the program (interface) have been added for the Polish and Dutch languages. Also several of the existing language files were updated.

New Tutorial Page on The Word Website

Friday, 02 October 2009
We have added a new section to the website—Tutorials!

Five New Indian Language Bible Modules Available

Tuesday, 29 September 2009
There are five new Indian language Bible modules available from The Word's official library.  All of these modules are courtesy WordOfGod.in.  You can find them in the downloads section.

New Bibles for Multiple Languages Available

Saturday, 26 September 2009

An additional 10 Bibles for various languages have been added to the official Library.  You can find them in the downloads section


EMTV Update

Wednesday, 02 September 2009
The English Majority Text Version (EMTV) of the Holy Bible, The got updated to the latest 2009 version.

Polish 'Updated Gdansk Bible' NT released

Friday, 28 August 2009
The Uwspółcześniona Biblia Gdańska (NT) Polish Bible was released.

German 'Neue evangelistische Ubersetzung' Bible released

Tuesday, 25 August 2009
Module is available for immediate download from the Modules Downloads page.

Chinese JMSJ Bible NT released

Saturday, 22 August 2009
The Jian Ming Sheng Jing (JSMS) Chinese translation release in Traditional and Simplified Chinese

NET Bible with full notes released

Thursday, 20 August 2009

The NET Bible (New English translation) is now available with the full note set. This is a non-free module and requires an unlock key that can be acquired here.


King James Bible Preface Book module was released

Wednesday, 19 August 2009

This is the original King James Version Preface and Translators to the Reader (with modern spelling)included in the KJV Bible.


The Word 3 released!

Saturday, 04 July 2009
Almost 4 years after the release of version 2, the new version 3 is here. And it's more than an upgrade...



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