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Now the Bereans were of more noble character than the Thessalonians, for they received the message with great eagerness and examined the Scriptures every day to see if what Paul said was true.
(Acts 17:11)

Latest update:
Jan 9,'15


The Berean Bible study freeware (BerBible) seeks to advance God's kingdom by providing simple Bible software that is free, small, fast, and widely available.

2009-April: For most users, free Bible software from The Word is significantly superior. Therefore development on BerBible has been indefinitely suspended. Thanks csterg!

Numerous publishers have generously licensed the Berean Bible study freeware to allow no-cost downloads of their modern English Bibles.

  • Free bundle with ESV, NASB, KJV, and other Bibles. (about 10 MB)
  • See the downloads page for various Bible translations such as the ESV, KJV, NASB, and others (from 1.4 to 1.9 MB each, including software, complete Bible, and extensive documentation).
  • Versions for Pocket-PC's and Palm/Treo's that are generally much faster than alternatives.

Quick to learn and use

Verse lookups and super-concordance searching are simple with the getting started Minimal Layout. Additional capabilities are available with the Standard Layout and References Layout.

Word/phrase searching is extremely fast, intuitive, and very flexible to find what you are looking for. Even on older computers, BerBible is running very soon after you start it, and searching is nearly instant.

  • mini-tutorial with 7 steps that are 90% of what you need to know to use basic features.
  • Short animated slideshow that corresponds to the mini-tutorial (highly recommended for a quick familiarization by new users)
  • Beginners' tutorial oriented to less experienced users
  • Tutorial of New Features for experienced users
  • Context sensitive help, F1-Help, FAQ's, hover tool-tips, e-support, and more

God is pleased when followers of the Lord Jesus Christ have a growing knowledge of His Bible, His Son, and His message of salvation and repentance for a lost and dying world.