The Bible app supports multiple different types of Bible translation files.
Getting the Bible app to read
This is as easy as taping the play button on the top right when on the screen that has the text of the Bible on it. Pausing the app is as simple as taping the pause button right where the play button was, on the top right.
Import a translation
To change between the different translations get back to the Bible chapter selection. From there go to the top right there is a menu icon, and click on that. Select the settings to open up the settings page. From here there is a translation button. Select this then it will open up a menu where you can select a translation or import a translation. The top button from this list is the import translation button so, select this. Then you have to navigate to your Bible translation file. Then you can close out of the screen by the top left arrow or x button on the top right. Then you will be back on the chapter selection screen.
Change the current translation
To change between the different translations get back to the Bible chapter selection. From there go to the top right there is a menu icon, and click on that. Select the settings to open up the settings page. From here there is a drop-down select the translation you want. Then you can close out of the screen by the top left arrow or x button on the top right. Then you will be back on the chapter selection screen.
Getting Bible translation files
To obtain Bible translation files you need to first find a translation that is in the public domain. Next, you need to get to google and try to find where that translation online. There is no need to go through paywalls or running any programs, or signing up with a website.
These are translations that come copyright free and have no strings attached to them. Unlike other translations that don’t come with any rules about what people are allowed to do with them. Copyright holders can say you can print my work and you can not. How this can translate into computers would be you can distribute my content, and you can not.
Public Domain Bible translations.
- CPDV - Catholic Public Domain Version. This is a version of one of the previous versions of the Catholic Bible. Ronald L. Conte Jr the translator put this translation in the public domain.
- DRB - Douay–Rheims Bible. This translation was authored by English College at Rheims and Douay
- WEB - World English Bible This Bible translation was authored by Michael Paul Johnson and was published by Rainbow Missions who waived the copyright
- YLT - Young’s Literal Translation. This was published in 1862.
- ASV - American Standard Version
This app supports multiple different Bible formats to varying extents.
- SPB – These are soft projector Bible files.
- SQLite3 – as designed by MyBible
- tsv – These files have 6 columns with the data separated by a tab.
- xml – This file format is defined by the Zefania Bible project.