- Last update: 1 year ago
- Version: Varies with device
- Size: 27.53M
- Compatibility: Varies with device
- Author: Jehovah's Witnesses
- Content rating: Rated for 3+
- Package name: org.jw.jwlibrary.mobile
JW Library is a mobile app which Jehovah’s Witnesses created. There you will find numerous Bible translations, books, and brochures to facilitate Bible studying. It makes your preaching work and life easier. You should try out this app if you want to read any part of the Bible, Sing to Jehovah or Examining the Scriptures daily whenever and wherever you need. You’ll have it all at your fingertips.
You may use this app in many different situations. For example, when you’ve forgotten to take the songbook to the church or have to find a specific verse to read in a stressful situation. It’s a highly convenient app to have at your disposal.
The app contains various useful features. Here are those the users enjoy most of all:
- six Bible translations;
- awesome search feature. In case you know the number of the verse you’re looking for, you can easily find it;
- lots of images. Most other Bible apps do not have them, so it is a great benefit for JW Library;
- comparing of all available Bible versions;
- ability to view the related content by tapping a footnote marker or reference letter;
- a steadily growing library of publications, videos, daily texts;
- you can study, look for words and expressions.
There are four categories in the main interface: Bible, Publications, Daily Text and Online. Category Bible includes six translations. After choosing the preferential translation, just select the book and chapter you need.
Start reading verses by tapping on them. You can look through several Bible versions of the same verse to compare them. Pick out a footnote marker or a reference letter to have it near the original text from the Bible. Highlight the text while studying.
You will quickly understand how to use the app. Just swipe left or right to navigate through your current text. Place bookmarks and see publications you need for the meetings. Use the history and search features to find what you need in less than no time.
Cross-platform use 7/10
The JW Library app has the same name across all distribution platforms. Your device must meet certain requirements. JW Library is compatible with Android tablets and mobile phones running version 2.3 or later and also Kindle Fire tablets. The developers do not plan to support Android tablets and phones running version 2.2 and earlier.
Also, make sure you have enough free space on your device to install the app. Its size varies with device.
There are no in-app purchases in JW Library; it’s completely free. This mobile app can be used by anyone with a tablet, smartphone or computer. The absence of paid extra content is an attractive side of using JW Library. Users appreciate all the hard work and are thankful for such a beautiful app.
You can take pleasure in an outstanding Bible study app where you will find lots of translations, thorough footnotes and references and plenty of valuable supplementary information. The developers are constantly expanding library that may perspectively include some other languages. Besides, all of this is for free and always will be. The pictures and references are impressive. The content is easy to read and excellent for research.
JW Library helps you during meetings, studies, stressful situations and is becoming better from day to day. Updates and new features frequently appear so that you won’t be disappointed by this app.
JW Library is an indispensable app for Jehovah's Witnesses who want to have the Bible wherever they are without the necessity to carry a thick book.
Pros : Incredible content with translation, glossary of Biblical terms and pictures;
Possibility to compare specific verses;
Intuitive, easy-to-use interface;
Comprehensive search function;
Ability to see what you read recently.
Cons : Bugs appear once in a while.
Cross-platform use 3.5
Average : 4.3
Are there publications in my language in the JW Library app?
To check out the list of available languages, tap the Language button. New languages are added from time to time.
Is there a back up for my bookmarks and highlights in the JW Library app?
No. You'll lose them if you reinstall JW Library app.
Is it possible to synchronize my bookmarks and highlights across several devices?
No. You can access bookmarks and highlights only on the device where you created them.