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 xiphos

Environment for bible reading, study, and research
365KB
http://xiphos.org
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Xiphos is a bible study program for the gnome desktop environment, based on the sword project by the crosswire bible society, a framework for developing bible study tools and of associated texts such as commentaries and dictionaries.

this package provides the main xiphos program, a digital text reader with bookmarks and full-text search. it allows viewing multiple versions of the same text, for parallel reading of alternatives or translations. it also supports personal verse-specific notes and a rich-text study pad, both of which have spell checking and full-text search.

xiphos has a built-in facility to browse and install freely-distributed content from crosswire repositories.

User reviews:
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3 months ago

sirfmoyo
5 good
1 year ago

beirapadua
5 very very nice.
2 years ago

Mintification
5 A very nice Bible to be able to read from on your computer. I haven't had any problems with it, and it works well.
2 years ago

taavetti
4 My favourite Bible study tool, but Davar3 is better :-)
2 years ago

marco76
5 Briljant! In het Nederlands is de statenvertaling + kanttekeningen beschikbaar. Verder veel extra's zoals bijv. de verklaring van Matthew Henry.
2 years ago

chassum
4 Worthy alternative to BibleTime. The repository manager is actually better than the one on BibleTime.
2 years ago

Silverknight
4 Needs more translations such as NKJV and AMP
3 years ago

beta_tester
5 Briliant BIble study program, has never crashed here :)
3 years ago

RevDieter
5 It is impossible to compare Xiphos to the commercial bible software I need to run in a VirtualBox, but for the quick reference it is awesome. I'd like to see tools to convert resources from my commercial programs into sword format. I actually prefer the Xiphos experience over BibleTime - but that is, as I said elsewhere, just a matter of taste...
3 years ago

chupt
4 Gracias ,saludos desde Chile
3 years ago

ArgusVision
5 I have used this tool regularly for years. (Including the privious version 'Gnome Sword'.) It has helped me research verses, commentary, etc. for many messages for my youth group.
3 years ago

Elisa
2 No big deal...
3 years ago

pietronno86
4 but there is the new version: 3.1.4..
3 years ago

jesica
5 this is very very handy
4 years ago

anguyita
5 adelante!!! pode ser mejor que el e-sword
4 years ago

davidwpoe
4 Although it lacks the search features and original language modules in commerical programs, this is the best Bible program for Linux and has plenty of basic features to help with the study of scripture.
4 years ago

excentrica
5 Easy to use, Reliable and Free!
4 years ago

mikefreeman
4 Great Bible program. I only wish the "proprietary" Bibles (NIV, Message, etc.) would come out with compatible modules. Makes it hard to quote verses from when people are expecting certain popular versions.
4 years ago

Xyie
4 The interface takes a little getting used to but it makes it easy to do so. The compact layout doesn't get in your way but it's fully functional. Lots of modules to choose from, and easy to get them! I've not even tried all the features yet and I like it.
4 years ago

adzik
5 Excellent, in depth Bible study application. Native for Gnome environment. Responsive, stable and well thought out.
4 years ago

Ulfasti
4 Very good program to study Bible and ancient languages. May crash sometimes, so 4/5!