That’s how many times the Bible App has now been installed. 200 million times, somewhere in the world, a person decided to become more intentional about spending time in Scripture. God’s Word is alive and changing the world...one heart at a time.
Together with our visionary partners, YouVersion is working to make God’s Word available to every person on Earth, no matter where they live or what language they prefer.
When YouVersion launched, 12 versions and 2 languages were available.
MOST POPULAR VERSE BY COUNTRY
These are today’s top countries by installs and their most popular verses of alltime.
Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will.Romans 12:2
And the church is his body; it is made full and complete by Christ, who fills all things everywhere with himself.Ephesians 1:23
”Do not fear, for I am with you; Do not anxiously look about you, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, surely I will help you, Surely I will uphold you with My righteous right hand.”Isaiah 41:10
Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.Romans 12:2
Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness.Isaiah 41:10
”… For I know the plans I have for you,” says the lord. “They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope.…”Jeremiah 29:11
I alone know the plans I have for you, plans to bring you prosperity and not disaster, plans to bring about the future you hope for.Jeremiah 29:11
So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.Isaiah 41:10
The temptations in your life are no different from what others experience. And God is faithful. He will not allow the temptation to be more than you can stand. When you are tempted, he will show you a way out so that you can endure.1 Corinthians 10:13
“… For I know the plans I have for you,” says the Lord. “They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope. …”Jeremiah 29:11
MOVERS & SHAKERS
Since the Bible App reached 100 million installs, these are the countries that have seen the most rapid engagement with Scripture through the app.
- iran Up 1886%
- china Up 359%
- suriname Up 670%
- swaziland Up 341%
- cameroon Up 562%
- greece Up 261%
- bulgaria Up 413%
- namibia Up 250%
- uruguay Up 388%
- thailand Up 247%
- MOZAMBIQUE Up 370%
- pakistan Up 240%
engagement of all time
- 36 Billion CHAPTERS READ
- 5 Billion AUDIO CHAPTERS LISTENED TO
- 1.3 Billion HIGHLIGHTS CREATED
- 435 Million BOOKMARKS CREATED
- 244 Million VERSES SHARED
- 37 Million NOTES CREATED
- 21 Million VERSE IMAGES CREATED
On average, during every second of every day, here are all of the ways that people are using the Bible App to engage with Scripture:
open the Bible App:
Connecting with Your
Bible App Friends
Friends in the Bible App make it easy to enjoy meaningful, Bible-centered conversations with the people closest to you.
Each line represents cities around the world where the YouVersion Community is connected to one another around the Bible.
Top Cities for Friend Connections
These cities have more Bible App Friends connected to each other in the same city than any other city on Earth.
- Bogotá, Colombia
- São Paulo, Brazil
- Houston, US
- London, UK
- Santiago, Chile
- Mexico City, Mexico
- Lima, Peru
- Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
- Oklahoma City, US
Top Connected International Cities
These two cities have more Bible App Friend connections bridging them than any other cities on Earth.
YouVersion Through the Years:
Bible App Milestones
Verse Images added. All-new Bible Apps for iOS and for Android are released. Also launched: the Bible App for Apple TV and the Bible App for Amazon Echo.
Bible App 5 launches, adding conversation and discovery to YouVersion through Bible App Friends.
Videos feature added. The Bible App for Kids launches, as does the Bible App for Windows 8.
YouVersion.com, the Bible App for iOS, and the Bible App for Android each get a major refresh. Bible.com joins the YouVersion family.
Audio Bibles and Highlights are introduced.
Notes feature is added, and the Bible App for Windows 7 launches.
The first version of the Bible App for Android launches, and YouVersion Live is introduced.
The YouVersion.com website is adapted to work on mobile web devices. The very first Bible App for iPhone launches, followed soon after by BlackBerry.
The YouVersion Beta is launched as a website at YouVersion.com
- Marriage 01
- Love 02
- Faith 03
- Prayer 04
- Fasting 05
These Bible Plans were the ones completed most often during the past year.
In partnership with OneHope, the Bible App for Kids was designed specifically to provide children with a delight-filled Bible experience all their own.
The Bible App for Kids has now been
installed on more than 9 million unique devices.
Arabic, Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese, Dutch, English, French, German, Indonesian, Korean, Russian and Spanish
When released, reached #1 Christian Books & Bibles sold on Amazon.com
a global effort
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- Content Providers
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