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Not Just Words

Not Just Words

iOS Universal Reference

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It's so frustrating when you think you remember a verse, but you have one or two words which are not quite right, and so you just can't find it.
Perhaps you learned it in a different version. Perhaps you only vaguely remember it at all.
Either way, if you don't know the right words to look for then you won't be able to find the verse.

But Not Just Words is smarter than your average Bible Search app.
As well as being able to search for combinations of words it also automatically searches for other forms of your search words.
So when you search for "pray", it also looks for "prays", "praying", "prayer", "prayers", "prayed"...

And then it uses a thesaurus. So search for "speak" and it also find verses with "talk", "uttered", etc...

You can also search for references like "rom 1:4" or "Gen 1:1;Ex 12:1", or you can combine these with other searches to restrict them.
For example you can search for "pray in Romans" to find the references to prayer in the book of Romans. Or "forgive in NT" to find the new testament references to forgiveness.

You can also search for phrases like "holy spirit". And those searches will also use the thesaurus for each word in the phrase.

And you can combine searches with "and", "or" or "not".

We do not support any Bible translations which are sold for profit.

This app includes the ability to search
Young's Literal Translation
King James Version
World English Bible
American Standard Version
Little Watchman Translation (New Testament Only)
Darby's Bible

It also includes the Japanese Colloquial Version using the advanced search features, including the ability to find all the forms of the words you searched for.
This version also includes settings which allow you to specify which kanji (if any) you recognise. Unknown kanji will then be replaced by your choice of furigana, hiragana, or romaji. You can also insert spaces between Japanese words to make reading easier for beginners.


All Bible data is stored locally and does not require an internet connection for searching.

Find the verse you're looking for and make the most of every opportunity.

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What's New

fixes the issue caused by changes in iOS11.1 where the app would freeze every time it showed you a message.

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