The Reader's Bible Experience Using

With the release of the ESV Reader’s Bible, some have asked whether or not it will be available for e-readers (Kindle, iBooks, Nook, etc.). An e-reader version of the Reader’s Bible is in the works, but in the meantime we suggest utilizing the settings within on your web browser for a similar reading experience. Here is a brief tutorial:

  1. Go to

  2. Navigate to the passage you want to read by typing in a specific reference or book of the Bible in the top right corner of the page.


  1. To enter “Reader Mode”, click on the X-shaped arrows in the right corner of the Bible text box.

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In the resulting Bible display you can turn off headings, chapter numbers, verse numbers, and cross references:

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  1. Hover your mouse over the left side of the screen and the following options will appear:

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Reader Mode on is available to all users, whether or not they are signed in. By creating a free account, users can record their own notes, highlight and share verses, and unlock additional study resources like the ESV Study Bible Online or ESV GreekTools.

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