Please Read This Help Page Before You Begin To Use the GBM Online Bible

The GBM Bible is available in our very own translated English (GBMV) Bible Version, The German (Elberfelder) Version, The New International (NIV) Version, The Amplified (Amp) Version and other versions as they become available

Please do the following before you begin using the program

  1. Make sure that the data fits nicely on your screen without any scrolling.
  2. The page should adjust automatically as you change the size of the window

Choose a Random Scripture

This little graphic allows you to pick a random passage of Scripture Get Random Passage

To select a specific passage to read, do the following:

  1. Select a Book from the dropdownbox for Bible Books. When you select a book, the correct number of chapters will be loaded into the Chapter Selection box. If your connection is slow, give it time to update
  2. Select a Chapter from the dropdownbox for Chapters. When you select a chapter, the Bible Text for that chapter will be downloaded and placed in the left column. If your connection is slow, give it time to update

You may scroll forwards and backwards both in the chapters and in the books, by clicking one of these graphics: Previous Book  Next Book  Previous Chapter  Next Chapter

Daily Bible Readings

  1. These will appear when you first load the page
  2. They will change each day at midnight
  3. To view a Bible Reading passage, click on the Bible Reading Reference
  4. To return to the Bible Readings for today, click on this link at the top : [View Today's Readings]

Bible Commentaries

  1. You may insert your own Bible Commentaries for any verse by first checking the checkbox at the top of the window labeled: Add/Edit Comments.
  2. A new window will open with a text box for you to capture your comments for this verse.
  3. Click the save button to save your commentary or close the window to cancel.
  4. When a commentary exists, the verses having commentaries will show in a purple color

  5. If you click on the purple Bible Text, the commentary for that verse will appear in the right column (Make sure the Add/Edit Comments box is unchecked first)

Strongs References

  1. Each bible verse number has a link which will give you that verse with Strong's Numbers using the King James Version
  2. The new window that opens contains Strong's Numbers which all have links to the Strong's Definition for that number
  3. The new window that opens contains the Strong's Definition for the Strong's Number that you selected
  4. You will notice that this window has a text field at the bottom where you can put in a Strong's Number. It looks like this :
    This is so you can understand better where the Greek or Hebrew word comes from. Strong tells you this at the top of some of the definitions. You might see something like this:

    4878 sunantilambanomai {soon-an-tee-lam-ban'-om-ahee} from 4862 and 482; TDNT - 1:375,62; v

    By looking up the numbers 4862 and 482 you can understand better what the Greek Word really means. Try going to that passage and giving it a try

  5. You may close all the Strong's Windows that open by using the link at the bottom of the window. If you do not, you will end up with many open windows

Bible Versions

  1. Select a Bible passage you would like to read
  2. Click on one of the verses in the chapter text that shows
  3. That verse will now highlight in bold text
  4. Now click one of the radio buttons at the top to change the Bible Version

  5. The text for that version will load, and the same verse will still show in bold, so that you can compare versions