How To: Bible Maps - Then and Now

Thank you for your interest in Bible Maps – Then and Now. In this Help article, we will go through a few ways to use Bible Maps – Then and Now to get the most out of your Bible study.

Open in the Main Window

One way to view Bible Maps – Then and Now is in the main window. This option will allow you to navigate into the Table of Contents for Bible Maps – Then and Now. To access the Table of Contents, tap on the navigation menu.


This will reveal the Table of Contents.


Open in the Split Window

Another way to view Bible Maps – Then and Now is in the split window. This option will allow you to have the maps open side by side with your Bible text. Select the green 'Open Study Center' at the bottom of the screen.


Select the Parallel option. Select Bible Maps – Then and Now in your list of resources.


This will display Bible Maps – Then and Now side-by-side with the Bible text.


Open in the Resource Guide

You can also open your preferred Bible translation in the main window and have the Resource Guide open in the split window. You’ll see relevant map “hits” from Bible Maps – Then and Now in the Resource Guide that correspond to your location in the main window.

First, open the split window by selecting the green 'Open Study Center.'


Next, ensure that you are in the Resource Guide by selecting the Resource Guide lightbulb icon. In the Resource Guide, you’ll see relevant “hits” from your downloaded resources. By scrolling down to the Maps section, you will be able to see all entries in Bible Maps - Then and Now that are related to the text you are viewing in the main window.6._RG_Maps.png



To open a map in full screen, tap the Options (three-dot) icon in the upper right corner and select 'Full Screen'.



The Olive Tree Bible App also keeps up with the Scripture passage you’re reading in the main window with sync scrolling. This means that as you move along in the Bible text, your maps sync to exactly where you are in your study. You’ll save an enormous amount of time with this feature alone.

We hope this article has been helpful for your personal Bible study. If you have any further questions about using your maps, please email We'll be happy to help you!

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