How To: Bible Knowledge Commentary

Thank you for your interest in the Bible Knowledge Commentary. In this help article, we will go through a few ways to use the Bible Knowledge Commentary to get the most out of your Bible study.

Open in the Main Window

One way to view the Bible Knowledge Commentary is in the main window. This option will allow you to navigate into the Table of Contents for the Bible Knowledge Commentary. To access the Table of Contents, simply tap on the navigation menu.


Select the Settings icon in the upper right corner.


Select 'Use List Layout'.


This will reveal the Table of Contents.


Open in the Parallel Window

Another way to view the Bible Knowledge Commentary is in the Parallel window. This option will allow you to have the commentary open side by side with your Bible text. First, open your Study Center by selecting the green toolbar at the bottom of the screen.


Open the Parallel window by tapping the Parallel window icon. Select the Bible Knowledge Commentary to open it.


After you select the Bible Knowledge Commentary, the full text displays side-by-side the Bible text.


Open in the Resource Guide

The last option is to open your preferred Bible translation in the main window with the Resource Guide open in the Study Center. First, open the Study Center split window.


Next, ensure that you are in the Resource Guide by selecting the lightbulb 'Resource Guide' icon. You’ll see relevant commentary “hits” from the Bible Knowledge Commentary in the Resource Guide that apply to the Bible text in the main window. Tap on the Bible Knowledge Commentary to see what the resource has to say about the Bible passage.



When you have a commentary open in the Study Center, the commentary will keep 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, the commentary syncs to where you are in your Bible. 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 commentary, please email We'll be happy to help you.

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