How To: Olive Tree Cross References: Expanded Set

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A cross reference is a verse that has a similar theme or topic as the verse you are reading. The Olive Tree Cross References: Expanded Set is a unique cross reference system derived from numerous traditional sources. The resulting cross reference set contains over 100,000 of the most pertinent references. 

In this article, we will go through two options for using the Olive Tree Cross References: Expanded Set within the Olive Tree Bible App.

Option 1: The Resource Guide

Cross References can be found within the Resource Guide under Related Verses. First, open the Study Center by tapping "Open Study Center" in the green bar at the bottom of the screen. 

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Next, select "Resource Guide" to view content from your Library related to the Bible verses you are viewing in the main window. 

RG_with_Box_and_Arrow.pngUnder the “Related Verses” section you will find a list of all the resources that include cross references in your library. Select the Olive Tree Cross References: Expanded Set.

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Here you will find all the cross references related to the Bible text you have open in the main window. 

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To read one of the cross references, tap on a Bible verse to view the Bible text in a pop-up window.

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Option 2: Parallel Window

First, open the Study Center as shown in the first screenshot above. Next, select "Parallel" at the bottom of the Study Center to locate and select the Olive Tree Cross References: Expanded Set.

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You will notice that some Bible verse references are bold, some have normal text, and some are in italics. The verses are ranked according to importance and relevance. Highly relevant cross-references are printed in bold. Those of average importance and relevance are printed in normal text. More obscure references are printed in italics.

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To read one of the cross references, tap on a Bible verse to view the Bible text in a pop-up window.

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Ways to Purchase or Subscribe:

You can purchase the Olive Tree Cross References: Expanded Set on our website here.

The Olive Tree Cross References: Expanded Set are also included in all three of our subscription bundles: the NIV Bible Study Pack, the ESV Bible Study Pack and the NKJV Bible Study Pack! With a variety of resources, including maps, commentary and more, Study Packs are a great value for just $5.99/month. You can learn more and sign up on our website to start your 14-day free trial.

We hope this article has been helpful for you. If you have any further questions about using your cross reference set, please submit a ticket. We’ll be happy to help you!

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