Tanach Bible by Davka Now Available for Android

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Davka  Co.  and  Zigzag, Inc.  have  released   Tanach  Bible  for Android,  a  study program that includes the complete  text of  the  Hebrew  Bible with English translation.

Tanach Bible is already well known as an iPhone and iPad app – read our review here.

Tanach Bible for Android devices, featuring the complete Hebrew text of the 24 books of the Hebrew Bible – known in Hebrew as the Tanach – with English translation. The app features crisp, beautifully designed Hebrew fonts with precise placement of Hebrew vowels and cantillation marks, and verse-by-verse synchronization between Hebrew, English, and Rashi’s Hebrew commentary.

Users can browse and study all 24 books of the Bible – from Genesis through Chronicles – search the texts,  in Hebrew and English, with the program’s powerful search function, and bookmark selections for future reference.

Tanach Bible includes the Hebrew text and English translation of:

  • Torah – Five Books of Moses
  • Nevi’im – Prophets
  • Ketuvim – Writings
  • Hebrew text of Rashi on the entire Tanach

Features include:

  • Easy navigation to all books of the Bible
  • Option to view Chumash by weekly Torah reading
  • View Rashi and Hebrew text in parallel columns
  • View Hebrew and English text of Tanach in parallel columns
  • View Rashi commentary in regular Hebrew or ‘Rashi script’
  • Bookmark verses
  • Sort bookmarks by most recent or by book
  • Full text search in Hebrew
  • Full text search in English
  • Full Hebrew support, including Hebrew keyboard, with four font sizes
  • Fully pointed Hebrew text
  • Tanach text shows open and closed breaks
  • Choice of English or Hebrew user interface
Tanach Bible for Android is an ideal study tool for all students of the Hebrew Bible.
[Update] The new version of Tanach Bible for Android powered devices including Kindle Fire, which now allows sharing of a pasuk or range of pesukim from Tanach to other Android apps and social media. Text can be copied and shared with or without nikud, and even with ta’amim.

Davka Corporation, established in 1982, pioneered the usage of computers in Jewish education. Today, Davka is the world’s largest developer of Judaic and Hebrew software, with innovative titles in the areas of Jewish history, Hebrew language, customs, tradition, and more.

ZigZag, Inc, is a privately held company located in Gaithersburg, MD, that has developed a variety of Hebrew products for Blackberry and Android platforms.

App: Tanach Bible by Davka Corporation

Updated: June 27, 2012
Size: 11M
Price: $9.99 (Google Play Link)

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