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Mac/Windows: iPod Bible 1.0 released

This is simply a free collection of specially formatted text files of the King James Version of the Holy Bible for viewing on the iPod.

License: Freeware
System Requirements: iPod mini and iPod (with Dock Connector) models running iPod 2.0 software or higher, Mac OS X or Windows.

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21

Smoothoperator,
You said
“the ipod is meant to provide portability for things which are not usually portable (music, books, etc).”
If I’m not mistaken, the Bible is a book.  So why is it you think it should not be on an iPod?  Someone mentioned wasting valuable HD space.  I have a 40g iPod with 16g of music.  I’ve got plenty of space to waste.  Holyhandpod, you are right on the money about tolerance.  Tolerance is the buzzword of the day, but no one wants to tolerate a “Bible thumper”.  People are blind to what they are or are not.

Posted by dawntreader101 in VA on August 8, 2004 at 12:19 PM (CDT)

22

I recently got a NIV Audio Bible, turn them into AAC format and now I can listen to the Bible…great…check out Zondervan ... for 1700+ tracks it works out to be around 3.5cents a track…much much cheaper than iTunes 99cents.

RSA

Posted by Romeo Sanuri on August 8, 2004 at 10:38 PM (CDT)

23

Thanks RSA for your info…
NIV Audio Bible Dramatised CD
http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0310918634/qid=1092026678/sr=8-1/ref=pd_ka_1/103-9969468-0521409?v=glance&s=books&n=507846

It is great product and defenitely interesting to listen to….

Tommy

Posted by Tommy on August 8, 2004 at 10:40 PM (CDT)

24

bhagavad gita is cooler that the bible/torah - better battle scenes, excellent superpowers for their son of god, and has way sexier maidens.

Posted by gita on August 8, 2004 at 10:47 PM (CDT)

25

If someone wants to read the Bible on their iPod, its there business.  don’t have a cow about it.  Its their iPod, thier Mac and their choice.  keep your pants on about it.

Posted by shaggy steef in Memphis, TN on August 9, 2004 at 2:14 PM (CDT)

26

some respect here!!! excuse me!!!

for all you real Bible freaks out there who desperately NEED other translations, go to biblegateway.com and copy off each chapter one-by-one into text files. it’ll take a while. ok, i’ll stop disguising it, it’s already been done. by me. lol. im crazy… anyways, i have all the translations there, plus a few more. but theyll need reformatting, except for the NLT (my favourite - i love it!)

also, for all you Jews out there, i dont know if the old-testament apocrypha is the same as the Torah, but I have that too. i’ve even started “translating” the old-english KJV apocrypha into modern english. i’ll give you that for free, you’ll have to be friends with me and prove your ownership of a physical Bible for the others.

anyway, thats my publicity if anyone wants it, email me at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), then i’ll tell you my real email. it’s a simple spam stopping method.

cya,
-Pete-

ps i do actually read my Bible on my iPod, cause i do every day. i feel unbeleivably guilty if i dont, so its nice to have it everywhere.

pps to have unlimited notes, use http://ipodlinux.sf.net

Posted by peterburk on August 10, 2004 at 7:55 AM (CDT)

27

quote
I wish someone would make a different translation available. I hate the King James version.

By ItsJustMe on Aug 08, 04 7:09 am
end quote

its KJV cos its the only one they dont have to pay copyrights for. which lets them release it for free see.

Posted by teqnik on August 10, 2004 at 9:19 AM (CDT)

28

lol, how very lame.

Posted by Erty on August 12, 2004 at 1:00 PM (CDT)

29

KJV is one of the most accurate translations.  NIV is a bit politically skewed (Zondervan = Fox and porn).

Posted by Micah on August 15, 2004 at 3:33 PM (CDT)

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