Xiphos (formerly GnomeSword) is a Bible study tool for GNOME. It lets you read, search, add formatted notes to verses, bookmark passages, and reference commentary and lexicon modules.
The software aims to provide a simple and clean user interface whilst also providing a powerful tool allowing a personalized Bible study environment.
Xiphos uses modules and libraries provided by The SWORD Project.
Xiphos lets users work in original language study using the available Greek and Hebrew translations.
- Support for Bible, Commentary, Lexicon, and General Book modules.
- Footnotes, Text notes, Cross References.
- Strongs Hebrew/Greek numbers.
- Morphological Analysis codes.
- Non-English texts (Hebrew, Greek, etc).
- Parallel Page – Display up to five versions.
- Headings and other text formatting.
- Bookmark Bible passages, Commentaries, Lexicons and Dictionaries.
- StudyPad and Personal Commentary for keeping notes.
- Add sermon personal notes on selected passages.
- Search Bibles, Commentaries and Personal notes.
- Compare translations in parallel.
- Uses modules from The SWORD Project or from other configurable sources.
Support: Mailing List, GitHub Code Repository
Developer: Terry Biggs, Moses McKnight, Jan Paul Schmidt, Victor Porton, Stephen Binks, Carl Constantine, Jorge Chacon, Jp Robinson, Dominique Corbex, Zdenko Podobný, Andy Piper, Pierre Benz, Pavlo Bohmat, Karl Kleinpaste
License: GNU GPL v2
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