The YouVersion Bible app in 2017 was installed on more than 290 million unique devices. Engagement with the Bible app increased in 2017 with 16.7 billion chapters read, 3 billion chapters listened to, 222 million verses shared, and 120 million verses images created.
In 2017 the world’s favorite Bible verse was the words of Joshua, which showed up as the top verse on YouVersion that was most shared, bookmarked, and highlighted by the global Bible App.
“This is my command—be strong and courageous! Do not be afraid or discouraged. For the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.” Joshua 1:19
Joshua 1:19 was the top verse in Argentina, Chile, Columbia, Costa Rica, Dominion Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, France, Germany, Guatemala, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, Peru, Sapin, Sweden, Thailand, and Venezuela.
“ For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the Lord, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope.” Jeremiah 29:11
Jeremiah 29:11 was the top verse in Canada, Ghana, Indonesia, Japan, Kenya, Malaysia, Phillippines, Singapore, and the United Kingdom.
The top verse in the United States was Roman 8:28.
“And we know that God causes everything to work together for the good of those who love God and are called according to his purpose for them.” Roman 8:28