The most popular Scripture passage in 2018 was Isaiah 41:10, according to the YouVersion Bible app.
The Old Testament verse reads, “So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.”
— YouVersion (@YouVersion) June 18, 2018
According to data from the Bible app, which has been downloaded some 350 million times, the popular verse was the most highlighted, bookmarked and shared Scripture passage of the year.
“This year’s data shows people worldwide are continuing to turn to the Bible in search of comfort, encouragement, and hope,” YouVersion founder Bobby Gruenewald said in a statement. “We’re humbled that 10 years after its release, people continue to use the YouVersion Bible App in record numbers to connect with God’s Word.”
YouVersion first launched in 2008 with two languages and 15 different versions. Today, thanks to numerous partnerships, the Bible app is available in more than 1,200 languages and boasts over 1,700 different versions.