Existing SAB apps in Arabic?

Has anyone created an SAB app in Arabic using either the Today’s Arabic Version ( aka Good News Arabic or “mushtariqa”) or the Kitab al Hayat, ‘KEH’? If so, can we connect, or can you point me to where I can find the app? Thanks!

Brian James

Hi Brian,

FCBH has an app - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.fcbh.arbbib.n1.n&hl=en_US&gl=US

Holy Bible, New Arabic Version

(Ketab al Hayat العربية: كتاب الحياة)

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Updated on Jun 29, 2020

Hi there,

Here is Biblica’s Arabic app: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.biblica.newarabicversion

Let me know if you have any questions about it.

Kind regards,

I followed the link, but in Google play it says “this app isn’t available for your device because it was made for an older version of Android.”

Is anyone updating this app?

@jbarndt - FYI. The Arabic app needs updating.

Hi All,

Just for clarification on the FCBH Arabic app as well as apps in general on Google Play.
To be available on the latest devices, in this instance Android 13, the apps needs to be updated within the same year. This would need to be updated on the latest SAB that contains the required API level.

For detailed information from Google, you can read here:

Have a great day further,

@BrianJames @MarkW The app has been updated:

If you have any feedback let us know!