Bible Translations

What would it take to get more or all Bible tranlsations available for download?


A few clicks to download and then import some additional Bible files. For example from


Unfortunately, due to copyright law, most of the popular Bibles cannot be distributed with OpenLP. There are some other open source projects *hint hint* that have some of the popular Bibles available for download, but since this is contravention of copyright law, the OpenLP team has decided against doing so itself.

Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God. Therefore whoever resists the authorities resists what God has appointed, and those who resist will incur judgment.

Romans 13:1-2

Does copyright law only prohibit distribution of Bibles with OpenLP, or does it also prohibit downloading of the same Bibles from other sources as well?