For those who have purchased a physical copy and have a digital access code:


To redeem your free digital access to the NIV Zondervan Study Bible:

  1. Locate the digital access card enclosed in the last page of the Bible
  2. Use a coin to scratch off the coating to reveal your custom access code
  3. Go to www.NIVZSB.com
  4. The first step on NIVZSB.com will be to choose between 2 options of digital platforms (BibleGateway and OliveTree). Your choice should be based on the type of device you expect to use the most to access the digital content.


Digital Platform

Computers (laptop and desktop)


Mobile (smartphones and tablets)


  1. Follow the step-by-step instructions on the NIVZSB.com website. The first step will be to set up an account with either BibleGateway or OliveTree. If you already have an account, you can simply log in.
  2. When prompted, enter the code that was revealed when you scratched off the coating on the access card in the back of your Bible
  3. If you chose BibleGateway, you will need to:
  4. Log in to www.BibleGateway.com
  5. Enter a Scripture reference in the box at the top of the screen
  6. When it opens up your passage, click the blue “Study This” button at the top left corner of the text area.
  7. A drop down list will appear. Under “Study Bibles” select “NIV Zondervan Study Bible” to view the digital content.
  8. For other questions about BibleGateway features, visit https://www.biblegateway.com/help/
  9. If you chose OliveTree, you will need to:
  10. Download the OliveTree app to your mobile device
  11. Open the app after it downloads and log in
  12. Click on the “Library” button in the top left corner
  13. Then click on the “Store” button in top right corner
  14. Then click on the “Purchased” button in the bottom center of the screen
  15. Find the NIV Zondervan Study Bible and click the “Download” button
  16. After it has downloaded, click the “Done” button in the top right corner
  17. Click on the “Bible” category and the NIV Zondervan Study Bible will be under “N” in your list of Bibles. Click on it and enjoy your digital access!
  18. For other questions about OliveTree features, visit https://help.olivetree.com/hc/en-us
  19. For answers to frequently asked questions, visit https://www.olivetree.com/redeem/zsb/help.php


We hope you enjoy the ability to take the digital version of this study Bible with you wherever you go. For more information about the NIV Zondervan Study Bible visit www.NIVZondervanStudyBible.com.


Thank you!


The Zondervan Bible Team

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