Everything you need from the Bible in one discoverable place.
Multiple Bibles in one unified format
Access multiple versions all with unified formatting. We’ve coverted propireaty text formats so you can focus on building your app, not text conversions.
Search the Bible
Search the Bible for any reference or keyword directly from your site or app. Our API makes it easy to integrate search functionailty so users can find what they’re looking for quickly.
Digital Bible Library Integration
If you’re a Digital Bible Library card holder, you can now use your DBL licenses directly within API.Bible.
What we have to offer
Specific editions of the Bible such as the New International Version (NIV) or King James Version (KJV). Versions have many books.
These are the books of the Bible. Books belong to versions and book groups.
These are sub-sections of a selected book. Chapters belong to books and have many verses.
Capture a list of sections for the designated chapter along with titles of those sections. (i.e. “The Birth of Jesus Christ)
These are the smallest unit of organization within the ABS Bible texts. Verses belong to chapters.
Capture a range of verses when looking for a grouping (i.e. MAT.1.12-MAT.1.20)
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If you’re looking for a specific versions or formats please reach out to us. We’re working hard on our end to continue to work with publishers to grow the API.
We’re always looking for more publishers to work with. We protect our partners and customers through the Fair Use Management System. Contact us to work together.
Using the API
The BibleSearch API allows any developer to include Scripture content and text anywhere in their website or application for non-commercial purposes.
- Always use the copyright to credit publishers
- Always display the Bible appropriately
- Use the Bible in its correct context
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Need us for commerical use? Need more access? We’re open to discuss options.
Developed for Developers
Our docs are written by developers and for developers with many languages to make things easy to understand and faster to use.
A community of help
Our forum is checked by our team every day. See other questions and forum discussions to problem shoot any confusion that comes about.
Not a Developer?
Each tool is developed with ease of use in mind. We make it easy and non-technical to get started.
Fair Use Management System
This API is made possible by organizations working together.
A Community of Support
The Scripture API is continuously being worked on and used by people and organizations all around the world. We read our forums daily and respond to questions and troubleshooting issues with you. If you want immediate help, you can also submit a ticket request for quicker responses.