A command line tool to read Holy Bible
In the command line, type
bbl genesis 1. Then you start to read Genesis chapter 1 in King James Version.
The text is hosted at data directory of this repository.
The program is internally using ktor to fetch verses of a chapter of the Bible.
Command functionality is powered by Clikt.
It validates the input of the number of chapters of a book, emits error when you request more chapter than the book has.
Following abbreviation are accepted as command argument for book:
genesis, gen, ge, gn exodus, ex, exod, exo leviticus, lev, le, lv numbers, num, nu, nm, nb deuteronomy, deut, de, dt joshua, josh, jos, jsh judges, judg, jdg, jg, jdgs ruth, rth, ru 1st samuel, 1 sam, 1sam, 1sm, 1sa, 1s, 1 samuel, 1samuel, 1st sam, first samuel, first sam 2nd samuel, 2 sam, 2sam, 2sm, 2sa, 2s, 2 samuel, 2ndsam, 2nd sam, second samuel, second sam 1st kings, 1kings, 1 kings, 1kgs, 1 kgs, 1ki, 1k, 1stkgs, first kings, first kgs 2nd kings, 2kings, 2 kings, 2kgs, 2 kgs, 2ki, 2k, 2ndkgs, second kings, second kgs 1st chronicles, 1chronicles, 1 chronicles, 1chr, 1 chr, 1ch, 1stchr, 1st chr, first chronicles, first chr 2nd chronicles, 2chronicles, 2 chronicles, 2chr, 2 chr, 2ch, 2ndchr, 2nd chr, second chronicles, second chr ezra, ezr, ez nehemiah, neh, ne esther, est, esth, es job, jb psalms, ps, psalm, pslm, psa, psm, pss proverbs, prov, pro, prv, pr ecclesiastes, eccles, eccle, ecc, ec, qoh song of solomon, song, song of songs, sos, so, canticle of canticles, canticles, cant isaiah, isa, is jeremiah, jer, je, jr lamentations, lam, la ezekiel, ezek, eze, ezk daniel, dan, da, dn hosea, hos, ho joel, jl amos, am obadiah, obad, ob jonah, jnh, jon micah, mic, mc nahum, nah, na habakkuk, hab, hb zephaniah, zeph, zep, zp haggai, hag, hg zechariah, zech, zec, zc malachi, mal, ml matthew, matt, mt mark, mrk, mar, mk, mr luke, luk, lk john, joh, jhn, jn acts, act, ac romans, rom, ro, rm 1 corinthians, 1corinthians, 1 cor, 1cor, 1 co, 1co, 1st corinthians, first corinthians 2 corinthians, 2corinthians, 2 cor, 2cor, 2 co, 2co, 2nd corinthians, second corinthians galatians, gal, ga ephesians, eph, ephes philippians, phil, php, pp colossians, col, co 1 thessalonians, 1thessalonians, 1 thess, 1thess, 1 thes, 1thes, 1 th, 1th, 1st thessalonians, 1st thess, first thessalonians, first thess 2 thessalonians, 2thessalonians, 2 thess, 2thess, 2 thes, 2thes, 2 th, 2th, 2nd thessalonians, 2nd thess, second thessalonians, second thess 1 timothy, 1timothy, 1 tim, 1tim, 1 ti, 1ti, 1st timothy, 1st tim, first timothy, first tim 2 timothy, 2timothy, 2 tim, 2tim, 2 ti, 2ti, 2nd timothy, 2nd tim, second timothy, second tim titus, tit, ti philemon, philem, phm, pm hebrews, heb james, jas, jm 1 peter, 1peter, 1 pet, 1pet, 1 pe, 1pe, 1 pt, 1pt, 1p, 1st peter, first peter 2 peter, 2peter, 2 pet, 2pet, 2 pe, 2pe, 2 pt, 2pt, 2p, 2nd peter, second peter 1 john, 1john, 1 jhn, 1jhn, 1 jn, 1jn, 1j, 1st john, first john 2 john, 2john, 2 jhn, 2jhn, 2 jn, 2jn, 2j, 2nd john, second john 3 john, 3john, 3 jhn, 3jhn, 3 jn, 3jn, 3j, 3rd john, third john jude, jud, jd revelation, rev, re, the revelation
Linux Installation (Debian based only):
- Download bbl_1.0-1_amd64.deb
sudo apt install bbl_1.0-1_amd64.deb -ythen
bblcommand should be available from within
- Download bbl-1.0.msi, choose where to install, and click Install button,.
- Add folder where you put
%PATH%by editing environmental variable setting, then
bblcommand should be available.