Scriptures API

The scriptures API accepts a string of books, chapters, and verses and returns a JSON object with the text.

To access the API, query "https://api.nephi.org/scriptures/?q=text"

You can also POST a request.

The format of the text accepts these patterns:

Separate books and verses must be separated by a semicolon ;

Books, chapters and verses that don't exist will simply not be included, no errors or empty placeholders are shown.

"Short" versions of a book title are also accepted. For example: Proverbs and Prov.

Some examples:

Long titles: Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy, Joshua, Judges, Ruth, 1 Samuel, 2 Samuel, 1 Kings, 2 Kings, 1 Chronicles, 2 Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther, Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Solomon's Song, Isaiah, Jeremiah, Lamentations, Ezekiel, Daniel, Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi, Matthew, Mark, Luke, John, Acts, Romans, 1 Corinthians, 2 Corinthians, Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, 1 Thessalonians, 2 Thessalonians, 1 Timothy, 2 Timothy, Titus, Philemon, Hebrews, James, 1 Peter, 2 Peter, 1 John, 2 John, 3 John, Jude, Revelation, 1 Nephi, 2 Nephi, Jacob, Enos, Jarom, Omni, Words of Mormon, Mosiah, Alma, Helaman, 3 Nephi, 4 Nephi, Mormon, Ether, Moroni, Doctrine and Covenants, Moses, Abraham, Joseph Smith--Matthew, Joseph Smith--History, Articles of Faith

Short titles: Gen., Ex., Lev., Num., Deut., Josh., Judg., Ruth, 1 Sam., 2 Sam., 1 Kgs., 2 Kgs., 1 Chr., 2 Chr., Ezra, Neh., Esth., Job, Ps., Prov., Eccl., Song., Isa., Jer., Lam., Ezek., Dan., Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obad., Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Hab., Zeph., Hag., Zech., Mal., Matt., Mark, Luke, John, Acts, Rom., 1 Cor., 2 Cor., Gal., Eph., Philip., Col., 1 Thes., 2 Thes., 1 Tim., 2 Tim., Titus, Philem., Heb., James, 1 Pet., 2 Pet., 1 Jn., 2 Jn., 3 Jn., Jude, Rev., 1 Ne., 2 Ne., Jacob, Enos, Jarom, Omni, W of M, Mosiah, Alma, Hel., 3 Ne., 4 Ne., Morm., Ether, Moro., D&C, Moses, Abr., Js-M, Js-H, A of F

If you're looking to download the Scriptures themselves, go here.


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