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A module to scrape, also cli app

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A python module that retrieve a single verses from Also, callable from the commandline.


pip3 install BibleHubScrapper


To retrieve all the currently available information on a reference, use the '-a' tag:

biblehub -a [Reference]

To only retrieve specific information pass in the corresponding tag:

biblehub -c [Reference] # Retrieves the reference and the cross-references
biblehub -t [Reference] # Retrieves the reference and the Treasury of Scripture
biblehub -l [Reference] # Retrieves the reference and the lexicon

Arguments can be stacked with one hyphen such as:

biblehub -cl [Reference] # Retrieves the reference, cross-references, and lexicon

Query Usage

You can import the query method to use in scripts.

from BibleHubScrapper import query

bible_hub_query = query('Genesis 1:1')
print(bible_hub_query.text) # In the beginning...

By default, it will query all possible fields. You can choose not to query certain fields by indicating in the parameters for example: query('Genesis 1:1', get_lexicons=False)

Useful fields

print(bible_hub_query.passage) # Genesis 1:1
print(bible_hub_query.version) # NIV (default)
print(bible_hub_query.lexicons) # Text, Hebrew words, translit, strong, and English defintions
print(bible_hub_query.crfs) # Cross References
print(bible_hub_query.tos) # Treasury of Scripture

there are also bible_hub_query.format_[lexicons/tsks] method that returns the formatted and printed requested informati9on.


  • Possibly support multiple verses
  • Add the text for verses in cross-references
  • Possibly make vim plugin
  • Consider fetching commentaries, or a specific one

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