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Bible Tag

Tags the specified text with Bible references.{bool}

Request Parameters

Parameter Value
text The text to tag.
url The URL of the text to tag.
tagFormat documented below; default
tagChapters Whether to tag references to chapters without a verse; default true

Exactly one of text or url should be specified.

Tag Format

The tagFormat parameter is a format string that determines what tagged Bible references look like in the output. Include these tags as needed:

Tag Output
{text} The text that was tagged as a Bible reference.
{query} The Bible reference in a form suitable for most Web sites (spaces removed, commas as periods, e.g. 1Jn3.11).
{short} The short form of the Bible reference.
{medium} The medium form of the Bible reference.
{long} The long form of the Bible reference.

If tagFormat is set to one of these values, we automatically substitute an appropriate pattern:

Value Pattern
none {text} <a href="{query}">{text}</a>
bibleref <cite class="bibleref" title="{query}">{text}</cite>


The input text, with Bible references replaced as defined by the tagFormat.

  "output" : "Look up <cite class=\"bibleref\" title=\"Gen3.4\">Gen 3:4</cite>."
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