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  1. Include Chapter Headings

    Include chapter headings in chapter and passage endpoints.

    8 votes
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    • Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS) Support

      Add headers to support Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS) for usage from client side javascript..

      62 votes
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      • Support for Commercial Apps and Websites

        Current licensing only allows for non-commercial usage. This feature would support a paid model for use in commercial apps or websites.

        59 votes
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        • Return results for over-spanned searches

          If I search "James 1-6”, I should receive James 1-5 (since there is no chapter 6). Currently the API returns nothing.

          3 votes
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          • An option to omit section headings

            An option to include or omit section headings

            7 votes
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            • Add NIV (New International Version)

              Make NIV version available in the API. Although it would be nice to have free ministry use, open to paying a license fee if needed.

              36 votes
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              • 4 votes
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                • Option to use default version with verse does not exist in desired version

                  An option to set a default translation if the verse you are looking
                  for is not in the translation specified (applies to some verses in the KJV
                  and the apocrypha)

                  3 votes
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                  • Add NKJV (New King James Version)

                    Make NKJV version available in the API. Although it would be nice to have free ministry use, open to paying a license fee if needed.

                    25 votes
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                    • Add NLT (New Living Translation)

                      Make NLT version available in the API. Although it would be nice to have free ministry use, open to paying a license fee if needed.

                      26 votes
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                      • Allow searches by book name

                        Matt returns book of Matthew.

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                        • Add audio (spoken word) versions of Bibles to the API

                          Add audio recordings of the Bible translations to the API by allowing for each end point that returns Scripture to also contain a URL to retrieve the matching audio.

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                          • Add ASV (American Standard Version)

                            Make the ASV version available in the API.

                            3 votes
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                            • 4 votes
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                              • Section Support

                                Allow for retrieval of individual sections within the Bible in addition to chapters.

                                This would provide a list of sections in a book or chapter, such as “The Story of Creation” and return just the text for that section.

                                2 votes
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                                • Retrieve chapters and passages in additional versions

                                  Allow for specifying additional versions to include in a response to support parallel views. This would take into account the varying versification systems between some versions to ensure that the correct verses were being returned.

                                  6 votes
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                                  • 3 votes
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                                    • ESV spacing issues

                                      There are spacing issues in the ESV version when marginalia are not included.

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