“When the whirlwind passes, the wicked is no more, but the righteous has an everlasting foundation”
- Proverbs 10:25 (NASB)
A simple package to grab a Bible proverb corresponding to the day of the month.
Install the released version of proverbs from CRAN:
You can install the development version of proverbs like so:
# install.packages("devtools") devtools::install_github("bradlindblad/proverbs")
The proverbs package was built to do one thing: print out a daily proverb to your R console. There are 31 proverbs, and up to 31 days in each month.
Many people like to read a proverb for each day of the month, so they end up reading proverbs once a month, twelve times a year.
This package prints the chapter of proverbs that corresponds to that day of the month; ie. on the 21st of June proverbs will print Proverbs 21.
This is the main function:
Proverbs 30 For Sunday, January 30 2022 1 The words of Agur the son of Jakeh; the revelation: the man says to Ithiel, to Ithiel and Ucal: 2 “Surely I am the most ignorant man, and don’t have a man’s understanding. 3 I have not learned wisdom, neither do I have the knowledge of the Holy One. ...
You can also change the Bible translation to one of many open source/public versions. Check these out with this function:
── Bible Translations Available ──────────── • esv: English Standard Version -requires API key • bbe: Bible in Basic English • kjv: King James Version • web: World English Bible (default) • webbe: World English Bible, British Edition • almeida: João Ferreira de Almeida (portuguese) • rccv: Romanian Corrected Cornilescu Version ── Pass the Bible translation you choose above to proverb(), like: proverb(translation = 'kjv') proverb(translation = 'bbe')
You can pass those translation codes to
proverbs::proverb(translation = "kjv")
Note that an API key is needed to access the ESV translation. See this vignette.
The proverbs package takes advantage of the awesome free Bible api https://bible-api.com/, maintained by Tim Morgan. Thanks, Tim!
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