The API.Bible Developer Hub

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Welcome to American Bible Society API documentation.

Who is ABS?

American Bible Society (ABS) works with a global network of partners to reach the unreached and help all people engage. We're passionate about making the Bible available to every person in a language and in a format anyone can understand and afford, so all people may experience its life-changing message.

Why use our API?

With nearly 1500 Bible versions available across over 1000 languages, API.Bible offers the largest collection of Bibles available.

Multiple Bibles in one unified format
Access multiple versions all with unified formatting. We’ve covered propriety text formats so you can focus on building your app, not text conversions.

Search the Bible
Search the Bible for any reference or keyword directly from your site or app. Our API makes it easy to integrate search functionality so users can find what they’re looking for quickly.

Digital Bible Library Integration
If you’re a Digital Bible Library card holder, you can now use your DBL licenses directly within API.Bible.

Not a Developer ??

Each tool is developed with ease of use in mind. We make it easy and non-technical to get started. Learn how to bring the Bible to your audience with our BibleSearch Tools.

We’re here to help

The Scripture API is continuously being worked on and used by people and organizations all around the world. We read our forums daily and respond to questions and troubleshooting issues with you. If you want immediate help, you can also submit a ticket request for quicker responses.