1 # grb -- Greek Bible on the Command Line 2 3 A command line tool for search and reading the Bible in Greek. 4 The Old Testament is the Septuagint (containing some differing texts), and the New Testament is the [SBL Greek New Testament](http://sblgnt.com/download/). 5 6 Format and original implementation from [bontibon/kjv](https://github.com/bontibon/kjv). Meant to be a companion program. 7 8 ## Usage 9 10 usage: ./grb [flags] [reference...] 11 12 -l list books 13 -W no line wrap 14 -h show help 15 16 Reference types: 17 <Book> 18 Individual book 19 <Book>:<Chapter> 20 Individual chapter of a book 21 <Book>:<Chapter>:<Verse>[,<Verse>]... 22 Individual verse(s) of a specific chapter of a book 23 <Book>:<Chapter>-<Chapter> 24 Range of chapters in a book 25 <Book>:<Chapter>:<Verse>-<Verse> 26 Range of verses in a book chapter 27 <Book>:<Chapter>:<Verse>-<Chapter>:<Verse> 28 Range of chapters and verses in a book 29 30 /<Search> 31 All verses that match a pattern 32 <Book>/<Search> 33 All verses in a book that match a pattern 34 <Book>:<Chapter>/<Search> 35 All verses in a chapter of a book that match a pattern 36 37 ## Notes and Contents 38 39 - I/II Samuel and I/II Kings are named with their English titles despite the fact that in Greek they are respectively I-IV Kings. This is simply because the interface is in English and is supposed to be consistent with `kjv`. 40 - What are in some versions the books Erza and Nehemiah are in the Septuagit 2 Esdras. However these books/verse can be accessed via either possible name. 41 - Apochrophal and Deuterocanonical books included, including: 42 - 1 Esdras 43 - Judith 44 - Tobit 45 - I-IV Maccabees 46 - Odes 47 - Wisdom of Solomon 48 - Psalms of Solomon 49 - Zephaniah (Sophonias) 50 - Baruch 51 - Letter of Jeremiah 52 - Susanna 53 - Bel and the Dragon 54 - Different editions of books from different texts: 55 - Judges (Alexandrinus (default) & Vaticanus) 56 - Tobit (Vaticanus/Alexandrinus (default) & Sinaiticus) 57 - Daniel (Theodotion) 58 - Susanna (Theodotion) 59 - Bel and the Dragon (Theodotion) 60 61 ## Install 62 63 Install `grb` by running: 64 65 ``` 66 git clone https://github.com/lukesmithxyz/grb.git 67 cd grb 68 sudo make install 69 ``` 70 71 ## License 72 73 The script is in the public domain. 74 The SBL Greek New Testament translation/edition has a permissive license for non-commercial uses. See it [here](http://sblgnt.com/license/).