“When the whirlwind passes, the wicked is no more, but the righteous has an everlasting foundation”

- Proverbs 10:25 (NASB)

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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")


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()

proverbs::proverb(translation = "kjv")

Note that


The proverbs package takes advantage of the awesome free Bible api, maintained by Tim Morgan. Thanks, Tim!

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