The KJV Bible has been converted to BSD-style fortune format.
It may be compatible with linux distros but haven't had time to research or test
Each *fortune* is a single verse. Quite nice for Unix shell users.
Useful for those wishing to generate a "quote of the day" with cron
Here's a couple of examples:
% fortune bible Surely I am more brutish than any man, and have not the understanding of a man. -- Proverbs 30:2 % fortune bible But Nebuzaradan the captain of the guard left of the poor of the people, which had nothing, in the land of Judah, and gave them vineyards and fields at the same time. -- Jeremiah 39:10 % fortune bible And they shall dwell in the land that I have given unto Jacob my servant, wherein your fathers have dwelt; and they shall dwell therein, even they, and their children, and their children's children for ever: and my servant David shall be their prince for ever. -- Ezekiel 37:25
% crontab -l
0 6 * * * /usr/games/fortune bible| mutt -s "Verse of the Day" email@example.com