You can use TalkToTheWord as a way to think through your problems, brainstorm new ideas, or use it as a concordance to find related Bible verses. It will chat just as well using urban slang as regular short sentences and it can work in large youth groups, small Bible studies or during personal quiet times. TalkToTheWord can be used online with 11 Apps or sites.
Every Scripture is God-breathed and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for instruction in righteousness, that the man of God may be complete, thoroughly equipped for every good work. (2 Timothy 3:16-17)
TalkToTheWord will stay open after each PIB Scripture. So, once you are finished, please remember to say, "Amen," to close the chat.
The PIB is derived from the World English Bible WEB. More than 14,500 verses have been grouped together to preserve context and, whenever possible, to emphasise the Royal Law: If you fulfill the royal law, according to the Scripture, “You shall love your neighbor as yourself,” you do well. (James 2:8) TalkToTheWord's Context Search or concordance matches User input with relevant PIB Scriptures. However, if no match is found, it is supplemented by a Google or Content Search of both the Old and New Testaments.
PIB Scriptures are grouped by theme and these groups are matched to user input by TalkTotheWord. Individual PIBs from a matched group are chosen randomly. However, God is omniscient, omnipotent and omnipresent, so - whether it is random combinations of space dust, DNA or algorithms - "the lot is cast into the lap, but its every decision is from the Lord." (Proverbs 16:33).
No words from the World English Bible have been changed and no commentary, notes or small talk have been added so that your own response to each Scripture is inspired just by that verse alone, and by what's on your heart. Verse numbers have been removed to encourage reading in context. Parsing has been based on meaningful sentence groups rather than the verse numbers that were added to Scripture in the 16th century. Conjunctions at the beginning of each parsed phrase and footnotes have been deleted to enhance the flow of interaction.
To assist you to review the wider context of PIB Scriptures, TalkToTheWord also has a complete Bible Chapter Search. Each chapter can be searched by the book abbreviation and chapter but WITHOUT spaces and NO verse numbers, e.g. 1Sam1, 2Tim1 or Jam5 will return the whole chapter. Spaces or punctuation confound the natural language understanding (NLU) for exact searches.
This function is available in host sites that do not have word limits: Cisco Webex Teams, FB Messenger, Microsoft Web Chat, Skype, Slack and Telegram (Google Assistant only for machine reading). The full Parsed Interactive Bible is also available online.
PIB Scriptures that are returned by the Context Search use the format: "John 3:16." Verses that are returned by the Content Search use the format: "John 3 [16.]" or sometimes without a verse number, e.g. "For God so loved the world, that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish, but have eternal life." (i.e. if the content is from the middle of a paragraph where verse numbers have been deleted). Copying the whole PIB Scripture back into a Google web search will locate the Bible verse number if this is ever omitted by the Content Search.
DISCLAIMER: TalkToTheWord's response to a user's input does not imply approval or agreement with that input-phrase. TalkToTheWord is powered by Dialogflow's NLU (natural language understanding) and Google's machine learning. It automatically analyses sentence fragments and matches a limited number of key words to a concordance - a group of interrelated PIB Scriptures. It cannot correlate the whole meaning of the input-phrase with a specific verse. Thus, if the meaning of the whole user-input-phrase is offensive, abusive or disrespectful, TalkToTheWord is incapable of interpreting the whole meaning and so cannot be regarded as having condoned or concurred with the preceding input-phrase. Moreover, any input-phrase following a PIB Scripture is purely the user's opinion and does not change the meaning or intension of the verse in its original context.
The Parsed Interactive Bible is derived solely from the World English Bible. This is is a Public Domain (no copyright) Modern English translation of the Holy Bible. That means that you may freely copy it in any form, including electronic and print formats. The World English Bible is based on the American Standard Version of the Holy Bible first published in 1901, the Biblia Hebraica Stutgartensa Old Testament, and the Greek Majority Text New Testament. It is in draft form, and currently being edited for accuracy and readability. The Parsed Interactive Bible is subject to the same Public Domain (no copyright) conditions in full.
Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will not pass away. (Matthew 24:35)