Template talk:Bible

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:* <nowiki>{{Bible|Genesis 5:3|version=niv}}</nowiki> uses NIV
 
:* <nowiki>{{Bible|Genesis 5:3|version=niv}}</nowiki> uses NIV
 
:* <nowiki>{{Bible|Genesis 5:3|version=asv}}</nowiki> uses American Standard
 
:* <nowiki>{{Bible|Genesis 5:3|version=asv}}</nowiki> uses American Standard
: etc?  I put the version at the end, though it could be either.
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: etc?  I put the version at the end, though it could be either. --[[User:Kazim|Kazim]] 04:53, 8 September 2006 (CDT)
  
  

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I'd recommend changing this template so that you can choose the version (NIV or KJV). For example:

{{If|test={{niv|}}|then=[[Biblegatewayniv:{{{1}}}|{{{1}}}]]|else=[[Biblegatewaykjv:{{{1}}}|{{{1}}}]]}}

I think that'll work. Basically if you include the optional parameter (niv=anything) it should use the NIV link, anything else and it'll default to KJV.

Usage: {{Bible|Genesis 5:3}} uses KJV {{Bible|niv=blah|Genesis 5:3}} uses NIV

This leaves any existing links intact and functional while adding the option of using different versions with the same template. -- Sans Deity 18:54, 7 September 2006 (CDT)

I agree with the idea, but wouldn't it be better (if possible) to use something more like:
  • {{Bible|Genesis 5:3|version=niv}} uses NIV
  • {{Bible|Genesis 5:3|version=asv}} uses American Standard
etc? I put the version at the end, though it could be either. --Kazim 04:53, 8 September 2006 (CDT)



Gah, this template suffers from the same bug as Template:WP-name: spaces in the URL aren't properly escaped. --Arensb 20:06, 31 July 2006 (MST)

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