Random Bible Verse Widget

Displays random Bible verse on page-load and refresh with widget.

Author:Eric Hepperle (profile at wordpress.org)
WordPress version required:5.9
WordPress version tested:5.9
Plugin version:0.1.2
Added to WordPress repository:18-02-2022
Last updated:18-02-2022
Warning! This plugin has not been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.
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Plugin URI:https://erichepperle.com/software/wp
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This plugin displays a random Bible verse via the widget. Each time the applicable page is loaded or refreshed, the widget randomly selects a new verse. The current algorithm allows for the same verse to show up multiple times in a row. If you aren’t seeing a different verse, just refresh the page a few more times.

The plugin creates a widget that can be used in sidebars, footers, and other widget locations. There is no shortcode yet, but that is coming in a future version. The plugin is easy to install and there are no configuration options to worry about.

All verses are King James Version and currently English is the only supported language.



  • King James Bible: Pure Cambridge Edition (PCE) via https://openbible.com/ (public domain)

Miscellaneous Info

  • This is my first published plugin. I look forward to your comments and suggestions!