Which Bible software program should I buy? As 2014 begins, my answer to that question is still by far the most-visited post at Words on the Word. Olive Tree is another popular Bible software option, running on just about any platform and device, whether iOS, Mac, Windows, or Android. I began to review their Bible Study App (for Mac … Continue reading NA28 Greek New Testament in Olive Tree iOS, reviewed
Which Bible software program should I buy? My answer to that question continues to be the most-visited post at Words on the Word. In it I offer a comparative review of BibleWorks (9), Logos (4 and 5), and Accordance (10). A fourth popular Bible study software is by Olive Tree. Their “Bible Study App” works … Continue reading The NA28 Greek NT in Olive Tree’s Bible Study App: Initial Impressions, on a Mac
The NA28 Greek New Testament is now available for purchase in Accordance Bible Software. The text itself is free here. The Accordance version includes the apparatus, marginalia, and other nice enhancements. Here’s a screencast that shows how you can use the NA28 in Accordance: More about the Nestle-Aland edition is here. Its Accordance product page is here, … Continue reading NA28 Greek New Testament text in Accordance
The full text of the new NA28 Greek New Testament is available online for free. No critical apparatus (that will probably be for-pay only), but it’s nice to be able to easily access the text now. You can go here to do that. More about the Nestle-Aland edition is here.
Matthew 10:21 reads: NRSV Brother will betray brother to death, and a father his child, and children will rise against parents and have them put to death NA28 Παραδώσει δὲ ἀδελφὸς ἀδελφὸν εἰς θάνατον καὶ πατὴρ τέκνον, καὶ ἐπαναστήσονται τέκνα ἐπὶ γονεῖς καὶ θανατώσουσιν αὐτούς. which made me think of Malachi 4:6 (versification from English … Continue reading Jesus and Malachi? Septuagint or Hebrew Bible? (All I Really Want)
The Zondervan Reader’s Greek New Testament has undergone vast improvements in its Greek font since its first eye-hurting edition. Now in its 3rd edition, the lightweight, handsome, and well-constructed Reader’s Bible is perfect for sticking in a satchel to be able to read the Greek New Testament in transit. Most notable is its size—it’s … Continue reading Zondervan Reader’s Greek New Testament: An Illustrated Review
Typesetting is somewhat subjective, but the German Bible Society’s UBS5 has some of the best-looking Greek text you’ll find in any New Testament. The UBS5 itself is about three years old. (Hendrickson, which distributes GBS items in the U.S., put together this excellent infographic.) Known for its full-bodied text-critical apparatus, translators and students alike benefit … Continue reading Reader’s Edition of the UBS5 Greek New Testament: An Illustrated Review
Much as I am grateful to be able to see the text of the Bible in multiple languages at one time on a computer, sometimes you just want to curl up with a good, printed edition of a 6-language polyglot. Fredrick J. Long and T. Michael W. Halcomb have begun such a series, with … Continue reading Read Matthew and Mark in Six Languages at Once
Zondervan’s NIV Application Commentary series is on mega-sale, with each of the ebooks selling at $7.99 in Accordance, Logos, and Olive Tree. I really liked Psalms vol. 1 in this series. The Genesis, Luke, and Galatians volumes were stand-by commentaries when I preached through those books, too. Here is where you can find more … Continue reading Big-Time Deals on NIV Application Commentaries (NIVAC) in Accordance, Logos, and Olive Tree
There were more than 50 entries into the UBS5 Greek New Testament giveaway. (Click here to read more about that new edition of the GNT.) Using a random number generator, the two winners are: spencerclark2013 (see here) thanksgutenberg (see here) Congratulations! I’ll get in touch with both of you via email in order to … Continue reading And the Winners of the UBS5 Greek NT Are….