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Updates for BibleWorks 4, Revisions 1 & 2

All BibleWorks updates are in the form of "patches" to the databases on the BibleWorks 4.0 CD. You will need the CD to apply these patches. To install a patch, download and run it from any location. You must install BibleWorks before applying these patches and cannot use them if you are running in "CD Only" mode.   If you are having trouble, or need more detailed directions, click here.

Please note: if you have the BibleWorks 4.0, Rev. 2 CD then you do not need to apply any of the patches with dates before May 21, 1999 (when the CD was finalized). You can tell by looking on the CD. The initial release had no Revision number. The second pressing has a "Rev. 2" label on the CD.

BibleWorks Release Version - These files update the BibleWorks program executables. Choose the proper file for the Operating System that you are running. Please note that if you update to the latest executable you must also update your WTT/WTM files (see below). These executables will not work properly with the Hebrew databases shipped with the Release 1 BibleWorks CD.  All other databases should be ok.

  BibleWorks Executable - Windows 95/98/ME/NT/2000/XP Release
Updates the 4.0 Executable to 4.0.037k. (1000K)
4/10/02
  BibleWorks Executable - Windows 3.1 Release
Updates the 4.0 Executable to 4.0.037k (750K)
4/10/02

Version 4.0 Database Updates

These are updates for the BibleWorks Greek Databases. Work on the LXX and GNT Morphology Databases is ongoing and we recommend frequent updates of these databases. Check the dates to see if you need an update.

LXT - Rhalfs' LXX Text Database Update (200K)
If you download this file you must also have the latest BLM database file.
10/26/00
  BLM - BibleWorks LXX Morphology Database Update (1500K)
If you download this file you must also have the latest LXT file.
10/26/00
  BGT - BibleWorks Combined LXX/BNT Text Database Update (300K)
If you download this file you must also have the latest BGM file.
10/26/00
  BGM - BibleWorks Combined LXX/BNM Morphology Update (1800K)
If you download this file you must also have the latest BGT file.
10/26/00
  LS - Liddell-Scott Lexicon Update (632K) 10/26/00
  UBS - UBS (Barclay-Newman) Greek Dictionary Update (59K) 5/26/99
  BNM - BibleWorks NT Morphology Database Update (286K)
If you download this file you must also have the latest BNT file.
10/26/00
  BNT - BibleWorks NT Text (NA27) for BNM (1.7MB)
If you download this file you must also have the latest BNM file.
1/28/99 
  GNM - Friberg NT Morphology Database Update (490K)
This now contains the newly revised (1999) Friberg AGNT
6/7/99
  AGNT - Documentation for Revised AGNT Morphology (300K)
The documentation for the new Revised AGNT in Word 97 and RTF Format.
10/12/99
  LXE - Brenton's LXX English Translation Update (750K) 8/18/99
  Strong's Number Database Update (100k)
Currently only the Dutch version is affected. 
1/10/00
  Louw-Nida Lexicon Update (100k) 1/8/01
  STE - BibleWorks GNT Stephanos Update (200K) 11/27/00 
  SCR - BibleWorks GNT Scrivener's Update (200K) 11/27/00
  BYZ - BibleWorks Robinson-Pierpont Update (200K) 11/27/00

These are updates for the BibleWorks printed Manual. The Spanish translation was kindly provided through the generosity of one of our users, Ruben Gomez. Thanks Ruben!

  BibleWorks 4.0 Manual Update (2.0 Megs)
This file contains the latest BibleWorks Manual in Word for Windows 97 format.
3/22/99
  BibleWorks 4.0 Manual in Spanish (2.0 Megs)
This file contains the BibleWorks 4.0 manual translated into Spanish. It is in Word for Windows 97 format. It has been provided graciously by one of our users, Ruben Gomez. Thanks Ruben!
3/24/99
   BibleWorks Online Help for Windows 95/98/NT (470K)  4/16/99
   BibleWorks Online Help for Windows 3.1 (520K)  4/16/99

These are updates for the various BibleWorks Hebrew Databases. These are very minor fixes.

  WTT - BHS Hebrew Text Database Update (59K)
If you download this file you must also have the latest WTM file. Note that if you download this patch you should also have the latest program executable.
10/28/00
  WTM - Westminster Hebrew Morphological Database Update (950K)
If your download this file you must also have the latest WTT file. Note that if you download this patch you should also have the latest program executable.
10/28/00
  TWOT - Theological Wordbook of the OT Update (77K) 10/13/99

These are updates for Other BibleWorks Databases. These are very minor fixes. In most cases less than a half-dozen verses are affected.

  NAS - English New American Standard Update (5 Megs) 3/23/01
  NAU - English New American Standard (1995) Update (5 Megs) 3/23/01
  NKJ - English New King James (1982) Version Update (61K) 3/1/99
  NIV - English New International (1984) Version Update (59K) 6/8/99
  NIB - English New International Version (British) Update (59K) 3/1/99
  NAB - English New American Bible Version Update (1700K) 10/13/99
  NRS - English New Revised Standard Version Update (216k) 3/26/99
  DBY - English Darby Bible Update (80K) 6/15/99 
  NLT - New Living Translation Update (80K) 10/13/99
  DRA - English Douay-Rheims Version Update (60K) 5/3/99
  SVV - Dutch Statenvertaling (1637) Version Update (72K) 3/1/99
  LUT - German Revidierte Lutherbibel (1984) Update (70K) 3/1/99
  EIN - German Einheitsübersetzung (1980) Update 3/22/99
  BFC - French Bible en français courant (1997) Update (214K) 3/1/99
  NBK - Norwegian Norsk Bibel Konkordant (160K) 4/16/99
  IEP - Italian IEP Version Update (150K) 6/1/99
  LND - La Nuova Diodati (Italian) Update (60k) 3/20/00
  TOB - TOB French Traduction Oecumenique de la Bible (1988) (170K) 5/27/99
  FBJ - FBJ French Jesusalem Bible Update (170K) 10/21/00
  VUL - Latin Vulgate Update (61K)  4/27/99
  RST - Russian Synodal Text Update (65K) 5/21/99
  UKR - Ukranian Version Update (65K) 5/18/99
   N30 - 1930 Bokmål - (2.6 Meg) 
(C) 1930 Det Norske Bibelselskap Bokmål (Norwegian)
7/28/99
   N38 - 1938 Nynorsk - (2.6 Meg)
(C) 1938 Det Norske Bibelselskap (Norwegian)
If you have Release 2 of the BibleWorks CD you already have these files.
7/28/99
   NBN - Norsk Bibel Nynorsk (2.6 Meg)
Copyright (c) 1994, Norsk Bibel A/S. (Norwegian)
If you have Release 2 of the BibleWorks CD you already have these files.
7/28/99
    RVA Reina-Valera Actualizada (1989) Version Update (58k) 3/22/99
  LBA La Biblia de Las Americas (1986) Version Update (250k) 3/20/00
  R60 Spanish Revised Reina Valera (1960) Version Update (61k) 6/7/99

Version 4.0 Miscellaneous Files 

  Folio Views Registry Fix
When you try to display bitmaps from the Folio Views Help utility you will get an error. This file is a registry fix that will eliminate it. Just download it and double click on it.
 4/13/99
  BibleWorks Fonts
This file contains updates to the BibleWorks fonts. The only significant changes are in the position of a few Hebrew accents.
 6/l/99
  Changes (900K)
This file contains a summary of the most important changes made to BibleWorks 4.0 since the initial release. It is an RTF file that should be readable by most word processors, but for some reason the graphics look a lot better in Word 97 (which was used to produce the file).
 10/13/99
  Changes (German)  (500K)
This contains a German translation of the Changes document above.
10/12/99
  Verse Mapping Files  (500K)
This contains all mapping files for all versions.
10/12/99
  Changes (Spanish)  (500K)
This contains a Spanish translation of the Changes document above.
11/15/99

To update BibleWorks 4.0 from this website, simply follow the directions below:

See Troubleshooting below for solutions if you are having trouble.

  1. To download an update, click the appropriate link and save the update file to your hard drive. Be sure to make note of the file name so you can easily find it.
  2. Your browser may ask if you want to run this program from its current location or save it to disk. Choose to "Save to disk".
  3. You will then be given a "Save As" dialog just like if you have chosen to save a document or any other file you were using. Simply choose a location on your hard drive for the file and click "Save".
  4. When the download is finished, find the file you downloaded by opening the folder in which you saved it.
  5. Put your BibleWorks Installation CD in the drive and give the computer a few seconds to recognize that it is there and then double-click the update file you downloaded. This will start the patch installation program, which will do the rest for you.

Troubleshooting:

There are a several reasons why the patch files might fail to install.

  1. The patch will not work if you have downloaded a patch for the wrong CD Revision.  If your CD is Rev 2 download the Rev 2 patches, if your CD is Rev 3 download the Rev 3 patches, etc. 
  2. The patch program must read your BibleWorks initialization file in order to determine where BibleWorks is installed on your system.  The initialization file is only created after you have run BibleWorks at least once.  Make sure you have an initialization file named bworks95.ini located in your C:\windows folder and try the update again. 
  3. You may have run a hard disk clean-up utility such as "CleanSweep".  These utilities incorrectly remove files needed for the update process.  If you have run these utilities then you will need to reinstall BibleWorks to make sure all of the files are in place.  
  4. If you have a Rev 2 CD, you may be trying to install an update that you do not need.  The date of the files on the Rev 2 CD is May 21, 1999.  Therefore, if you have a Rev 2 CD, you do not need any of the patches with dates earlier than this.  If have a Rev 2 CD and you attempt to install a patch with an earlier date, it will not install.  Your Rev number is printed on your CD directly above the copyright info.  If no Rev number is printed, then you have Rev 1. 
  5. There may have been a problem with the download and the file is not valid.  Try downloading the patch file again.

    Also read the messages carefully that appear on your screen as the update is installed.  If a problem is encountered it will usually say so here.

If you're still stuck, Click here to submit a support request.

 
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