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Ben Spackman
06-15-2007, 04:44 PM
Once again, I'd like to suggest the addition of two databases, and hopefully find out how likely we are to see it.

The Northwest Semitic Inscriptions database, which could be licensed directly from Accordance.
http://www.accordancebible.com/modules/details.php?ID=137
and http://www.accordancebible.com/modules/details.php?ID=463 (index and brief info on each inscription)

The new Textbook of Aramaic Documents, also from Accordance, but the databse is from CAL (http://cal1.cn.huc.edu/), who provided our Targum files and lexicon.
http://accordancebible.com/modules/details.php?ID=519

I have an intel Mac now, and I'd like to acquire and use these databases. I'd prefer them in BW, since I find other programs text searches to be vastly inferior, but if BW isn't interested, or judges the user-base demand to be too low....

Steve Watkins
06-16-2007, 12:55 PM
Yeah, I'd love to see both of these, especially the first (NWS). Very valuable resources that would complement the BibleWorks package.

David Kummerow
06-17-2007, 06:30 PM
NWSI is a must for OT background as well as linguistic analysis. Hence the Accordance module. I would love to see BW also include this as an add-on. For OT work, this is even more essential than say Philo etc is for the NT and Greek, and that's already included. Time for some more Hebrew resources...

Regards,
David Kummerow.

jakemccarty
06-18-2007, 04:49 PM
NWSI is a must for OT background as well as linguistic analysis. Hence the Accordance module. I would love to see BW also include this as an add-on. For OT work, this is even more essential than say Philo etc is for the NT and Greek, and that's already included. Time for some more Hebrew resources...

Regards,
David Kummerow.

Agreed with everything. In addition, I would say the tagged Mishnah and a translation, is also important to linguistic analysis--especially with LBH such as Qohelet.

But, atleast we have the new JM grammar. That was a boon.

David Kummerow
06-18-2007, 06:50 PM
But, atleast we have the new JM grammar. That was a boon.
Yes. I've bought the print edition and find it quite useful and appreciate the updated discussion. In time will have to save up for the BW add-on of it (and convince my wife it's necessary, I guess).