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Donald Cobb
12-01-2012, 03:01 AM
Hello all,

This may be a dumb question... I'm preparing a course on Revelation and I would like to make a comparison of the vocabulary in Rev 19.17-19 and Ez 39, LXX. I know I can put the search limits to those two passages in the BNM and then do a search on specific words in the Revelation pericope, but I'm wondering if there's any way of doing a search that would allow me to see the full results in a glance.

It would be nice, for instance, if I could open a parallel window and then apply a kind of "reverse highlighting function," that shows the similarities, rather than the differences, but I don't know if that can be done.

Any suggestions?

Donald Cobb
Aix-en-Provence, France

Michael Hanel
12-01-2012, 09:42 AM
If I understand you correctly, the Word List sounds like it would do exactly what you want. Are you familiar with how that works? You can load the text for Revelation in the primary and Ezekiel in the secondary word list and then you can compare them within that.

Donald Cobb
12-01-2012, 10:32 AM
If I understand you correctly, the Word List sounds like it would do exactly what you want. Are you familiar with how that works? You can load the text for Revelation in the primary and Ezekiel in the secondary word list and then you can compare them within that.

Michael,

I did think about the word list manager and gave it a try with the appropriate limits. Unfortunately, you can build a list of the common terms between the two texts, but unless there's something I'm missing, you can't then send those words back into the two texts and have them highlighted for comparison purposes, if you follow what I mean. So I'm still looking...

Donald

Michael Hanel
12-01-2012, 11:08 AM
Michael,

I did think about the word list manager and gave it a try with the appropriate limits. Unfortunately, you can build a list of the common terms between the two texts, but unless there's something I'm missing, you can't then send those words back into the two texts and have them highlighted for comparison purposes, if you follow what I mean. So I'm still looking...

Donald

Donald, Once you have the Word list comparison, I was thinking that this tip (http://www.bibleworks.com/classroom/1_7/index.html) would get you the rest of the way.

Donald Cobb
12-03-2012, 01:58 AM
Donald, Once you have the Word list comparison, I was thinking that this tip (http://www.bibleworks.com/classroom/1_7/index.html) would get you the rest of the way.

That's perfect. Thanks Michael! The tip must be based on BW8 because the functions are slightly renamed in BW9 and make it even a bit easier.

Donald