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Ben Spackman
09-19-2008, 09:11 AM
Some friends of mine put together what is essentially a KJV Study Bible, and their publisher bailed on them. They've been distributing the text for free.

I'd like to convert it to a KJV version with notes (preferred) or perhaps a html module. Currently, it's in Word form, with an Introduction to each book, followed by the KJV text with lots of footnotes.

My problem is that I like the skills to convert it. I know a little Perl, a little Applescript, etc.

(Also, the Greek and Hebrew footnotes are using the GRaecaII and HebraicaII fonts. That can be worked around. See here for the Greek (http://www.greektranscoder.org/). there's not much Hebrew, and it's transliterated as well as written out. )

I'm fairly certain my friends wouldn't mind having this be freely available to BW users.

Anyone have the technical chops to help out?

09-20-2008, 02:14 PM
Hi Ben, can you send me the files? I'll take a gander. jdarlack/at/gcts/dot/edu

Ben Spackman
09-20-2008, 03:40 PM
You can download a zip file from http://feastupontheword.org/images/2/20/NT_Word_Files.zip

Given a choice, I'd prefer to lose the introductory material to each book and end material and make it a translation with footnotes. However, I'll gratefully take (and contribute however possible) to whatever others are willing and capable of doing.

And, minor caveat, while most of these are simply text-critical or translational notes, some are LDS-oriented.

and many thanks for even taking a look at it!