Searching Morphology

Printed concordances list every occurrence of a given word in the Bible. These concordances do not distinguish between the different forms the word may have in any given context. Bible software offers huge advantages over printed concordances for searching the biblical text. Continue reading “Searching Morphology”


Word Studies: Text availability

One of the best features of Bible software for Bible interpretation is the ability to search the Biblical text. Finding the occurrences of a word and seeing how it is used in context is a necessary task for Bible interpretation. Bible software has many advantages over print in this area. One major advantage, one that can affect interpretation, is the availability of ancient texts in Bible software. Continue reading “Word Studies: Text availability”

Categories of Bible software

There are different types of Bible software. Each one has its benefits and its limitations.

General-Purpose Software

General-purpose software appears on all software platforms, including Bible websites. This category of software is easy to use, has the most commonly-used Bible versions, and rudimentary search features. Some software and websites contain additional Bible-related resources such as dictionaries, lexicons, commentaries, cross-references, and other useful items. Continue reading “Categories of Bible software”