Re: platforms for Biblical Studies

Gregory Bloomquist 3027 (
Sat, 30 Nov 1996 17:23:20 EDT

> I just performed the same search on the GNT using Bible Windows, allowing
> for four words between POLUS and the dative form (any dative form). In less
> than a minute it found 97 occurrences, one of which was the Heb. 5:11
> phrase. Of course, many were prepositional phrases...

Thanks, Paul, for that confirmation. While the Gramcord didn't take
that long to pull up the hits, BW found at least 70 more than

Again, please be careful with my assessment. It was a rapid query,
and it was formulated on the spot. But, then again, it should have
been able to replicate Paul's findings; it didn't.

I have been using BW in a more primitive form, I'm afraid, in our
library and have been somewhat less than impressed. (So, too, with a
primitive form of the TLG Workstation.) I am, however, impressed to
hear of your pleasure with it. John Baima suggested we give the new
version of BW and TLG Workstation a try. Do others confirm Paul's
appreciation of the Silver Mountain products?

Theology, Saint Paul University / University of Ottawa