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#1 Enoch

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Posted 06 July 2014 - 01:49 PM

It appears to me that Accordance wishes to bring up all the inflected forms of a verb when exact search is not specified.

For example, if one searches for abide, one also gets abides, abiding, and abode.  But abideth does not thus come up in a search of the KJV or the ASV, versions that use Elizabethan English.  I suppose that abidest would not come up either, nor for walk walkedst; also hadst, didest, didst, doth, wast might be missed.  Gird should bring up girdedst, etc.

 

And I suggest that betimes thou puttest a warning until thou fixest thy search function, stating that Elizabethan verb forms are possibly omitted from thy results.

 

18 Verily, verily, I say unto thee, When thou wast young, thou girdedst thyself, and walkedst whither thou wouldest:


Edited by Enoch, 07 July 2014 - 08:52 AM.





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