Updated February 2017

The following papers have been contributed by associate scholars as PDF files:

A Brief User’s Guide for the Accordance Hebrew Syntax Database by Robert D. Holmstedt (with John A. Cook, Martin G. Abegg, and Roy B. Brown) (October 2016): Intended for Accordance users who have the Hebrew syntax database and desire both to understand more about the construction of the database and to know better how to perform simple and complex syntactic searches. Accompanied by 28 prepared workspaces with sample syntax searches.

What is Masora and How Can it Serve the Biblical Scholar? by Prof. Aron Dotan: Notes from a Workshop at the 17th International Congress of IOMS in 2003 in Cambridge, UK.

How Can Accordance be used in a Teaching Environment?: illustrated transcript of the Accordance presentation at the SBL Shootout, Nov 21, 2011

The German Bible Society invited us to post their excellent booklet Textual Research on the Bible: An Introduction to the Scholarly Editions of the German Bible Society. The chapters on the history of the editions of the Hebrew Bible and Greek New Testament are richly illustrated, and will benefit students and teachers, and anyone interested in this important topic.

Understanding and Using the New Syntax Searching Capabilities in Accordance 9: Paper by Robert D. Holmstedt at the User’s Conference, September 2010.

Survey of the new resources available for the study of the Septuagint, paper by Dr. Rex Koivisto at the IOSCS in Helsinki, 2010.

Bible Software Shootout: Accordance Presentation at the Annual SBL meeting 2009 answering the questions posed to each software company.

Robert Marineau at ETS 2009 on The Accordance ‘INFER’ Search and Its Use for Intertextual Studies.

Overview of and introduction to the Septuagint by Prof. Emanuel Tov: “The Septuagint Translation of the Hebrew Bible: Its Nature and Importance for Scholarship,” Bulletin of the Comparative Culture Institute of Tokyo Women’s Christian University Vol. 69 (2008).

Special Morphological Tagging Requirements for Individual Greek Manuscripts Paper by Rex Koivisto at the Accordance Scholars Session at the 2006 Society for Biblical Literature meetings

Accordance Tagging Conventions which govern the tagging of Greek texts.