Accordance Blog

January 2019

Quick Demo of Accordance (Lighting the Lamp Video Podcast #179)

January 30, 2019 - Timothy Jenney — This quick demo covers the basic features of Accordance for those studying the Bible in translation (typically in English). Accordance has added a number of additional features since the original Accordance 12 demo, including the Text Browser and Live Click. This updated demo includes those features. Check out more episodes of the Lighting the Lamp Podcast!

New! Handbooks for Old & New Testament Exegesis (Kregel)

January 21, 2019 - Richard Mansfield — Today we are releasing two new series from Kregel Academic for the Accordance Bible Software Library: Handbooks for Old Testament Exegesis (6 volumes) and Handbooks for New Testament Exegesis (3 volumes). This series is complete with the exception of a remaining volume on the Gospels and Acts to be released at a future date. Accordance users may purchase these volumes in OT and NT sets, as well as individual volumes. These volumes grew out of the conviction that the same exegetical tools for one part of the Bible cannot always be applied to ...

New! Decker's Koine Greek Reader

January 21, 2019 - Richard Mansfield — Koine (from the Greek κοινός) refers to the style of ancient Greek in the late Hellenistic period. Koine is most often associated with the kind of Greek language found in the New Testament, but it also can characterize a wider body of literature including the Septuagint (LXX) and Early Church writings, among others. A little over three years ago, we released Reading Koine Greek: An Introduction and Integrated Workbook by Rod Decker (see also our "Closer Look" at this title). This had been a posthumous release after Decker’s untimely passing a ...

Writing Seminary Exegesis Papers with Accordance

January 11, 2019 - Ryan Mudge — One of the most important tasks for a seminary student to learn is to learn how to exegete the Bible, especially in the original Greek and Hebrew. Few things are more important for those in training for ministry than to know how to rightly interpret the Scriptures. I had the responsibility of writing an exegetical paper on 2 Corinthians 5:11-15 for my Greek Exegesis class this past semester. Part of what made the task a joy instead of a burden was using Accordance for researching and writing the paper. I couldn’t imagine doing this work ...