Accordance Blog

March 2015

Accordance Mobile 2.0: The Reviews Are In!

March 31, 2015 - Richard Mansfield — Accordance Mobile 2.0 has been out for about a week and a half, and the reviews are overwhelmingly positive. Here are just a few! Wow! Thank you. Everything I dreamed of :-) Arne B. (via Accordance Forums) If you don’t have this app, get it! Great tool! If you have it, this is a great upgrade. BenoîtC (via iTunes) Really liking the new @AccordanceBible iOS 2.0 update. Looks great, feels familiar. Kevin Burr (via Twitter) An app that keeps getting better. The 2.0 update made it a lot faster. calibrettokid (via iTunes) [Accordance Mobile 2.0] i ...

Accordance 11 Now Available in the Mac App Store!

March 30, 2015 - — Accordance 11 is now available for purchase in the Macintosh App Store! If you currently use v. 10 from the Mac App Store, you should first install the free upgrade to 10.4.6 so that v. 11 will be able to access all your current Accordance titles, user notes, and related files. If you are a current registered user of Accordance 10 who purchases v. 11 from the Mac App Store, you can use the coupon Start11AppStore-up to get $10 off your next purchase in the Accordance web store. Did you recently purchase Accordance 10 in the Mac App Store? If ...

Top Ten Features of Accordance Mobile 2.0

March 20, 2015 - Richard Mansfield — The wait is over--Accordance Mobile 2.0 is finally here! I’ve had the privilege to use Accordance 2.0 since the alpha stage last year. It has been fun to see it develop into the version that officially released yesterday. Over the past few weeks, I would occasionally post a screenshot to illustrate something on the iPhone or the iPad and wait to see how long it took for someone to notice I wasn’t using the “regular” version (v. 1.7x). Truthfully, v. 2.0 has been the only iOS version of Accordance I’ve used for months now, having removed the ...

Accordance Mobile 2.0 (Lighting the Lamp Video Podcast #119)

March 19, 2015 - Timothy Jenney — Accordance Mobile 2.0 is here! Designed for iPhones, iPads and iPod Touches running at least iOS 8.0, the latest version of “Bible Study with Accordance” (iPhone App Store name) is sure to please. It is optimized to take advantage of the iPhone 6 and 6 plus screen sizes—and boasts a host of new features: enhanced text selection, social sharing, highlight symbols, quick definitions, tool bookmarks, easier downloads, and more. Join Dr. J for this quick tour of the very latest in mobile Bible study software. See also: What's New in Accordance ...

Picture The Biblical World

March 17, 2015 - Richard Mansfield — If a picture is worth a thousand words, 2,500 pictures would equal a multivolume set! Today, we are announcing two new collections from the Pictorial Library of Bible Lands. These collections are perfect for illustrating cultural and geographical elements from the Scriptures in Bible studies, sermons, or the classroom. Cultural Images of the Holy Land Remember that time you were asked to fill in to teach a Bible class, and it turned out to be a lesson about dietary laws in Leviticus? As you quickly read Leviticus 11, you sincerely hoped that ...

Biblia Hebraica Quinta: Proverbs Released

March 16, 2015 - Richard Mansfield — We are pleased to announce the addition of Proverbs to the ongoing Biblia Hebraica Quinta (BHQ) release for the Accordance Library. If you have already purchased the BHQ, Proverbs is a free update that can be downloaded via Check for Content Updates in Accordance. The Biblia Hebraica Quinta is an ongoing project that will eventually succeed the Biblia Hebraica Stuttgartensia when complete. The BHQ edition also includes the additional Masorah magna and parva, based on the annotations found in the original Leningrad Codex, as well as a critical ...

Endorsement: Steve Walton

March 13, 2015 - — Professor Steve Walton, Research Fellow at Tyndale House in Cambridge, has been using Accordance since version 1.0! In this video, he describes his use of Accordance in the classroom and his personal workflow for research.

Anchor Yale Bible Commentaries: Minor Prophets

March 09, 2015 - Richard Mansfield

Witherington's Letters & Homilies

March 03, 2015 - Richard Mansfield — In tracing my family history, I’ve discovered a number of ancestors who fought in the American Civil War. One individual stands out, though: my second great grand uncle, James Marion Kelzer, who was a doctor tending to the injured. He stands out because of a number of letters that he wrote his wife Mary Ann. The letters are fascinating because they provide details of events that his service record would never include. His request for his wife to kiss their son for him, confirms the birth of Allen “Harry” Kelzer, who was my first cousin, 3x ...