Accordance Blog

July 2018

Sweet Summer Deals & New Release: Apollos OT Commentary

July 17, 2018 - Accordance Bible Software — Some might think of this time of year as the “lazy days of summer,” but not us! We’re thinking this in-between time is the perfect opportunity to build up the commentary section in your personal Accordance Library, so we’ve got some Sweet Summer Deals for you! First off, take a look at the Apollos Old Testament Commentary, released this week for Accordance. This unique series was described by one reviewer as combining “the best of biblical scholarship with a passion for the message of the text.” Introductory discounts are available. And don’t ...

NEW! Apollos Old Testament Commentary (10 volumes)

July 16, 2018 - Richard Mansfield — “Now a Jew named Apollos, a native Alexandrian, an eloquent man who was competent in the use of the Scriptures, arrived in Ephesus. He had been instructed in the way of the Lord; and being fervent in spirit, he was speaking and teaching accurately about Jesus, although he knew only John’s baptism.” (Acts 18:24-25, CSB) Luke describes Apollos with high praise. Apollos is both eloquent and competent in his understanding of the Scriptures—which at this time would have only referred to the Old Testament. Moreover, Apollos knows how to apply this ...

Importing BibleWorks Notes (Lighting the Lamp Video Podcast #168)

July 09, 2018 - Timothy Jenney — Accordance 12.2.7 and later allows users to import their BibleWorks notes folder into a new Accordance User Notes file. Join Dr. J as he provides a quick overview of User Notes in Accordance and then explains how to use the new import feature. This podcast also describes the current import limitations—and suggests a strategy for managing old and new notes. Check out more episodes of the Lighting the Lamp podcast!

Ada Yardeni (1937 - 2018)

July 05, 2018 - Accordance Bible Software — We were saddened to hear that Ada Yardeni passed away on June 29, 2018 at the age of 81. Known for her work in the historic development of the Hebrew language and epigraphy, Yardeni was also an excellent calligrapher and forgeries expert. Her personal website describes her as having “authored and co-authored over fifty books and papers on Hebrew Paleography. She is most famous for The Book of Hebrew Script—the authority on the subject and for A-dventure-Z: The Story of the Alphabet. In addition to her scholarly work, Dr. Yardeni has drawn on ...