Accordance Blog

November 2015

2015 ETS/SBL Reflections, Part 1

November 27, 2015 - Richard Mansfield — Creating a space for exploration, learning, and discovery. I'm sitting in seat 31B at 30,000 feet, iPad Pro (yes, it's really nice) on my knees, reflecting on another successful November marked by the annual meetings of the Evangelical Theological Society and Society of Biblical Literature. We had a great week meeting with longtime Accordance users and introducing new customers to the best Bible software for the serious explorer of the ancient texts. Now, I should clarify that when I say booth, I mean something that's actually on a ...

7 Reasons to Visit AAR/SBL Booth #903

November 21, 2015 - Richard Mansfield — If you're attending the AAR/SBL Meeting in Atlanta, be certain to come by Exhibitor Booth #903 to experience everything new related to Accordance Bible Software! Our booth is humming with activity, and if you haven't had a chance to stop by, don't miss the opportunity to be a part of the excitement! Here are SEVEN reasons you should drop everything and come by the Accordance booth right now: If you've never used Accordance, you need to see it in action! If you've never purchased Accordance, you can get the ...

New Scholarly Releases for 2015 ETS and AAR/SBL

November 17, 2015 - Accordance Bible Software — We are thrilled to present fifteen (15) completely new releases in time for the Annual Meetings of the ETS and AAR/SBL. Greek Resources The Text-Critical Use of the Septuagint in Biblical Research (3rd Edition) (Tov) This handbook provides a practical guide for the student and scholar alike who wishes to use the Septuagint (LXX) in the text-critical analysis of the Hebrew Bible. Rather than offering another theoretical introduction to the LXX, it provides all the ...

Come See Us at ETS/SBL to Win a 64 GB iPad Air 2!

November 09, 2015 - Richard Mansfield — The annual November Bible conferences are fast approaching, and as always, Accordance will be there! These days, thanks to modern technology, attendees at academic conferences no longer have to leave their research tools behind; instead, their libraries travel with them wherever they go! This year, we're giving away a 64 GB iPad Air 2 so that if you're the winner, you will be able to carry your entire Accordance Library wherever you go in the palm of your hand! The current iPad Air 2 is the most powerful and up-to-date tablet from Apple ...

NEW! Life Application Bible Commentary

November 09, 2015 - Richard Mansfield — A Commentary for Everyone New for the Accordance Library, the 17-volume Life Application Bible Commentary (LABC) is one of the best all-around series for pastors, teachers, and laypersons who are simply interested in understanding or communicating the message of the Bible better. Previous knowledge of the Bible is not required for using the LABC, so it is perfect for the person who simply wants to gain practical understanding of the Scriptures. And pastors and teachers will discover illustrations, quotations, and insightful means for ...

Printing Just What You Need: EASIER in Accordance 11.1

November 07, 2015 - Richard Mansfield — Now that Accordance 11.1 is here, there’s a much easier way to print or export just the content you need!

FREE Accordance Training Seminar in Atlanta!

November 05, 2015 - Richard Mansfield — If you're planning to be in Atlanta later this month for the meetings of the Evangelical Theological Society or Society of Biblical Literature, consider joining us for a FREE all-day Accordance Training Seminar. Our seminar will take place on Friday, November 20, from 9 AM to 5 PM. Whether you are a new user or experienced Accordance veteran, come learn how to take your Bible study and research to the next level. Location for the meeting: Candler School of Theology at Emory University Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room ...

Recommend Accordance to a Friend!

November 05, 2015 - Richard Mansfield — You already know how valuable Accordance is to your study, work and devotion. Why not share Accordance with someone else who would benefit from it? As an ongoing incentive, we’re going to reward our current users every time you recommend Accordance to friends, colleagues, and church members. For every new referral who purchases an Accordance Collection, you will receive a $5 credit in your account. All the new user has to do is enter your name in the Referral Details under “How Did You Hear about Us?” and we will give you a $5 credit ...

Five More International Bibles Added to Accordance

November 02, 2015 - Richard Mansfield — As our international user base continues to grow, we are busy preparing additional non-English translations of the Bible. This week we are pleased to introduce the following five Bibles for the Accordance Library: Conferenza Episcopale Italiana 1974 (Italian): the official version of the Italian Catholic Church. Conferenza Episcopale Italiana 2008 (Italian): an update to the above Bible, taking into account newly discovered New Testament documents. Versiunea Dumitru Cornilescu 2014 (Romanian): most recent corrected ...

Accordance 11.1 (Lighting the Lamp Video Podcast #132)

November 02, 2015 - Timothy Jenney — Accordance 11.1 is a major update of Accordance Bible Software, free for everyone who owns Accordance 11. User Notes and Tools are more robust, Syntax searches easier and more precise, and importing Bibles and other ancient texts more flexible. Instant Details displays word counts. Those who use Unicode Bibles can now diagram passages—and use all of Accordance’s Analytics to investigate their Search results. Those who own the MT/LXX Parallel Database can now include it in their Analysis of Original Language searches. Join Dr. J in this e ...

RELEASED! Accordance 11.1

November 02, 2015 - Richard Mansfield — Fire up App Update because Accordance 11.1 is here for Windows and Mac! Version 11.1 is a significant update that is free to users who have already upgraded to Accordance 11. There are over 50 new features in 11.1! Here are a few of the major ones: The Edit Window for User Notes and User Tools has been totally redesigned with new features.* Imported Bibles (formerly User Bible) have many new options including Unicode support and options for expanded canons and non-biblical versified texts. Improved features for the ...

NEW! Greek New Testament Audio

November 01, 2015 - Richard Mansfield — “Blessed is the one who reads…and blessed are those who HEAR and keep what is written…" (Revelation 1:3). Coinciding with the release of Accordance 11.1, we are pleased to announce the release of the Audio Greek New Testament. Designed to run in parallel with any New Testament text, the Audio Greek New Testament provides a professionally spoken Erasmian reading of the UBS4/NA27 text by Dr. John Schwandt. The Greek New Testament Audio requires Accordance 11.1 and is available now.