Accordance Blog

November 2019

Accordance 13 Tutorials: The Best Way to Eat an Elephant

November 19, 2019 - David Lang — Have you heard the fable of the blind men and the elephant? Six blind Hindu philosophers go to examine an elephant. Each of them touches a different part of the large animal—its side, its leg, its tusk, its trunk, its ear, and its tail—and each arrives at a very different conclusion about what an elephant is like. Sometimes I think Accordance is a bit like that misunderstood elephant. Most Accordance users learn to do the handful of Bible study or research tasks they most need, and never realize that they have barely scratched the surface of ...

13 Features of Accordance 13 You Might Have Missed

November 15, 2019 - David Lang — With major new features like a revamped interface, general appearance themes, interactive tutorials, a host of highlighting improvements, the powerful new TEXT command, and PDF import to user tools, there’s a lot to love about Accordance 13. But there’s a lot more to love than you may yet realize. To reinforce your growing triskaidekaphilia, here are 13 new features of Accordance 13 you might have missed. Accordance has a lot of Preferences. You can tweak the settings for just about every major feature to get Accordance to behave exactly the ...

The Accordance Advantage: Nathan Parker's Accordance 25 Story

November 12, 2019 - Accordance Bible Software — I first heard about Accordance from my former pastor who became a seminary professor. I didn’t even have a Mac at the time, but when I saw Accordance, I wanted to switch to a Mac just to try it!* After making the switch, I used some of the starter packages with Accordance 7-9 and took the plunge in Accordance 10 with the Essential Collection, especially when I knew I was going to get into hardcore original language study. I now have a sizable library (including Triple Discoverer and Greek Pro), and Accordance is at the heart of my Bible study ...

Beauty in the Study of Scripture: Accordance 2.0 for Android

November 11, 2019 - Richard Mansfield — “For from the greatness and beauty of created things The Creator is seen by analogy.” —The Wisdom of Solomon 13:5, SAAS If you’ve been using Accordance on Android devices for a while, the first aspect of v. 2.0 of the software you’ll notice is the beauty of the interface. When we study Scripture, we believe that the aesthetic appeal of the interface should be a mirror to the beauty of the content itself. Completely redesigned, the interface for Accordance 2.0 for Android features a modern look that is more intuitive for current users and new ...

Accordance 13 Now Available! Become a Triskaidekaphile Today!

November 04, 2019 - David Lang — We are very excited to announce the release of Accordance 13—quite possibly our biggest upgrade ever! Here are just a few of the reasons you’re going to love Accordance 13: You’ll love the new look and feel The interface of Accordance 13 has been completely overhauled to be more up-to-date, easier on the eyes, and even more efficient to use. You can now customize the entire interface using professionally designed color schemes. (I’m partial to Spanish Moss and Azure, myself.) Accordance 13 now supports Dark Mode in Mac OS Mojave and above. ...

One Final Accordance 13 Sneak Peek: Amplify to Constructs

November 01, 2019 - Accordance Bible Software — I believe we have time for one final Accordance 13 sneak peek! Wait until you have a chance to experiment with our new Amplify to Construct feature (a.k.a "Auto Constructs"). From any original language text or translation, you can create an automatic Construct around words you choose. This feature is accessible from the Amplify or contextual menu.