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#1 Ιακοβ

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Posted 16 August 2018 - 08:14 PM

Is it possible to search for every occurrence of a word in the beginning of a sentence?

 

I am trying to look for a pattern in the greek text, and would like to know how often a greek sentence starts with something. It looks like, for example John has a predilection towards starting a sentence with Ἦν δὲ, when compared to the other Gospels, but I would like to also search for sentences just starting with Ἦν.


Edited by Ιακοβ, 16 August 2018 - 08:18 PM.

My top 5 feature requests:
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  2. Improved searching for Journal articles. (So we can search for journal article by verse + english text)
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  4. Improved greek text search—i.e. allow searching of all greek text the same way you would search LXX+NT, i.e. LXX+NT+ApocFathers+etc...
  5. Phrase (sympathetic) highlighting.

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Posted 16 August 2018 - 08:32 PM

Look for FIELD BEGIN <WITHIN 1 WORDS> ....

Set scope to Sentence.

 

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Posted 16 August 2018 - 08:36 PM

Wow, that solved it, thanks! For reference here is an exact example:

 [FIELD BEGIN] <WITHIN 1 WORDS> "ἥν"

My top 5 feature requests:
  1. 15pt font size for reading text (bible, journal articles, commentaries, etc...)
  2. Improved searching for Journal articles. (So we can search for journal article by verse + english text)
  3. Display Journal titles in journal search results. (Imagine a google search where you saw the page text but no headings?)
  4. Improved greek text search—i.e. allow searching of all greek text the same way you would search LXX+NT, i.e. LXX+NT+ApocFathers+etc...
  5. Phrase (sympathetic) highlighting.





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