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#21 Timothy Jenney

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Posted 25 February 2013 - 08:44 PM

I am joining this discussion late, but thought I'd share my thoughts.


Yes, I'd recommend upgrading to Accordance 10's Starter Collection. The program is significantly better and the collection includes a lot of things that Starter 9 does not. Specifically, it includes Eerdmans Bible Dictionary (which has already been mentioned) and the Mounce Greek and M/K Hebrew dictionaries. These two original language dictionaries are far better than Strong's, especially if you are going to be focusing on the Greek. In addition, I'd encourage you to purchase the Mounce Complete Expository Dictionary of Old and New Testament Words (http://www.accordanc...unce Expository). It's only $29.99 and it is well-integrated into the two basic lexicons I already mentioned.


Even better, consider purchasing the Mounce Greek Study System for Accordance (http://www.accordanc...ounce System-10). At $159.99 (it's on sale now), I imagine it will be less expensive than taking a class somewhere. Besides, it includes his expository dictionary [already mentioned] and his really helpful translation of the NT.


NIDNTT is good, as are the UBS Handbooks for the NT. However, if you are just learning Greek you may find them both a bit overwhelming.


All these tools are for biblical (Koiné) Greek, which is quite a bit different from classical Greek. Personally, I'd recommend starting with biblical Greek. It's much easier and the tools are considerably less expensive.


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Posted 26 February 2013 - 12:55 PM

I've changed my mind about NIDNTT, currently I think I would like to have Exegetical Dictionary of the New Testament. http://www.accordancebible.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=7356

I don't think I want to pay $28 shipping just to get Eerdmans! See email conversation below.

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if they are to be installed in Version 9 for non-Mac Users.

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On Feb 26, 2013, at 8:27 AM, .., wrote:

> So, does this mean that because I'm using Windows I can't get the Starter
> collection 10 now, the collection for $49.99 that includes the Eerdman's
> Bible Dictionary?
> Feb 25, 2013, at 5:24 pm:
>> Good speaking to you by phone.
>> If you purchase Version 10 Starter Collection now for your windows
>> computer... you can download the Emulator and Version 9.6.6 with the 9
>> Starter Collection from our website.  Later toward the end of this year...
>> there will be a windows version of version 10 that you will be able to
>> download to take the place of the temporary Version 9.6.6 and Emulator.

Hi Unix, the Eerdman's Bible Dictionary should come as a free module when you upgrade to 10. At least that's my understanding (along with others like the ESV with Strong's)

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 01:41 PM

I like the NIDNTT and find it very usefull. I would pay for that resource.

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