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Thanks be unto God for His unspeakable gift! (Repost – 2011)

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This is from the Bibleworks Daily Devotional.

Thank God for this gift too wonderful for words!  1

A psalm of thanksgiving. Shout with joy to the LORD, all the earth! Worship the LORD with gladness. Come before him, singing with joy. Enter his gates with thanksgiving; go into his courts with praise. Give thanks to him and praise his name. 2

For a child is born to us, a son is given to us. The government will rest on his shoulders. And he will be called: Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.  3

Since he did not spare even his own Son but gave him up for us all, won’t he also give us everything else? 4

until there was only one left– his son whom he loved dearly. The owner finally sent him, thinking, ‘Surely they will respect my son.’ 5

Let them praise the LORD for his great love and for the wonderful things he has done for them. 6

A psalm of David. Let all that I am praise the LORD; with my whole heart, I will praise his holy name. 7

Mary responded, “Oh, how my soul praises the Lord. How my spirit rejoices in God my Savior! 8

1 2Co 9:15; 2 Psa 100:1,2,4; 3 Isa 9:6; 4 Rom 8:32; 5 Mar 12:6; 6 Psa 107:21; 7 Psa 103:1; 8 Luk 1:46,47;

And, merry Christmas!

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BibleWorks – 12 Day Special

Good stuff!!!

12 day special

Through December 25, when you buy BibleWorks 9, we’ll include the ESV Study Bible module (a $20 value)! This is the full text of the ESV Study Bible, with high-resolution images and maps. (Offer does not apply to upgrades.)

The ESV Study Bible adds a ton of detailed study notes (automatically loads next to any Bible verse for any Bible version in BibleWorks), 240 high-resolution resources (maps, illustrations, charts, timelines, etc.), extensive reference articles, and more. In our opinion, this is a must-have resource for BibleWorks users.

Learn more about BibleWorks at our updated website:

To take advantage of this special order BW9, the ESVS module, and use the coupon code 12DAYS


$359 Full Version + ESVS

No charge for US shipping

Order here today:

via BibleWorks News.

finally!!!! Bibleworks for MAC!!!! #apple #mac

I wanted you to know a bit early that after working for several months with the developers at CrossWire, BibleWorks is announcing today that users can download a FREE installer that allows Mac users to run BibleWorks on their machines. I thought you might want to post this on your website/blog.

NO VM software required!

NO Windows license needed!

If you have the latest BW9 DVDs (rev 3), there is no additional cost to run the native version of BibleWorks 9 on a Mac. Registered users with earlier BW9 versions can purchase replacement rev.3 DVDs for $25.

This will give users the following three options:

OPTION #1 — Running the Native version of BibleWorks on a Mac
OPTION #2 — Running BibleWorks on a Mac in a Virtual Machine

OPTION #3 — Running BibleWorks on a Mac using Boot Camp

To assist our users we launched several web pages detailing each option. They include screenshots, videos and other information to allow users to see which option works best for them.

Please go to

As always, BibleWorks comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee. If you purchase BibleWorks directly from us but cannot get it to work with your virtualization software, you may return BibleWorks for a refund (shipping not included).

Let me know if you have any questions.

Bibleworks 9? On a Tablet?

Jim Barr sends this along…

Looks great – I don’t have 9, but I do make use of 8 EVERYDAY. If you don’t have Bibleworks, get it.

Hey Bibleworks…

I am really starting to get into Bibleworks beyond the already magnificent every day tools for actual study… specially the analysis and word list tools…

Question – I have Bibleworks 8 (I know I need to upgrade to 9, but…)

So, here you go…

I want a single Greek file so that I can use the phrase analysis tool for all the Greek Texts – BGT, Josephus, and a few of the other ones. Is that possible?

Get BibleWorks at #SBLAAR #AARSBL

A great discount…

Visit us at AAR/SBL (booth #215), and enter to WIN daily drawings for BibleWorks 9.
We’ll give away one copy each day of the conference!

SPECIAL AAR/SBL PRICING – 10% off BibleWorks 9 and upgrades.

BibleWorks 9 now shipping!

Order here today:

Now available! This brand-new version comes with even more to help you focus on the text. To read more and see videos of BibleWorks 9, click here.

BibleWorks 9 is here!

Order here today:

BibleWorks News.

David A. deSilva on Bibleworks 9

Found this on the Bibleworks Facebook page:

BW9 takes a giant leap forward in terms of opening up the world of textual variants and text criticism. A new database lets users access the major variants in every verse of the Greek New Testament. The manuscript witnesses for each variant are laid out in a chart displaying the manuscript’s approximate date and type (that is, uncial, miniscule, etc.) for instant analysis of the witnesses.

Even more exciting, the transcribed texts of the major uncial witnesses can be selected as display versions. I can read the critical text, Sinaiticus, Alexandrinus, Vaticanus, and others side-by-side, such that the historic witnesses come alive as real texts, and not just as symbols at the bottom of the page of the print edition of the critical text. These are also accessible through a new “manuscripts” tab in the analysis window, together with photographic images of select manuscripts.

The introduction of the fourth window dramatically enhances ease of use. Now I can have the window displaying multiple versions, the analysis window displaying lexical resources, and a browse window showing the verse in its full literary context all displayed across the screen. A new “use” feature provides gives me an instant book- or canon-wide concordance of any word under the cursor. That feature is an amazing time-saver.

–David A. deSilva, Ph.D.
Trustees’ Distinguished Professor of New Testament and Greek
Ashland Theological Seminary

You can pre-order it from here.

I have found that it is an essential tool in actual biblical study. With few commentaries, but a wealth of information on the actual Text, every student must get a copy.

Dear Fellow Students – Bibleworks 9 is out. Now. Get it. Now.

I’ve had Bibleworks 8 for a few years now and it is a marvelous tool which I think is needed – especially for everyone who has a bible. I encourage my fellow Seminarians at United Theological Seminary to pick up a copy – and more, that UTS adopts a policy that each student had to get a copy.

Here are some of the new things:

Fourth Column

Add another column to your workspace

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You’ll immediately notice the addition of another column to the main window. With two columns devoted to Analysis content you can customize it to view your favorite two resources simultaneously.

Verse Tab

Get instant Study Bible & critical apparatus information

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We’ve added a major new feature to the main window. The Verse Tab tracks with any Bible version. For the current verse under the mouse, it displays the relevant sections in resources such as the CNTTS apparatus, the NET Bible textual notes, the Tischendorf apparatus, Metzger’s Textual Commentary (requires unlock), and the ESV Study Bible (requires unlock).

BibleWorks Manuscript Project

Compare and analyze original manuscript text and images

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New transcriptions and complete image sets of Sinaiticus, Vaticanus, Alexandrinus, Bezae, Washingtonianus, Boernerianus, and GA1141 (over 7.5 GB!!). Manuscripts are fully searchable using the full array of BibleWorks analysis tools. Morphological tagging is not complete for all manuscripts but updates will be provided free of charge to BibleWorks 9 users as they become available.

BibleWorks – Software for Biblical Exegesis, Research, and Bible Study.

Click there for more info and to order. Thank you.

New Bibleworks Modules Now Available!

New BibleWorks Modules!

New Modules for BibleWorks from WORDsearch

We’re excited to announce that BibleWorks is now partnering with WORDsearch — one of the leading providers of electronic Bible libraries for Christian pastors, teachers, and believers — to make many of its titles available for use in BibleWorks.

The first six BibleWorks-compatible modules are as follows:

You can order today here:

These titles can be used in BibleWorks and in WORDsearch — whichever suits your needs.

If WORDsearch has a title you would like to have available in BibleWorks, send an email to and let them know. They will use your input to prioritize which books they make available next, and let you know by email when it’s ready.

WORDsearch has been producing software and electronic books for the Christian market since 1987. The company offers over 2,400 volumes of electronic books through several software products.

Thank you!

The BibleWorks Team

Introducing the BibleWorks Knowledge Base

I happen to really enjoy Bibleworks and have found that it does exactly what it sets out to do – to focus on the text:

  1. How Can I Prepare BibleWorks to Run in Windows Vista or Windows 7?
  2. Can I Run Early Versions of BibleWorks in Windows Vista or Windows 7?
  3. May I Install BibleWorks On More Than One Computer?
  4. How Can I Run BibleWorks on a Mac Computer?
  5. Will There Ever Be A Mac Version of BibleWorks?
  6. Will BibleWorks Ever Be Ported to a Handheld Platform, Such as a Smart Phone?
  7. Why Don’t Greek & Hebrew Fonts Work for Me in Windows 7?
  8. What is Hermeneutika?
  9. What is the Best Way to Learn BibleWorks?
  10. How Do I Search The BibleWorks Knowledgebase?

And more articles can be found here…

BibleWorks Knowledge Base.

By the way, if you want or otherwise need Bibleworks 8, get it here


Bibleworks Training (Video)

Sitting in class with Bibleworks, or even just having Bibleworks available anytime, has really helped my study.

By the way, if you want or otherwise need Bibleworks 8, get it here. Or, if you need convincing, watch the instructional video here…

Free Range Learning: Bibleworks Training – Sept. 30, 2010.