OFF-LIST, please! greek - english database???

Carl W. Conrad cwconrad at
Thu Jan 16 19:39:03 EST 2003

At 5:54 PM -0500 1/16/03, Toby Anderson wrote:
>Greetings brothers and sisters!
>I'm trying to locate a database file or files of the bible in the
>Microsoft Access or Excel or even CSV format or even just a text
>file/files. I'm hoping the New Testament is in it in english, and next to
>each word is the greek strong's root word.
>Does anybody know if such a thing exists?
>I am a Visual Basic programmer, and I wish to do some number crunching,
>and sorting, of the New Testament greek.
>The idea is that each greek letter has a corresponding number, hence,
>adding up the number of each letter produces a total number that
>represents the word. For instance, in Acts 1, it says that Judas was
>numbered with the 12 apostles...., then there is the number of the beast.

This kind of concern lies wholly outside of B-Greek; if anyone is inclined
to respond to Toby's request, may I urge that you do so OFF-LIST, please!

Carl W. Conrad
Co-Chair, B-Greek List
Department of Classics, Washington University (Emeritus)
cwconrad at OR cwconrad at

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