[B-Greek] Searching archives: solution

Carl Conrad cwconrad2 at mac.com
Tue Jul 5 13:07:16 EDT 2005


On Jul 5, 2005, at 12:53 AM, Steven Lo Vullo wrote:

> On Jun 26, 2005, at 9:07 AM, George F Somsel wrote:
>
>
>> On June 26, 2005 Carl Conrad wrote:
>>
>> As George Somsel has noted, searching for Biblical passages by using
>> reference links is problematic precisely because of the broad range
>> of formats in which we refer to passages (e.g. Romans 4:1, Rom 4:1,
>> Romans 4.1, Rom 4.1, Ro 4:1, Ro 4.1, even Romans 4,1). I've found it
>> easier when looking for a particular text to use the BG
>> transliteration of key words in the passages, e.g. PISTEI or LOGOS or
>> ARCHGOS.
>> ____________
>>
>> The problem is that this doesn't work when contributors fail to enter
>> the
>> text of the passage they wish to discuss.
>>
>> hint    Hint   HINT   * H * I * N * T *
>>
>
> It also may not work if someone doesn't use the standard
> transliteration scheme, e.g., uses X for C.
>
> hint  Hint  HINT  *H*I*N*T* :-)
> ============

Just for fun (and out of curiosity) I used the search URL:

PISTIS IHSOU CRISTOU got me 30 hits
PISTIS IHSOU XRISTOU got me 2 hints

Carl W. Conrad
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