[sword-devel] Module changes

Daniel Glassey sword-devel@crosswire.org
Tue, 9 Apr 2002 10:51:59 +0100

talking of Strongs, do we really need StrongsHebrew and StrongsGreek 
when they both contain both the hebrew and the greek?


On 9 Apr 2002 at 1:59, Jerry Hastings sent forth the message:

> At 08:13 PM 4/8/2002 -0700, Chris Little wrote:
> >genitive forms changed to nominative:
> >hitch/Hitchcocks has been renamed Hitchcock
> >Naves has been renamed Nave
> >Smiths has been renamed Smith
> >Eastons has been renamed Easton
> >Websters has been renamed Webster
> Why? I understand that both forms will sound funny to people from different 
> circles. People who are used to hearing a title shortened to the first 
> significant word, such as calling The Antiquities of the Jews, simply 
> Antiquities, will find Strong's, for Strong's Exhaustive Concordance, quite 
> natural. But, people who are used to hearing a book referred to by the 
> author's name will find Strong quite natural. Is it because the genitive 
> tends to loose the apostrophe, and ends up being plural? Just curious.
> Jerry