[sword-devel] Malachi 4 - was Bibles in Beta

DM Smith dmsmith555 at yahoo.com
Mon Jun 16 16:09:31 MST 2008

Peter von Kaehne wrote:
> Dm, please compare the list of the various German and French modules -
> The lists are identical between all these various modules (when taking
> into account that not all modules have all books)
> I am 99% sure that this is the result of KJV vs Luther versification,
I am nearly positive too! I'll check my Luther Bibel when I get home.

I think that the 1% accounts for real mistakes :0 (So, I'll try to 
subtract out the expected differences)

> Peter
> Peter von Kaehne wrote:
>> DM Smith wrote:
>>> I find some of the results surprising:
>>> The last verse of many chapters is missing.
>>> Malachi 4 is missing from many Bibles.
>> I just checked out a printed French Bible:
>> La  Bible, Ancient et Nouveau Testament traduite de'l hebreu et du gree
>> en francais courant (Alliance Biblique Universelle 1983)
>> KJV scheme Malachi 4 is expressed as Malachi 3:19-24.
>> When this is run through osis2mod it will become all Malachi 3:18.
>> This is the result of the current KJV paradigm, not a module fault as
>> such and will be improved by moving to flexible versification schemes.
>> Without much testing, I would presume a lot of the other missingf verses
>> you found will have similar explanations.

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