[sword-devel] Versification and german bible texts
bergmannmd at web.de
Tue Oct 28 01:00:34 MST 2008
Am 28.10.2008 um 08:52 schrieb Chris Little:
> I would first check the source file to make sure that the character
> following 32:33 is a space (plain 0x20 space). Other characters can at
> times confuse the import tools. Aside from that, I can't imagine why
> osis2mod is reversifying 32:33 as 32:0, since it should really go to
> 32:32. Admittedly, the latest version of osis2mod hasn't received much
> testing since DM's fairly large commit.
Alright. I think there is a difference when using compression and no
My first try was without compression and the console output (re-
versified ...) was different.
> In any case, if you want to test alternate versification in Sword, you
> need to use xml2gbs for import. You can copy a .conf from one of the
> testing modules that use the GenBook driver to see the necessary .conf
> settings (either KJVgb or DRCgb, I believe).
Thanks, I will try that.
> Manfred Bergmann wrote:
>> It's me again. :)
>> I've tried the svn HEAD for creating this german bible module GerNeUe
>> from OSIS.
>> The verses mentioned below are not shifted anymore.
>> But i.e. verse 32:33 which is in the source is re-versified as 32:0:
>> "re-versified Genesis 32:33 as Genesis 32:0"
>> What dies this mean. Gen 32:0 does not exist so is the verse re-
>> versified to nil? :)
>> Am 05.10.2008 um 17:28 schrieb Manfred Bergmann:
>>> I know there has a lot of discussion about versification schemes.
>>> Now that I'm working on a Sword module myself it seems I have missed
>>> and not understood the issues that are.
>>> However I noticed a different versification when I compare the bible
>>> I'm working on GerNeUe and the other german bibles (GerSch,
>>> GetElb, ...).
>>> For example Gen 31:55 doesn't exist in the GerNeUe source and
>>> also not in Schlachter and Elberfelder if I look at http://www.bibleserver.com
>>> But the Sword modules for Schlachter and Elberfelder have verse 55.
>>> This leads to that all verses in Gen 32 are different to other
>>> (shifted by 1) until Gen 32:32 where verse 33 is put into verse 32
>>> I know this is because of the KJV versification schema that is
>>> used by
>>> Can I use the dynamic versification schema of the upcoming version
>>> What are your suggestions?
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