[sword-devel] [sword-support] Bible with dates in it?

Ben Morgan benpmorgan at gmail.com
Fri Dec 18 13:47:31 MST 2009

I think that the TSK has dates in it, presumably Ussher's. These would be
very easy to pull out and make a commentary out of, for example.

God Bless,
Multitudes, multitudes,
   in the valley of decision!
For the day of the LORD is near
   in the valley of decision.

Giôên 3:14 (ESV)

On Sat, Dec 19, 2009 at 1:34 AM, Barry Drake <bdrake at crosswire.org> wrote:

> Hi Jon ......
> re: dates in bible .....
> Jonathan Morgan wrote:
>> Do you have any
>> particular Bible version in mind that does this?
> There was a very popular edition of the KJV which had the dates (the gospel
> according to Bishop Ussher) down the centre of the bible (RHS of left page,
> LHS of right page).  Wonderful for six-day creationists.  Ussher's
> Chronology is now sidelined because of the fundamendalist view that in early
> genesis, the chronology according to Ussher is exact.  Ussher himself never
> claimed that!  However, from Israel-in-Egypt onwards, Ussher is accurate
> (more or less) and archaeologically verifiably so, and thus the dates are
> useful - but only after Gen 37 or so (some would say only after the Exodus).
> Personally I'd love to have a module with Usser's chronology as footnotes
> in it.  Any version would do.  Anyone want to think about making it so?
> God bless,
> Barry
> -- From Barry Drake (The Revd) Health and Healing advisor to the East
> Midlands Synod of the United Reformed Church.  See
> http://www.urc5.org.uk/index for information about the synod, and
> http://www.urc5.org.uk/?q=node/703 for the Synod Healing pages.
> Replies - b.drake at ntlworld.com
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