[sword-devel] can't do lucene Hebrew searches in KJV

Nic Carter niccarter at mac.com
Thu Jan 20 06:10:27 MST 2011

Try "lemma:H05062" in the KJV :)

There seem to be inconsistencies between modules and how strong's numbers aree done? I'm about to redo search in PS and would love to understand why the KJV needs a '0' at the start of Hebrew numbers but other modules don't...?

On 21/01/2011, at 0:05, Karl Kleinpaste <karl at kleinpaste.org> wrote:

> Someone came into #xiphos this morning to ask a few questions, one of
> which was how to search for a Hebrew Strong's reference.  His example is
> H5062, "smite."
> We can't get any search results from KJV for Hebrew at all.
> I'm now experimenting with sword/examples/cmdline/search, having changed
> char SEARCH_TYPE=-4;
> to get lucene searches, and it's consistently wrong: No lemma:Hxxxx
> search ever returns anything, but lemma:Gxxxx always works just fine.
> Identical searches work just fine in e.g. beta NASB.
> Hm, continuing to experiment before sending this...  lemma:Hxxxx
> searches work in RST, but not GerLut or FreLSG.
> Now Greg Hellings (also in #xiphos) says even BibleTime can't
> successfully do such searches, and BT has its own re-implemented lucene
> search.
> Can others experiment a bit and tell me if I've been smoking
> particularly bad crack?
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