[sword-devel] Status of KJV2006: Underlying Greek text, editorial updates, and linking OT to Hebrew

Greg Hellings greg.hellings at gmail.com
Tue Jan 3 21:23:07 MST 2012

On Tue, Jan 3, 2012 at 10:14 PM, Weston Ruter <westonruter at gmail.com> wrote:
> Chris:
> On Sun, Jan 1, 2012 at 5:15 PM, Chris Little <chrislit at crosswire.org> wrote:
>> They should refer to the then-current Robinson-Pierpont Byzantine text.
> So the @src word indices should match up with the text in BYZ05ASC.ZIP found
> at <http://koti.24.fi/jusalak/GreekNT/NTTexts.htm> cf.
> <http://crosswire.org/ftpmirror/pub/sword/raw/mods.d/byz.conf>? That was
> updated in 2006 so I presume the KJV2006 would be using that version. Can
> this be confirmed? Is the actual Greek data used available? Of course, in
> order to ensure we have the linkages between the KJV and the Greek, we have
> to know the actual Greek words that the indicies refer to.
> I'm curious as to why Stephen's Textus Receptus (e.g. STEPHENS.ZIP or
> ST-SCR2.ZIP from the same URL above) weren't used as the Greek source since
> the KJV was translated from TR not strictly from the Majority (Byzantine)
> Text, right?

It wasn't strictly from the majority text, but if I recall correctly,
the TR is a Byzantine-family text and as such would hold much in
common with the Byzantine Majority.


More information about the sword-devel mailing list