[sword-devel] Versifications and verse order
chris at burrell.me.uk
Thu Jul 4 05:18:31 MST 2013
Book order isn't such an issue because you don't tend to line up passages
across book boundaries.But I guess that's an interesting question, since it
would mean that Gen-Ex could mean different things in different
versifications. Presumably we're never going to support book ordering being
different to the extent that addressing things in different Books means the
OSIS IDs/Refs have completely different meanings.
On 4 July 2013 10:39, David Haslam <dfhmch at googlemail.com> wrote:
> Maybe the title should have included the phrase "book order".
> As is fairly well known, the book order for the Epistles is different in
> Eastern Canon than in the Western Canon.
> This is just one such peculiarity for the NT.
> There is also that odd move of some verses to a different chapter in Romans
> in the NRSV when compared to the KJV.
> When it comes to the OT & DC books, things can be considerably more
> complicated, as others have already noted.
> French Bibles are among those in which the descriptive canonical titles are
> numbered as verse 1.
> Yet we do not have a separate av11n for French Bibles.
> The combining of Psalms 9 & 10 into a single Psalm, with subsequent knock
> effects is also worth noting.
> See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psalms#Numbering
> btw. This is one of the 13 acrostic poems found in the OT.
> We are all aware of Psalm 119 being the chief example,
> yet Proverbs 31 & Lamentations also have acrostics,
> and there are other Psalms which are acrostic too.
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