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Xiphos

Xiphos

Xiphos (formerly GnomeSword) is a Bible study tool for GNOME. It lets you read, search, add formatted notes to verses, bookmark passages, and reference commentary and lexicon modules.

The software aims to provide a simple and clean user interface whilst also providing a powerful tool allowing a personalized Bible study environment.

Xiphos uses modules and libraries provided by The SWORD Project.

Xiphos lets users work in original language study using the available Greek and Hebrew translations.

 Xiphos 4.0.2

Price
Free to download

Size
7.6MB
License

GNU GPL v2

Developer
Terry Biggs, Moses McKnight, Jan Paul Schmidt, Victor Porton, Stephen Binks, Carl Constantine, Jorge Chacon, Jp Robinson, Dominique Corbex, Zdenko Podobný, Andy Piper, Pierre Benz, Pavlo Bohmat, Karl Kleinpaste

Website
xiphos.org

System Requirements
Gnome2
Sword libraries
GtkHTML3

Support:
Manual, Mailing Lists, SourceForge Project Page

Selected Reviews:

Features include:

  • Support for Bible, Commentary, Lexicon, and General Book modules
  • Footnotes, Text notes, Cross References
  • Strongs Hebrew/Greek numbers
  • Morphological Analysis codes
  • Non-English texts (Hebrew, Greek, etc)
  • Parallel Page - Display up to five versions
  • Headings and other text formatting
  • Bookmark Bible passages, Commentaries, Lexicons and Dictionaries
  • StudyPad and Personal Commentary for keeping notes
  • Add sermon personal notes on selected passages
  • Search Bibles, Commentaries and Personal notes
  • Spellcheck
  • Compare translations in parallel
  • Uses modules from The SWORD Project or from other configurable sources

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