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#1 Olaf Bacon

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Posted 27 June 2020 - 09:50 PM

A Faithful Version
Rick Meyer has approved the loading of the text of "A Faithful Version", which can now be loaded from inside e-Sword. 
See https://e-sword.net/training.html and select option "Downloading additional resources for e-Sword".
With the Bible window open, select "A Faithful Version" on the tag "AFV", with a left mouse click. During the loading of e-Sword, the entries are sorted, so the tags will appear in alphabetical order. Then select the "Bible" tag at the top of the screen, and in the pop-up window, move the pointer to the "Information" option.  
A Faithful Version 
Copyright © 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011
York Publishing Company
Post Office Box 1038
Hollister, California 95024-1038
All rights reserved.
All Scripture may be freely quoted. Except for brief excerpts for review purposes, no part of this publication may be reproduced or used in any form or by any means—electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording or information storage and retrieval systems, or use of hermeneutical conclusions of copyright owner.
A Faithful Version, the Holy Bible in its Original Order, has the correct manuscript order of both the old and new testament which is different from the traditional order of books. For the sake of scriptural comparison the order of books for the sake of this program have been rearranged to the traditional order.
For the proper version of the books please visit:
NOTE: Only the text is provided in this edition of the download. Words in italics reflect where the author added words which are not in the original text, in order to complete the English grammar, and to explain information which would be understood in the figures of speech in the original language. All Scripture text may be freely quoted. No margin notes, or other commentary entries have been provided. For further details, refer to the above mentioned website. Please contact the relevant webmaster if you have any further queries. The spelling uses English (United States). 
John 1:38 (KJV) has been split into two verses, following the numbering of Stephens Greek text, thus John 1:38-51 (KJV) is now John 1:38-52 (AFV). 1 John 5:6-8 (AFV) follows verse numbering of the Revised Version (1881, 1885), and Revised Standard Version (1946, 1952, 1971) whereas more recent Bible versions have changed to follow King James Verse numbering, while omitting the gloss which had been added in the KJV from margins of late manuscripts of the Latin Vulgate, since the added phrases do not appear in the majority of the Greek manuscripts. 3 John 1:14 (KJV) is now 3 John 1:14, 15 (AFV), following Greek numbering in Stephens Greek text. 2 Corinthians 13:12 (KJV) is combined with 2 Corinthians 13:13 (KJV), thus verse 2 Corinthians 13:14 (KJV) is renumbered as 2 Corinthians 13:13 (AFV), following Stephens Greek verse numbering. You will notice similar verse number changes in many other recently published Bibles. e-Sword caters for these verse changes, which you see if using the "Parallel" option, and loading AFV in the first column, and the other Bible in a subsequent parallel column. None of the Books of the Apocrypha are included in AFV. For the content of those books, see "King James Version w/ Apocrypha", added to e-Sword since 2019/08/08.


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Posted 28 June 2020 - 03:53 AM


Edited by Katoog, 28 June 2020 - 04:02 AM.

Restored Holy Bible 10 and the Restored Textus Receptus


#3 Olaf Bacon

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Posted 01 July 2020 - 02:07 AM

The file afv.bblx might download into the Virtual Store if the e-Sword program directory does not have the appropriate folder properties to allow the files to download into it. BBLI and BBLX files are not the same, but HTML has little to do with their differences. The "version" number in the Details table is set to 4 when it is in HTML. [Information from Rick Meyer 2020/06/29]. 


If you use the Module Installer, and use File Explorer to goto the folder C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files (x86)\e-Sword, then you can position the pointer on each entry, and select, and the ModuleInstaller should then move a copy into the folder set up in the e-Sword program, in "Options"; "Resource Options", in the windows for "Resource Location" and for "User Files Location".  HINT: The e-Sword application will be able to find the files correctly in the Virtual Store folder, even if they are not shown in the C:\Program Files (x86)\e-Sword folder. 

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