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Accordance

Bible analysis and study resource.

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Accordance overview

For over 25 years, Accordance Bible Software has been equipping pastors, students, professors, and serious laypersons to engage in deep study of the Bible. Known for its speed, ease of use, and flexibility, Accordance removes the common roadblocks to scriptural insight by keeping the Bible central to your studies. With the release of version 13, along with its mobile counterparts, Accordance Bible Software truly allows you to Go Where Inspiration Leads.

Among over 100 new features and updates Version 13 offers:
  • Sleek new nook and feel
  • Built-In tutorials based on your installation
  • Live and pen highlighting and whiteboard drawing
  • Powerful new intertextual search
  • Automatic Construct searches
  • Cross highlighting between Septuagint, Hebrew Bible, and Key number texts
  • Import of PDF files
  • And much, much more

What’s new in version 13.3.3

Updated on May 27 2022

Changes
  • Added [Style *] search support in Tools.
  • Now Accordance will maintain the "Enable" state of Live Highlight when closing the Highlight palette during an Accordance session.
  • Minor Japanese, French, and German Localization updates.
Fixes
  • Targums Wordmap would potentially not display the proper word in Instant Details.
  • Display of Greek variant forms in Instant Details, where the last variant was not being displayed, either for variant words or for crasis forms in Greek.
  • Alignment pane misalignment due to Hebrew variant (ketiv/qere) codes.
  • HCSB Bullet footnote lookup was not working.
  • Negation in a wildcard search was not working properly.
  • Highlighting all hits was misaligned in Hebrew Texts.
  • When "Show Book Headings" is selected in a Hebrew text, right-clicking on any word in the first verse of any book in the OT and selecting "Search for—>Inflected" now works.
  • Cross highlighting from MT-ETCBC-A to MT-LXX tool should now work.
  • The Text results in a Live Click Word Usage tab would potentially be corrupted after using Library > "Set Default Display" on various Text modules.
  • Updated the "Set Diagram Display" dialog array of Greek colors for parts of speech to support the addition of Greek Crasis.
  • Easy Install was not installing Tools in the correct category.
  • Issue that caused "copy as Transliteration" to fail when pasting within Accordance.
  • Bookmark snippets was using garbled text in certain cases.
  • “About this text” for Targums WordMap would show old information.
  • Crash in Targums word map when doing “Search for -> lexeme” using the right click menu.
  • Crash that could occur when entering data with the character palette.
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Information

License

Shareware

Size

46.6 MB

Downloads

40792

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.9.0 or later
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Gakesmith
Gakesmith
Jun 9 2020
13.1.1
5.0
Jun 9 2020
5.0
Version: 13.1.1
For serious Bible study, Accordance has been the best for a very long time. It's always being improved. Great for simple reading and reference. Even better for detailed analysis. Simple to use but endless in depth.
Solo68
Solo68
Aug 12 2019
12.3.6
5.0
Aug 12 2019
5.0
Version: 12.3.6
I use Accordance on Mac & iOS. It is a really stable app with huge potential, yet it isn't overbearing for new users. If you have the patience, and you do, exercise it by checking out their free in-app training, podcast episodes, and forums for help, if the in-app help documentation is not your style of learning. I am blessed to use Accordance, and I highly recommend it. I especially like that the developers make it available for those that have older operating systems on Mac & iOS. Thanks, Oak Tree! Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ!
Leeb115
Leeb115
Aug 28 2018
12.2.8
5.0
Aug 28 2018
5.0
Version: 12.2.8
Accordance is Bible software that is Great for everyone, whether you are a casual reader of the Bible, or a pastor. It is Very Powerful and easy to use.
Bort1611
Bort1611
Jan 25 2017
12.0.3
5.0
Jan 25 2017
5.0
Version: 12.0.3
Accordance is Bible software for everyone, whether you are a casual reader of the Bible, a serious student, a pastor or scholar or even a postgraduate researcher. No longer does it command a niche corner of the limited Mac market of Bible programs, but it dominates on both the Mac OS and Windows platforms. It has speed, it has depth, it has a broad range of Bible-based resources, it has active and ongoing development from a brilliant and dedicated team, it has stellar customer support, it has a vibrant and friendly and helpful online community forum, it is competitively priced, there is no hard sell, you can download a free/demo version and try it out for yourself. If you want to have the Bible on your Mac (or PC or iOS device), you cannot ignore Accordance. I reluctantly switched to Accordance from Online Bible years ago when OLB wasn't available for Mac OS X (NB it is now) after seeing it demoed at a Mac Expo (remember them?). I've stuck with it even though now and then I will try a demo or a free Bible program that is new or novel or innovative. But Accordance is the one that serves me best, it's the one that I keep on using, and continue to invest in by adding new modules fairly regularly (and I don't mean old public domain out-of-copyright works.) And I don't regret a penny of that investment. As I said, if you want to have the Bible on your Mac (or PC or iOS device), you cannot ignore Accordance.
Phaleron
Phaleron
Nov 17 2015
11.1.1
1.0
Nov 17 2015
1.0
Version: 11.1.1
After 2.5 years of using this software on a regular basis, I can say that Accordance (iOS) is one of the worse programs I have ever own in terms of features, stability, and correcting bugs. I do not have any complaints from the desktop version, but, the iOS version has caused me loss of notes (when updating notes between iPad and desktop), clipping of notes when these were recovered, and the interface is crippled with features not working. I am sure others have different experiences, but I will certainly not be investing any more money in this application or the company.
vangulickc
vangulickc
Nov 10 2014
11.0
0.0
Nov 10 2014
0.0
Version: 11.0
Having to purchase a starter kit all over again at each upgrade does seem like a rip. Part of that is the marketing, I think. Maybe the new version is worth another $50-$60 all by itself and the modules are just thrown in to keep us up-to-date. Then why hide that in bundles of module-repurchase distractions? I bought the starter kit already (vers. 10). Now I'd just like to upgrade the program. And where, would somebody please tell me, can I find a review of the improvements (i.e. the value of upgrading) in version 11? I'm retired. I don't have an allowance for books, supplies, etc. I'm interested, but I need to be "sold."
Xenophile
Xenophile
Dec 26 2013
10.3.3
0.0
Dec 26 2013
0.0
Version: 10.3.3
I was skeptical at first due to the price. WWJD? Would He charge $50 for the word of our Lord? Using Accordance, I've realized it's worth every penny. Accordance helped organize our monthly Scripture Session on God's condemnation of homoexuals and their wicked lifestyles. The power of scripture made a few converts and compelled a few sinners to enroll in our Pray Away program, but it was Accordance that enabled us to organize the Word Of God so powerfully against teh gay. Accordance is such a miraculous program, we believe God Himself may have guided the developer in his coding. Technically inclined Christians should note that Accordance installs no daemons on your system! It is a true Christianist app.
scotsman82
scotsman82
Oct 1 2013
10.3.0
5.0
Oct 1 2013
5.0
Version: 10.3.0
Accordance one of the reasons that I switched to Mac OS. Accordance is fast, powerful, and customizable. Tried and used about every Bible Software program since the 80's and, in my opinion, Accordance is the best hands down. It did cost a bit to get into Accordance, but well worth it! The modules and texts offered have the best links and tags of any Bible Software that I have tried. Many other Bible Software programs could almost be put into the "reader" category. The more you use Accordance, the more it grows on you!
Phaleron
Phaleron
Jul 25 2013
10.2.1
1.0
Jul 25 2013
1.0
Version: 10.2.1
The $50 entry-level for Accordance probably offers less than many free, open source bible programs (i.e. MacSword). The often touted advanced search features mean little if the modules that use it will cost hundreds extra. I have been interested in purchasing Accordance for a while, but whenever I looked at what I was getting I always came away disappointed. I have been using MacSword, and Online Bible Deluxe which I bought on CD for $100, with tons of add-on modules. Still looking for a good, fully tagged Original Languages Study program under $150.
Rc5
Rc5
Feb 8 2013
10.1.3
5.0
Feb 8 2013
5.0
Version: 10.1.3
I started using this product in 2009. I use it every day. Searches are almost instant and my favorite commentaries follow along with the Bible text that I happen to be reading at the time. It's so easy to follow through an idea or a thought or a word study. It took a little time to learn to use it well, but Accordance soon pulled me deeper and deeper into my Bible studies. I even started learning Ancient Greek as a result of this product. I have no plans to go back to paper copies of the Bible study materials that I use with this product. There are frequent, valuable updates based on user requests and any problems or questions that I have had are responded to quickly and helpfully by the company.
Big-Mac-XXL
Big-Mac-XXL
Aug 21 2012
10.0
5.0
Aug 21 2012
5.0
Version: 10.0
Is this a free or payed upgrade for Acc9 users? Can't find any info about that.
Tonylawrence
Tonylawrence
Aug 20 2012
10.0
4.5
Aug 20 2012
4.5
Version: 10.0
The new version brings several new features but perhaps the most noticeable thing is the modernization of the interface. Accordance now looks much more polished. As with any application of this level of sophistication there will be a pretty steep learning curve. However, once mastered this application has a tremendous amount of horsepower. I dinged one-half star for the bugs of the 10.0 release. These will certainly be addressed within days (if not hours). The support by OakTree is second to none. The only other real criticism is that resources in Accordance tend to be more pricey than some other platforms. Overall I am very pleased with Accordance 10.
M-Luther
M-Luther
Aug 19 2012
9.6.6
0.0
Aug 19 2012
0.0
Version: 9.6.6
http://www.accordancebible.com/ Website down and placeholder says: Now launching Accordance 10 Available August 20
Doug-Eddy
Doug-Eddy
Mar 13 2012
9.5.7
5.0
Mar 13 2012
5.0
Version: 9.5.7
I have used Accordance almost since they first started it. It is a very powerful program that has a steep learning curve to get full functionality. At the same time, they have excellent videos at their site (can be downloaded or for $10 they will send them on a disc). The videos helped me to really feel comfortable with it. I usually have 4 different translations of a text at a time for my sermon preps: RSV (what my church, unfortunately, still uses); NRSV, The MESSAGE and the new Contemporary English Version. I also switch to the Greek and Hebrew texts at times. The modules are numerous and I learned from one of the videos how best to group them in sub-folders. The choices are excellent. I love having bunches of commentaries, dictionaries, encyclopedias and word study tools available with just a click. There is no other program I have found to match it. They continue to grow, add and adjust. I have found the tech support to be excellent and prompt. The staff is friendly and helpful when I call about orders and they know what they are doing. I highly recommend this program as the standard for all bible software on the Mac or elsewhere. And this comes from years of using their materials almost daily!
Big-Mac-XXL
Big-Mac-XXL
Jan 21 2012
9.5.3
5.0
Jan 21 2012
5.0
Version: 9.5.3
After a while of intense using some annoying things about Accordance came to light: * Every minor update (9.5.2 -> 9.5.3) needs a complete download of the whole Accordance Package (45 MB). Make it like Firefox or any other modern Mac software that only downloads the parts of the program that have changed (1 or 2 MB instead of always 45 MB). * Drop this antique VISE installer, since this is totally annoying, complicated and MacOS Classic like. I know no other serious program that is still using this installer. Use instead a DMG image from where the user can drop the program to his Applications folder or a modern package install. * I want in every window of Accordance a Back and Forward button like in every web browser. If I go in an Accordance window to another "page", I simply cannot go back to the former "page". This is extremely annoying! Some windows have a kind of For and Back arrows, but they never work as expected and jump somewhere but never back. * Another pain in the rear is how Accordance is handling image enlarging. Images are always imprisoned in those tiny windows in the Workspace. Totally unintuitive is how to enlarge them fullscreen and minimize them afterwards again. Often I close the whole Workspace and everything is gone. Annoying! * Zooming images is another pain! Clicking + and - is crazy since in real OSX programs it goes simply by using two fingers on the trackpad. I guess Accordance developers are stuck in MacOS Classic thinking. * I want smooth scrolling of Bible texts not this annoying jumping from line to line. Make it smooth please! * When displaying search results of word searches using this context slider, the search results should have different colored backgrounds to differentiate for example Matth 19:3-5 from Mark 10:5-7. Right now it all becomes a hardly readable text soup. Very important: Please drop support for the antique MacOS Classic. Support for this dinosaur prevents progress in improving Accordance for the modern OSX version! Accordance is extremely OS Classic like and lacks in many parts the modern use and feel of OSX!
Frankeed
Frankeed
Dec 15 2011
9.5.2
1.5
Dec 15 2011
1.5
Version: 9.5.2
I bought the IVP Reference Collection and the software that came with it was Accordance version 6. I have no interest in using Accordance, other than as an e-book reader for my IVP Reference Collection. Some months ago I noticed that the headword display fonts in four of my modules had become unreadable (and if anyone can tell me how to use a dictionary without headwords, I'm all ears). I went to the Accordance site and downloaded the Font fixer tool that's supposed to solve this problem. I also re-installed the program and manually sorted through the fonts on my system that might be causing the problem, but nothing helped. I contacted Accordance help and their recommended solution was to pay $69 for the latest version of their software, or re-purchase the IVP Reference Collection (only $110). However, all I want is to restore the functionality that I had when I bought the software. I don't care what bells and whistles they've added between versions 6 and 9. The lessons here are: 1. Avoid buying any e-books that require proprietary software to read them, or you may end up on the hook for some serious money to maintain access. 2. Avoid purchasing software from Oaktree. I noticed that they have a special $10 Accordance upgrade price for earlier purchasers of the IVP Reference Collection. The only problem is, it requires Accordance 7 or later and the only company I can find that sells the IVP Reference Collection Version 2 with Accordance 7 or later is Oaktree. Amazon and IVP itself are both still selling the old version with Accordance 6. The biggest insult of all. If I had the Windows version of the IVP Reference Collection and wanted to "crossgrade," to the Mac version, it would cost me only $39.
Big-Mac-XXL
Big-Mac-XXL
Dec 10 2011
9.5.1
5.0
Dec 10 2011
5.0
Version: 9.5.1
In the last days I had the opportunity to test drive Accordance 9.5.1. I'm impressed. Here is the good news: Searching texts and Bibles is light speed fast. Results appear immediately. The software is of course Intel-optimized on OSX, but you can use the actual Accordance still on System 7.5! The GUI has greatly improved since my old Accordance 7. It looks more modern and is very usable. The learning curve is shallow. Modules and updates are conveniently installed within Accordance's update mechanism. I must admit that Accordance is a serious Bible study software now and it is very powerful. Now you can copy Greek and Hebrew texts in Unicode instead via the incompatible function of former Accordance versions. Also the long missed main Russian bible is now available as a module. Many old modules like the KJV have been updated to KJVS (with Strong's). The standard install has already a list of impressive (and useful) modules in the Starters Pack. No cheap horse manure! The bad news is: Accordance comes with an ultra-slow VISE installer from stone age. I almost had forgotten about this "Classic" installer from 10 years back; I would prefer to drop the app from the DMG on the Applications folder. But this install you do only once. Be careful if you have installed a former Accordance version! I had to remove every trace of Accordance 7 or Version 9.5.1 would do a lot of crazy things including not finding its own resources for a proper start-up. The "System 7.5"-style Preferences window opens very slow (like in Accordance 7). If you play with the font preferences for a while to find the best display font for yourself the program will crash. A cleanup of the Prefs code is necessary. Version 9 installs the Bible modules in Application Support and and the User Tools in Documents. Very inconsistent. I like to have the files in the program's folder like in older versions. I'm to lazy to always search my stuff especially when moving to another machine. Accordance offers besides a huge load of excellent study tools a list of obscure Catholic modules. Is there really a need to address those anti-christian demographics and offer them "study tools" for their way to eternal damnation? I miss a way to edit Bibles and Study Notes. For Copyright reasons maybe not the Bibles and notes from Accordance's official and commercial channel. But third-party (freeware, public domain) Bibles and notes that often have mistakes and errors included. Finally: Good software has a price. That's why MS Office is much better, much more mature, much less a pain than the free LibreOffice. There are a lot of free Bible programs as well. But nothing compares to the power, accuracy and ease of use of Accordance. Commercial Logos and BibleWorks (on Windows) might be close competitors. The price of Accordance is high. Not so much for the program and the first bundled module packs. But later, when you want to expand your library it really becomes expensive. Modules cost from 25 to 100 and even more dollars. Most are about 30 to 50. But if you are in language studies you need a deep wallet. But then again most of these books are more expensive as books than as modules. And nothing beats the flexibility you can use all those digital data on your MacBook everywhere: at school, in bed or on a plane. Look for holiday special bundles. The Accordance world is still expensive, but special actions can save you a lot. Latest warning: Don't invest all your money in electronic books. Buy also real Bibles, real commentaries, real study helps ... as paper books. The world economy crisis will kill the dollar and the euro. Prepare for a long time without electricity, without Internet, without computers.
Big-Mac-XXL
Big-Mac-XXL
Dec 3 2011
9.5.1
5.0
Dec 3 2011
5.0
Version: 9.5.1
I've got here my old version 7 of Accordance at work. The GUI is really old (even of version 9) but it works. Copying Greek text is impossible, because it only works in the programs own Helena font. Version 7 does not support Unicode, very bad. Browsing the Accordance website and thinking about an upgrade from my PowerPC version to 9.5 I found a dead rat there. Can anybody tell me what is a "Catholic Collection - Three levels of Catholic texts and tools"? Do is support the Antichrist here by buying Accordance software? Have they sold out to Mammon? Will there also come "per-versions" for Jehova's Witnesses, for Mormons, for Voodoo priests and for Scientologists? A Bible software company should not offer misleading study helps, false Bible texts (Catholic "Bibles") and other wicked stuff that is directing people to eternal damnation! Bible study is not a hobby like studying Russian literature of the 19th century! It is about man's eternal future!
howtotraindog
howtotraindog
Aug 13 2011
9.4.1
3.5
Aug 13 2011
3.5
Version: 9.4.1
I wonder why I've failed to down load it. I've tried several time. http://www.howtoteachdog.com
Largesse
Largesse
Jul 30 2011
9.4.1
4.5
Jul 30 2011
4.5
Version: 9.4.1
Accordance 9.4.1 wont install on two different MBPs OS 10.6.8. I've tried it from the application, from MacUpdate, and from OakTree's website. Still no joy. Usually a great and dependable product.
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