How to Make Module Sets

How to Make Module Sets

Topic: How to make module sets
By David Cox

Class Description: In this post we will explain what are module sets, and how to use them, as well as how to make them.

Warning: Every TheWord user MUST MASTER MODULE SETS, or your experience with the program will be greatly hindered if you can use it at all. This issue is just that important. Let me just explain it this way, every time you want to see a module in TW, it has to be part of the current module set. Even though you install a module, and TW asks you if you want it to fit the module into the current module set, without saving that module set, you won’t see it the next time you run TW. This is the most common new user problem, finding your modules.
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theWord Compare Bible Versions

theWord Compare Bible Versions

theWord Compare Bible Versions
By David Cox

Class Objective: This page will teach you how to set up theWord to study the Bible using various different Bible versions, seeing them side by side, or one on top of the other.


We begin this class with a basic “How to get there”. This option is activated in the BibleView Main Window. Although the Bible Selector Bar will dynamically move the Bible version abbreviations around on this bar, there are two options at the far right that will never be moved around, Compare and Lists. Continue reading theWord Compare Bible Versions

Compare TheWord vs E-Sword (Updated 4/23/2021)

Compare TheWord vs E-Sword

Updated 4/23/2021 (See towards the bottom)

Compare TheWord vs E-Sword. Both programs are free, and work basically the same. e-Sword has had a lot of interface problems for a long while now, that have not been fixed even though numerous versions have come and gone. Most of these types of problems are resolved beautifully in THEWORD.

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How to search across theWord Bible Versions

Search across theWord Bible Versions

Class Objective: search across theWord Bible Versions. In this class, we want to do studies ACROSS BIBLE VERSIONS. The idea here is to see how different Bible versions treat a certain word or concept in Scripture.

REQUIREMENTS: You need to have dominated the basics of doing a Bible search before you do this class. (See How to search the Bible).

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Doug Hamp’s Introduction to theWord

Doug Hamp’s Introduction to theWord

Objective: This is simply in-page links to Doug’s conference on using theWord.

At about 10 minutes in the video conference (for about 2 minutes), you will see a summary of the program from the program designer, Costas Stegiou.

Video 1

This video goes through some of the introductory things with using theWord. It compares theWord to other popular Bible Software which costs up to $1000s dollars for some of these commercial Bible programs. This video is about 45 minutes in total.

If you want to skip to the actual part where Hamps actually explains how to use the program, this starts at around 13:45 minutes.

Some Highlights in the presentation

1. Choosing a Bible translation. at 30:30 minutes.
2. Searching Bibles and Books. at 31:30 minutes
3. Overview of the Word. at 31:50 minutes.
4. Read a verse at 34:30 minutes.
5. Highlight a verse at 38:17 minutes.
6. Bookmark a verse at 38:30 minutes

Video 2

Some Highlights in the Presentation

1. Select Bible texts at 00 minutes.
2. Compare Bible Versions at 8:00 minutes
3. Doug highlights various icons and uses of the general interface.
4. Cross References at 9:15 minutes.
5. Commentary links at 9:36 minutes.
6.  Automatic Dictionary Lookup function at 17:40 minutes
7.  Morphology search in Hebrew at 30:15 minutes.

Video 3