Today’s post is from Morris Proctor, certified and authorized trainer for Logos Bible Software. Morris, who has trained thousands of Logos users at his two-day Camp Logos seminars, provides many training materials.
A Logos user recently emailed the following to me:
When delivering a message on fellowship, pastors will often mention the “one another” verses as ways we are to serve/care/love one another (sometimes phrased as “one another,” as in “love one another,” and sometimes as “each other,” as in “bear each other’s burdens”).
I’d love to find a definitive list of all these verses. What’s the best way? I could do an English search, but that would vary per translation. Is there a way to do it using Greek?
Here’s my response:
You’re correct that the best search is in Greek rather than English. Let’s assume we don’t know any Greek, but want to search in Greek. Logos is here to help with a feature known as Sympathetic Highlighting:
- Open an English Bible with the reverse interlinear option, like the ESV
- Open a Greek Bible, like The Lexham Syntactic Greek NT
- Choose the panel menu on each Bible (A)
- Select Link set A on each (B)
- Click the Visual Filters (three circles) icon on each Bible (C)
- Select Sympathetic highlighting on each (D)
- Navigate to a “one another” verse, such as Romans 12:10, in one of the Bibles (E)
- Select the phrase “one another” in the English Bible (F)
- Notice that Logos automatically “highlights” the corresponding text in the Greek Bible (this is Sympathetic Highlighting) (G)
- Note that this particular example is very interesting; the English phrase is actually only one word in Greek
- Right-click on the Greek word (H)
- Select Lemma “the Greek word” | Search this resource (I)
- Notice that the search results are returned in Greek (J)
- Click Verses on the search panel (K)
- Click Add Versions on the search panel (L)
- Type abbreviations of desired Bibles in the Resources box to display the results both in Greek and in whatever English Bibles you want (separate multiple Bibles with commas) (M)
- Press Enter to add the other Bible(s) to the display area
I think this search will get most, if not all, of the “one another,” “each other,” etc., passages in the NT!
**If you like this Logos power-feature, you’ll enjoy the Camp Logos 2 DVD Training, in which Morris emphasizes original-language tools for the English student.