Logos Tech Tip: Find Everywhere Jesus Is Referred to as ‘the Word’

In the first chapter of the Gospel of John, the author refers to Jesus as “the Word” (ho logos). This formulation has resonances in the Hebrew Bible, Greek philosophy, and Hellenistic Jewish thought.  But does this formulation appear anywhere else in the New Testament?

With the sophisticated searching available to you in Logos, it’s easy to answer this question. Watch the video about below to see how.

Open this search in Logos (available in Logos Starter and above).

Expert tip: You can use ANDEQUALS to explore how English translations handle different Greek or Hebrew words. For example, search for every time logos is translated by “word(s)” in your top Bibles.

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Adam B. Shaeffer

Adam B. Shaeffer (PhD, Durham University) rarely had time for books until he discovered the fantasy novels on his dad's shelf at age 12; the rest is history. His primary research interests revolve around the interplay between theology and literature, attending to fiction's power to narrate theological insights through the thoughts and lives of imagined people and places. His poetry and fiction have appeared in *Jabberwocky*, *Resident Aliens*, and *This Mutant Life*.

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Written by Adam B. Shaeffer