How to Quickly Transliterate Greek and Hebrew

how to transliterate greek and hebrew

“Transliteration” is not the same as “translation.” Tranliteration brings just letters across the divide between languages (if indeed the languages don’t already use the same alphabet). Спасибо becomes spasibo; 國語 becomes Guóyǔ. Scholars transliterate when they are writing about a foreign language for people who don’t speak or read it; they also do it sometimes, truth be known, because they themselves can scan text more quickly in their “mother characters,” the alphabet they’ve used since childhood.

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Click to Reveal Today’s Free Book for Advent!

Get your free Logos Bible Software bookWe’re celebrating Advent by giving away 24 resources, absolutely free! Click on the image above to reveal today’s featured resource. Check back every day for a new free book and beautiful art based on Christmas carols and hymns. Get your free book and Await the Wonder of Christ’s advent.

The Most Used Words in the Bible

the most used words in the bible

I caved. Somebody sent me one of those time-wasting links you know you’re not supposed to click on if you want to get any work done. But I couldn’t help it. “Find out what your most used words on Facebook are,” the link said.

I was like Digory at the bell in Charn (for you Narnia fans). I had to know.

Plus, I had a feeling there would be a lesson about Bible Study in it somewhere. So I did it. For you, dear reader.

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10 Tips for Planning Your Christmas Service

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Planning a Christmas service can be overwhelming—especially when Christmas is less than a month away. God’s Word, prayer, and theological convictions should shape the way you plan your Christmas services, but there are practical considerations as well. If you’re looking for fresh ideas to make your Christmas services great, you’ve come to the right place.

We’ll even help you liven your church presentation with these awesome free slides from Proclaim.

Here are 10 practical ideas to consider when planning your Christmas services.
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Click to Reveal Today’s Free Book for Advent!

Get your free book from Logos Bible SoftwareWe’re celebrating Advent by giving away 24 resources, absolutely free! Click on the image above to reveal today’s featured resource. Check back every day for a new free book and beautiful art based on Christmas carols and hymns. Get your free book and Await the Wonder of Christ’s advent.

5 New Mobile Ed Courses You Don’t Want to Miss

New Mobile Ed courses

We’ve recorded more than 200 courses for Mobile Ed on topics ranging from biblical studies and theology to preaching and discipleship. A number of these courses are on Pre-Pub, where you can pre-order them at a significant discount (often around 40% off). Here are five new courses we’ve recently put on Pre-Pub that you’ll want to check out.

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Click to Reveal Today’s Free Book for Advent!

Get today's free Logos bookWe’re celebrating Advent by giving away 24 resources, absolutely free! Click on the image above to reveal today’s featured resource. Check back every day for a new free book and beautiful art based on Christmas carols and hymns. Get your free book and Await the Wonder of Christ’s advent.

How to Find Christmas Verses from the Old Testament

how to find christmas verses in the old testament

This 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.

In keeping with our Christmas theme, let’s talk about Old Testament quotes in the New Testament. We don’t have to read far in the Christmas story in Matthew or Luke before we see phrases like through the prophet or spoken by the prophet. Even if such a phrase doesn’t appear, the New Testament writers often allude to Old Testament passages.

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Last Day to Save on Black Friday Deals

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Your time is almost up! All Black Friday Deals end today at 11:59 p.m. (PT). Don’t miss your chance to save on top resources like the B.B. Warfield Collection, Bible Biography Series, and Calvin’s Commentaries.

Find the perfect deal now!

Here’s today’s featured resource.

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How to Pronounce “Logos” and Other Important Evangelical Words

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Almost four years to the day before I came to serve the church as a Logos Pro at Faithlife, I wrote a post on my personal blog, “How to Pronounce ‘Logos’ in ‘Logos Bible Software.’” And since a big part of our mission is to turn you into a Logos Pro, the proper pronunciation of “Logos” is something we need to settle. Right here. Right now.

You see, there’s something of a schism among Logos aficionados, with two increasingly polarized parties, the LOW-goess (loʊɡoʊs) party and the LAH-gahss (lɑɡɑs) party. And believe it or not, this dispute has relevance for Bible students.

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