Alternate Versification/System Identification

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Here are some notes on identifying versification systems based on text (presence of verses, order of books, etc.). For now it will simply be some whiteboarding. Perhaps we can make a nice flowchart in time--and eventually adapt it into a v11n identifier script.

Contributors should feel free to add to the page, but don't make it pretty at the expense of easy editing.

O (OT), A (apocrypha), & N (NT) indicate possible testaments in each v11n.

Some identified versification systems include:

  • KJV ON (aka English, Sword's default)
  • KJVA OAN (above plus apocrypha)
  • Leningrad O (that used by the (Westminster) Leningrad Codex)
  • Tanakh O (same as above, different book order)
  • Original OAN (Tanakh plus LXX? apocrypha plus NA27, English book order)
  • LXX OA
  • Vulgate OAN
  • Luther OAN (Original, different book order)
  • NRSVA OAN (English OT plus NA27)