BUG: 7 Errors in Definitions section of BWS for the word "light"

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MJ. Smith | Forum Activity | Posted: Sat, Nov 3 2012 7:37 PM

Rather than an image, what I show below is copied from the Definitions section of the BWS on "Light". Isn't the Copy function great1. Problems are identified by >>

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DEFINITION
Light      Harper’s Bible Dictionary
  Lightlight, in most religions and cultures a symbol of God, godliness, or supernatural illumination. The Bible is no exception. God is described as covering himself with light as with a garment (Ps. 104:2). His countenance is light (Ps. 4:6), and even the darkness is not night to him (Ps. 139:12). In the beginning, God says, ‘Let there be light’ (Gen. 1:3); there was light, and the creation narrative is underway. At the end of Revelation, the Lord God is said to be the light of his servants (Rev. 22:5). Inasmuch as walking is used as a metaphor for life (Pss. 1:1; 15:2; 23:3-4; Prov. 4:11-14), God is fittingly implored to provide light (Ps. 43:3). ‘I will turn the darkness before them into light,’ says the Lord (Isa. 42:16). It follows that the law of God, his word, is described as ‘a lamp to my feet and a light to my path’ (Ps. 119:105). The longed-for ‘day of the Lord’ is expected to be light (Zech. 14:7); thus, the prophet Amos can astound his hearers by announcing it will instead…


Light      Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Light      The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Light      Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Light      A Dictionary of Biblical Tradition in English Literature
>> in light of      Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary (Eleventh Edition)
>>>> THIS  IS NOT THE PRIMARY ENTRY FOR LIGHT; IT APPEARS AT END OF THE "LIGHT" ENTRY - NOUN AFTER SENSE 16

>>lightest      Concise Oxford English Dictionary
>>>> A SEARCH FOR WORD DOESN'T PROVIDE INFORMATION ON CAUSE OF ERROR

Light      Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Light      Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Light      Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels
Light and Darkness      Dictionary of Paul and His Letters
Light and Darkness      Dictionary of the Later New Testament & Its Developments
light      The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Light      The New Dictionary of Catholic Spirituality
light      King James Bible Word Book
Light      Nelson’s Topical Bible Index
>>Window      Where to Find It in the Bible
>>>>THIS LINKS TO THE ENTRY "LIGHT" IN THE REFERENCE; "WINDOWS" IS THE FINAL "SEE X" ENTRY

Light      Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Light      Dictionary of Biblical Imagery
Light      New Dictionary of Biblical Theology
>> Ability      Vine’s Complete Expository Dictionary Topic Finder
>>>> WORD "LIGHT" APPEARS IN EXPLANATORY INFORMATION PRECEDING "ABILITY"

light      Nelson’s New Christian Dictionary
>> Shining      Vine’s Complete Expository Dictionary of Old and New Testament Words
>>>> LINKS TO LIGHTENING RATHER THAN LIGHT

Light      New Strong’s Guide to Bible Words
>>be lit up      Collins Latin Dictionary and Grammar
>>>> LINKS TO LIGHT - ERROR IN DISPLAY

light      Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Thesaurus
Light      New American Standard Updated Edition Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible
Light      Holman Treasury of Key Bible Words: 200 Greek and 200 Hebrew Words Defined and Explained
>> jot      Collins Thesaurus of the Bible
>>>> AN EXAMPLE INCLUDES THE WORD "LIGHT"

Light      The Encyclopedia of Christianity, Volumes 1–3
Light      New Nave’s Topical Bible
Light      New Topical Textbook
Light      The Pulpit Commentary: Index
light      The Apologetics Study Bible: Real Questions, Straight Answers, Stronger Faith
light      Dictionary of Bible Themes
Light      New Living Translation
Light, Light of the World      Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Light      Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia
Light      The New Topical Text Book: A Scripture Text Book for the Use of Ministers, Teachers, and All Christian Workers

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I suspect hat there are both coding errors and tagging errors here.

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Tonya J Ross | Forum Activity | Replied: Fri, Nov 9 2012 5:20 PM

I will make sure these error get investigated.  Thanks!

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Tonya J Ross | Forum Activity | Replied: Wed, Feb 27 2013 2:02 PM

Most of these should be fixed in 5.1 Beta 1.  There are three book that have tagging issues that still need to be fixed: 

  • Vine’s Complete Expository Dictionary Topic Finder
  • Vine’s Complete Expository Dictionary of Old and New Testament Words
  • Collins Thesaurus of the Bible

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fgh | Forum Activity | Replied: Sat, Jun 15 2013 12:24 PM

MJ. Smith:
Isn't the Copy function great

Great it may be, but certainly not intuitive. If you hadn't mentioned it, I still wouldn't have known I had one. And even with that, it took me many minutes to find it.

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