[sword-devel] Question marks and exclamations marks in Bible versions
dfhmch at googlemail.com
Fri Sep 22 00:22:39 MST 2017
I just gathered some statistics by counting the occurrences of question
marks and exclamations marks in various English Bible versions.
Here are the results: (ordered on the ! )
Version Count (?) Count(!)
KJV 3297 313
RV1885 3221 363
ASV 3220 386
Darby 3222 941
NASB 3123 1241
NHEB 3238 1439
WEB 3245 1468
ESV2011 3130 1701
ESV2001 3132 1706
NIV 3247 1733
NKJV 3245 1807
LEB 3108 2841
NET 2985 5236
NB. If the columns don't align in your email client, copy the lines into
The huge variation in the number of exclamations marks reflects the changes
The NET Bible is really out on a limb with such an excessive number.
The number of question marks shows much less variation between versions.
That's to be expected.
Deciding whether something is a question is more straightforward.
Sent from: http://sword-dev.350566.n4.nabble.com/
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