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H y p e r t e x t versions o f these b o o k s w o u l d make i t possible t o e x p l i c i t l y s h o w the relationships a m o n g ideas, a n d t o l i n k o r i g i n a l texts t o m u l t i p l e commentaries. , is c u r r e n t l y d e v e l o p i n g a h y p e r t e x t system u s i n g CD-ROM called The Bible Library. I t consists o f f o u r translations o f the B i b l e a n d twelve related w o r k s , i n c l u d i n g a B i b l e d i c t i o n a r y a n d encyclopedia. Users o f The Bible L i b r a r y w i l l be able t o b r o w s e a n i n d e x o f every w o r d i n the Bible as w e l l as t o c o m p a r e i n f o r m a t i o n i n side-by-side windows.

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