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Q: The word "if" in the Bible. ( Answered,   0 Comments )
Subject: The word "if" in the Bible.
Category: Reference, Education and News > Teaching and Research
Asked by: jjackson-ga
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Posted: 28 Apr 2006 14:00 PDT
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Question ID: 723790
The word "if" is mentioned in the Bible how many times?

Request for Question Clarification by pinkfreud-ga on 28 Apr 2006 14:03 PDT
The word "if" is an English word. In order to answer your question, we
will need to know which English translation of the Bible you're
referring to.

Request for Question Clarification by tutuzdad-ga on 28 Apr 2006 14:10 PDT
I can easily answer your question if you are asking about the King
James Version of the Bible. Is this ok?

Subject: Re: The word "if" in the Bible.
Answered By: tutuzdad-ga on 28 Apr 2006 15:51 PDT
Dear jjackson-ga;

Thank you for allowing me an opportunity to answer your interesting
question. Using the electronic version of the Bible interface courtesy
of E-SWORD, a simple word search revealed that the word ?IF? appears,
between the opening of the Old Testament Book of Genesis to the last
word of the Bible in the New Testament Book of Revelation, precisely
1,595 times in 1,420 different verses of the King James version of the

Similarly, a search revealed that the word ?IF? appears:

1,673 time in the English Standard Version
1,588 times in the American Standard Version
1,670 times in the Modified King James Version
?and of course there are dozens upon dozens of other version of the Bible.

E-SWORD is a fully searchable interface that anyone can download for
free. You have your choice of some 70 version of the Bible. If you
have additional questions about how often words occur in other version
of the Bible you can simply download this interface, select the
version you are interested in, and search the text using the search
tool to find out how often any word appears.


I hope you find that my research exceeds your expectations. If you
have any questions about my research please post a clarification
request prior to rating the answer. Otherwise, I welcome your rating
and your final comments and I look forward to working with you again
in the near future. Thank you for bringing your question to us.

Best regards;
Tutuzdad ? Google Answers Researcher


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