5. Revision History

Revisions
RevisionDateDescription
2.2February 12, 2009Added a new section defining common Abbreviations to the preface. Moved revision history from the Preface to Reference Information. Typographical corrections.
2.1December 18, 2006Typographical corrections.
2.0November 8, 2006Converted generic quotes to right- and left-hand quotes. Typographical corrections.
1.28September 21, 2006 Restructured the table comparing the The Structure of the Letters to the Seven Churches of Asia to work better with Libronix. Typographical corrections.
1.27August 2, 2006 Modified names of SwordSearcher book and commentary files to protect compatibility with future versions of SwordSearcher. Typographical corrections.
1.26July 22, 2006 Added new section explaining HTML Page Formats. Typographical corrections.
1.25July 10, 2006Typographical corrections. Long-overdue update of print-format edition.
1.24May 18, 2006 Added quote from Irenaeus in commentary on Revelation 7:4. Added citation from Waymeyer in Understanding Symbols and Figures. Minor correction in Babylon is Jerusalem?. Typographical corrections.
1.23January 7, 2006 Corrected missing cross-references within Topic Index. Typographical corrections.
1.22January 3, 2006 Expanded commentary on Revelation 17:10. Added citation from the Jerome Biblical Commentary to Nebuchadnezzar’s Dream and Daniel’s Vision. Added chart describing Key Interpretive Issues in Revelation Rev. 20:1-6+ to commentary on Revelation 20:1. Html versions of the commentary now available with both short and long page sizes. Typographical corrections.
1.21November 12, 2005Added accents to transliterations within SwordSearcher version. Typographical corrections.
1.20November 3, 2005 Corrected alphabetization of Glossary entries. Restored secondary index entries in Topic Index which were omitted in some formats. Added new section contrasting Babylon and the New Jerusalem. Moved commentary at end of Revelation 17:4 which was incorrectly placed at the introduction of Revelation 17. Added a citation by Dr. John Niemel´┐Ż to commentary on Revelation 5:9. Added book by Waymeyer to Additional Resources on the Millennial Kingdom. Typographical corrections.
1.19October 8, 2005 Corrected problem which caused omission of entries in scripture index for books of Daniel and Zechariah in some formats. The Scripture Index now lists each verse within a verse range, not just the first verse. Typographical corrections.
1.18September 15, 2005 Corrected errors in section links for SwordSearcher version. Modified instructions on how to use the commentary within SwordSearcher. Typographical corrections.
1.17September 6, 2005 Revised the section on the Rejection of the Book of Revelation to remove an erroneous statement and citation indicating that the Westminster Confession of Faith rejected the Apocalypse from the Canon. Typographical corrections.
1.16June 16, 2005 Added footnote to commentary on Revelation 13:3. Fixed Automatic Lookup example. Added a citation to The Millennial Kingdom in the Early Church. Typographical corrections.
1.15April 14, 2005 Added related passages to commentary on Revelation 12:1. Revised Revelation 19:20 and Beast Worshipers are Unique. Typographical corrections.
1.14February 10, 2005 Added citation to Additional Resources on the Rapture. Corrected missing section numbers from verse-by-verse commentary within the Libronix PBB version. Typographical corrections.
1.13January 1, 2005 Typographical corrections in automatic transliteration of Greek. Added notice of registration with United States Copyright Office effective July 8, 2004. Moved mislocated paragraph to end of Revelation 14:20.
1.12December 2, 2004 Added information to Babylon is Jerusalem?. This is the first version available for use with the free e-Sword Bible study software. Corrected Greek transliteration error where initial smooth breathing mark was not being removed.
1.11November 23, 2004Corrected problem in SwordSearcher and Libronix PBB versions where verse ranges only included the first verse in the range.
1.10November 10, 2004 Added topic milestone markers to the Topic Index so that topic index entries operate in the active index of the Libronix PBB version.
1.9November 8, 2004 Corrected heading levels in Topic Index and Scripture Index which were causing problems for the table of contents within the Libronix PBB version.
1.8October 31, 2004Corrected minor formatting inconsistencies concerning citations.
1.7October 30, 2004The HTML version and the Libronix Personal Book version now generate individual files for every section in the commentary. This greatly reduces individual page size leading to improved performance loading a new page.
1.6October 26, 2004 First version available for use with the Sword Searcher Bible study program.
1.5October 15, 2004 Modifications to improve operation of the Libronix PBB version of the commentary: (1) Section titles at the top of each page no longer use H1 formatting codes which confused Libronix’s notion of levels in the table of contents; (2) Replaced navigation buttons which appear in each section with text links to work around what appears to be a problem with linked images within the Libronix PBB compiler. Typographical corrections, including corrections to numerous Bible addresses with incorrect chapter or verse numbers.
1.4October 12, 2004 Moved Acknowledgments, Special Permission, Copyright, About the Author, and Revision History under a new Preface section at the beginning of the table of contents. Modified the Topic Index for Libronix PBB versions to limit the number of entries at each topic. (The full index is available on the web at www.SpiritAndTruth.org/id/revc.htm?Topic_Index.)
1.3October 8, 2004 Greek transliteration now includes macrons to differentiate eta from epsilon and omega from omicron. Hebrew transliteration now differentiates between various vowels. Collapsed abbreviated Table of Contents. Added citation by Svigel to Revelation 3:14. Expanded Additional Resources on the Rapture. Added a citation to the section titled Book of Mormon which discusses DNA evidence against the idea that Native Americans are descendants of a lost tribe of Israel. Fixed citations in Revelation 9:7. Expanded commentary on Revelation 1:7. Typographical corrections. This is the first version available in Libronix PBB format for use with the Libronix Bible Study program.
1.2April 22, 2004 Removed diagram of Daniel’s Outline of the Future which previously appeared in the section titled Nebuchadnezzar’s Dream and Daniel’s Vision. We obtained initial permission to include this image in digital versions of the commentary, but were unable to procure permission for printed media. Copyright notices are now directly marked on all copyrighted images. Typographical corrections.
1.1April 14, 2004 Related topics are now in alphabetical order. Added new section: Tables and Figures. Typographical corrections.
1.0March 27, 2004 First draft of completed commentary. Revised Beasts, Heads, and Horns diagram so it can be more easily printed. Glossary and topical index items are now included in the expanded table of contents so they will be found in searches. Fixed capitalization within Scripture passages. Rearranged related topics to be in alphabetical order. The scripture index is now separated into a separate file for each Bible book. Added new section Acknowledgments. Typographical corrections.
0.26March 20, 2004 Added new section: Revelation 22. Typographical corrections.
0.25March 14, 2004 Added new section: Revelation 21. Typographical corrections.
0.24March 07, 2004 Added new section: Revelation 20. Added new section: Millennial Kingdom. Typographical corrections.
0.23February 29, 2004 Added new section: Revelation 19. Added new section: Marriage of the Lamb. Revised commentary at Revelation 1:1, and Revelation 1:2 concerning the testimony of Jesus. Typographical corrections.
0.22February 21, 2004 Added new section: Revelation 18. Typographical corrections.
0.21February 14, 2004 Added new section: Revelation 17. Added new section: Babylon and the Harlot. Added new section: Audio Course. Added new map to Sheep in Bozrah. Typographical corrections.
0.20February 8, 2004 Added new section: Revelation 16. Added new section: Campaign of Armageddon. Typographical corrections.
0.19February 3, 2004 Added new section: Revelation 15. Typographical corrections.
0.18January 30, 2004 Added new section: Revelation 14. Added new section: Finding Your Way Around. Added buttons to verse-by-verse commentary which provide access to the audio teaching associated with each verse. Added new diagram from Charting the End Times to Nebuchadnezzar’s Dream and Daniel’s Vision. Typographical corrections.
0.17January 23, 2004 Added new section: Revelation 13. Revised section: Nero. Typographical corrections. Added new Glossary entries which point to their corresponding articles under Related Topics.
0.16January 17, 2004 Added new section: Revelation 12. Added new section: Beasts, Heads, and Horns. Typographical corrections.
0.15January 7, 2004 Added new section: Revelation 11. Added new section: Temple of God. Added new section: The Plagues of Egypt and the Tribulation. Added new section: Events of the 70th Week of Daniel. Added new section: Prophetic Year. Revised existing section: Supernatural Origin? Typographical corrections.
0.14December 24, 2003 Added new section: Revelation 10. Typographical corrections.
0.13December 18, 2003 Added new section: Revelation 9. Added new section: Five: Provision, Fullness, Grace. Added new subsection concerning the Beast: Relation to the Pope. Typographical corrections.
0.12December 4, 2003 Added new section: Revelation 8. Added new section: When Does the Day of the Lord Dawn?. Typographical corrections.
0.11November 28, 2003Fixed problem with links between files under Netscape (URL’s contained DOS back slashes which are now converted to forward slashes). Typographical corrections.
0.10November 24, 2003 Added new section: Revelation 7. Added new section: Ten Tribes Lost?. Typographical corrections.
0.9November 18, 2003 Added new section: Revelation 6. Added new section: Zechariah’s Horses. Added wood cut images by Albrecht Durer. Typographical corrections. Added parallel companion bible viewer. Added ability to open bible from commentary for each verse.
0.8November 11, 2003 Added new section: Revelation 5. Added new section: Camp of Israel. Typographical corrections.
0.7November 5, 2003 Added new section: Revelation 4. Added new section: Four Gospels. Typographical corrections.
0.6October 30, 2003 Added new section: Revelation 3. Added new section: Rapture. Added new section: Book of Life. Typographical corrections.
0.5October 20, 2003 Added new section: Revelation 2. Added new section: Crowns. Added new section: Jezebel. Added new section: Worldly Churches. Added new section: Who is the Overcomer?. Revised Seven Churches of Asia. Added new picture of Domitian Gold Coins to Failure in Fulfillment. Typographical corrections.
0.4October 9, 2003 Added a section titled Automatic Lookup which describes how to automatically open the commentary at a specified section or verse. Added first draft of verse-by-verse commentary for Revelation 1. Added first draft of a section titled the Seven Churches of Asia. Added first draft of a section titled Imminency.
0.3September 15, 2003 Added support for automatically opening the HTML commentary by chapter and verse, section number, or fragment of the section title. Some examples: index.htm?2.1 opens the commentary at section 2.1; index.htm?symbols opens the commentary at the first section which has the word ‘symbols’ in its title; and index.htm?1:10 opens the commentary at chapter 1 and verse 10.
0.2September 08, 2003 Incorporated feedback from reviewers. Added a new section on the symbolic meaning of the number two. Added new diagrams illustrating the recapitulation and sequential views of the Literary Structure.
0.1August 16, 2003First draft of all introductory subjects. Introduction without verse-by-verse commentary.
0.0May 2003Began background study for introduction.