Accordance Bible Software ( has announced the release of the United Bible Society’s New Testament Handbook Series. It’s a 20-volume set of commentaries designed to provide practicing translators with “valuable exegetical, historical, cultural, and linguistic information” to help them render the New Testament text in other languages.

References to other Accordance resources have been hyperlinked, the text has been divided into search fields to offer more precise searching, and the entire series can be made to scroll in parallel with the text of the Bible. The UBS New Testament Handbooks can be purchased for US$199.99 and can be downloaded immediately to your Mac or iOS device.