Getting and Converting the BHS Text
Follow these instructions to obtain the Oxford Text Archive Biblia Hebraica Stuttgartensia text for use with the SIL Hebrew Font System.
Click here to see a definition of the Michigan-Claremont encoding . If you are downloading the BHS files from Oxford Text Archive, you will be required to use the CC program before the text will work with the SIL Hebrew fonts. It can be downloaded here: Consistent Changes Conversion directions are indexed in the DOC folder of the IL Hebrew Fonts download or here: convert2.pdf.
Getting a copy of the Biblia Hebraica Stuttgartensia in Michigan-Claremont encoding
You can download a copy of the BHS in Michigan-Claremont encoding from the Oxford Text Archive at the following website:
Go the website above.
Under the banner "GZip'ed Tar File", click "Download". Save the file.
You will need a utility like WinZip© (PC) or Stuffit Expander© (Mac) to decompress the file. Follow the directions for conversion found in convert2.pdf. This file is also included in the DOC folder of the SIL Hebrew Fonts download.