I accessed the site using Windows 7 and Firefox 6.x. The Greek text is displayed quickly and it is readable, using the SBL Greek font. (I always thought that font looked like it was in italics.) Since this is a Unicode font I copied and pasted text into Word without any difficulty. The default font is Calibri (Body), but could I change the text to SBL if necessary. To me, the Times Roman font is the best looking Greek. Hebrew pasted into Word with as Ariel, which is not a very good rendering of Hebrew. I changed the font to the Times Roman Unicode font and it looked fine and all vowels and accents.
These criticisms a problem only on the iPad, not the German Bible Society website. I cannot see any way to change the default font on the iPad version of Safari, so the use of the Hebrew text is limited. Has anyone tested this site on an Android? Perhaps the fonts are better, I would like to hear from you.
By creating an account, a user can search these texts. Sign up is free, but I could not get the registration page in English. I guess my Reading German class finally came in handy! I tried several times to get the search to work, but was unable to use the feature. I tried changing to a Greek Keyboard, searched for logos, log*, etc. Each time I received no hits.
If you do not have access to a Greek or Hebrew Bible via Logos or Olive Tree, check out the Bible Society’s web page. This is a very handy site for students who need access to a word or phrase for a paper but have not yet invested in Bible Software.