With this search, it will first find all occurrences of “* said”. You will notice there
are 4002 times in the Entire Bible and 1061 times in the New Testament, as that's
the Selected Text in the Search Within specification, where the word “said” is
preceded by another word (any word).
It then finds that “James | John” is found 173 times in the Entire Bible and in the
New Testament, meaning that all occurrences of the names “James” and “John”
appear only in the New Testament. Otherwise those counts wouldn't be the
Similarly, it finds “Jesus” 973 times both in the Entire Bible and in the New
Testament, also meaning that all occurrences of “Jesus” are only in the New
Next, it finds all the times these phrases match “* said”. It found and removed 67
occurrences that were either: “Jesus said”, “John said”, or “James said”.
Then, of the phrases that remain, it finds all occurrences where either “James” or
“John” appear in the Same Verse as “Jesus”. Of these, it found 20 occurrences of
each Search Phrase where they appeared together in the Same Verse. Note that
there are a few verses where all three are found, for example Matthew 17:1 and