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Conducting Biblical Exegesis: Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

This guide is meant to serve as a helpful resource as you navigate and complete your exegesis assignments. The guide contains helpful resources and tools for this exegetical work.

About This Page

This page contains dictionaries and encyclopedias about the Bible which can be helpful for exploring topic broadly, particularly if you are just beginning to gain familiarity with a topic or if you need to understand a word and its usage in the Bible. Oftentimes, these resources also contain bibliographies which can be helpful for additional research. This page is organized into General, Hebrew Scripture, and New Testament categories.

This is only a sampling of the many possibilities though. Click on the links at the bottom of the columns to discover even more!