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I. Overview Exegetical Steps Exegetical Handbooks II. Groundwork Bibles English Language Versions Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha Greek and Hebrew Texts Interlinear Testaments Parallels Digital Bibles Dictionaries Atlases III. Textual Analysis Concordances Lexicons and Wordbooks Lexicons Wordbooks IV. Analysis by Others Online Catalog Commentaries Journal Articles V. Steps for Word Study Old Testament New Testament
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Historical . 3rd ed.Liberation/Black/Feminist . stacks and reference) 2 .Narrative .read the text in several different English versions B.S83 2001. 3rd ed. Establish or orient the context of the pericope in the Biblical book as a whole . Douglas K. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press.Literary analysis (what type of literature is it?) .Tradition-Historical E. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press.Textual analysis (to reconstruct the precise words of the original writer) .F44 2002. Theological analysis F. Analyze the text . your professor’s instructions for your exegetical paper may include a variation of them. stacks) Stuart.Reader-Response . Louisville: Westminster Press. Gordon D.Literary . Overview Exegetical Steps Exegesis . 2002.I. (BS476 .Form .Rhetorical . Holladay.Redaction .H35 2007. Your analysis and/or application Exegetical Handbooks Fee. stacks and reference) Hayes. (BS2331 . Old Testament Exegesis: A Handbook for Students and Pastors. Biblical Exegesis: A Beginner’s Handbook. Examine the historical context or setting C. 2001. Critical analysis: employing various critical methods to ask questions of the texts. 2007.Lexical analysis (determine meaning(s) of the words) D.Source . and Carl R.Structural . A. New Testament Exegesis: A Handbook for Students and Pastors.: . 3rd ed. ex. (BS476 .Grammatical analysis (classify words by their part of speech) .Canonical .Social-Scientific .the process by which one comes to understand a text These are the typical steps involved in an exegesis.a translation from the original Greek or Hebrew may be required .Poststructural . John H.
San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco. 1985. (Ref. New York: Oxford University Press. (Ref. 1987. with excursuses on Apocalypses. BS185 1948 . (Ref. James H. Oxford: The Clarendon Press.A1 1977 . BS191. H. Garden City. N.R. New International Version. you will find many more in both the Reference Room and the circulating stacks: HarperCollins Study Bible : New Revised Standard Version. Philadelphia: Westminster Press.Y. N. 2006.P5 1948) Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha James. : Doubleday. Groundwork Bibles English Language Versions English language versions of the whole Bible are found between call numbers BS135 and BS198. (Ref. Oxford: The Clarendon Press. including the Apocryphal/Deuterocanonical Books. Apocryphal New Testament. James H. BS2832 . (Ref. 1999. 1983-1985. The New Testament apocrypha and pseudepigrapha : a guide to publications. M. (Ref. (Ref.C45 1963) Charlesworth. ed. : Scarecrow. 1948. BS195 .A3 1983) Charlesworth. BS1830 . BS195 . (Ref. Containing the Old and New Testaments in the Authorized (King James) Version.J3 1924) Charles. 1924.N37 1985) Westminster Study Edition of the Holy Bible. 2 vols.. (Ref... ed.N35 1999e) New Oxford Annotated Bible with the Apocrypha: Revised Standard Version. The Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha of the Old Testament in English.II.5. The Old Testament Pseudepigrapha. Metuchen. 1913. Grand Rapids: Zondervan Bible Publishers.A1 2006 . 1977. Listed below are a few of those found in the reference room. R..J.N43) NIV Study Bible. Grand Rapids: Zondervan Publishers.S26) Zondervan NASB study Bible. BS1692 . BS2840 . BS191.C437 1987) 3 .
BS741 .R3 1952) Septuaginta : Vetus Testamentum Graecum. The Greek New Testament : UBS4 with NRSV and NIV. Stuttgart: Deutsche Bibelgesellschaft. (Ref. Stuttgart: Deutsche Bibelgesellschaft. Grand Rapids: Regency Reference Library. 1994.. BS741 . ed. Nevi'im u-Khetuvim] = Biblia Hebraica Stuttgartensia. 27th ed. Grand Rapids: Baker Books. (Ref. (Ref. Revised English Bible. (Ref. BS1965 2001) Septuaginta. 1999. BS895 . ed. BS1965.5 1994) Novum Testamentum Graece. 4 vols. The Interlinear NIV Hebrew-English Old Testament.5 1976) Kohlenberger.B5 1993) JPS Hebrew-English Tanakh: The Traditional Hebrew Text and the New JPS Translation.J4 1999) 4 . 2001. Stuttgart : Deutsche Bibelstiftung. John R. The Interlinear Bible. BS3. 1931. (BS3. New American Bible. (Ref. : ZondervanPublishingHouse.. 1976-1979. BS715 1984) Interlinear Testaments Kohlenberger. John R. id est. New Jerusalem Bible. 2nd ed.5 I5845 1993) Green.Greek and Hebrew Texts Biblia Sacra Utriusque Testamenti Editio Hebraica et Graeca. New York: Oxford University Press. Jay P. 1993. ed. Grand Rapids. BS715 1987) Parallels Complete Parallel Bible : Containing the Old and New Testaments with the Apocryphal/Deuterocanonical books: New Revised Standard Version. (Ref. (Ref. 1984. BS125 . (Ref. (multi-volume work still being published). Hebrew-Greek-English. 1935.. Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society. (Ref. 1987. 1993. Gottingen : Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht. Vetus Testamentum Graece Iuxta LXX Interpretes. Mich. Stuttgart.H3) [Torah. Privilegierte Württembergische Bibelanstalt.
Greek and Hebrew as well as multiple version displays are possible. New American Standard.T48 1992) Digital Bibles BibleWorks compact disk. King James. Gospel Parallels: A Comparison of the Synoptic Gospels with Alternative Readings from the Manuscripts and Noncanonical Parallels.B5 1991) Throckmorton. 1991. New American Standard. BS2025 1995 .textweek. 1992. New International. 1995. ed. ed.biblegateway. New Revised Standard. New King James. Interlinear as well as parallel displays are possible. Strong’s Concordance and Greek and Hebrew lexicons are also included. New International Version. <http://www. BS2560 . New International Version.crosswalk. <http://www. Revised Standard and the Vulgate. Worldwide English. Nelson. It also includes Bibles in over 30 other languages.blueletterbible. (Ref. Douay-Rheims. New Living. King James. <http://bible. New York: Oxford University Press. Rheims New Testament. a UMC pastor. John R. Living Bible.Kohlenberger.org> The Text This Week. Today’s English. Jr. Young’s Literal Translation.com/> 5 . Grand Rapids: Zondervan Bible Publishers. Nashville : T.com> Bible Study Tools. It is searchable by scripture index or lectionary date. and Hebrew plus 26 other languages. maps and images keyed to verses. It includes links to a wide variety of contemporary and historical scripture study resources. The Precise Parallel New Testament: Greek text.com/> Blue Letter Bible. Revised Standard. This site is maintained by Jenee Woodward. The versions include: American Standard. Young’s Literal Translation. Searches may be performed on passages or words in one or more versions. King James with Strong’s Numbers. Versions include American Standard. New American Standard Bible. Bible in Basic English. Webster’s. New American Bible. (Ref. <http://www. King James Version.K6) Layman's Parallel Bible: King James Version. Also includes hymns. It is found on the public computers and in the computer classroom by clicking on the 'BibleWorks' icon. A searchable database of 93 versions of the Bible in English. Burton H. Latin Vulgate. (Ref. An instructional brochure is available. Amplified Bible. King James. Searches may be performed on verses or word/phrase... BS125 . 5th ed. Among the English versions included are Darby. Greek. New Revised Standard Version. Bible Gateway.. New Revised Standard Version.
New York: Harper and Row. 1996. The Carta Bible Atlas..O96 2007) Pritchard. G2230 . San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco. The Harper Atlas of the Bible. ed. Grand Rapids: W. Adrian. 2000. (Ref. 1987. Grand Rapids: Baker Book House. John H. 1992. 3rd ed. (Ref. (Ref. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press. 4th ed.D68 1997) Curtis. (Ref.H235 1996) Hayes. 2 vols. 2006(Ref. Nashville: Abingdon Press. (Ref. also on cd-rom) Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible. Handbook of Biblical Criticism. BS440 . Richard N.Dictionaries Anchor Bible Dictionary. Yohanan. (Ref. 2002.N445 2006) Soulen. Nashville : Abingdon Press. BS440 . BS440 . BS440 . BS440 .I63) New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible. BS630 . 2001. New York: Doubleday. 1997. 1962. plus supplement volume. (Ref. G2230 . 6 vols.A54 1992. (Ref. Atlas of the Bible and Christianity. BS500 . 4 vols. 4th ed.3 .H47 1987) 6 . (Ref. 2007. B. Eerdmans.S68 2001) Atlases Aharoni. (Ref. Atlas Case G2230 . Dictionary of Biblical Interpretation. 1999. James B.A2 2002) Dowley. BS511. Tim.D5 1999) The Interpreter's Dictionary of the Bible. Nashville: Abingdon Press. NY: Oxford University Press. Oxford Bible Atlas.E44 2000) HarperCollins Bible Dictionary. Jerusalem: Carta.
The NIV Exhaustive Concordance.H3 1998) Kohlenberger. John R. 1998. (Ref. BS425 . 1979. and verse in which a word appears in Scripture and to trace a particular topic through the Bible. Edwin and Henry A. 1998.G62 1990) Hatch. BS1122 . Richard E. Edward W. F. Redpath. BS2302 . NRSV Exhaustive Concordance. Grand Rapids: Zondervan.S8 2001b) Whitaker. (Ref. BS425 .III. (Ref. John R. Textual Analysis Concordances A concordance enables you to identify the correct book. The New Englishman's Hebrew Concordance: Coded to Strong's Concordance Numbering System. Mich. BS1125 . BS1121 .N453 1991) Moulton. James. The Englishman's Greek Concordance : Numerically Coded to Strong's Exhaustive Concordance. A particular concordance matches a unique version of the Bible. 1990. BS2302 . Nashville: Thomas Nelson. The strongest Strong’s exhaustive concordance of the Bible. 1984. Grand Rapids: Zondervan. 6th edition. (Ref. Grand Rapids: Baker Book House.W48 1988) Wigram. A Concordance to the Septuagint. George V. 1997. : Zondervan. 1991. The Eerdmans Analytic Concordance to the Revised Standard Version of the Bible. Kohlenberger. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans. (Ref. (Ref. George V. The Greek-English Concordance to the New Testament. (Ref. London: T. W. Grand Rapids: Zondervan.. Clark.&T. c2001. Peabody: Hendrikson Publishers Inc.K657 1997) Kohlenberger.M8 2002) Strong. A Concordance to the Greek Testament. (Ref.W662 1984) 7 . The Hebrew English Concordance to the Old Testament. BS425 . The titles below are a sample of the concordances held by the library.W495 1979) Wigram. Bruce M. Grand Rapids: Baker Books. chapter. BS2302 .K65 1998) Metzger. BS425 . 2nd ed. (Ref. (Ref. Grand Rapids. 1988. 2002. and John R. Goodrick.
PA875 .T49 1980) VanGemeren. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans. Grand Rapids: Zondervan. Gingrich. ed. PJ4833 . BS440 . Johannes. 1980. (Ref. 3 vols. The Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon. rev.. 2 vols. (Ref.T4813 1997) Kittel. 3 vols. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. PA881 . and edited. U. Gerhard. Willem A. (Ref. Found below is a sampling of the lexicons and wordbooks held by the library. 1997.: Paternoster Press. Chicago: Moody Press. Theological Dictionary of the Old Testament. Peabody: Hendrickson Publishers. 5 vols.B38 2000) Brown. Danker). Francis.K5813 1964) Spicq. William. A Concise Hebrew and Aramaic Lexicon of the Old Testament. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans. Walter (revised by Arndt. (ongoing set) Grand Rapids: Eerdmans. (Ref.1964-1976. (Ref. (Ref.S613 1994) Theological Wordbook of the Old Testament.Lexicons and Wordbooks Lexicons and wordbooks define the meaning of specific words in their original language as well as providing grammatical information. Theological Dictionary of the New Testament. BS440 . 1978. Exeter. BS2312 . (Ref. 1997. A Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament and Other Early Christian Literature. Peabody: Hendrickson Publishers. Peabody: Hendrickson. The New International Dictionary of New Testament Theology.N48 1986b) Jenni. Ceslas. rev. BS440 .H6 1978) Wordbooks Botterweck. 1986. (Ref. Theological Lexicon of the Old Testament.B76 1996) Holladay. BS440 . 2000.N438 1997) 8 . 4 vols. Theological Lexicon of the New Testament. Lexicons Bauer. New International Dictionary of Old Testament Theology & Exegesis. 10 vols. 1996. 3rd ed. (Ref. Devon.K. In general lexicons are one volume and wordbooks multi-volume in size. (Ref. G. 1974-. PJ4833 . BS2312 . Colin.B5713 1974) Brown. Ernst.
ed. BS1151. BS2341. Analysis by Others Online Catalog For best results in locating call numbers for books on a particular book of the Bible follow the Library of Congress subject headings format. using the Biblical book title that you are seeking.IV. San Francisco: Harper.2 . Anchor Bible (Ref. The examples below are in the form to be used as a "Subject begins with…" basic search in the online catalog: bible n.G3) Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture/New Testament (Ref. BS 491.2 W67 1982) One Volume Commentaries The HarperCollins Bible Commentary. (Ref.N485 1999) 9 . rev.2 A535) Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture/Old Testament (Ref.A1 1964 .52 A535) Forms of Old Testament Literature (classified separately) Hermeneia (classified separately) International Critical Commentary (Ref.H37 2000) The New Jerome Biblical Commentary.2. Listed below are the commentary series which are located in the Reference Room with duplicate copies of those found in the stacks. 2000. Some commentary series are classified so that all volumes sit together on the shelf and others are classified separately by the biblical book. genesis To find a particular work in a commentary series do an keyword search following the form below and substituting the biblical book and series title you are seeking: jeremiah and hermeneia Commentaries There are many commentaries on individual books of the Bible . Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall. 1999. (Ref.I5847) Interpretation (classified separately) JPS Torah Commentary (classified separately) New International Commentary on the New Testament (classified separately) New International Commentary on the Old Testament (classified separately) New Testament Library (classified separately) Old Testament Library (classified separately) Sacra Pagina (BS 2341.2 . BS 491 . Corinthians. BS491. BS491.t. BS192.2 S237 1991) Word Biblical Commentary (Ref.some are published as individual monographs and others as volumes within a particular commentary series.t. 1st bible o.
A web version covers 1988 to date and is found under "Divinity School Databases" on our home page. ATLA Religion Database. BS410 . 1966 – present. TIP: the best way to search for biblical passages in the ATLA Religion Database is to browse and choose entries from the Scripture Reference index using the SCRIPTURES button found in the middle of the upper green banner.I534.N35. New Testament Abstracts. A web version covers 1978 to date and is found under "Divinity School Databases" on our home page. A web version covers 1985 to date and is found under "Divinity School Databases" on our home page. Index to Jewish Periodicals. (Ref. 1956 . it includes some full-text articles. (Ref. The primary database to use. 1963 – present.present.duke. An electronic database indexing journal articles and essays from multi-author works. Search the online catalog to determine if the library has a subscription to the journal should the article not be available full-text in the database. RAMBI: Index of Articles on Jewish Subjects. located on index shelves). Old Testament Abstracts.O42. <http://jnul. BS410 .ac. located on index shelves). located on index shelves).present. (Ref. It is linked on the library's home page: <http://library.edu/divinity>.huji. 1978 .il/rambi/> 10 .Journal Articles Journal articles on your topic or scripture passage are found by using indexes or databases. DS101 .
This is an ongoing set. 1. BS425 . without an index. Note the Strong’s number. BS1121 .K65 1998]. S = Look in the back under the Strong’s number to locate the correct page.S8 1984].G62 1990]. GK = Volumes 1-4 are arranged by the G/K number. S = Use the Table of Conversion in vol. BS425 . PJ4833 . • Theological Dictionary of the Old Testament [Ref. GK = Look up the word in The NIV Exhaustive Concordance [Ref.V.N438 1997]. 3.B76 1996]. GK = No index by G/K number. arranged by the Hebrew alphabet so you must know Hebrew to find the article. BS440 . Note the G/K number.B5713 1974]. Steps for Word Study Old Testament Two numbering systems are used to identify the Hebrew and Greek words from which English translations have been derived and can be helpful in utilizing the textual analysis tools. GK = Look in The Hebrew English Concordance to the Old Testament [Ref. 2.T49 1980]. BS1125 . Find the number matching the ENGLISH word you're researching: S = Look up the word in The New Strong’s Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible [Ref. Arranged numerically by G/K number. BS440 . Lengthy articles in English on the Hebrew word can be found in: • Theological Wordbook of the Old Testament [Ref. GK = No index by G/K number. 4. Brief definitions of the term can be found in The Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon [Ref. BS440 . S = Use the Strong’s number in the index at the back of volume 2 to locate the entry number of the article. Arranged numerically by Strong's number. The Strong's numbers [S] are keyed to the King James Version and the Goodrick/Kohlenberger numbers [GK] are keyed to the New International Version. 5 to locate the entry by Strong’s number. • New International Dictionary of Old Testament Theology & Exegesis [Ref. 11 . Find other Bible verses using the same HEBREW term: S = Look in the New Englishman’s Hebrew Concordance [Ref.W662 1984].
Find other Bible verses using the same GREEK term: S = Look in The Englishman’s Greek Concordance [Ref.K657 1997]. page 61+. BS2312 . An index to the 1979 edition [Ref. Brief definitions of the term can be found in A Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament and Other Early Christian Literature [Ref. The Strong's numbers [S] are keyed to the King James Version and the Goodrick/Kohlenberger numbers [GK] are keyed to the New International Version. Arranged numerically by Strong's number. GK = Look in The Greek-English Concordance to the New Testament [Ref. GK = No index by G/K number. Volume 4 includes scripture and detailed word indexes which assist in locating specific terms. GK = Look up the word in The NIV Exhaustive Concordance [Ref. Note the G/K number.B38 2000].B38 1979] is arranged by scripture verse and can be helpful in locating the page in the main work. BS425 . Lengthy articles in English on the Greek word can be found in: • Theological Dictionary of the New Testament [Kittel] [Ref. • New International Dictionary of New Testament Theology [Ref.S8 1984].E913 1990]. 2. BS425 . Note the Strong’s number.N48 1986b]. BS2312 . Arranged in English by broad terms. has an index to the set by Strong’s number.W495 1979]. 4. BS2312 . Use the index of English words in volume 3 to locate articles.New Testament Two numbering systems are used to identify the Hebrew and Greek words from which English translations have been derived and can be helpful in utilizing the textual analysis tools.K5813 1964]. • Exegetical Dictionary of the New Testament [Ref.G62 1990]. PA881 . BS2302 . 3. 1/2010 12 . 1. PA881 . Find the number matching the ENGLISH word you're researching: S = Look up the word in The New Strong’s Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible [Ref. BS2302 . Arranged numerically by G/K number. S = Volume 10.