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Degree Completion Program in Theological Studies

Library Resources for Studying the Bible (handout)

Bible Translations

Recommended bible editions for academic study (with scholarly notes) include:

If you are looking for a specific version of the Bible, use the link below to start a search in LINUS, the library catalog.

 

For other dictionaries, grammars, and other language learning resources for Biblical Hebrew and Greek, go to:

Background Information (Dictionaries & Encyclopedias)

Bible dictionaries and encyclopedias provide a concise summary of the ways a topic has been studied and understood and a list of further sources for you to learn more.

e-Reference

Print Reference @ LMU

Commentaries

Core Commentary Series:

Below are some standard commentary series that can serve as good starting points for your research.

Concordances & Synopsis

Concordances allow you to find other places where a particular word or phrase occurs in the Hebrew Bible and/or New Testament. A gospel synopsis identifies where the same or similar stories occur in the 4 New Testament gospels.

These are available in print in Hannon Library at LMU.

Journal Articles

These databases are the best for doing research on topic related to the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament and New Testament.