Abbreviations and References
Great Prayers of the Bible


A Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament and Other Early Christian Literature by Walter Bauer and Frederick William Danker, (Third Edition; based on previous English editions by W.F. Arndt, F.W. Gingrich, and F.W. Danker; University of Chicago Press, 1957, 1979, 2000). ISBN 0226039331. The modern standard NT Greek lexicon.


A Hebrew and English Lexicon of the Old Testament, Francis Brown, S.R. Driver, and Charles A. Briggs (Clarendon Press, 1907). ISBN: 1565632060


Dictionary of the Old Testament: Pentateuch, T. Desmond Alexander and David W. Baker (eds.) (InterVarsity Press, 2003). ISBN 0830817816. 


The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Geoffrey W. Bromiley (general editor), (Eerdmans, 1979-1988; fully revised from the 1915 edition). ISBN: 0802837859. Excellent 4-volume scholarly, evangelical Bible dictionary.

KB Lexicon in Veteris Testamenti Libros, edited by Ludwig Koehler and Walter Baumgartner (Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1958). ISBN: 9004076395. Newer Hebrew/Aramaic-German-English lexicon, though it doesn't fully displace BDB.

Keil and Delitzsch

Commentary on the Old Testament, Carl Friedrich Keil and Franz Delitzsch (Eerdmans, reprinted 1976). Vol 1 (Penteteuch) was written by Carl Friedrich Keil (Johann Friedrich Karl Keil, 1807-1888), published in German in 1861 and translated by James Martin from German. Current ISBN 0913573884


New International Dictionary of New Testament Theology, Colin Brown (editor; Zondervan, 1975-1978; translated with additions and revisons from Theologisches Begriffslexikon zum Neuen Testament, Coenen, Beyreuther, and Bitenhard, editors), ISBN 0310332389. 


Theological Dictionary of the New Testament, Gerhard Kittel and Gerhard Friedrich (editors), Geoffrey W. Bromiley (translator and editor), (Eerdmans, 1964-1976; translated from Theologisches Wörterbuch zum Neuen Testament, ten volume edition). CD-ROM, ISBN 1577990994. Standard for many years, mixture of conservative and liberal treatments of NT Greek words.


Theological Dictionary of the Old Testament, G. Johannes Botterweck and Helmer Ringgren (eds.), John T. Willis (trans.), (Eerdmans, 1975-).


Theological Wordbook of the Old Testament, R. Laird Harris, Gleason L. Archer, Jr., and Bruce K. Waltke, editors), (2 volumes, Moody Press, 1980. ISBN: 0802486312). An electronic version is available for iExalt WordSearch.

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