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Zondervan New International Encyclopedia of Bible Words

Whether you're a pastor, a student, or simply a lover of the Bible, the New International Encyclopedia of Bible Words helps you get more out of God's Word by revealing the original meanings of key biblical words. The reader-friendly, narrative style makes it easy to explore the Hebrew and Greek words that lie behind the English words. You'll discover significant shades of meaning and nuances that bring depth to your understanding of Scripture.

This highly accessible reference tool has the following:

  • Thorough coverage of both Old and New Testaments, giving you a firm grasp of the entire Bible.
  • Goodrick/Kohlenberger numbering system, allowing for accurate identification of Hebrew and Greek words.
  • Top evangelical scholarship, ensuring current insights into the meanings of words.
  • Biblical concepts fully discussed, providing you not only with understanding, but also, where appropriate, with practical and devotional insights you can apply to your life.
  • Entry words taken from the NIV and the NASB.
  • Major KJV terms cross-referenced to broaden your understanding of translational nuances and distinctions.
  • Four indexes---Hebrew words, Greek words, Scripture references, and topical index.
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Review 1 for New International Encyclopedia of Bible Words
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Outstanding, must-have resource!

Date:March 17, 2014
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AR Reid
Location:Baltimore, MD
Age:45-54
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The New International Encyclopedia of Bible Words is one of those rare resources that the pastor and serious Bible student will turn to again and again. Dr. Richards has proved to be a competent expositor of God's Word (as is seen in his commentaries and popular Bible study books) and he is obviously gifted in making sense out of some of the most difficult Hebrew and Greek words one finds in the Bible.
This book is much more than a mere dictionary. It is a true education in the background and theology of Bible words. I have often said that if I could own just five Bible study tools, Richard's New International Encyclopedia of Bible Words would certainly be among them. I can't say enough good things about this book. I love the layout and the approach Richards takes in this book and I think you will too. It has often enlightened and intrigued me and sent me to the Bible with greater inspiration and with a greater sense of confidence in what God's Word actually means.
If you are wondering whether or not to buy this book, stop wondering and buy it! It will only take one or two articles to convince you that you have made an absolutely outstanding purchase.
This book is a winner, no question about it! It really is one of those indispensable resources. Happy reading.
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Review 2 for New International Encyclopedia of Bible Words
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Great for Bible Study

Date:January 5, 2012
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Steveo
Location:Fort Worth, TX
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This material has helped me increased my wisdom and knowledge while doing my personal bible study.
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Review 3 for New International Encyclopedia of Bible Words
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Date:April 28, 2009
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April Strong
I love this book. The author shows where the word came from and then gives some wonderful insight into applying it to your own Christian walk.
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Date:January 4, 2006
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A.R. Reid
I have an extensive theological library with several word-study type books in it. Yet among them there is not one that I prize more highly than Richard's New International Encyclopedia of Bible words (actually, I have the older version). This book is an excellent tool for gaining exegetical insight into a biblical author's main topic. It is a very importatnt book for any serious Bible student.
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Review 5 for New International Encyclopedia of Bible Words
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Date:April 29, 2004
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Jonelle Houssney
Larry Richards is usually reliable, but this book is REALLY disappointing! I was studying II Chronicles 15 and 16 when it arrived, so I looked up Asherah pole ((15:16) and bier (16:14) BUT THEY ARE NOT INCLUDED! I know what "feet" are and what "hope" is, but where is the SCHOLARSHIP? I am returniing this volume...
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Review 6 for New International Encyclopedia of Bible Words
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Date:January 15, 2002
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V. Cephas
I have the 1985 edition of this wonderful bible study tool. It does an excellent job of clarifying bible words. I consider this book and a concordance the 2 most important bible study tools for laypeople. I'm now hoping for a CD version soon.
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Review 7 for New International Encyclopedia of Bible Words
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Date:September 5, 2000
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Steve Vishanoff
This book uses the words of the Bible to give us understanding of the ideas of the Bible. It is a rare gem among reference books--wise, balanced, well informed, and clearly written.
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