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Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. ISBE Volume 2 (E-J) Revised Edition

These helpful features make the International Standard Bible encyclopedia a convenient, easy to use reference for the Bible student and scholar alike. Alphabetically arranged entries are fully cross referenced to related articles, and this encyclopedia includes articles on the following: every person and place mentioned in the Bible; all the terms in the Bible that have theological or ethical meaning; and the transmission, study, and interpretation of the bible. Each entry provides a maximum amount of information in compact form, including pronunciation, etymology, and variant renderings. The original Hebrew, Aramaic of Greek works are transliterated, aiding those with limited or no knowledge of the original languages of the Bible. Major articles are subdivided, with a helpful outline pro- vided at the beginning of the entry. Bibliographies are provided wherever useful, enabling the reader to continue to research beyond this encyclopedia. Based on the Revised Standard Version, ISBE contains cross-reference entries for forms used in the King James Version and the New English Bible.
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ISBE Vol. 2

Date:June 13, 2013
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Timothy Mills
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The revised ISBE is moderate to traditional in it's world view, it is NOT conservative. Some of the articles from the old ISBE edited by James Orr, et al, are imported wholesale into this edition. While the research is excellent, the conclusions bear watching and cross-testing with more conservative sources. I have the set in my physical library, and am subscribed to it's e-edition under the LOGOS banner. There has been much in recent scholarship and research, and this edition of ISBE has captured those.
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A good up-to-date Bible Encyclopedia

Date:April 26, 2011
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RICHARD HOLT
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I have been very pleased with the ISBE - Revised. The old ISBE was also very helpful but in time it became dated. The revised version is current, reliable, and almost exhaustive in the topics it covers. I highly recommend it.
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