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Bible Dictionaries and Encyclopedias
Here is an example from Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Bible Commentary Genesis 9:21. "And he drank of the wine, and was drunken—perhaps at the festivities of the vintage season. This solitary stain on the character of so eminently pious a man must, it is believed, have been the result of age or inadvertency."
You will find Bible dictionaries and encyclopedias in the Main Collection on the Upper level of the Library.
Dictionaries and encyclopedias covering the entire Bible may be found in the 220.3 area. Some are focused on specific parts of the Bible such as: Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels
Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)
Provides encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.
Offers multidisciplinary and cross-searchable dictionary and reference works published by Oxford University Press.
Other Reference Resources
Provides biographical information for thousands of significant people throughout history, around the world, and across all disciplines and subject areas.
Provides biographical and bibliographical information and references to thousands of international authors.
STEPBible: Scripture Tools for Every Person
The "STEP" in STEP Bible stands for Scripture Tools for Every Person. This free online resource containing Bibles and commentaries. Tyndale House provides oversight of STEP Bible, with Crosswire serving as a partner for software and Bible translations.
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