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 most Bible dictionaries and encyclopedias in the Reference Collection on the Main Level of the Library. A select few titles are also housed in the Main Collection. Those may be checked out while the ones in the Reference Collection are kept in the Reference area so that they will be readily accessible on demand.
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
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