A Bible dictionary provides detailed articles on Bible-related subjects.

It is particularly useful for researching names, places, ethnic groups, historical events, and socio-cultural details from the biblical era.


Alexander & Rosner, New Dictionary of Biblical Theology, 2000.

Elwell & Beitzel, Baker Encyclopaedia of the Bible, 1988.

Evans & Porter, Dictionary of New Testament Background, 2000.

Myers, The Eerdmans Bible Dictionary, 1987.

Ryken, et al., Dictionary of Biblical Imagery, 2000.

Smith & Cornwall, The Exhaustive Dictionary of Bible Names, 1998.

Wood, et al., New Bible Dictionary, 1996.