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Notes:  Many of these Bible study aids are available from Books-A-Million . For direct links to such items, see Books-A-Million Recommendations.

In parentheses is the Bible version the study aid utilizes.

Bible Versions:
King James Version (KJV).
New King James Version (NKJV).
Analytical-Literal Translation (ALT)
Modern King James Version (MKJV).
Literal Translation of the Bible (LITV).

General:
Gromacki, Robert. New Testament Survey (non-technical introduction to the NT).

Jensen, Irving. Independent Bible Study (tips on Scripture interpretation).

KJV/ NKJV Parallel Reference Bible (very helpful!).

Sproul, R.C., general ed. New Geneva Study Bible (NKJV - The first Reformed study Bible in 400 years and the best study Bible I have seen).

Rosenbaum, Philip. How to Enjoy the Boring Parts of the Bible.

See also Biblical Reliability - Recommended Reading.

Software:
Bible Search Utility (ALT; World English Bible). Freeware program available for download from Compass Distributors.

BibleWorksfor Windows (KJV, NKJV; Many Hebrew and Greek reference tools). An excellent tool for in-depth exegesis and translation of the original texts.

Multilinear Online Computer Bible (KJV, MKJV, LITV, and many other versions). An inexpensive, yet information packed program.

PC Study Bible (KJV, NKJV, NIV, NASB). An easy to use program which also is packed with many study aids.

Concordances:
Complete Concordance to the Bible (NKJV; very readable and easy to use). New Strong's Exhaustive Concordance (KJV; numbers each English word to the original Hebrew or Greek word it translates).

NKJV Exhaustive Concordance.

Nelson's Concordance of Bible Phrases (NKJV - An unique and very helpful concordance.).

Nelson's Three-in-One Bible Reference Companion (KJV; Concordance, Biblical index and mini-Bible dictionary combined).

Young's Analytical Concordance (KJV; references subdivided under Hebrew and Greek originals).

Bible Dictionaries/ Handbooks:
Baker's Bible Handbook, Walter Elwell ed. (NKJV; packed with information).

Classic Bible Dictionary, J.P. Green, ed. (KJV; LITV - The best Bible dictionary articles collected into one large volume; Reformed in it viewpoint. The best Bible dictionary available!).

Halley's Bible Handbook, Henry Halley (KJV).

Nelson's Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Herbert Lockyer, ed. (NKJV - Informative yet easy to understand; many full-color illustrations; highly recommended!).

Commentaries:
Bethany Parallel Commentary, Matthew Henry/ Adam Clark/ Jamieson, Fausset and Brown (KJV; 2 volumes).

Calvin, John. Calvin's Commentaries (Calvin's own translation; 22 volumes or abridged in two volumes - The best commentary set ever written!).

Clark, Gordon. Separate books on several New Testament epistles (KJV or Clark's own translation - All of these books are excellent!).

Henry, Matthew. Commentary on the Whole Volume (KJV; 1, 3 or 6 volumes - The best devotional commentary available!).

Jamieson-Fausset-Brown. Commentary on the Whole Bible (KJV; 1 or 3 volumes).

Keil and Delitzch. Commentary on the Old Testament (10 volumes; authors' own translations; some knowledge of Hebrew required).

Interlinears:
Interlinear Hebrew - Greek - English Bible, J.P. Green, ed. (KJV; LITV; Hebrew and Greek words coded to Strong's concordance numbers; OT: Masoretic Text, NT: Textus Receptus - An extremely valuable reference tool!).

Interlinear New Testament, George Berry (KJV; Textus Receptus).

NKJV Greek - English Interlinear New Testament (Majority Text; The first interlinear based on the Majority Text. Same page textual notes and mini-word studies. Highly Recommended!).

Language Helps (All the following volumes are coded to Strong's Concordance numbers. Used alongside Strong's Concordance or Green's Interlinear Bible, this coding gives the non-Hebrew or non-Greek reader some access to the original languages):

Concise Lexicon to the Biblical languages, J.P. Green & Maurice Robinson, eds.

New Analytical Greek Lexicon, Wesley Perschabacher, ed.

New Brown - Driver - Briggs Hebrew - Aramaic Lexicon.

New Englishman's Greek Concordance, Wigram & Green (KJV).

New Englishman's Hebrew - Aramaic Concordance, Wigram (KJV).

Synonyms of the Old Testament. Robert Girdlestone.

New Thayer's Greek - English Lexicon.

Theological Workbook of the Old Testament, R. Laird Harris, et.al.

Vine's Expository Dictionary of Biblical Words, Vine, Unger & White (KJV).

Greek Texts:
Hodges, Zane C. and Arthur L. Farstad. The Greek New Testament According to the Majority Text.

Robinson, Maurice A. and William G. Pierpont. The New Testament in the Original Greek According to the Byzantine/ Majority Textform.

Textual Criticism:
Christian Literature World magazine ~ PO Box 4998 ~ Lafayette, IN 47903 ~ Within the USA: (800) 447-9142; Outside the USA: (765) 447-9143 ~ Fax (765) 449-4870.

Majority Text Society ~ PO Box 141289 ~ Dallas, TX 75214. President: Dr. Arthur Farstad (NKJV New Testament Editor). Various position papers published periodically.

Burgon, John W. The Causes of Corruption of the New Testament Text.

Clark, Gordon. Logical Criticisms of Textual Criticism.

Farstad, Arthur L. The New King James Version in the Great Tradition.

Green, J.P. The Gnostics, the New Versions and the Deity of Christ.

Green, J.P. ed. Unholy Hands on the Bible (3 Volumes).

James, Kevin. The Corruption of the Word.

Pickering, Wilbur. The Identity of the New Testament Text.

Books and eBooks by Gary F. Zeolla, the Director of Darkness to Light

The above list was posted on this Web site in December 1996 and updated in September 1997.

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