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Tools for Exegesis

Religion Databases

Journal articles, essays in multi-author works, and book reviews on such topics as biblical studies, world religions, church history, and religious perspectives on social issues, many of which are available online full-text.
BILDI - Bibelwissenschaftliche Literaturdokumenation Innsbruck
Index of biblical and biblical-archaeological literature, published in articles, collected works and monographs; since 1990 including references to book reviews.

Biblical Introductions

Old Testament

New Testament

Hebrew and Greek Linguistic Tools

History of Interpretation and Hermeneutics

Biblical Theology

Dictionaries of Biblical Theology

New Dictionary of Biblical Theology. Desmond Alexander, ed. Leicester, UK, and Downers Grove, Ill.: InterVarsity Press, 2001.  
Ref 230.04 N532  
Dictionary of the Old Testament: Wisdom, Poetry and Writings. Tremper Longman III and Peter Enns, ed. Downers Grove, Ill.: InterVarsity Press, 2008.   Ref 221.3 D554
Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels. Joel B. Green, Jeannine K. Brown & Nicholas Perrin, eds. Downers Grove, Illinois : IVP Academic, 2013   Ref 2260.3 D554 2013
Dictionary of Paul and His Letters. Gerald F. Hawthorne and Ralph P. Martin, eds. Downers Grove, Ill.: InterVarsity Press, 1993. 
Ref 227.03 D554 1993
Dictionary of the Later New Testament and Its Developments. Ralph P. Martin and Peter H. Davids, eds. Downers Grove, Ill.: InterVarsity Press, 1997.   Ref 225.3 D554
Dictionary for Theological Interpretation of the Bible. Kevin J. Vanhoozer, ed. London: SPCK; Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2005.   Ref 225.3 D554

Indexes and Bibliographies

Theological Dictionaries

Old Testament

Theological Dictionary of the Old Testament. vol. 1- . G. Johannes Botterweck, et al., eds. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1977.
Ref 221.3 T391
Theological Lexicon of the Old Testamentt. Ernst Jenni and Claus Westermann, eds. Trans. Mark E. Biddle. 3 vols. Peabody, MA:Hendrickson, 1997. Ref 221.447 T391

New Testament

Theological Dictionary of the New TestamentGerhard Kittel and Gerhard Friedrich, eds. Trans. G. Bromiley. 10 vols. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1985.    Ref 225.03 T391
New International Dictionary of New Testament Theology. 3 vols. Colin Brown, ed. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1975.  Ref 230.03 N532
Exegetical Dictionary of the New Testament. 3 vols. Horst Balz and Gerhard Schneider, eds. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1990-1993.  
Ref 225.4803 E96

Internet Resources

It is multi-language, multi-version Bible and concordance
New Testament resources on the Internet, maintained by Mark Goodacre, University of Birmingham, UK
Maintained by Torrey Seland, Volda University College, Volda, Norway.
Ancient Near Eastern web resources (

Style and Citation Guides

Ed. Joel M. Lemon, comp. by Melanie Greer Nogalski, et al. A 21-page digital supplement with guidelines focussed especially on term papers and some items not covered by the above SBL Handbook of Style, 2nd Edition.