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Tyndale Bible Dictionary


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Whether you are preparing a Sunday sermon, planning a weekly Bible Study, or looking for some context to enhance your personal Bible reading, the Tyndale Bible Dictionary is designed to make the Bible more meaningful and understandable. It is your comprehensive guide to the people, places and important words of the Bible.

A Straight Forward Reference Tool

The Tyndale Bible Dictionary is organized alphabetically and provides thousands of cross-references to related articles and Bible passages that are only one click away in PocketBible.

Evangelical Biblical Scholarship

The Tyndale Bible Dictionary features the work of 139 Bible scholars in more than 1,000 informative articles. Comprehensive articles include everything from an overview of 1 and 2 Kings to a look at the concept of the Kingdom of God, from the biblical concept of Law to the Lawless One, from the profile of Malchus to that of Moses. Furthermore, thousands of cross-references allow you to find additional information and details about the topics that are most important to you.


The Tyndale Bible Dictionary includes background information, comprehensive articles and thorough coverage of the following topics and more:

  • Significant people, places, and terms in the Bible
  • Books of the Bible
  • Translations of the Bible, manuscripts of the Bible, and the canon of Scripture (including articles on apocryphal and pseudepigraphal books)
  • Life and times of various nations that existed during Bible times
  • Plants, animals, musical instruments, clothing and other everyday objects of Bible times
  • Key Bible themes and concepts such as redemption, justification, holiness and righteousness
  • Difficult-to-understand subjects such as "New Heavens and New Earth" are covered

The Tyndale Bible Dictionary can be used with any Bible translation.

About the Author(s)

General Editors are Philip W. Comfort, Ph.D and Walter A. Elwell, Ph.D. Coordinating Editor is Jeremy P. Tayler. Over 100 additional contributors wrote or edited articles including John Piper, Grant Osborne, J.D. Douglas and Manfred T. Brauch. First published in print in 2001.

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Installed size (unless otherwise indicated): Approximately 7.625 MB. iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch Requires iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad running iOS 5.0 or later. Download size: 7.625 MB. Android Requires Android OS 2.2 or later. Download size: 7.625 MB. Windows Phone Requires Windows Phone 7.5 or later. Download size: 7.625 MB. Windows Store Download size: 7.625 MB. Windows PC Requires Windows 2000, XP, Vista, Windows 7, or later. Download size: 6.375 MB. Mac OS X Requires Mac OS X 10.7 or later. Download size: 7.625 MB. Windows Mobile Requires Pocket PC / Windows Mobile version 6.5 or earlier. Download size: 6.125 MB. Palm OS Requires Palm OS 5.0 or later. Download size: 6.625 MB.

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