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Need Help? Ask the Subject Librarian for Religion:

Lee Webb
Librarian, Saint Paul School of Theology
Dulaney-Browne Library, Room 206
(405) 208-5163

Citing Biblical Sources in Chicago Format
Student Supplement for the SBL Handbook of Style

Online Bible and Strong's Concordance Searching

Bible Oddyssey is a web resource from the Society of Biblical Literature featuring educational articles, videos, searchable NRSV and CEV texts of the Bible, and the HarperCollins Bible Dictionary.

Blue Letter Bible includes Strong's numbers, several Bible dictionaries, and several Bible versions.

Unbound Bible includes Greek and Hebrew lexicon search.

NT Gateway is a web directory of internet resources on the academic study of the New Testament and Christian origins.

Bible Gateway provides search capabilities for dozens of Bibles in many different languages, including Greek and Hebrew. It also links to commentaries and Bible dictionaries online.

E-Sword offers downloadable Bible software, including the BLB and Strong's Concordance, as well as an online version.

Catalog Searching Hints

Search the library's holdings (the catalog) using the search box above, or search multiple libraries’ holding through WorldCat.

Both use Library of Congress Subject Headings. These headings are designed to group related subjects together. Using a broad term, "Subject Browse" will produce a list of subheadings and suggested narrower terms.  Typical Bible related headings include:

  • Bible -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
  • Bible. Matthew.
  • Bible. Matthew. -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
  • Bible. Matthew. -- Criticism, textual.
  • Bible. Genesis.


Selected Reference Books (Dulaney-Browne Library 1st floor)

Brown, Francis. The Brown, Driver, Briggs Hebrew and English lexicon: With an appendix containing the Biblical Aramaic: coded with the numbering system from Strong’s exhaustive  concordance of the Bible. Peabody, Mass.: Hendrickson Publishers, 1996 printing. Call Number: 492.45 G391b 1996

Botterweck, G. Johannes. Theological dictionary of the Old Testament. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans, 1974-1990.  Call Number: 221.3 B659tEw

Grimm, Carl Ludwig Wilibald. A Greek-English lexicon of the New Testament : being Grimm's Wilke's Clavis Novi Testamenti: translated, rev. and enl. by Joseph Henry Thayer. Grand Rapids : Baker Book House, 1977.  Call Number: 487.4 G864g

Kittel, Gerhard.  Theological dictionary of the New Testament. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans, 1964-1976.  Call Number: 225.3 T342

Soulen, Richard.  Handbook of biblical criticism. 4th Ed.  Louisville, KY : Westminster John Knox Press, 2011.  Call Number: 220.6 So83h4 2011

Strong, James. The New Strong's Expanded Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible. Nashville, Tenn.: T. Nelson, 2001.  Call Number: 220.52033 St88n 2001

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