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ESV One Year Bible This is the daily reading in written and audio form of the popular ESV One Year Bible.
The following are popular sites to study the Bible on the Web:
STEP (Scripture Tools for Every Person from Tyndale House, Cambridge). This resource was developed by the scholars at Tyndale House, Cambridge, and the Evangelical Research Library near Cambridge University in England. The site includes a reverse interlinear for the ESV, very good cross-reference links, and an amazing collection of very good older commentaries. This site also has research texts like the Samaritan Pentateuch, Dead Seas Scrolls, and Greek and Latin resources in the original languages and in English.
Classic Bible Commentaries. This site includes commentaries from Calvin, Darby, the Geneva Study Bible, Gill, Jamieson, Faussett and Brown, Matthew Henry, and Wesley.
Biblegateway.com. BibleGateway.com is a free service for reading and researching Scripture online--all in several languages and translations. Biblegateway provides advanced tools to search the Bible by keywords or verse, as well as other tools. This site includes the IVP New Testament Commentaries.
Crosswalk. This includes the above commentaries plus Scofield Reference notes, the Fourfold Gospel and the Treasury of David. It includes Ashley Johnson's Condensed Biblical Encyclopedia. The main page is a multi-channel site with blogs, devotional helps and other sites of interest to Christians.
Blueletterbible. This includes some of the above commentaries and a few more like J. B. Lightfoot on Romans and Martin Luther on Galatians. There are maps and images, and the old ISBE.
E-Sword. This site allows you to download Barnes, Clarke, Darby, the Geneva Bible Notes, John Gill, Keil and Delitzsch among others. This also allows you to download the Treasury of Scriptural Knowledge.
Studylight. This site includes Clarke, Abbott and Abbott, James Burton Coffman, Barnes's Notes, David Guzik, John Lightfoot, among others.
Biblos. A very good site with commentaries, interlinears, encyclopediae, Atlases among other things.
Beginning with Moses. This is an excellent site to begin to look at connections in Scripture.
Biblical Theology Link List. This is a great list of some of the best Biblical Theology sites.
Tyndale House Cambridge's Internet Toolbar This is a resource to aid in translation of Biblical languages and research languages together with Bibliographic aids to find current books and articles about topics and passages in the Bible. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia This is one of the best older Encyclopedia sets. It is written from an evangelical perspective.A Catholic Encyclopedia This is a Catholic website with an Encyclopedia. It is particularly helpful in the history of interpretation of ideas with many quotations and references to the early church fathers.
Baker's Evangelical Dictionary of Theology This is a modern evangelical dictionary of major theological terms and historical ideas.
Holman Bible Dictionary This is a recent Baptist Bible dictionary.
Dictionary of Bible Names This site is an older dictionary giving the possible meanings of all the names in the Bible.
Collected Older Dictionaries This site has many of the older standards as well as the ISBE and newer ones as well.
Worldwide Study Bible (CCEL) This site includes the "Worldwide Study Bible." The WWSB is a collection organized by chapter and verse of the Bible with links to ancient, medieval and modern commentaries on the given passage. Also, this site includes the ability to search with "AND, OR, NOT" the entire collection of major Christian writings through the Reformation. E.g., type in "Jesus AND Adam AND naked AND tree" and you will pull up many discussions of Jesus and Adam and how redemption recapitulates the fall.
NET Bible This is a free study Bible by many people associated with Dallas Seminary. It is a good translation, but the study notes are very, very, very good. They are up to date and give reasons behind the translators' choices.
Augustine on the Psalms. This is Augustine's complete work on the Psalms.
Aquinas on the Psalms. This is a translation project dedicated to Aquinas's work on the Psalms.
Spurgeon on the Psalms. This is a good site for Spurgeon's work on the Psalms.
Jerome's Commentaries on the Bible. This is Jerome's summaries about the Books of the Bible. It also includes other works of the Church Fathers.
Textweek.com This text is like having a personal research assistant on any given passage. It includes links to scholarly articles on the passage as well as artwork and even movie clips to illustrate a given passage's point. This resource is from an Anglican perspective and includes how non-evangelicals think of Bible passages.
1,000 Years of Gospel Interpretation How did people interpret the Gospels for the first 1,000 years of Christianity? Read Thomas's, Catena Aurea ("The Golden Chain"), at this site indexed to each Gospel passage. A similar site is e-Catena a collection by passage of commentaries from the Church Fathers.
Search 10,000 Books in 5 Seconds This feature searches the entire CCEL website of Bible related material. Type in the words and ideas you are looking for using "AND", "OR" or "NOT" and have this site sift through thousands of religious texts where your words occur in close proximity. Here also is a site for more Church Fathers beyond those in the 38 Volume T. & T. Clarke set. Here is a resource to find any out-of-copyright book on the web: The Online Books Page.
Jewish Interpretation and the Bible This site is from a Puritan commentator, John Lightfoot whose Commentary on the New Testament (Matthew-Acts) has special reference to how Rabbinic teaching may relate to the Bible..
Access to Jewish Biblical Interpretation (Primary Documents in English) This is a site hosting the Mishnah, Talmud and other Jewish documents in English translation.
Desiring God Ministries. This is John Piper's website.
Sonic Light. This site includes verse by verse interpretation of the whole Bible.
www.unboundbible.org/. This is Biola's Biblical Studies website.
Great Scholarly Methodist Commentary on all of Scripture This is the site for the Bible commentary of Adam Clarke (1760-1832) a Methodist polymath. Clarke is particularly good with ancient historical references.
Great Scholarly Presbyterian Commentary on all of Scripture This is the site for the Bible commentary of Albert Barnes a scholarly Presbyterian Minister. Other Presbyterian sites include the following:
www.monergism.com. Collection of modern Reformed teachers.
3rd Millennium Ministries. This site belongs to Richard Pratt, Th.D. (Harvard) and RTS Professor of Old Testament offers free video resources.
Reformed Sermons from all of the Bible.
Covenant Seminary free online classes. Covenant Seminary, the national seminary of the PCA, offers these classes.
Westminster Theological Seminary (Electronic Studies Resource Page). This is a collection of Internet resources. It includes Biblical Studies as well as Reformed Theology links.
Matthew Poole's Annotations Upon the Holy Bible, Genesis to Isaiah | Jeremiah to Revelation
Bible Bulletin Board Provides access to sermons and expositions of John MacAruthur, Jonathan Edwards, Charles Spurgeon,
and others. Sermon index by Biblical books.
The Bible Gateway is a tool for reading and researching scripture online allowing the user to read
passages in scripture based on keywords, phrases, or scripture reference. Over 50 languages and 100
versions are represented on this site.
Provides Bible texts in English (8 translations), Greek (including the Septuigint), Hebrew, and Latin.
Includes the Treasury of Scripture Knowledge as well as commentaries, hymns, maps, etc.
Linked Word Project
From Bob Jones University, this ongoing project has “every word in the Bible linked to its lexiconal
meaning. Every verb is linked to the parsing of the original language.
IPOD John Calvin
IPOD John Owen
IPOD Jonathan Edwards
IPOD Charles Hodge
IPOD John Piper
IPOD Beale, Carson, Packer, Frame, Poythress, etc
IPOD Everything Old (LibriVox)
IPOD Church History This is the Faith by Hearing website.
Creeds, Councils, Controversies
bibleplaces.com Have you ever wondered what "Shechem" looks like, or what the Jordan River looks like at the Abel-Shittim crossing? Here's the site for you.
biblepicturegallery.com This is a scholarly clip art site. This site has pictures from scholarly dictionaries and lexica on subjects related to the Bible and antiquity. It also has a great artwork collection related to the Bible.
New Testament Art Index, Old Testament Art Index. These sites collect artwork representing various Biblical passages and organize each passage's artwork by date of painting.
Religious Texts of Ancient World Religions This site includes an electronic edition of the Babylonian Talmud as well as other extra-biblical texts.
Tufts Perseus Classical Greek, Latin Texts and Papyri This site includes many Greek and Latin texts from antiquity in book the original language and in translation.
Protestant Reformation Sources This is a site with texts from Luther, Melanchthon, Calvin and many of the early reformers of the church.
Internet Archive of Protestant Reformation Sources This site includes even more of the early reformers as well as helpful links to other reformation studies.
An Academic Webpage on Material Related to the Bible. This is a non-evangelical, academic site for Biblical Studies.
Philo, (older translation of Philo). This is a Jewish philosopher and Biblical commentator who was a rough contemporary of Jesus.
Josephus. This is a Jewish historian a few years after Jesus.
Dead Sea Scrolls. Jewish cult including commentary on Biblical texts.
Apocrypha. Jewish additions to the Old Testament canon.
New Testament Apocrypha. Cultic additions to the New Testament.
Pseudepigrapha. This site includes ancient Pseudepigrapha as well as modern cult texts.
Summary of Jewish Interpretation of the OT through the middle ages. This is Louis Ginzberg's, The Legends of the Jews.
Targums. Jewish interpretive translations of the OT.
From Bob Jones University, this ongoing project has “every word in the Bible linked to its lexiconal
meaning. Every verb is linked to the parsing of the original language.”
The New Testament Gateway has annotated links on everything from the Greek New Testament to Jesus
in Film. For updates, new information, discussion, comments and assorted observations, please visit the
The Old Testament Gateway is a comprehensive, annotated, academic directory of internet sites on the
BibleMap.org organizes maps according to Book of the Bible and uses Google Earth maps.
Bible Altas contains Google Earth maps and photos of each place mentioned in the Bible. The entries are in alphabetical order.
Bible Maps, Pictures, and Timelines
Simple Bible Maps and Timelines
Creative Bible Teaching Tools
wingclips.com/cart.php Are you teaching the Bible and wish you had a movie clip to illustrate your point. Check this website out.
www.textweek.com/movies/movies.htm This is from the Textweek site mentioned above. It is a movie index of illustrations for ideas in the Bible.
hollywoodjesus.com How Christianity and Pop Culture relate. This site offers ways of using elements of contemporary culture as a springboard to interact with other worldviews particularly postmoderns.
www.crosswalk.com/news This is a Christian website with ideas and issues from contemporary culture. There is good discussion of how these relate to a Christian worldview.
Specialty Study Pages for Greek and Hebrew
Lexicon of Greek Personal Names. This site defines the meaning of ancient Greek names.
Hebrew MT. Here is an electronic version of the Hebrew Masoretic text.
Diogenes. Diogenes comes equipped with morphological analysis of Greek and Latin as well as Greek and Latin dictionaries.
www.codexsinaiticus.org/en/ This is a page with the Greek text from one of the most important manuscripts in the world.
www.ccel.org/a/anonymous/gnt/home.html Listen to the Greek New Testament read aloud in MP3 format.
www.mechon-mamre.org/p/pt/ptmp3prq.htm Listen to the Hebrew Bible read aloud in MP3 format.
Hebrew Language Specialty Tools. This site has a collection of all the websites related to the study of the Hebrew text.
John Piper's Resource Library These are tools Piper finds helpfu
Focuses on “visual materials, including digital images of woodcuts, photographs, slides, papyri, coins,
maps, and manuscripts.”
Dead Sea Scrolls Online
The first comprehensive online collection of Dead Sea Scrolls. Includes the War Scroll, the Commenta
on Habbakuk, Temple Scroll, the Community Rule Scroll, and the Great Isaiah scroll.
Internet Sacred Text Archive
This site is a freely available archive of electronic texts about religion, mythology, legends and folklore,
and occult and esoteric topics. Large collections of American, Pacific, African, Asian, and other tradition
people's religion, spiritual practices, mythology, and folklore and eyewitness accounts of religious
practices by Western explorers.
Perseus Digital Library
A electronic resources relating to the ancient world, comprising scholarly essays, maps, more than
15,000 images, original language texts, translations, and philological tools. The works of more than 40
authors are provided, including Aeschylus, Aristophanes, Aristotle, Cicero, Homer, Horace, Livy, Ovid,
Plato, Plutarch, Sophocles, Thucydides, Vergil, and Xenophon. The library has parallel Greek-English
UCLA Encyclopedia of Egyptology
This website provides an encyclopedia on ancient Egyptian history and culture with peer-reviewed artic
from the world's leading Egyptologists, archaeologists, linguists, art historians, geologists, and others.