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Home > Encyclopedias > International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

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Welcome to the The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia on!

Containing 9448 entries cross-referenced and cross-linked to other resources on, this encyclopedia can be classified as a required reference book for any good study library.

This practical, authoritative, and complete classic reference encyclopedia explains every significant word in the Bible and Apocrypha. It gives detailed information on the language and literature of Bible lands, and the historical and religious environments of the people of the Bible in articles by nearly 200 scholars.

All scripture references and reference to other entries within the text have been linked. To use this encyclopedia to it's full potential, follow all the links presented within the text of the entry you are reading.

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