Updated November 16, 2018 by Quincy Miller

The 10 Best Bible Dictionaries

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We spent 26 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top choices for this wiki. The Bible can be one of the most encouraging and stimulating texts in the world — until you get to a word you don't recognize, that is. These dictionaries translate and define terms from ancient Greek and Hebrew, as well as give readers a through understanding of the context behind each verse. Many also include maps and pictures, bringing the Good Book to life like never before. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best bible dictionary on Amazon.

10. Smith's Hardcover

9. KJV Super Giant Print

8. Jesus and the Gospels

7. HarperCollins Revised

6. Nelson's New Enhanced

5. The Complete Word

4. Zondervan Premier

3. Vine's Complete Expository

2. The New Unger's

1. Holman Illustrated

Editor's Notes

November 15, 2018:

There is a gulf between books aimed at laypeople and those designed for academic use, and we attempted to bridge that gap with selections that are in-depth enough to satisfy scholars, while still being accessible enough for the average reader to understand.


Quincy Miller
Last updated on November 16, 2018 by Quincy Miller

After getting his bachelor’s from the University of Texas, Quincy Miller moved out to Los Angeles, where he soon found work as a copywriter and researcher, specializing in health and wellness topics for a major online media brand. Quincy is also knowledgeable about home improvement, as he’s had extensive experience with everything from insulation to power tools to emergency room trips, sometimes in that order. Sharing a home with three dogs and a couple of cats has forced Quincy to learn as much as he can about pet supplies, animal nutrition and, most importantly, the best ways to tackle the mountains of fur that accumulate in every corner of your home.


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