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Concordances
Excerpt from the Lexham Bible Dictionary, the most advanced Bible dictionary.
A reference tool that lists the Bible’s words in alphabetical order along with their verse references in canonical order. An index of Bible words, often accompanied by their most immediate context.
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Concordance
Concordance A reference tool that lists the Bible’s words in alphabetical order along with their verse references in canonical order. An index of Bible words, often accompanied by their most immediate context.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Concordances
Concordances A biblical concordance is an alphabetically arranged list of words from the text of the Bible. After each word the book, chapter, and verse in which that particular word occurs is given. Each reference generally includes a context of several words. F. W. Danker writes, “In a lexicon a word
The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
concordance
concordance. An alphabetical list of words in the Bible giving, for each appearance of a word, its location and a brief context. The first such list, a concordance to the *Vulgate, was the product of efforts by the *Dominican Order in the 13th cent. to provide preachers with the tools necessary for
Ecclesiastical Dictionary: Containing, in Concise Form, Information upon Ecclesiastical, Biblical, Archæological, and Historical Subjects
Concordance
Concordance (from the Lat. concordare, to agree).—Denotes a collection of passages which in some respects agree with one another. Such collections can, of course, be made from the works of any author. But the idea originated from the study of the Bible, and developed gradually with the increasing demands
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1, A–C
Concordance
concordance. A reference book defined by the Oxford English Dictionary as “an alphabetical arrangement of the principal words contained in a book, with citations of the passages in which they occur.” There are concordances for many important writers, both ancient and modern, but concordances relating