Completely updated in four volumes -- 9000 topics, 3500 cross references, 1485 photos, 342 maps, articles on every person, place and word of signficance in the entire Bible, and more!
Expand your Bible knowledge with the power of the new ISBE - Revised and PC Study Bible.
•Completely updated in four volumes – 4,466 pages – 9,000 topics and 3,500 cross-references
•More than 1,485 photos – 138 in full color – and 342 maps
•Comprehensive articles on every person, place and word of significance in the Bible
•Easily search and study all 4 volumes using PC Study Bible's powerful search functions
•All Hebrew, Greek and Aramaic words are transliterated to aid those with limited or no knowledge of the original languages
•Save hundreds of dollars over the print editions, plus hours of study time, by adding this must-have reference work to your PC Study Bible library
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia - Revised Edition , also known as ISBE , is an exhaustive Biblical encyclopedia that provides detailed articles covering virtually every topic and point of interest in the Bible and Apocrypha. It provides detailed information on the language and literature of the biblical world, as well as biblical culture, history and religious environments through articles by nearly 200 authors of diverse nationality and point of view.
A Unique Reference – Scholarly and Highly Readable
With more than 600,000 volumes in print, ISBE has stood the test of time by appealing to academics, pastors and anyone with a thirst for understanding the Bible and its background. ISBE users are enthusiastic about this essential four-volume reference for good reason. The special features that make ISBE a convenient, dependable and easy-to-use study tool include:
•Alphabetically arranged entries fully cross-referenced to related articles;
•Entry information in a compact yet comprehensive form including pronunciation, etymology, and discussions of text variations across different translations;
•The original Hebrew, Greek and Aramaic words transliterated, aiding those with limited or no knowledge of the original languages;
•Major articles subdivided, and include a helpful outline at the outset;
•Bibliographies provided to enable accurate sourcing and further study.
Whether you are new to the study of biblical history or a seasoned Bible scholar, ISBE will provide you with a greater understanding and appreciation of the culture and background of the Bible.