Having the right reference tools can open up the bible to people who desire a greater understanding of the Old and New Testament.
The comparison chart below helps people understand the differences between these resources so people can find the right one for their purposes.
|Bible Atlas||contains maps and charts related to the Old and New Testament; see more: What is a Bible Atlas?||Amazon|
|Bible Commentary||reference tool that contains helpful explanations about a word, verse, or passage of Scripture; see more: What is a Bible commentary?||Amazon|
|Bible Concordance||contains an alphabetical A-to-Z listing of words found in the bible, as well as where they are located, by using book, chapter, and verse references ; see more: What is a Bible Concordance?||Amazon|
|Bible Dictionary||contains an A-to-Z alphabetical listing of words, phrases, and names, as they are used Scripture, with an explanation of their meaning ; see more: What is a Bible Dictionary?||Amazon|
|Bible Handbook||middle-of-the-road reference tool that are not as in-depth and complex as commentaries, yet they provide more information than bible dictionaries and concordances; see more: What is a Bible Handbook?||Amazon|
|Topical Bible||contains alphabetically organized entries on subjects found in Scripture, each entry lists verses and passages on a given subject (i.e. angels, alters, Armageddon); see more: What is a Topical Bible?||Amazon|
|Chronological Bible||puts books, chapters, and verses of Scripture in the historical order in which they occurred; see more: What is a Chronological Bible?||Amazon|
|Study Bible||along with the full text of the bible, study bibles contain notes, articles, and illustrations to help readers understand Scripture ; see more: What is a Study Bible?||Amazon|
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