Below is a list of selected references and their corresponding reference numbers as used in the Researched Bible Guide. You can also find links to purchase some of these references by clicking here »

  1. ABC: Eiselen, Frederick Carl, Edwin Lewis, and David G. Downey, eds. The Abingdon Bible Commentary. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1929.
  2. Dummelow: Dummelow, J.R., ed. A Commentary on the Holy Bible. New York: Macmillan, 1908.
  3. HBD: Harper Collins Bible Dictionary, edited by P.T. Achemeier et al. Harper:San Francisco, 1996.
  4. IB: The Interpreter’s Bible. 12 vols. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1952-1957.
  5. TDOT: Botterweck, G. Johannes and Helmer Ringgren, eds. John T. Willis, trans. 10 vols.. Theological Dictionary of the Old Testament. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1974-.
  6. TDNT: Kittel, Gerhard and Gerhard Friedrich, eds. Geoffrey W. Bromiley, trans. Theological Dictionary of the New Testament. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1964-1976.
  7. EBC: Gaebelein, Frank E., general ed. 12 vols. The Expositor’s Bible Commentary. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1976-.1992
  8. Random House: The Random House Dictionary of the English Language. The Unabridged Second Edition. New York: Random House, 1987.
  9. BSC: Viening, Edward, ed. 62 vols. projected. The Bible Student’s Commentary. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1981-.
  10. LBC: Kelly, Balmer H., ed. 25 vols. The Layman’s Bible Commentary. Atlanta: John Knox, 1960-1963.
  11. NIBC: W. Ward Gasque, NT ed. New International Bible Commentary. Peabody: Hendrickson, 1988-.
  12. AB: Albright, W.G. and David Noel Freedman, eds. The Anchor Bible. Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1964-(Being Revised).
  13. TOTC: Wiseman, D.J., general ed. The Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries. Downers Grove: Inter-Varsity Press, 1964-1973.
  14. CB: Bagster, Samuel, & Sons Ltd. The Companion Bible. London: Lowe and Brydone (Printers) Ltd. Reprinted 1974.
  15. NICOT: Harrison, R. K., general ed. The New International Commentary on the Old Testament. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1976-(Being Revised).
  16. CBC: Ackroyd, P. R., A.R.C. Leaney, and J.W. Packer general eds. The Cambridge Bible Commentary on the New English Bible. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1966-1979.
  17. Hermeneia: Cross, Frank Moore, Jr., Helmut Koester and others, eds. Hermeneia—A Critical and Historical Commentary. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1971—
  18. ICC: Driver, S.R., A. Plummer, C.A. Briggs and others, eds. The International Critcal Commentary. Edinburgh: T&T Clark, 1895-(Being Revised).
  19. IDB: Buttrick, George A., and Keith R. Crim, eds. The Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1962, 1976.
  20. IOVC: Laymon, Charles M. ed. The Interpreter’s One-Volume Commentary on the Bible. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1971.
  21. NJBC: Brown, Raymond, E., Joseph A. Fitzmyer and Roland E. Murphy, eds. The New Jerome Biblical Commentary. Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall, 1990.
  22. NCB: Clements, Ronald E. and Matthew Black, general eds. New Century Bible Commentary. Grand Rapids: Wm B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1966-.
  23. NICNT: Bruce, F.F., general ed. The New International Commentary on the New Testament. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1951-(Being Revised).
  24. NIGTC: Marshall, I. Howard and W. Ward Gasque, eds. New International Greek Testament Commentary. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1978-.
  25. NTC: Hendriksen, William and Simon J. Kistemaker. New Testament Commentary. Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1953-.
  26. OTL: Wright, G. Ernest, John Bright, James Barr and Peter Ackroyd, general eds. The Old Testament Library. Philadelphia: Westminster, 1962-.
  27. Peake’s: Black, Matthew and H.H. Rowley., eds. Peake’s Commentary on the Bible. London: Nelson, 1962.
  28. Strong’s: Strong, James. Strong’s Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible. Nashville: Abingdon Press, Reprinted 1890.
  29. TNTC: Tasker, R.V.G., general ed. The Tyndale New Testament Commentaries. Grand Rapids: Wm B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1957-1969.
  30. WBC: Hubbard, David A. and Glenn W. Barker, general eds. 52 vols. projected. Word Biblical Commentary. Waco: Word Books, Publisher, 1982—.
  31. DSB: The Daily Study Bible. NT by William Barclay, revised 18 vols. and OT by various authors, 24 vols. Philadelphia: Westminster, 1976-86.
  32. ABD: Freedman, David. editor-in-chief. The Anchor Bible Dictionary in six volumes. New York: Doubleday, 1992 .
  33. ACNT: Augsburg Commentary of the New Testament. Minneapolis: Augsburg, 1985.
  34. BECNT: The Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament. Grand Rapids: Baker, 1993-.
  35. BNTC: Black's New Testament Commentaries. London: A & C Black, 1966-.
  36. BSC: The Bible Study Commentary Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1983-.
  37. Calvin: Calvin's New Testament Commentaries. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1991 reprint of c.1550 editions.
  38. CCC: The Concordia Classic Commentary Series. St. Louis: Concordia, 1987 reprint.
  39. CNT: Lightfoot, J.B. A Commentary on the New Testament from the Talmud and Hebraica. Peabody, Massachusetts: Hendrickson, 1989 reprint in four volumes of 1859 ed.
  40. CC: Continental Commentaries. Minneapolis: Augsburg Fortress, 1984-.
  41. EPW: Guite, Harold F. and Ivor H. Jones, general eds. Epworth Commentaries. London: Epworth Press, 1990-.
  42. EXS: Phillips, John and Jerry Vines. The Exploring Series. Neptune, New Jersey: Loizeaux Bros., 1988-.
  43. Godet: Fredric Godet. Kregel Classic Commentary Series. Grand Rapids: Kregel, 1977 reprints of 1880-90 commentaries.
  44. Henry: Matthew Henry's Commentary on the Whole Bible in six volumes. McLean, Virginia: Mac Donald, 1986 reprint of 1706-10 eds.
  45. IBC: Mays, James L., ed. Interpretation. Atlanta: John Knox, 1982-
  46. JFB: Jamieson, Robert, A.R. Fausset, and David Brown. A Commentary on the Old and New Testaments. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1990 reprint of 1866 edition
  47. K&D: Keil, C.F. and F. Delitzsch. Commentary on the Old Testament. Peabody: Hendrickson, 1989 reprint in ten volumes of 1865 edition.
  48. Lightfoot: J.B. Lightfoot's Commentary on the Epistles of St.Paul. Peabody: Hendrickson, 1993 reprint in four volumes of 1868-75 eds.
  49. MNTC: The Moffatt New Testament Commentary. New York: Harper & Bros., 1927-30.
  50. NAC: Clendenen, Ray, E. general ed. The New American Commentary. Nashville: Broadman, 1992-
  51. NC: Douglas, J.D., general ed. The New Commentary on the Whole Bible. Wheaton: Tyndale House, 1990.
  52. Neusner: Neusner, Jacob. Genesis Rabbah and Sifre' to Numbers in five volumes. Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1985-1986.
  53. NIB: The New Interpreter's Bible in twelve volumes. Nashville: Abingdon, 1994-.
  54. PNTC: The Pillar New Testament Commentary. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1988-.
  55. Plummer: Alfred Plummer. Thornapple Commentaries. Grand Rapids: Baker, 1981 reprints of 1882-1910 commentaries.
  56. Schweizer: Eduard Schweizer. The Good News Commentaries. Atlanta: John Knox, 1977-84.
  57. SP: Harrington, Daniel, S.J. ed. Sacra Pagina. Collegeville, Minnesota: Liturgical Press, 1991-.
  58. TPINTC: TPI New Testament Commentaries. Phi.: Trinity Press International, 1989-.
  59. ACCS: Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture, Thomas C. Oden, general editor. Downers Grove: InterVarsity, 1998—.
  60. ANTC: Abingdon New Testament Commentaries. Nashville, Abingdon, 1997—.
  61. NIVAC: The NIV Application Commentary. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1996—.
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