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Old Testament Research Guide

A guide to Old Testament resources available within and through the Jessie C. Eury Library.

Why Use Background Information?

Background information:

  • Shows how a topic fits into a broader subject or discipline
  • Helps you to know if there is enough or too much information on a topic
  • Provides access to the specific vocabulary which serves as keywords for searching
  • Often contains bibliographies which point to key resources and experts to consult

The titles listed in these boxes are reference books available in the Jessie C. Eury Library's Reference Room for your use.  These books may not be checked out of the library.

Old Testament Dictionaries

The book listed below are available in the print reference collection and online. 

Old Testament Background Commentaries