In addition to the Lexicons and Concordances (listed at right), the following resources allow one to dig deeper into the linguistic and historical context of select Hebrew and Greek words and phrases:
Exegesis is an exacting, methodological analysis of a biblical passage done for the sake of interpretation. Here are several recent guides to exegetical method in our library:
Hebrew Grammar tools (Gesenius' Hebrew Grammar; Hebrew Grammar by Lowe; Hebrew Syntax by Davidson; Accidence of Hebrew Grammar by Coffey): All free online from Open Access Digital Theological Library
Lexicon, in Scripture studies, designates a dictionary of Hebrew or Greek words found in the Bible.
Hebrew Lexicon: The New Brown, Driver, Briggs, Gesenius Hebrew & Aramaic Lexicon, 1979 ("BDB") : PJ4833 .G472
These specialized concordances assist the move from the NIV English to the Greek or Hebrew term that the English word translates.
The NIV Exhaustive Concordance (Goodrick & Kohlenberger, 1990)--Reference room: BS425 .G67