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Category Archives: Bible Reference

Literary Forms in the Bible: An Interview with Leland Ryken

Truly comprehending the Bible involves knowing both what it says (content) and how it says it (form). Being able to identify and appreciate the many literary forms in which the Bible is written assists readers in more fully understanding God’s Word. Bible Gateway interviewed Dr. Leland Ryken about his book, A Complete Handbook of Literary […]

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Halley’s Bible Handbook: A Classic, Relevant, and Handy Resource

This guest post is by freelance writer Jeremy Bouma (@bouma) with Zondervan employee Adam Forrest (@ZonderAcademic). If you haven’t read all of the books you own, you’re not alone. I (Adam) worked in a bookstore for five years, and I used to joke with coworkers that owning a book is the best excuse for not […]

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MacArthur Study Bible Notes and More Now Available at the Bible Gateway Digital Store

Three new digital Bible study titles are available for purchase at the Bible Gateway Digital Store! Here are the newest additions to our library of digital content: MacArthur Study Bible: The perfect companion to serious online Bible study, drawing on decades of pastoral and scholarly work by respected scholar Dr. John MacArthur. NKJV Chronological Study […]

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Experience the Tabernacle: An Interview with Jeanne Whittaker

The Bible devotes 50 chapters to the tabernacle, the portable tent complex that God instructed Moses to build and transport when the Israelites wandered in the wilderness in their escape from slavery in Egypt. It was meant to reassure the 12 tribes of Israel of God’s presence. While the original tabernacle existed thousands of years […]

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Refreshed: Men of the Bible Email Devotional

Bible Gateway offers you more than 60 email devotionals, verse-of-the-day newsletters, and Bible reading plans. Among them for the past several years has been All the Men of the Bible, a devotional of excerpts from the book of the same title by Herbert Lockyer. We’ve refreshed the newsletter so that it now is delivered to […]

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Passion Week Visualized

The following Infographics are from the NIV QuickView Bible (Zondervan, 2012) (website). Navigate and understand the Bible easily with more than 360 visual Infographics, 20 maps, lists, and color-coded sections alongside the NIV text. The Bible is presented as never before through at-a-glance snapshots that visually display key stories and insights from God’s Word.

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How to Read Bible Commentaries at Bible Gateway (Plus a Sneak Peek at Our Newest Library Addition)

Have you ever struggled to understand a Bible passage? Maybe you’ve wondered about the significance of a particular Scripture verse, or run into a Bible story that doesn’t seem to make sense. If so, you’re far from the only person to have that experience—and Bible Gateway can help! Bible commentaries are reference works that provide […]

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