Publisher description for New international dictionary of Old Testament theology & exegesis / Willem A. VanGemeren, general editor.


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Nidotte's unique organization gives the reader access to insights from past and current scholarship: 1. Guide to Old Testament Theology and Exegesis (Volume1) Ten essays give the reader an overview of the field of biblical hermeneutics and interpretation and provide guidelines for using NIDOTTE in the interpretation and exegesis of the Old Testament. 2. The Lexical Dictionary (Volumes 104) Entries are arranged in Hebrew alphabetical sequence. Each entry heading contains the Goodrick/Kohlenberger number for the Hebrew word (a cross-reference index allows for use with the Strong's numbering system. Hebrew and Aramaic words are transliterated. Entries in the dictionary discuss the Hebrew word in the context of the Ancient Near East, its use and significance in the Old Testament, its relationship to postcanonical Hebrew and Greek, and New Testament usage. Cross-references suggest to the reader other words that will enhance a nuances understanding of related words in the semantic domain. A bibliography is found at the end of most articles. 3. The Topical Dictionary (Volume4) This session includes articles on the theology of each book of the Old Testament and on biblical concepts, people, places, events, and literary pieces, as well as cross-references to the lexical volumes (vols. 1-4). 4. Indexes (Volume 5) Hebrew Index, Scripture Index, Subject Index, Semantic Field Index. NIDOTTE is the ideal tool for anyone wanting to do serious Old Testament study or exegesis - academics, pastors, students and laypersons.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Bible. -- O.T. -- Dictionaries.
Bible. -- O.T. -- Dictionaries -- Hebrew.
Bible. -- O.T. -- Theology -- Dictionaries.
Bible. -- O.T. -- Criticism, interpretation, etc. -- Dictionaries.
Bible. -- O.T. -- Theology -- Dictionaries -- Hebrew.
Bible. -- O.T. -- Criticism, interpretation, etc. -- Dictionaries -- Hebrew.
Hebrew language -- Glossaries, vocabularies, etc.