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  • Hastings, James, John A. Selbie, A. B. Davidson, S. R. Driver, and Henry Barclay Swete, eds. A Dictionary of the Bible: Dealing with Its Language, Literature, and Contents, Including the Biblical Theology. New York: C. Scribner’s Sons, 1898.
  • Smith, William, Horatio B. Hackett, and Ezra Abbot. Dr. William Smith's Dictionary of the Bible Comprising Its Antiquities, Biography, Geography, and Natural History. Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1881. (American edition)
  • Smith, William, and J. M. Fuller. A Dictionary of the Bible Comprising Its Antiquities, Biography, Geography, and Natural History. London: J. Murray, 1893. (British edition)
  • Smith, William, and Samuel Cheetham.Dictionary of Christian Antiquities. London : John Murray, 1880 .
  • Fairbairn, Patrick, ed. Imperial Bible Dictionary, Historical, Biographical, Geographical, and Doctrinal. London: Blackie & Son, 1890.
  • A New and Concise Bible Dictionary: Embracing Some Special Features : to Which Are Added Some New Testament Synonyms. London: G. Morrish, 1897.
  • Hastings, James, John A. Selbie, and John Chisholm Lambert. Dictionary of the Apostolic Church. Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark, 1915.
  • Hastings, James, John A. Selbie, and John C. Lambert. A Dictionary of Christ and the Gospels. New York: C. Scribner’s Sons, 1906.
  • Brown, John. A Dictionary of the Holy Bible: Containing, an Historical Account of the Persons: a Geographical and Historical Account of the Places: a Literal, Critical, and Systematical Description of Other Objects, Whether Natural, Artificial, Civil, Religious, or Military: and the Explication of the Appellative Terms, Mentioned in the Writings of the Old and New Testament. Edinburgh: Printed for W. Anderson, Bookseller, Stirling, 1789.
  • The Bible Dictionary, Illustrated with Nearly Six Hundred Engravings. London: Cassell, Petter and Galpin, 1875.
  • Goodhugh, William  The Pictorial Dictionary of the Holy Bible, Or A Cyclopaedia of Illustrations, Graphic, Historical, and Descriptive, of the Sacred Writings, by Reference to the Manners, Customs, Rites, Traditions, Antiquities, and Literature of Eastern Nations. London: H.G. Bohn, 1845.
  • Smith, William. Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography. Boston: Little, Brown, 1870.
  • Smith, William. Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: J. Walton, 1869.
  • Cheyne, T. K., and J. Sutherland Black, eds. Encyclopædia Biblica: A Critical Dictionary of the Literary, Political and Religious History, the Archæology, Geography, and Natural History of the Bible. New York: Macmillan Co, 1899.
  • Fallows, Samuel. The Popular and Critical Bible Encyclopaedia and Scriptural Dictionary, Fully Defining and Explaining All Religious Terms, Including Biographical, Geographical, Historical, Archaeological and Doctrinal Themes. Chicago: Howard-Severance Co, 1922.
  • Jackson, Samuel Macauley, ed. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing Biblical, Historical, Doctrinal, and Practical Theology and Biblical, Theological, and Ecclesiastical Biography from the Earliest Times to the Present Day. New York: Funk and Wagnalls, 1908.
  • Loetscher, Lefferts A. Twentieth Century Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge. Grand Rapids, Mich: Baker Book House, 1955.
  • McClintock, John, and James Strong. Cyclopaedia of Biblical, Theological, and Ecclesiastical Literature. New York: Harper, 1867.
  • Orr, James, ed. The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. Chicago: Howard-Severance Company, 1915.
  • Goodhugh, W., and W. C. Taylor. The Bible Cyclopaedia: Or, Illustrations of the Civil and Natural History of the Sacred Writings. London: J.W. Parker, 1841.
  • Horne, Thomas Hartwell, Samuel Prideaux Tregelles, and John Ayre. An Introduction to the Critical Study and Knowledge of the Holy Scriptures. London: Longmans, Green, 1872.
  • Kitto, John, and William Lindsay Alexander. A Cyclopædia of Biblical Literature. Edinburgh: Black, 1876.
  • Kitto, John. The Pictorial Bible: Being the Old and New Testaments According to the Authorized Version Illustrated with Steel Engravings and Many Hundred Wood-Cuts Representing Landscape Scenes, and Subjects of Natural History, Costume and Antiquities, with Original Notes Explanatory of Passages Connected with the History, Geography, Natural History, Literature and Antiquities of the Sacred Scriptures. London: W. & R. Chambers, 1855.
  • Lawson, John Parker, and John M. Wilson. A Cyclopaedia of Biblical Geography, Biography, Natural History, and General Knowledge. Edinburgh: A. Fullarton, 1866.