Biblical Bibliographies
Charles Conroy [www.cjconroy.net]



Dictionaries of Biblical Theology


Alexander, T. D. – B. S. Rosner (eds.), New Dictionary of Biblical Theology (Reference Collection; Leicester: Inter-Varsity Press; Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 2000). [Also in CD-ROM format]

Balentine, S. E. (editor in chief), The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Theology. 2 vol. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015).

Balz, H. R. – G. Schneider (eds.), Exegetisches Wörterbuch zum Neuen Testament. 3 vol. (Stuttgart: Kohlhammer, 1980-1983); 2. verbesserte Auflage mit Literatur-Nachträgen (Stuttgart: Kohlhammer, 1992). English: Exegetical Dictionary of the New Testament. 3 vol. (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans; Edinburgh: T & T Clark, 1990-1993). Italian: Dizionario Esegetico del Nuovo Testamento. 2 vol. (Brescia: Paideia, 1995-1998); edizione in un volume (ISBS 15; Brescia: Paideia, 2004). Spanish: Diccionario exegético del Nuevo Testamento (Biblioteca de estudios bíblicos, 90-91; Salamanca: Sígueme, 1996-1998).

Bauer, J. B. (ed.), Bibeltheologisches Wörterbuch. 1. Aufl. (Köln: Verlag Styria, 1959); 2. erweiterte Aufl. (Graz: Verlag Styria, 1962); 3. Aufl. (Graz: Verlag Styria, 1967). English: Encyclopedia of Biblical Theology. 2 vols. (London: Sheed and Ward, 1970; pbk 1982) [translated from the German 3rd ed.].

Bauer, J. B. – J. Marböck – K. M. Woschitz (eds.), Bibeltheologisches Wörterbuch. 4., völlig neu bearbeitete Aufl. (Graz: Styria, 1994).

Berlejung, A. – C. Frevel (eds.), Handbuch theologischer Grundbegriffe zum Alten und Neuen Testament (Darmstadt: Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft, 2006). Italian: I concetti fondamentali dell'Antico e del Nuovo Testamento. Edizione italiana a cura di Flavio Dalla Vecchia (Biblioteca di teologia contemporanea, 143; Brescia: Queriniana, 2009).

Botterweck, G. J. – H. Ringgren – H.-J. Fabry (eds.), Theologisches Wörterbuch zum Alten Testament (Band 1-8 + 10) (Stuttgart: Kohlhammer, 1973-2000). Fabry's name appeared as one of the editors from Band 4 (1984) onwards, after Botterweck's death. The Hebrew part in 8 vols was completed in 1995. Band 10 (2000) contains various "Register" and "Literaturnachträge".
Band 9 (Theologisches Wörterbuch zum Alten Testament: Aramäisches Wörterbuch) is still in course of publication. Lieferung 1 (edited by Ingo Kottsieper) appeared in 2001. Lieferung 2 (edited by Holger Gzella) appeared in 2015.
English: Theological Dictionary of the Old Testament. 15 vol. (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1977-2006); this lacks the Index volume and the Aramaic material. Italian: Grande Lessico dell'Antico Testamento. 10 vol. (Brescia: Paideia, 1988-2010); the Index volume is included but not the Aramaic material. Spanish: Diccionario Teológico del Antiguo Testamento. Tomo I (Madrid: Ediciones Cristiandad, 1978); the work remains incomplete, no further volumes appeared.

Brown, C. (ed.), The New International Dictionary of New Testament Theology: see s.v. "Coenen". For the revised edition (2014) see s.v. "Silva".

Coenen, L. – E. Beyreuther – H. Bietenhard (eds.), Theologisches Begriffslexikon zum Neuen Testament. 3 vol. (Wuppertal: Brockhaus, 1967-1969-1971); Coenen, L. – K. Haacker (eds.), Theologisches Begriffslexikon zum Neuen Testament. Begründet durch Erich Beyreuther, Hans Bietenhard und Lothar Coenen. Neubearbeitete Ausgabe. 3 vol. (Wuppertal: Brockhaus, 1997-2000-2002); 1. Sonderauflage. 1 vol. (Wuppertal: Brockhaus; Neukirchen-Vluyn: Neukirchener Verlag, 2005). English: Brown, C. (gen. ed.), The New International Dictionary of New Testament Theology. Translated, with additions and revisions, from the German. 3 vol. (Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan; Exeter: The Paternoster Press, 1975-1976-1978); second edition in 4 vol. with a new index volume (Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan; Exeter: The Paternoster Press, 1986) [also available in digital format]. See s.v. "Silva" for the 2014 revised edition. Italian: Dizionario dei concetti biblici del Nuovo Testamento (Bologna: Edizioni Dehoniane, 1976). Spanish: Diccionario teológico del Nuevo Testamento. 4 vol. (Biblioteca de estudios bíblicos, 26-29; Salamanca: Sígueme, 1980-1980-1983-1984); second edition in 4 vol. 1985-1985-1986-1987; 5th ed. in 2 vol. 2003-2004.

Elwell, W. A. (ed.), Evangelical Dictionary of Biblical Theology (Baker Reference Library; Grand Rapids, MI: Baker, 1996).

Fabry, H.-J. – U. Dahmen (eds.), Theologisches Wörterbuch zu den Qumrantexten (Stuttgart: Kohlhammer, 2011ff). Band I (חתם–אב) was published in 2011, Band II (סתר–טהר) in 2013, the third and final volume is forthcoming.

Jenni, E. – C. Westermann (eds.), Theologisches Handwörterbuch zum Alten Testament. I-II (München: Kaiser / Zürich: Theologischer Verlag, 1971-1976). English: Theological Lexicon of the Old Testament. I-III (Peabody, MA: Hendrickson, 1997). Italian: Dizionario Teologico dell'Antico Testamento. I-II. Edizione italiana a cura di G. L. Prato (Torino: Marietti, 1978-1982). Spanish: Diccionario teológico manual del Antiguo Testamento. I-II (Biblioteca Bíblica Cristiandad; Madrid: Ediciones Cristiandad, 1978-1985).

Kittel, G. – G. Friedrich (eds.), Theologisches Wörterbuch zum Neuen Testament. 10 vol. (Stuttgart: Kohlhammer, 1932-1979). English: Theological Dictionary of the New Testament. 10 vol. (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1964-1976). Italian: Grande Lessico del Nuovo Testamento. 16 vol. (Brescia: Paideia, 1965-1992). [for further details see here.]

Léon-Dufour, X., et al., Vocabulaire de théologie biblique (Paris: Cerf, 1962, 21970). [translated into at least 24 languages]

Penna, R. – G. Perego – G. Ravasi (eds.), Temi teologici della Bibbia (I dizionari San Paolo; Cinisello Balsamo [MI]: San Paolo, 2010).

Rossano, P. – G. Ravasi – A. Girlanda (a cura di), Nuovo dizionario di teologia biblica (Cinisello Balsamo: Edizioni Paoline, 1988). Spanish: Nuevo diccionario de teología bíblica (Madrid: Ediciones Paulinas, 1990).

Silva, M. (revision editor), New International Dictionary of New Testament Theology and Exegesis. Extensively revised edition in 5 vol. (Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2014). See above s.v. "Coenen" for earlier editions.

Van Gemeren, W. A. (gen. ed.), New International Dictionary of Old Testament Theology and Exegesis. 5 vol. (Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan; Carlisle: Paternoster Press, 1997). [also in CD-ROM from Zondervan]

Vanhoozer, K. J. (gen. ed.) – C. G. Bartholomew – D. J. Treier – N. T. Wright (assoc. eds.), Dictionary for Theological Interpretation of the Bible (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic; London: SPCK, 2005). [electronic edition from Logos.com]

Vanhoozer, K. J. (gen. ed.) – C. G. Bartholomew – D. J. Treier (assoc. eds.), Theological Interpretation of the Old Testament: A Book-by-Book Survey (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic; London: SPCK, 2008). [all chapters taken from Vanhoozer (ed.), Dictionary (2005) above]

Vanhoozer, K. J. (gen. ed.) – C. G. Bartholomew – D. J. Treier (assoc. eds.), Theological Interpretation of the New Testament: A Book-by-Book Survey (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic; London: SPCK, 2008) [all chapters taken from Vanhoozer (ed.), Dictionary (2005) above].