Lexham Bible Dictionary Update: 174 New Articles

The Lexham Bible Dictionary, the world’s most advanced Bible dictionary, recently got a major update—174 new articles.  Since you’re a Faithlife Study Bible owner, you got it for free!

The Lexham Bible Dictionary provides some of the more in-depth content you’ll find in the Faithlife Study Bible.

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The new batch of articles amounts to a total of 168,569 words. To put that in perspective, the median book length is 64,000 words. This update is more than twice as large.


Here are some of the most notable new articles:

There are two different ways to find these articles, as well as many others like them:

1.) You’ll encounter them as you read the FSB on your mobile device, or at Bible.Faithlife.com.

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2.) Or, if you’d like to read about something specific, open the Lexham Bible Dictionary using the “Resources” menu in the app. Just like a regular dictionary, the entries in a Bible dictionary are organized alphabetically. They are also connected to verses that mention those topics, so you can browse by topic or search by reference.


We are constantly adding to and updating the Lexham Bible Dictionary, so it will always feature the latest scholarship. It’s included when you download the Faithlife Study Bible app on your smartphone or tablet. Download it today, and you can enjoy the world’s most advanced Bible dictionary instantly!


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