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Parallel Bible

Although the Parallel Bible can be used for text comparison between two different translations in the same language, the main intent is to allow the use of the Bible as a study tool for learning another language.

Adam Clark Commentary

Author of one of the most respected interdenominational commentaries ever written, Adam Clarke shows his Godly respect for the Bible as well as his courage to give his opinion on many difficult and controversial questions other commentaries often avoid.

John S. C. Abbott and Jacob Abbott Illustrated New Testament

Well known throughout the late 1800's for their prolific writings on various subjects, John and Jacob Abbott decided to put to paper their personal study and translation of the original Greek New Testament. Included are 50 woodcut illustrations from the original printing.

James Burton Coffman's Commentaries

One of the leading authorities in the Church of Christ, Dr. Coffman presents a verse by verse look at God's Word.

Barne's Notes on the New Testament

Educated at Princeton seminary, Albert Barnes was a dedicated student of the Bible. Though passed over by the biographical sketches of influential theological writers, his notes on the New Testament continue to be quite popular even today.

John Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament

These synopses were originally written and published in French and introduced book-by-book. Only the New Testament is available.

John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible

He preached in the same church as C. H. Spurgeon. Gill is little known, but his works contain gems of information found nowhere outside of the ancient Jewish writings. Gill presents a verse-by-verse exposition of the entire Bible.

Geneva Study Bible

Modern believers can read the Scriptures with help from the theology of Calvin, Luther, Zwingli, and other Reformation leaders. It was first printed in 1560.

David Guzik's Commentaries on the Bible

David Guzik is the former senior pastor at Calvary Chapel Simi Valley in California. His excellent study materials have been edifying the Christian community for the past seven years. Currently he is the director of the Calvary Chapel Bible College in Siegen, Germany.

Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

A one-volume commentary prepared by Robert Jamieson, A. R. Fausset and David Brown. It was published in 1871.

John Lightfoot's Commentary on the Gospels

Although only covering the Gospels, this set of commentaries, by the English scholar partially responsible for formulating the Westminster Confession, is full of insight and wisdom.

Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible

Henry's six volume Complete Commentary provides an exhaustive look at every verse in the Bible. It was written in 1706.

Matthew Henry Concise Commentary on the Whole Bible

Henry's one volume Concise Commentary provides a condensed look at nearly every verse in the Bible. The original was written in 1706.

People's New Testament

This work was written in 1891 for the novice student. It contains aids to help understand every verse.

Robertson's Word Pictures of the New Testament

A.T. Robertson, a renowned Greek New Testament scholar, takes the reader verse-by-verse, painting word pictures to describe the actions of Jesus and the early Christians.

Scofield Reference Notes (1917 Edition)

People have relied on this reference work in their daily studies for more than 90 years. C. I. Scofield intended to provide a concise yet complete tool to help the new reader of the Bible. Originally written in 1909.

The Fourfold Gospel

Also known as a "Harmony Of the Four Gospels," this chronology of the life of Christ, by J. W. McGarvey and Philip Y. Pendleton, has titled sections and sub-divisions. Comments are injected in the text.

The Treasury of David

This seven volume magnum opus by Charles H. Spurgeon was first published in weekly installments over 20 years in The Sword and the Trowel, the periodical of Spurgeon's London Metropolitan Tabernacle. Sections were published as separate volumes, with the seventh released in 1885.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge has provided a cross-reference resource for Bible students worldwide for generations. This highly respected and nearly exhaustive compilation was developed by R.A. Torrey from references in Thomas Scott's Commentary and the Comprehensive Bible. With nearly 500,000 cross-references it is the most thorough source available.

Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Produced between 1754 and 1765, Wesley's commentary on the whole Bible has stood the test of time.