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Jewish Apocalyptic Literature: Internet Resources

Internet Resources


BibleGateway is a free, searchable online Bible available in over 150 versions and 50 languages. It is designed to allow easy reading, listening, studying, searching, and sharing of the Bible in its many formats.

Bible Hub

Bible Hub features topical, Greek, and Hebrew study tools, plus concordances, commentaries, dictionaries, sermons, and devotionals.

Blue Letter Bible

Blue Letter Bible is a free, searchable online Bible program providing access to many different Bible translations, including, but not limited to, JJV, NKJV, NLT, ESV, NASB20, NASB95, and so on. In addition, in-depth study tools are provided on the site with access to commentaries, encyclopedias, dictionaries, and other theological resources.


E-Sword is a free, downloadable software complete with access to all Bibles, commentaries, dictionaries, powerful word searches, and more.

Google Scholar

A freely accessible web search engine that indexes the full text or metadata of scholarly literature across an array of publishing formats and disciplines.

Jewish Virtual Library

Full-text encyclopedic database of Jewish history, politics, and religion, arranged in multiple formats --research starters, primary archival documents, factual analyses, timelines, maps, publications such as "Myths and Facts," and images.


2LetterLookup is much easier to use than most lexicons. You don't have to know the exact form of the word you are looking for - you only need to know the first two letters, without any pointing or accents. Hebrew lexicons are particularly difficult to use because 'weak' letters from the root are often missing, so you have to look up a multitude of possibilities - but the 2LetterLookup checks them for you and presents the possible results. 2LetterLookup also links the user to real lexicons.

Scholars' Gateway

Scholars Gateway is a free website offering a variety of tools for scholars to engage with original source materials: commentaries, papers, verbal paradigms, a word parser, a word searcher, and downloadable unicode fonts. 


STEPBible is packed full of features to help people study the Bible text, from reading and comparing different versions of the Bible to grappling with original language words, through using word clouds to track themes as they unfold. Using the powerful search facility, users can look up a Bible passage in any of 58 English translations, or 364 translations in other languages. If you’d like to see what a passage says in different translations, you can compare passages in columns, or line-by-line. Also, you can see the entry for your passage in one of the 27 commentaries available through STEPBible. Even if you’ve never read original Bible languages before, with STEPBible you can find out what a particular word is in the original Hebrew or Greek, a definition of it, and where else in the Bible it has been used.