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If you’ve ever studied another language, you know just how hard it can be to understand the nuances of words. Defining words from ancient languages is even more challenging, since we are separated from an author by both language and time. Dictionaries can provide us with cut-and-dried answers, but studying a passage in context breathes history, culture, and life into each word. In Bible Word Studies, you’ll find a collection of Hebrew and Greek word studies that have been published in Bible Study Magazine. The expert scholars who write these studies don’t hand you the definition on a silver platter: They let you in on the steps they take to analyze a word in context. We hope their hard work will inspire you to continue yours as you seek to understand God through his Word.

Author Bios

John D. Barry

John D. Barry is the CEO and Founder of Jesus' Economy, a non-profit dedicated to creating jobs and churches in the developing world. He also serves as a missionary with Resurrect Church Movement, the domestic division of Jesus' Economy dedicated to equipping U.S. churches to alleviate poverty and plant churches. John is the editor of Lexham Bible Dictionary and has authored or edited over 30 books, including The Resurrected Servant in Isaiah, Cutting Ties with Darkness, and the daily devotional Connect the Testaments. John formerly served as founding publisher of Lexham Press and is the former editor-in-chief of Bible Study Magazine. John speaks internationally on engaging the Bible, poverty, and spreading the gospel.

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Rebecca Van Noord

Rebecca Van Noord is the managing editor for Bible Study Magazine and co-author of Connect the Testaments: A Daily Devotional. She has developed content for several Bible reference products, including Lexham Bible Dictionary and Faithlife Study Bible.

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