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Smith's Bible Dictionary

Over 4,500 subjects and proper names are defined and analyzed with corresponding Scripture references. "Smith's Bible Dictionary" has been used by students of the Bible since its introduction in the 1860's. A trustworthy classic that is more than just a dictionary defining thousands of Biblical words.

As part of the Bible Study Tools Study Library, Smith's Bible Dictionary is linked to Torrey's New Topical Textbook, Baker's Evangelical Dictionary, Easton's Bible Dictionary, Hitchcock's Bible Names, and Nave's Topical Bible. Anytime a reference can be found in any of the other online tools a hyperlinked symbol will be placed next to the reference, allowing you to immediately jump to that resource and expand your study capabilities.

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  [E] - Easton's Bible Dictionary
  [H] - Hitchcock's Bible Names
  [N] - Nave's Topical Bible
  [S] - Smith's Bible Dictionary
  [T] - Torrey's New Topical Textbook

Smith's Bible Dictionary is in the public domain and may be freely used and distributed.


Paara-i. Padan Padan-aram. Padon Pagi-el Pahath-moab Pai Paial Paint Palace. Palestina Pallu Palluites Palm tree Palmer-worm Palsy Palti Pal-ti-el Pamphylia Pan. Pannag Paper. Paphos Parable. Paradise. Parah Paran, El-paran Parbar Parchment. Parlor, Parmashta Parmenas Parnaeh Parshandatha Parthians. Partridge Paruah Parvaim Pasach Pas-dammim Paseah Pashur Passage. Passover, Patara Pathros Pathrusim, Patmos, Patriarch Patrobas Pau Paul Pavement. Pavilion, Peacocks Pearl Pedahel Pedaiah Pedarhzur Pekah Pekahiah Pekod Pelaiah Pelaliah Pelatiah Peleg Pelet Peleth Pelethites Pelican Pelonite, The. Pen. Peniel Peninnah Penny, Pennyworth Pentateuch, The, Pentecost, Penuel. Peor Perazim Peresh Perez Perez-uzza Perfumes. Perga Pergamos Pergamum. Perida Perizzite, The, Persepolis, Persia Persis Peruda. Pestilence. Peter Peter, First Epistle of, Peter, Second Epistle of. Pethahiah Pethor Pethuel Peulthai Phalec Phallu Phalti Phalti-el. Phanuel Pharaoh, Pharaoh, The wife of. Pharaohs daughter, Phares, Pharez Pharez Pharisees, Pharosh. Pharpar Pharzites. The, Phaseah. Phaselis, Phebe, Phenice Phichol Philadelphia, Philemon, Philemon, The Epistle of Paul to, Philetus Philip Philip the evangelist Philippi Philippians, Epistle to the, Philistia Philistines Philologus, Philosophy. Phinehas Phlegon Phoebe Phoenice, Phoenicia Phrygia Phurah Phurim. Phut, Put Phuvah Phygellus Phygelus. Phylactery. Pi-beseth, Picture. Piece of gold. Piece of silver. Piety. Pigeon. Pi-hahiroth, Pilate Pildash Pileha Pillar, Plain of the, Pillar. Pilled, Pilta-i, Pine tree. Pinnacle Pinon Pipe Piram Pirathon Pirathonite, Pisgah Pisidia Pison. Pit. Pitch. Pitcher. Pithom Pithon Plague, The. Plagues, The ten, Plains. Pledge. Pleiades. Plough. Pochereth Poetry, Hebrew. Pollux. Polygamy, Pomegranate. Pommels, Pond. Pontius Pilate. Pontus, Pool. Poor. Poplar. Poratha, Porch. Porcius Festus. Porter. Possession. Post. Pot. Potiphar, Potipherah, Potsherd, Pottage. Potters field, The, Pottery. Pound. Praetorium Praltite, The. Prayer. Presents. President Priest. Prince, Princess. Principality. Prisca Prison Prochorus Proconsul Procurator. Prophet. Proselyte Proverbs, Book of. Province. Psalms, Book of, Psaltery. Ptolemaeus, Ptolemais. Ptolemee, Pua, Puah Publican. Publius, Pudens Puhites, The. Pul Pul, Pulse Punishments. Punites, The, Punon Purification, Purim Purosh Purse, Put. Puteoli Puti-el Pygarg Pyrrhus,