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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  [B] - Baker's Evangelical Dictionary
  [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.


Sabachthani, Sabaoth, The Lord of, Sabbath Sabbath-days journey. Sabbatical year. Sabeans. Sabtah Sabtecha, Sacar Sackbut, Sackcloth, Sacrifice. Sadducees Sadoc Saffron Sala, Salamis Salathi-el Salcah, Salem Salim Salma, Salmon, Salmon, Salmone Salome Salt Sea, Salt, City of, Salt, Valley of, Salt. Salu Salutation. Samaria Samaria, Country of. Samaritan Pentateuch, Samaritans. Samgar-nebo Samlah Samos, Samothrace. Samothracia. Samson Samuel Samuel, Books of, Sanballat Sandal Sanhedrin Sansannah Saph Saphir Sapphira. Sapphire Sara, Sarah Sara-i Saraph Sardine, Sardius Sardis, Sardites, The, Sardonyx Sarepta. Sargon Sarid Saron, Sarothie. Sarsechim Saruch, Satan. Satyr Saul Saw, Scapegoat. Scarlet Sceptre. Sceva, Schools. Scorpion Scourging. Scribes Scrip. Scripture. Scythian Scythopolis. Sea, Molten. Sea, The Salt, Sea. Seal. Seba Sebat Secacah, Sechu Secundus Segub Seir Seirath Sela, Selah. Sela-Hammahlekoth Seled Sele-ucia, Sele-ucus IV. Sele-ucus, Sem. Semachiah Semei Semein. Semitic Languages. Sena-ah Seneh Senir Sennacherib, Senuah Seorim Sephar Sepharad Sepharvaim Sephela, Septuagint Sepulchre. Serah, Seraiah. Seraphim Sered Sergius Paulus Serpent. Serug Servant. Seth Sethur Seven. Sha-albim, Sha-albonite, The. Shaaph Sha-araim Sha-asgaz Shabbethai Shachia Shadda-i Shadrach Shage Shaharaim Shahazimah Shalem Shalim, The land of Shalisha, The land of, Shallecheth Shallum Shallun Shalmai Shalman Shalmaneser Shama Shamariah Shamed Shamer Shamgar Shamhuth Shamir Shamma Shammah Shamma-i Shammoth. Shammua Shammuah, Shamsherai Shapham Shaphan Shaphat Shapher Shara-i Shara-im. Sharar Sharezer Sharon Sharonite Sharuhen Shasha-i Shashak Shaul Shaveh Shaveh Kiriathaim Shavsha Shawm. Sheal She-alti-el She-ariah Shearing-house, The, Shear-jashub Sheba Sheba Sheba, Shebah Shebam Shebaniah Shebarim Sheber Shebna Shebuel, Shechaniah Shechaniah Shechem Shechemites, The, Shechinah Shedeur Sheep. Sheep-gate, The, Sheep-market, The. Shehariah Shekel. Shelah Shelanites, The, Shelemiah Sheleph Shelesh Shelomi Shelomith Shelomoth, Shelumi-el Shem Shema. Shema-ah Shemaiah Shemariah Shemeber Shemer Shemida Shemidah. Shemidaites, The, Sheminith Shemitic Languages, Shemuel Shen Shenazar Shenir. Shepham Shephathiah, Shephatiah Shepherd. Shephi She-pho. Shephuphan Sherah Sherebiah Sheresh Sherezer Sheshach Shesha-i Sheshan Sheshbazzar Sheth Shethar Shethar-bozna-i Sheva Shew-bread, Shibboleth Shibmah Shicron Shield. Shiggaion, Shihon Shihor of Egypt. Shihor-libnath Shilhi Shilhim Shillem Shillemites, The, Shiloah, The waters of, Shiloh Shiloh. Shiloni. Shilonite, The, Shilonites, The, Shilshah Shimea Shimeah. Shimeam Shimeath Shimei Shimeon Shimhi Shimi Shimites, The, Shimon Shimrath Shimri Shimrith Shimrom. Shimron Shimronites, The. Shimron-meron Shimsha-i, Shinab Shinar Ship. Shiphi Shiphmite The Shiphrah Shiphtan Shiramoth Shisha Shishak, Shittah tree, Shittim Shittim Shiza Shoa Shobab Shobach Shoba-i Shobal Shobek Shobi Shocho, Shochoh, Shoco, Shoe, Shoham Shomer Shophach Shophan Shoshannim Shuah Shual Shual, The land of, Shubael. Shuham Shuhamites, The. Shuhite Shulamite, The, Shumathites, The, Shunammite, The, Shunem Shuni Shunites, The, Shupham. Shuphamites, The, Shuppim Shur Shushan, Shushan-eduth Shuthalhites, The. Shuthelah Sia. Siaha Sibbeca-i Sibbecha-i Sibboleth, Sibmah. Sibraim Sichem. Sicyon Siddim Side, Sidon, Sidonians, Sihimma, Sihon Sihor Silas Silk. Silla Siloah, The pool of, Siloam Siloam, Tower, in. Silvanus. Silver. Silverlings, Simeon Simeon Niger. Simon Simri Sin offering. Sin, Sin, Wilderness of, Sina, Mount, Sina-i, Sinim, Sinite, Sion Siphmoth Sippa-i Sirach, Sirah Sirion Sisama-i, Sisera Sitnah Sivan. Slave. Slime, Sling. Smith. Smyrna Snail. Snow. So. Soap. Socho Sochoh, Socoh, Sodi Sodom Sodoma. Sodomites. Solomon Solomon, Wisdom of. Solomons Porch. Solomons servants Solomons Song. Son. Soothsayer. Sop. Sopater Sophereth Sorcerer. Sorek Sosipater Sosthenes Sota-i South Ramoth. Sow. Sower, Sowing. Spain. Sparrow Sparta, Spear. Spearmen. Spice, Spices. Spider. Spikenard Spinning. Sponge, Spouse. Stachys, Sta-cte Standards. Star of the wise men. Stater. Steel. Stephanas, Stephen, Stocks. Stoics. Stomacher. Stones, Precious. Stones. Stoning. Stork Strain at. Stranger. Straw. Stream of Egypt Street. Stripes. Suah Succoth Succoth-benoth Suchathites, Sukkiim Sun. Suretyship. Susa. Susanchites Susanna Susi, Swallow Swan Swearing. Sweat, Bloody. Swine Sword. Sycamine tree Sycamore Sychar, Sychem, Syene, Symeon. Synagogue, The Great. Synagogue. Syntyche Syracuse, Syria Syro-phoenician Syrtis, The,