The focus of this particular Bible Dictionary is on recent scholarship, particularly
in the area of archaeology. It is decidedly scholarly - and decidedly liberal. Read
my comprehensive review for more technical information about the contents of the
This module works just like you would expect - click a word in your Bible window,
and if there is an entry in EDB, the dictionary window immediately shows the entry.
Take a look at the Screenshot. You’ll find a nice topic tree, a complete article
on “Bethany” (which, remember, is clickable from your Bible window(s)), a bibliography
at the end of the article, and several mouseover texts. Right-click any of the words
in the article, and you can quickly go to that entry.
EDB is only about $25 - inexpensive in today’s world. If you want the “up to the
datest” current scholarship in the area of archaeological discoveries, this dictionary
beats all of the freebies offered as official modules. Otherwise, though, the freebies
are a good alternative.