After gathering an idea of the word’s meaning from your own study, it’s a good time to check the conclusions of other scholars and reference works. Here are some free online places to look.
Modern Commentaries Online
You’re probably aware that many classic commentaries are free online, but did you know many modern commentaries (written after 1970) are also online?
How to use e-sword to parse a word
Even if you don’t know biblical Greek or Hebrew, you can do a lot with the original languages, if you understand some basic grammar and have a few good tools.
Tools and resources you need to do a word study on the Greek verb: to fear, phobeó
Tools and resources you need to do a word study on the Greek word for coming, parousia.
Olivet Discourse: Comparing the Synoptic Gospels
The Olivet Discourse is a conversation Jesus had with his disciples shortly before his crucifixion. As they sat on the Mount of Olives looking across at the temple, Jesus explained many things about the coming destruction of the temple. While Matthew provides the fullest account, this teaching is found in all three synoptic gospels.
What is hesed, God’s lovingkindess?
The Hebrew word hesed is an important word in the Old Testament. If you picture this word hesed as a recipe, it would have three ingredients.
Tools and resources you need to do a word study on the Greek verb for to believe, pisteuó
Tools and resources you need to do a word study on the Greek word for apostle, apostolos
Tools and resources you need to do a word study on the Greek verb: to save, sōzō