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The Oxford Biblical Studies Online – “[P]rovides a comprehensive resource for the study of the Bible and biblical history. …  Texts from selected Oxford Bibles can be viewed in side-by-side display with the user’s choice of commentary and annotations from the Study Bibles, the stand-alone Oxford Bible Commentary, and A-Z concordances for the NRSV and NAB translations.  … Oxford Biblical Studies Online offers quick access to over 5,000 A-Z entries from the Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea ScrollsOxford Companion to the Bible, and a wealth of other Oxford references (The Oxford Handbook of Biblical StudiesThe Oxford History of the Biblical WorldThe Oxford Illustrated History of the BibleOxford Bible Atlas, etc.).

Bible Odyssey – The newest outreach from the Society for Biblical Literature, exploring “the fascinating origins of the Bible and its eventful history. On Bible Odyssey, the world’s leading scholars share the latest historical and literary research on key people, places, and passages of the Bible. … Bible Odyssey addresses…the gap between the academy and the ‘street.’ Why should Bible scholars have all the fun? Wouldn’t you like to know about the Synoptic Question, or about J, E, P, and D?”

Bible Gateway –  Its “simple yet advanced searching capabilities allow you to quickly find and compare particular passages in multiple Bible translations based on the keywords, phrases, topics, or Scripture references you have in mind. …  The original multilingual searchable Bible website, Bible Gateway was started in 1993 by Nick Hengeveld, a student at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, MI.”  It is now part of Zondervan and HarperCollins publishing.  While there are a great number of translations included, the New American Bible (revised or not) is not included.  There are also devotionals and blog article available.  The newest iteration may require registration to take advantage of all the features.

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