(a) The Bible, Translations and Versions:

S. No Name of the Book Abbreviations
1. Authorized/ King James Version. AV=KJV
2. The Christian Community Bible. Manila: Divine Word Publ., 1988. CCB
.3 Contemporary English Version. NY: American Bible Society, 1995. CEV
4 Easy-to-Read Version. Texas: World Bible Trans. Center, Inc Fort Worth, 2000. Easy-to-Read Version
5 Good News Bible [Today's Eng Version]. NY: American Bible Society, 1982. GNB/TEV
6 Good News Bible(Revised Edn.) Minto: The Bible Society in Australia Inc, NSW 2566, 1994. GNB Rvd. Edn.
7 Greek New Testament. Greek.NT
8 The Holy Scriptures Heb. & English(Hebrew OT with Eng. Tr.). Middlesex: The Society for Distributing Heb. Scriptures, nd. Heb.OT
9 The Living B. Illinois: Tyndale House Publrs., 1976. LB
10 The Torah, The Masoretic Text. Jewish Publication. Society of America. MT
11 New American B., Catholic Bibl. Association, 1991. NAB
12 The New American Standard Bible. Cambridge Univ. Press, 1977. NASB
13 The New English Bible. Oxford: Univ. Press, 1985. NEB
14 New International Version. London, 1984. NIV
15 The New Jerusalem Bible, Standard Edition. Bombay: St. Pauls, 1993. NJeruB
16 The New King James Version. The Gideons International,1985. NKJV
17 New Living Translation: Award Bible. Ed./Tr. A Huge Team of Tr. Illinois: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. Wheaton, 1996. NLTr.
18 The New Oxford Annotated Bible, with Apocrypha. Ed Bruce M. Metzger, R. E. Murphy. NY: Oxford Univ Press, 1989. NOAB
19 New Revd. Stand. Ver., Cath. Ed.for India, 1993. NRSVC
20 New WorldTranslation of the Scriptures. NY: Watchtower Bible and Tract Society, 1984. NWT
21 The NT, Standard Edn. Tr. Conor Murphy. Limuru. Kenya: Paulines Publications Africa, 1995. NTSEd
22 The OT books of poetry 26 trans. Ed. Curtis Vaughan. Michigan: Zondervan B Publi-shers, Grand Rapids, 1981. OTPoetry 26Tr
23 The Tr. from Peshitta(The Authorized B. of the Church of the East), 1957. Peshitta
24 The Reader's Digest Bible. London; The Reader's Digest Association Ltd, 1995. RDB
25 Revd Berkeley Version. Gideon International, 1974. RBV
26 Revd. Standard Version. UK: The B.F.B.S., 1974. RSV

(b) Commentaries of the Bible

Sr.No. Name of the Book, Author, Publisher, etc. Abbre-viation
1 An American Com. on the NT. Ed. Alvah Hovey. Phila-delphia: American Baptist Publication Society, 1886. American NTC
2 William Barclay. The Daily Study B. Bangalore: TPI,1995. Barclay NTC
3 William MacDonald. Believers B C, (NT). Kansas: A & O Press, PO Box 8550, Wichita, 1989. Believers Bible Com.
4 The B. Knowledge Com. Ed. John F. Walvoord, Roy B. Zuck. Illinois: Victor Books, Wheaton, 1986. Bible Knowledge Com.
5 Broadman B. Com. Tennessee: Broadman Press, 1971. Broadman B. Com.
6 The Collegeville BC (OT). Gen. Ed. Dianne Bergant. Minnesota: The Liturgical Press, Collegeville, 1992. Collegeville Bible Com.
7 A Commentary on the Holy Bible. Ed. J. R. Dummelow. The Macmillan Co., 1956. Dumme-low Com. On Bible
8 The Expositor's Bible(25 Vols). Ed. W. Robertson Nicoll. NY: A. C. Armstrong & Son, 3 & 5 West 18th Street, 1903. Exposi-tor's Bible Com.
9 John Fawcett, D.D. The Devotional Family Bible. London: Baldwin, New Bridge Str., 1811. Fawcett, F. Bible Com.
10 James Comper Gray and George M. Adams. Bible Com. Michigan: Zondervan Pblg. House, Grand Rapids, na. Gray & Adams Bible Com.
11 The Pentateuch and Haftorahs. Ed. Dr. J. H. Hertz. London: Soncino Press, 1979. Hertz, J.H. Bible Com.
12 The International Bible Commentary. Ed. William R. Farmer et al. Bangalore: TPI, 2004. International Bible Com.
13 Rev. S. R. Driver. The International Critical Com. (a Critical & Exegetical C. on Deu.). Edinburgh: T. & T. Clarke, 1895. International Critical Com.
14 The Interpreter's Bible. Ed. George Arthur Buttrick. NY: Abingdon Cokisbury Press, Nashville, 1952. Interpreter's Bible Com.
15 Dr. I. W. Slotki. Isaiah, London & Bournemouth: The Soncino Press, 1949. Isaiah-Slotki
16 The Jerome Biblical Com. Ed. Raymond E. Brown, Joseph A. Fitzmyer, Roland E. Murphy. Bangalore: TPI, 1987. Jerome Bible Com.
17 Ronald A. Knox. The Holy Bible Tr. From Latin Vulgate. London: Burns & Oates, Macmillan & Co Ltd, 1957. Knox Vulgate
18 Ronald A. Knox. A NT Commentary for Eng. Readers. London: Burns Oates & Washbourne Ltd, 1955. Knox NTC
19 The Learning Bible: Contemporary English Version. NY: American Bible Society, 2000. Learning Bible
20 Matthew Henry. A Commentary on the Holy Bible. London: Ward, Lock & Co, Warwick House, Salisbury Square, E.C. Matt-Henry Com. On holy Bible
21 W. Gunther Plaut, Bernard J. Bamberger.The Torah, A Modern Com. NY: Union of American Heb Congregations, 1981. Mod.Torah Com.
22 Nelson Study Bible. Ed Earl D Radmacher. Nashville: Thomas Nelson Pub, 1997. Nelson Study Bible
23 The New Bible Com. Ed. by F. Davidson etc. Michigan: W M. B. Eerdmans Publg. Co., Grand Rapids, 1953. New Bible Com.
24 D. Guthrie, J. A. Motyer, etc. The New Bible Commentary Revised Edn. London: Inter-Versity Press, 1972. New Bible com. (Rvd)
25 A New Catholic Com. on Holy Scripture. Ed. Rev. Reginald C. Fuller. Surrey:Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd, 1981. New Catholic Com.
26 A New Commentary on Holy Scripture. Ed. Charles Gore, H. L. Goudge, Alf. Guillaume. London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1928. New Com. on Holy Scriptures
27 New Jerome Bible Com. Ed. Raymond E. Brown, Joseph A. Fitzmyer, Roland E. Murphy. Bangalore: TPI, 1994. New Jerome Bible Com.
28 The NIV Study Bible. Ed. Kenneth Barker etc. Grand Rapids: Zondervan Publishing. House, 1995. NIV Study Bible
29 The Open Bible(Expanded Edn). Ed na. NY: Thomas Nelson Publishers, Nashville, 1985. Open Bible
30 Peake's Commentary on the Bible. Ed, Matthew Black, H. H. Rowley. London: Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd, 1967. Peake's Com.On Bible
31 Pocket Bibl Com. William Neil. HarperSanFrancisco, 1975. Pocket Bible Com.
32 The Pulpit Commentary. Ed. Rev. HDM Spence DD, Dean of Gloucester & Rev. Joseph S. Excell. London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. Ltd, 1897. Pulpit Bible Com.
33 Thomas Scott, Rector of the Aston Sanford, Bucks. Scott's Bible. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott & Co, 1857. Scott's Bible Com.
34 Seventh-day Adventist Bible Com. Ed. Francis D. Nichol. Hagerstown: Review & Herald Pblg Association, 1978. 7thDay Adventist Bible Com.
35 A Jewish Com. 'The Soncino Chumash'. Ed. The Rev. Dr. A. Cohen. Surrey: The Soncino Press, Hindhead,1950. Soncino Chu-mash
36 Dr. Frank Charles Thompson. Thompson Chain Ref Bible (5th Ed.). Bangalore: The Bible Society of India, 1988. Thompson Bible
37 LawrenceO. Richard. Victor B Background Com. (NT). Colorado, 80918, USA: Victor Books/SP Publ., Inc., 2003. Victor Bible (NT) Background Com.
38 Marvin R. Vincent. Word Studies in NT. Michigan: WM. B. Eerdmans Pubg. Co, Grand Rapids, 1946. Vincent's NT
39 Warren W. Wiersbe. Wiersbe's Expository Outlines on the NT. Colorado 80918, USA: SP Pubns., Inc., Cook Communications Ministries, 2003. Wiersbe's NT Expo Outlines
40 The Wycliffe Bible Com.Ed. Charles F. Pfieffer (OT), Everett F. Harri-son (NT). Chicago: Moody Press, 1983. Wycliffe Bible Com.

(c) Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, Concordances and Atlases

Sr.No Name, Author, Editor, Publisher, Year, etc. Abbreviation
1 Advanced Learner's Encycl. Dic. Ed. Jonathan Crowther. Oxford Univ. Press, 1994. AdvLrnrOxf Dic.
2 The Enc. AmericanaInternational Edn. (in 30 Vols.). Connecticut: Grolier Incorporated, Danbury, 1987. Americana
3 Arabic-English Dictionary.Maan Zulfu Madina. NY: Pocket Books, 1973. Ar-Eng-Dic. Zulfu
4 Encyclopaedia Biblica. Ed. Rev. T.K. Cheyne. London: Watts & Co. 1899. Biblica
5 Encyclopaedia Britannica(15th Edn.). Chicago: the Univ of Chicago, 1988. Britannica
6 The Chambers Dic. Ed. Catherine Schwarz. Edinburgh: Chambers Harrap Pub. Ltd., 1995. Chambers Dic
7 Chambers Essential English Dictionary. 1998. ChambEssDic
8 F. L. Cross. The Oxf. Dic. of the Christian Church. London: Oxf Univ Press, 1974. Christian ChurchDic
9 Colliers Enc. (24 Vols.). NY, 1995. Colliers Enc
10 Rev. James L. Dow. Collins Gem Dic. of Bible. London & Glasgow: Collins, 1974 ColnGem Dic. of Bible
11 Easton's 1897 B. Dic in "Power Bible"CD. ROM Version. Easton's B.Dic.
12 Harper's B. Dic. Ed. Paul J. Achtemeier. Bangalore: Theological Publications in India, 1994. Harper's Bible Dic.
13 A Dic. of the Bible. Ed. James Hastings. Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark, 1904. HastingsDic.of Bible
14 Dic. of B. Ed. James Hastings, Rvd. Edn. By Frederick C. Grant & H. H. Rowley. NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1963. HastingsRvd Dic. of Bible
15 Holman Concise Topical Concordance. Tennessee, USA: Holman Bible Publishers, Nashville, 1998. Holman Concise Topical Concord
16 Holman Topical Concordance. Philadelphia, USA: A. J. Holman Co., 1973. Holman Topical Conc.
17 The Illustrated Bible Dic. Ed. J. D. Douglas, Rvn. Ed. N. Hillyer. Inter-Versity Press, 1980. Illustrated BD
18 International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, OR USA: Books For The Ages, AGES Software, Versioin 1.0 ©1997
19 The Interpreter's Dic. of Bible. (5 Vol). Ed. George Arthur Buttrick. NY: Abington Press, Nashville, 1962. Interpreter's Dic. of Bible
20 The Enc. of Islām(New Edn.). Ed. E. Van Donzel, B. Lewis, C. E. Bosworth. Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1978. Enc of Islām New Edn
21 The Jewish Enc. Mng. Ed. Dr Isidore Singer. NY: KTAV Pub House, Inc.,1901. JewishEnc
22 Enc. Judaica-CD-ROM-Ed. Version 1.0, Copyright 1997. Judaica Multimedia (Israel) Ltd. JudaicaEnc
23 The Lion Handbook to the Bible. Ed. David & Pat Alexander. Herts, England: Lion Publishing plc, 1986 Lion Handbook to Bible
24 Longman Dic. of Eng. Language & Culture. Essex: Longman Group UK Ltd, 1992 Longman Dic. EngLngCultr
25 Master Study Bible, NAS, Enc, Concordance, a Harmony of the Gospels, etc. Nashville: Holman Bible Publishers, 1977. Master Study Bible
26 J L McKenzie's Dic. of B, London: Geoffrey Chapman, 1984. McKenzie DB
27 A Dic. of Modern Written Arabic. Ed. J. Milton Cowan. London: Macdonald & Evans Ltd, 1980. ModW.ArbDic
28 New Bible Dic. (II Ed.). N. Hillyer (Revision Edn.). Leicestor: Inter-Varsity Press, Eng., 1986. New Bible Dic.
29 The New Shorter Oxford English Dic., 1993 New Shorter
30 The New Standard Enc & World AtlasWith an Introduction by The Rev. C.A. Alington, D.D., Hm of Eton. Prepared under the general editorship of J. M. Parrish, M.A. (Oxon), John R. Crossland, F.R.G.S., & A. W. Holland, managing ed. of the Enc. Britannica (13th Edn); with the specialist assistance of George Somerville, MD, DPM.; John S. Linnell, B.A. (Oxon); K. M. Gadd, M.A. (Oxon & London); C. H. Knowles, B.Sc. (London); the Rev. Eric Dixon, M.C., B.A., B.D. (Lond.); E. S. Roberts, B.A., and over 40 experts, learned societies and institutions. Odhams Press Ltd, London, W. C. 2, 1932. New Standard Enc
31 The New World Dic.-Concordance to the New American Bib. Manila. Philippines: Daughters of St Paul, 1994. N.W.Dic.-Conc NAB
32 John R. Kohlenberger III. NIV Compact Conc. Manila, Philippines: OMF Literature Inc. PO Box 2217, 2002. NIV Compact Concordance
33 J. D. Douglas & Merrill C. Tenney. NIV Compact Dic. of the Bible Michigan: The Zondervan Corp., Grand Rapids, 1989. NIV Compact Dic. of Bible
34 Oxf. Dic.& Thesaurus. Melbourne: Oxf. Univ. Press, 1997. Oxf. Dic.& Thes.
35 Pictorial Biblical Enc. Ed. Gaalyahu Cornfeld. NY: Macmillan Co., 1964. Pictorial Bib Enc
36 The Enc. of Religion. NY: Macmillan Publishing Co., 1987. Religion Enc
37 Roget's II The New Thesaurus. Ed. Fernando de Mello Vianna. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co, 1980. Roget's II Thesaurus
38 The Seventh-day Adventist Bible Dic. (Rvd Edn by R. H. Woolsley). Ed. Don F. Neufeld, Washington DC. Hagerstown: Review & Herald Publishing Association, 1978. 7th Day Bible Dic.
39 H.A.R. Gibb, J. H. Kramer. Concise Enc. of Islam. Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc. 2001. Concise Enc. of Islam
40 W. Smith. A Dic. of Bible (Revd. Ed. F.N., M.A. Peloubet). Michigan: Regency Ref. Lib. Grand Rapids, 1984. Smith's Dic. of Bible
41 The Standard Jewish Enc. Ed. Dr. Cecil Roth. London: W. H. Allen, 1959. Standard Jewish Enc.
42 James Strong. Strong's Exhaustive Concordance. Michigan: Baker Book House, Grand Rapids, 1984. Strongs Conc.
43 James Strong. A Concise Dic. of the Words in The Hebrew Bible. NY, Cincinnati: The Methodist Book Concern, 1890. Strongs Heb B. Dic.
44 W. E. Vine, Merrill F. Unger, William White Jr. Vine's Complete Expository Dictionary of O & NT Words with Topical Index. Nashville, USA: Thomas Nelson, Inc., 1996. Vine's Complete Expo. Dic. of O & NT Words
45 Webster's Dic. of Eng. Usage. Ed. E. Ward Gilman. Massachusetts: Merriam-Webster Inc., Springfield, 1989. Webster Dic. of Eng. Usage
46 Webster's New Dic. of Synonyms.Ed. Philip B. Grove. Massachusetts: G.&C. Merriam Co, Springfield, 1978. Webster New Dic. of Syn.
47 Webster's New World College Dic. 3rd Edn. Ed. Victoria Neufeldt. NY, USA: Macmillan, 1997. WebsterN.W. CollegeDic.
48 Ah~mad bin F~aris. Mu'jam Maqayis al-Lughah. Beirut: Dar Ih~ya al-turath al-'Arabi, 2001. Maqa'is al-Lugha
49 IsmaIl ibn H~ammad al-Jawhari. Taj al-Lughat wa S~ih~ah~al-'Arabiyyah. Beirut: Dar al-'Ilm lil Malayin, 1984. S~ih~ah~al- Jawhari
50 Al-Ustadh al-T~ahir Ah~mad al-zavi, Tartib al-Qamus al-Muh~it~'ala T~ariqah al-Mis~bah~al- Munir, 1979. Tartib al-Qamus
51 Mu'jam al-Wasit~. Beirut: Dar Ih~ya al-turath al-'Arabi, 1972, Mu'jam al-Wasit~
52 Ibn Manz~~ur. Lisan al-'Arab. Beirut: Dar S~adir, 1300 AH, Lisan al-'Arab
53 Mu'allim But~rus al-Bustani. Muh~it~al-Muh~it~. Beirut: Maktabah Lubnan Nashirun, 1993 Muh~it al-Muh~it~

(d) Miscellaneous

Sr No Name of the Book, Author, Editor, Publisher, Year, etc. Abbre-viation
1 Al-Imam Abi 'Abd Alla$h Muhammad bin Isha$q al-Fa$kihi$, Akhba$r Makkah fi$Qadi$m al- Dahr wa Hadi$thihi'. Makkah: Maktabah al-Nahdat al-Hadi$thah, 1987. Akhbār Makkah
2 Dr. Muhammad Muhsin Khān. Tr. of the Meanings of Sahih Al-Bukhārī. Riyādh: Dār al-Salām, S. A., PO Box 22743, 1997. Al-Bukhārī
3 Hamīd al-Dīn Farāhī. al-Ra'y al-Sahīh fī man Huwa al-Dhabīh. Damascus: Dār al-Qalam, 1999. Al-Dhabīh~?
4 George Sale, 'The Preliminary discourse' to the Alkoran of Mohammed. London: Frederick Warne & Co., na. Al-KORAN, Tr. G. Sale
5 The Koran, Tr. N. J. Dawood, India: Penguin Books, 1994. N. J. Dāwūd
6 N. J. Dawood, Revised Dr. Zayid. The Quran, An Eng Trans. Beirut: Dar Al-Choura, 1980. The Quran, Daral-Choura
7 The QUR'ĀN.Tr. E. H. Palmer. Delhi: Motilal Banarsidass, 1988. The QUR'ĀN Tr. Palmer
8 Geddes MacGregor. The Bible in the Making. London: John Murray, 1961. Bible in the Making
9 Raymond E. Brown. An Introduction to the NT. Bangalore: Theological Pub in India (TPI), 2000. Brown's NT Introduction
10 The Cambridge History of the Bible. Ed. P. R. Ackroyd & C. F. Evans. Cambridge: at the University Press, 1970. CambridgeHist Of Bible
11 Paul Johnson. A History of Christianity. NY: Simon & Schuster, 1995. History of Christianity
12 Rheme Perkins. NT Introduction. Bombay: St Paul Publications, Bandra, 1992. Introduction NT
13 Werner H Schmidt. OT Introduction, Tr. by Matthew J. O'Connell, Bombay: St Paul Publications, Bandra, 1992. Introduction OT
14 The Works of Flavius Josephus. Tr. by W. Whiston. Boston: D Lothrop & Co., na. Josephus, Woks of
15 The Book of the Jubilees, in 'The Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha of the OT in Eng.' Ed. R. H. Charles. Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1968. Jubilees, Book of
16 A Lion Handbook: the World's Religions. Ed. R. Pierce Beaver, etc. England: The Lion Publishing, Herts, 1984 Lion Handbook World's Rlgns
17 Raymond E. Brown, Joseph A. Fitzmyer, and Roland E. Murphy. The New Jerome Bible Handbook. Minnesota: The Liturgical Press, Collegeville, 1993. New Jerome Bible Handbook
18 The NT Background. Ed. C. K. Barret. HarperSanFrancsco, 1995. NT Background
19 Bruce M. Metzger. The Text of the NT. Oxford: at the Clarendon Press, 1964. NT Text
20 F. F. Bruce. Places Abraham Knew. London: Scrip-ture Union, City Road, ECIVZNJ, 1984. Places Abra-ham Knew
21 Rev. Joseph Kudasiewicz. The Synoptic Gospels Today. Manila: T Pauls, Makati City, Philippines, 1996 Synoptic Gospels Today
22 Mawlana Amin Ahsan Islahi. Tadabbur-e-Qur'an. (Lahore: Faran Foundation, 1977), 5:485. (al-Qur'an 37:107) Tadabbur-e-Qur'an
23 Ken Anderson. Where to Find It in the Bible. Nashville, USA: Thomas Nelson Publ, 1996. Where to Find It in Bible