The King James Bible built in dictionary
The authorized version also called the king james bible has its own built in dictionary.
In fact the kjv is the english language.
Words are often defined in the same verse. Look especially at the first occurrence of the word. Or in the same chapter.
Therefore word studies and phrase studies can be helpful to understand the kjv phrases and words.
Tools for searching in the king james bible for phrases and words
You can do word studies using
- swordsearcher for windows
- Tecarta bible for IOS.
- unbound bible for MAC
- Vim for linux
- Xiphos for linux.
Or if you do not want to use a computer to search for words and phrases you can use:
- strongs concordance to find all occurrences of a word. Then you dont look at the greek and hebrew you only look at all the verses that contain the word.
- Cruden's complete concordance to the old and new testaments instead of strongs. It can be used to find all occurrences of a phrase in the kjv.
Or you can use:
- Reading the King James bible. Just reading the kjv is fine too. Especially if reading it from the beginning since words are generally defined the first time they are used in the kjv.