This is the compilation of American Tract Society Bible Dictionary. It contains 2,299 definitions and 39,583 cross-references. The reason for the high number of cross-references is that each word within a given definition is further linked to its own definition in , if such a definition exists.
It holds entries on topics related to The Bible and is for general use in the study of its scriptures. It can be classified as a required reference book for any good study library, first published in 1859 by William Rand.