BIBLE

(Note centered heading below: Quotations)

age: pc 13-14; ie 17-18; pc95 13-14; kl 19; sh 17; Lmn 5

attitude toward Bible: w10 3/1 3-4; w02 9/15 15; w99 11/15 3; w94 6/1 13-14; gm 5-6, 184-189; w86 4/1 3-4

1600’s and 1700’s: w97 10/15 8-9

1800’s: w97 10/15 10-11

appreciation: w12 6/15 25-29; w07 2/1 22-23; yb07 4-5; wt 23-31; w94 5/15 3; si 349-352

Catholic Church: w12 3/1 4; g 12/11 7-8; w01 6/1 32; w98 10/15 5; yb97 128; g90 3/8 6; g90 6/22 8; tp 30; g86 6/8 3-9

clergy: w05 9/1 30-31; g96 8/8 29; w89 7/1 4; gm 32; tp 30

effect of evolution theory: g93 8/8 5

“faithful and discreet slave”: w89 3/15 14

identifying mark of true religion: w09 8/1 8-9; rq 26-27; pe 187-188

Islam: sh 285-286

Jehovah’s Witnesses: w12 1/15 4-8; w12 3/1 4; g 8/10 8; bt 105; cf 102; w02 2/15 25-26; w94 5/15 5-6; jv 122-123, 603; w90 4/1 11; w89 3/1 4; w89 3/15 21-22; rs 199, 203-205; br78 3-4

Protestantism: g 12/11 9; gm 31-32; g89 10/22 19

Russell and associates: jv 53-54, 122, 133

Russian Orthodox Church: w97 10/15 10; w97 12/15 22-27

Welsh girl Mary Jones: w97 10/15 9; w94 5/15 3

when details not provided: cl 185-187; it-2 603-604

women’s liberation movement: g88 7/22 5

audiocassette recordings: g89 1/8 27

appreciation for: w90 2/15 32; w88 10/1 32; w86 1/15 32; w86 11/1 32

basis for beliefs: w11 10/1 9; w09 8/1 4; bt 105; be 224-225, 255-256; g02 4/22 10-11; w98 10/15 4-7; jv 53-54, 120, 122-123, 133, 603; rs 199, 203-205; ti 5; w87 3/1 10-11

book about love: w07 3/1 5-6

book about people: cl 183-185

book for all mankind: pc 13-17; g 2/09 8-9; g 11/07 29; w98 4/1 10-20; ba 3-30; pc95 13-17; g93 8/8 10; g89 3/22 13; g88 11/8 18-19; w86 4/15 3-7; w86 8/15 30

book of true prophecy: w87 5/1 6

chapters and verses:

number: sg 15; w88 2/1 7; it-1 308

Psalms: w03 4/1 31

when determined: w95 4/15 14; kl 14; sg 15; si 318; it-1 308

charts:

age of principal religious writings: pc 14; pc95 14

Bible reading schedule: w09 8/1 15-18

books, writers, time covered, and time and place written: nwt 1662-1663; bi12 1548-1549; w91 6/15 28-29; si 298

books from period of Assyrian and Babylonian empires: gl 23

books from period of Medo-Persian Empire: gl 25

how we got the Bible: it-1 321

inspired penmen and writing (date order): si 12

Jewish canon of the Scriptures: si 301

key dates in transmission: w97 8/15 8-9; w97 9/15 26-27

leading papyrus manuscripts: si 313

leading translations in seven languages: si 322

leading vellum and leather manuscripts: si 314

places where written: gl 5

prophecies and fulfillment: si 343-346

quotations of Hebrew Scriptures by Greek Scripture writers: si 343, 346-349

reading God’s Word: goals and methods: w11 5/15 5

time line of attacks on Bible: g 12/11 6-7

time line of Bible publishing: g 12/11 2-3

chronology: it-1 447-467

method of stating dates: it-1 448

citations: fg 2

climax in Revelation: re 6-14

comments by—

Adams, John Quincy: it-1 312

Barth, Karl: w88 2/1 3

Dickens, Charles: jd 5; km 1/97 1

Encyclopedia Americana: la 11

Gandhi, Mohandas K.: yb11 11-12; kl 16; Lmn 5-6

Goethe, Johann: w07 6/15 5; g03 9/22 31; w96 12/1 17

Heine, Heinrich: ba 3; gm 8; w88 2/1 4

Henry, Patrick: Lmn 5

historical figures: w92 5/15 3

Jefferson, Thomas: w90 11/1 7

Kant, Immanuel: la 11

Lincoln, Abraham: dg 10; w00 1/15 5; w92 5/15 3; gm 8

Newton, Sir Isaac: si 338; it-1 311; Lmn 5

Phelps, William Lyon: g00 12/22 3; it-1 312

Seward, William H.: g00 12/22 4; gm 8

university journal (China): la 11

Van Dyke, Henry: w92 7/15 3

completeness: w09 3/15 32; w89 5/1 26-27; w87 5/1 6

contents: w13 10/1 4-7; nwt 39; w10 11/15 26; bm 3-31; g 11/07 19-21; w06 7/1 5-7; la 11-12; ct 103-104, 120-164; ba 13; kl 13-15; sg 17-18; w91 6/15 27-30; rs 58; it-1 310-311; je 4-5

information that is not provided: cl 185-187; g89 12/22 17-18

overview: fg 7; bm 31

copyists: w90 7/15 29; it-1 505-506; it-2 877

descriptive terms: w96 1/1 29-31

“lamp”: it-2 195

“sword of the spirit” (Eph 6:17): w07 3/15 30; w04 9/15 19-20; w92 5/15 22-23; w88 9/1 17-18; it-1 172

differs from other sacred books: w12 6/15 27; sh 16-17; op 24-25; gm 13-14

discussing:

why many refuse: w89 8/1 3-4

discussion: w13 10/1 3; fg 6-7; bm 3-31; w05 7/15 4-7; bh 18-26; lr 16-20; cl 179-188; la 11-14; w98 4/1 10-20; ba 3-30; rq 3; kl 12-22; sg 14-19; si 7-352; pe 47-50; it-1 307-313

for Buddhists: ph 5-30

for Muslims: rk 4-9; gu 4-31

distribution: w09 11/1 13; w07 1/15 21; w07 4/1 3; g 11/07 4; w05 7/15 4; bh 19; la 11; w98 4/1 11; w97 10/15 12; ba 6; gm 7; pe 47-48, 50-52; g89 3/22 13; it-2 755; Lmn 5

1991: g92 7/22 28

1996: g98 2/8 30

Australia: g88 1/22 30

by Bible societies: si 321

by secular colporteurs: g01 12/8 25-27

by Watch Tower Society: w09 5/1 25; yb06 10; w94 5/15 3; jv 603-615; si 321, 323-327

early 20th century: w97 10/1 14-15

Korea: g89 7/22 28

Soviet Union: g90 3/22 28; g89 3/8 30; g89 4/8 29; g89 12/8 28

United States: g 7/10 22; g86 6/22 29

changes in people: w09 2/1 26-29; w09 6/1 6; w09 7/1 23-27; w90 4/1 16-21; w89 8/1 6-7; gm 175-183; w86 4/1 6-7

inspires boldness: w10 2/15 7-8

literacy and libraries: g05 5/22 20

mirror effect: w11 8/1 21; w09 8/1 13; w08 6/15 25; w96 1/1 31; w95 7/15 32; g91 7/8 7-8; w88 8/15 15-16

professionals confirm: w04 2/1 6-7

strengthens: w95 12/1 17-18

youths: w90 8/1 11

electronic: g91 9/22 29

encouragement to apply: w12 1/15 15; w95 5/1 11-12, 19; gm 184-189

encouragement to examine: lf 30-31; rs 58-60

experiences:

alcohol and drug abuser: rk 7-8

anger controlled: rk 7

believes Bible not inspired: km 12/13 4-5

cassettes help seaman accept truth: g89 1/8 27

elderly lady follows missionaries till exhausted to obtain Bible: w88 10/1 24-25

elderly lady who read Bible when young: yb96 214-215; jv 465-466

householders appreciate use: w10 1/15 13

inspector calls it a dictionary: yb07 197-198

kept hidden in prison: g00 2/22 22

learns truth using Bible from bishop: yb96 217-218

marriage saved: yb12 77-78; rk 6

pastor impressed by Witness use: w03 11/15 11-12

perfect scripture used by chance: yb07 55-56

placing Bibles where work is restricted: yb87 60-61

racially prejudiced criminal: rk 8

seeks Bible having God’s name: yb05 60

sign on Watchtower factory: w00 3/15 32

smuggled into prison: w97 8/1 24-25

termed anti-Soviet (Soviet Union): yb08 120-121, 123

views Bible as book for Westerners: km 12/13 5

violence abandoned: rk 8-9

wants answers from Bible only: yb96 58-59

Witness student’s essay “My Favorite Book”: yb07 44-45

expression of God’s love: w09 12/1 5; g 11/07 29

favorite scriptures: w04 5/1 32

field ministry:

defending the Bible: cf 102-105

encouraging reading of Bible: km 11/88 1, 4

helping to appreciate the Bible: wt 24-25

introducing scriptures: be 147-149

keeping one’s Bible neat and clean: w88 6/15 12

objections regarding: rs 64-68

people not accepting the Bible: km 12/13 4-6; be 68-69, 144, 198-199, 252; wt 24-25

presenting the Bible: km 12/98 8; km 12/96 8; km 11/94 1, 4; km 11/92 1; km 11/91 1; km 11/90 1, 8; km 11/89 2

reading scriptures: be 150-152

teaching Bible students how to use: km 5/88 7

use of Bible: w10 1/15 13-14; w10 2/15 10-14; w09 1/15 6; bt 134-135; km 9/09 2; km 4/08 3; km 5/07 1; km 9/04 4; w03 11/15 8-12, 14-17; km 5/03 8; be 145-146; km 5/01 1; km 9/01 1; km 12/01 1; w98 2/15 24; km 11/96 1; km 11/93 1; sg 97, 122-129; w91 1/15 17-18; km 5/91 1, 8; km 11/91 1; km 2/88 8; w86 3/1 26-30

use of related scriptures: w02 4/1 8

finding scriptures: sg 97

fondness for: w00 10/1 14-15

God revealed by: w12 6/15 27-28; cl 18-21, 184-186; w99 6/15 21-24; ct 103-119; w88 3/1 5-6; w87 4/1 4-7; Lmn 8-14

Greek word: si 299; pe 49; it-1 308

Gutenberg Bible: g 11/07 4; g98 11/8 17-19; g89 9/8 23-24; it-1 313

originals and replicas: g86 4/8 29

originals extant: g98 1/22 29; g98 11/8 19

paper: g86 2/22 28

photo of page: g89 9/8 23

ignorance: g01 11/22 29; w91 1/15 7

clergy: g93 2/8 29; w87 7/15 21

Italy: g92 5/8 28; g91 7/22 29

survey: g90 9/22 21; w89 11/15 7

Western society: g94 12/22 29

inerrancy: it-1 1204-1206

influence on mankind: g92 3/8 28; gm 8-10

inspiration: w12 6/15 25-28; w10 3/1 3-5; g 11/07 10-11; w03 7/1 14; lr 16; cl 182; w97 6/15 3-8; pr 14-15; sg 15-17; wi 3-7; si 299-300, 304-305; pe 48-49; it-1 1081, 1202-1206; w86 4/1 3-7

individuality of expression: w12 6/15 26-27; cl 182; w97 6/15 5-6; it-1 1204

manner: w12 6/15 25-27; gu 16; w97 6/15 4-6; sg 15; it-1 1203-1204; it-2 696

role of angels: it-1 1203

role of holy spirit: w12 6/15 26; w92 2/1 10; si 9-10; w88 2/1 3-4; it-1 309-310, 1203; it-2 1021

“sacred pronouncements”: it-2 836

selection and recording of existing material: w97 6/15 6; it-1 1204

testimony of writers: nwt 10; si 299, 337-338; gm 10; it-1 1203, 1205-1206; g88 12/22 19; Lmn 6-7

uninspired writings differ: w12 6/15 27; it-1 1205

interpretation: re 9; w99 8/1 10; rs 65-66, 205; w88 12/15 3-5

use of related scriptures: w06 8/15 12-15; w88 12/15 3-5

whether literal or symbolic: br78 4

Jehovah’s name magnified by: it-1 311

reasoning on: w86 3/1 27-29

reliance on: it-2 879-880; w87 3/1 10-11

use of related scriptures: w02 4/1 8

languages in which published: w13 10/1 3; nwt 39; w12 6/15 27-28; w07 8/15 21; g 11/07 4, 30; g 3/06 29; g04 12/8 29; lr 19; g03 1/8 29; g02 2/22 28; g00 8/8 28; w99 10/15 31; g98 9/8 29; w97 10/1 16; ba 12; g96 11/8 28; g93 10/22 28; g92 6/8 28; g91 6/8 28; si 307, 320-321; g90 7/8 28; gm 7; pe 51; g89 3/22 13; g89 7/22 28; it-1 1213; it-2 204; g87 1/22 30; tp 7; Lmn 5

1800: ba 11

1914: w97 10/1 15-16

at least one book: g92 7/22 28

chart “Growth in Bible Translation”: w97 10/15 12

Christian Scriptures: g96 11/8 28

complete Bible: g00 8/8 28; g98 9/8 29; g96 11/8 28; g93 10/22 28; g92 6/8 28; g91 6/8 28; g89 7/22 28; g87 1/22 30

early 20th century: w97 10/1 14-15

languages in which written: w13 10/1 3; si 8; gm 22-23; pe 50; it-2 204

Hebrew: si 8, 176; it-1 1068-1077

learning scriptures: km 9/09 2; km 5/07 1

literary beauty: it-1 181

love for: w09 6/1 8-11; w99 11/1 9-19; gm 9-10

loyalty to: w97 10/1 15-20

master texts in original languages: nwt 1727; ba 9; it-1 321

Greek: nwt 1729; w95 4/15 11; si 317-319; it-2 313-314

meaning of term: ba 13; si 299; pe 49; rs 58; it-1 308; it-2 574

memorizing:

Jesuit applicant: w94 2/1 9-10

miniature Bibles: g98 4/22 14-15

misconceptions about: w12 12/15 3; g 11/07 22

misrepresentation: ba 4-5

name Bible: w08 11/1 27

need for: g00 1/22 10-11; w93 5/1 3-4

no hidden codes: g02 9/8 5; w00 4/1 29-31

not “white man’s book”: rs 67

number of books: sg 14

“Old Testament,” “New Testament”: w09 4/1 21; w07 9/1 6; w95 3/1 19; si 11; it-1 308-309

on computers:

electronic chips: g 10/08 30; g88 4/22 30

opening at random for guidance (bibliomancy): w13 6/15 32; w12 12/15 3

opposition: g 12/11 4-9; w00 12/1 3; w97 10/1 11-13; gm 8-9, 25-32

1800’s: w97 10/15 10-11

Antiochus IV (168 B.C.E.): g 12/11 5; g 11/07 12; w97 10/1 11

burning Bibles in Tyndale’s day: w87 7/15 21

Emperor Diocletian (Rome, 303 C.E.): g 12/11 5; g 11/07 12-13; w90 5/1 14

Inquisition: w94 5/15 6-7; w92 6/15 8-11

persecution of Bible distributors (colporteurs): g01 12/8 25-27

persecution of Bible possessors: gm 30-31; w86 5/15 17

Spanish Inquisition: g87 10/8 25-26

organizational aspect: it-1 310

Oriental book: Lmn 6

perfection: it-2 603-604

pictured by—

basin in courtyard of tabernacle and temples: w96 7/1 16

“glassy sea” (Re 4:6; 15:2): re 79, 216-217; it-2 426

oil used by ten virgins (Mt 25): gt 111; w90 4/15 8

ten camels of Abraham’s servant: w89 7/1 27

powerful: w86 4/1 6-7

child rearing: w88 5/1 4-6

comfort and encouragement: w96 1/15 21-22

counsel on attempted rape: g86 5/22 22-24

lives transformed: w09 2/1 26-29; w09 6/1 6; w09 7/1 23-27; w91 2/1 6; w89 8/1 6-7; gm 176-180; w86 4/1 6-7

mental health: ba 25-26

modern man: w99 4/1 3-7; w98 4/1 17-19; ba 22-26; w93 5/1 4-7; w86 5/1 3-7

moral values: w00 11/1 4-7; g93 8/8 8-10; g90 6/8 8-9

results among Witnesses: w94 4/15 12, 14-17

youths: yp2 282-286, 288; g96 2/8 10; g86 5/22 12-14

printing:

Antwerp (Belgium): g02 9/8 19-22

printers’ errors: g99 2/22 28

punctuation: sg 14-15

questions about Bible: w11 10/15 32

questions in Bible: w10 4/15 13-15

quoting:

from here and there: w02 4/1 8; w96 5/15 19-20

reading: be 9-12; wt 26-31; w00 5/1 14-15; w00 10/1 8-12; w96 5/15 10-20; w95 5/1 8-21; w94 5/15 4-6; sg 21; it-2 755

84-year-old learns to read: g04 9/22 28-29

aloud: w10 7/1 21; be 104, 150-152; w96 5/15 18-19

as a family: be 11, 60, 248-249; km 11/02 5; w99 7/1 11-12; km 2/99 4; w96 5/15 13-16

benefits: w11 5/15 5; g98 3/8 28; g97 2/22 11-12; w96 5/15 10-11, 16-17; g96 1/22 23; it-2 755

Bible examples: w95 5/1 9-13; w94 5/15 4-5; it-2 755

considered essential: w86 4/15 3-4

decline in Sweden: g87 5/8 29

depression from paralysis overcome: w95 11/1 23

during vacation: w00 8/15 32

elders: w00 10/1 8-9; w95 5/1 12-13

encouragement to read: w09 5/15 10; g 4/09 23; cl 312; wt 26-27; w00 3/15 32; ip-1 310; w99 11/1 9, 11-14; ba 3, 30; km 11/94 1; w90 2/1 7; gm 5-11

encouraging offspring to read: w10 1/15 18

encouraging others to read: km 11/88 1, 4

entire Bible: yp2 291; w02 11/15 23; w96 5/15 18; w95 5/1 18

examples: w09 5/15 10; w95 5/1 20-21

how to make more beneficial: w13 4/15 7-11; ia 207; w11 5/15 3-5; g 4/09 23-26; w00 10/1 12; yp 312-313; km 12/88 7

importance of regularity: g00 10/8 23-24; w95 5/1 9-10, 12-18

‘in an undertone’: w13 4/15 7-8; w08 8/15 24; be 24-25; w96 5/15 11

Israel (ancient): w00 10/1 9; w95 5/1 9-12

Jesus’ example: w02 6/15 13

King Henry VIII promotes (16th century): w12 6/1 10-11; w02 1/1 32

lack in U.S.: g01 11/22 29; w00 1/15 32; w91 1/15 7

lack in world: g00 5/8 29

life story “Bible Reading—My Lifelong Source of Strength”: w11 9/15 3-6

opposition to: g 12/11 6-9; gm 8-9; w86 5/15 17

Pope John Paul II urges: g98 10/8 17

repeatedly: w95 5/1 14-16

when: w95 5/1 16-18, 20-21

whether alone suffices: rs 328, 332-333

youths: w13 4/15 11; w10 4/15 4-5; g 3/10 30; g 4/09 23-26; km 4/04 1; w02 3/15 9; g02 4/8 30; w01 8/15 3, 6-7; g01 8/22 23-25; w99 9/1 23-24; g90 9/22 23; yp 288, 312-313; g86 1/8 28; g86 2/8 16

sacred: w88 6/15 12

standard for judging religion: sh 16-18

superior to other ancient writings: it-2 1213

superior to other sacred writings: w12 6/15 27; sh 16-17; op 24-25; gm 13-14

superior to word of mouth: cl 179, 181-182; pr 15

superior way of life over other ancient cultures:

family life: g97 8/8 10

superstitious use: w12 12/15 3

survey on belief in (U.S.): g 11/07 30

survival: w12 6/15 28; g 12/11 2-5; w09 11/1 13-14; g 11/07 12-13; w98 4/1 11-12; ba 7-9; g97 12/8 16-18; w92 6/15 8-11; gm 12-36; it-1 313; it-2 1213

theme: w13 10/1 3; w12 9/1 21; g 2/12 13; bm 3; w07 9/1 7; re 9-14; be 211; w00 10/15 10; ct 121-122; kl 14; w94 2/1 11; jv 283; si 17, 263, 349-350; gm 149-161; it-1 310-311, 923

chart of scriptures: si 342

subsidiary theme of fall of Babylon: ip-1 215

time covered: si 11

time used in writing: w13 10/1 3; bm 3; sg 14; sh 241; si 10; pe 49; it-1 310, 1081; Lmn 6

translation relatively easy: si 9

transmission: nwt 1726-1730; w09 11/1 13-14; g 11/07 12-13; w97 8/15 8-11; w97 9/15 25-29; w97 10/15 8-12; it-1 321, 1081

efforts to corrupt: w97 10/1 13-14

printing in Antwerp (Belgium): g02 9/8 19-22

single-volume Bibles: w01 5/1 29-30

Slavonic Bible: w01 3/1 28-31

understandable: w13 4/1 16; hl 7; w09 7/1 3; w95 5/1 9-10; w94 10/1 4-8; op 24

available to all: wi 8-9

basis in Eden: w11 1/1 9, 11

desire needed: w94 10/1 5-6

difficult texts: w11 5/15 4; w10 10/15 7; w87 4/1 6

explanations that seem hard to accept: w11 9/15 14; w08 11/15 14; w07 4/15 28; w06 7/15 22; w00 1/1 10; w00 9/1 9-10; w99 10/1 5; w96 7/15 16-17; w92 11/15 20; w88 1/15 22

faith essential: it-2 603-604

helping new ones: w10 6/15 11

help needed: w10 7/1 21; w02 12/1 17; wt 26-27; w94 10/1 5-7; gm 185; w88 8/15 14

improving: w10 7/15 23-24

individual texts: be 34-35

progressive: w10 4/15 10; w10 7/15 21-23; bt 71; w06 2/15 26-30; w00 1/1 9-10; w00 3/15 10-15; w95 5/15 10-26; jv 121-122, 132-133, 146-148, 708-709; w87 5/15 28; w87 6/15 19-20; w86 5/15 11-15

remnant: w88 10/15 19

use of related scriptures: w06 8/15 12-15

when clarification seems overdue: w00 9/1 12-13

whether to learn Hebrew and Greek: w09 11/1 20-23; w09 12/15 3

word pictures: w09 5/1 13-15

unique: w12 6/1 3-9; g 11/07 4; kl 19; w91 2/1 5; gm 7-11; pe 47-48; it-1 307-308; w86 4/15 3-4; Lmn 4-6

condemns magic: it-2 294

table of nations (Ge 10): it-1 329, 907; it-2 473

use in teaching: w13 4/15 12-13; w07 1/15 21-25; w96 1/1 29-31

answering questions: km 9/09 1; be 68-69, 143-144

applying scriptures: be 53-54, 153-156, 204, 233, 254, 256; sg 128-129

basis for teaching: w08 1/15 9-10; be 224-225, 255-256, 267; w98 2/15 25-26; w89 5/1 26-27; w86 3/1 26-27

Bible studies: w13 4/15 13; km 11/04 4

bringing scriptures to life: w91 9/15 30

encouraging hearers to read scriptures: be 145-146

explaining scriptures: cf 105-107; be 231-233, 254

introducing scriptures: be 144, 147-149; sg 122-126

public discourses: be 52-54; km 9/00 3

reading from Bible: be 150-152; sg 32-33, 126-128, 146

reasoning from the Scriptures: bt 134-135; w04 3/15 18-19; be 155-156, 232, 254; km 11/93 1; w86 3/1 26-30

use of related scriptures: w02 4/1 8; w96 5/15 19-20

use in translation of other works: w05 4/15 21-22

benefiting from: w04 12/15 20-21

coping with loneliness: g04 6/8 11

facing difficulties: jd 92

whether all still relevant: g 3/10 28-29

whether irrelevant: g94 5/22 21

whether too restrictive: w06 10/1 8-10

why some individuals left unnamed: w13 8/1 10; w13 12/15 16

wisdom evident in: w12 6/15 28; bh 21-23; w03 7/1 13-14; cl 179-188; la 5-10; g96 2/8 10; w90 4/1 11-15; gm 162-174

word pictures: w09 5/1 13-15

writers: w13 10/1 3; nwt 10; fg 6; lr 17-18; sh 241; si 10, 12; w88 2/1 3-4; it-1 309-310, 1081

charts: si 12, 298

individuality of expression: w12 6/15 26-27; cl 182; w97 6/15 5-6; sg 15; w91 6/1 3; it-1 1204

Jews: it-2 836

list by occupation: w91 3/15 29

men who wrote about Jesus: w10 6/1 24-25

purpose in writing: w88 2/1 7

wisdom of using humans: w03 7/1 13-14; cl 182-183; w97 6/15 8; w97 8/15 31

writing of: si 10; pe 48-49

source documents: si 10; it-1 355

sources not indicated by “this is the history”: it-2 1212

“Year of the Bible” (2003): g03 9/22 31

Quotations

best book that ever was or will be in the world: jd 5; km 1/97 1; g95 1/22 6

best gift God has ever given to man: dg 10; w00 1/15 5; w92 5/15 3; gm 8

even a leaf surviving might pierce the darkness like a star: w94 5/15 6-7

everything so completely natural: w88 2/1 4

far superior to anything I studied in college: kl 16

greater the intellectual progress, more possible to use Bible as foundation and instrument of education: w96 12/1 17

hope of human progress suspended on: g00 12/22 4; gm 8

imposing unity of this book: w12 6/1 7

more beautiful the more one understands (Goethe): g03 9/22 31

most influential collection of books in human history: ba 3; w91 6/1 5; gm 8

no man is poor or desolate who has this treasure: w92 7/15 3

nothing approaching it in all literature: w12 6/1 7

not require any complicated introduction in order to be understood: g92 5/8 28

owe my enlightenment to: ba 3; gm 8

such excellent medicine: w12 6/1 8

towers in content above all earlier religious literature, and over all subsequent literature: gm 54

university taught me how to study; the Bible taught me how to live: w94 9/15 27

upon law of nature and law of revelation depend all human laws: w96 5/1 15; gm 8; it-2 224

worth all other books ever printed: w92 5/15 3; Lmn 5