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The Bible Student was a Christian Brethren journal, edited by A.T. Schofield. It was only published for three years, 1881-1883. A text-only version can be obtained on this website. All three volumes are available for download as pdf below.

The Bible Student 1881-1883


Volume 1 (1881) Download Complete VolumeView in PDF format pdf

  1. To Our Readers
  2. Bible Students' Class, The
  3. Holy Bible: Its Contents and History, The
  4. Bible Queries: 234 - 258
  5. Seven Sevens: Better Things-Looks-Gifts-Perfect-Miracles-Conversions-Fear Nots
  6. Revised Version of the New Testament: Matthew 1-2:23, The
  7. Matthew 1
  8. Matthew 2
  9. Holy Bible: the Books of the Bible, The
  10. Names and Titles of Christ in the New Testament
  11. Bible Students' Class, The: Allusions to Genesis
  12. Holy - Holiness: Part 1
  13. Notes and Fragments
  14. Bible Queries: 246, 259 - 289
  15. Seven Sevens: Blessings-Ways of Obtaining Life-I Wills
  16. The Revised Version of the New Testament. Matthew 3:4-5:22
  17. To Correspondents
  18. Notes on Last Month's Subjects: Old Testament Scriptures
  19. Bible Students' Class, The: Pride and Humility
  20. Holy - Holiness: Part 2
  21. Seven Sevens: Aspectsof Christ-Blesseds-Gifts-Losses for Christ-Kingdomes
  22. Bible Queries: 290 - 318
  23. The Revised Version of the New Testament. Matthew 5:29-8:12
  24. To Correspondents
  25. Notes on Last Month's Subject: Types of Christ
  26. Books of the Bible, The: The Books and Canon of the New Testament
  27. Bible Students' Class, The: Children of God
  28. Notes and Fragments
  29. Holy - Holiness: Part 3
  30. Fragmentary Bible Notes: The Tent and the Altar
  31. Bible Queries: 319 - 352
  32. The Revised Version of the New Testament. Matthew 8:28-10:3
  33. To Correspondents
  34. Notes on Last Month's Subject: Allusions to Genesis Throughout the Bible
  35. Bible Students' Class, The: Grace Illustrated in Christ
  36. Notes and Fragments
  37. Bible Queries: 353 - 392
  38. Fragmentary Bible Notes: Seven Hours of Suffering
  39. The Revised Version of the New Testament: Matt. 10:4-13:52
  40. Notes on Last Month's Subject: Pride and Humility
  41. Bible Students' Class, The: Christian Example Illustrated by Bible Saints
  42. Holy Bible: the Books of the New Testament, The
  43. Bible Queries: 393 - 434
  44. Notes and Fragments
  45. The Revised Version of the New Testament: Matthew 15:8-22:44
  46. To Correspondents

Volume 2 (1882) Download Complete VolumeView in PDF format pdf

  1. Preface
  2. To Our Readers
  3. This Month's Subject: Christ Our Example
  4. Bible Queries: Vol. 2, 1-32
  5. Notes on Former Questions: Vol. 1, 389; 428
  6. Jottings From Bible Margins
  7. Notes and Comments
  8. New Testament Words Explained: Ask - Corrupt
  9. Divine Names and Titles: 1. Jesus
  10. Holy Bible: Remarks Upon the Books of the Old Testament, The
  11. Eastern Manners and Customs: "Nay my Lord,I give it thee."
  12. Analysis of 1 and 2 Samuel
  13. Symbolic Language of the Bible, The: Abominations - Bells
  14. Revised Version of the New Testament, The: Matthew 22:8-24:33
  15. Notes on Last Month's Subject: Christ Our Example
  16. This Month's Subject: Christian Example Illustrated by Lives of Bible Saints
  17. Bible Queries: Vol. 2, 33 - 61
  18. Notes on Former Questions: Vol. 1, 430
  19. Lord Knoweth, The
  20. Seven Sevens: Life-Purity-Ark Names-I Ams-Abundance-Togethers-Prayers-Passovers
  21. Notes and Comments
  22. New Testament Words Explained: Crown - Godhead
  23. Divine Names and Titles: 2. Christ
  24. Holy Bible: Remarks Upon the Books of the Old Testament, The
  25. Eastern Manners and Customs: "Friend, Lend Me Three Loaves."
  26. Analysis of 1 Kings
  27. Symbolic Language of the Bible, The: Belly - Cedar
  28. The Revised Version of the New Testament: Matthew 25:6-28:19
  29. Notes on Last Month's Subject: Christian Example Illustrated by the Lives of Bible Saints
  30. This Month's Subject: The Titles and Work of God the Father
  31. Trinity, The
  32. Bible Queries: Vol.2, 62-118
  33. Notes on Former Queries: Vol. 1, 376
  34. God's Care
  35. Jottings From Bible Margins
  36. Notes and Comments
  37. New Testament Words Explained: Goodness - Life: Also, Divine Names and Titles: 3. Lord
  38. Holy Bible: Remarks Upon the Books of the Old Testament, The
  39. Eastern Manners and Customs: "The He-goats Before the Flocks" ; "I Have Enough"
  40. Analysis of 2 Kings
  41. Symbolic Language of the Bible, The: Chariots - Dust
  42. Plan of the Ages Chart
  43. Notes on Last Month's Subject: The Titles and Work of God the Father
  44. This Month's Subject: Children
  45. Bible Queries: Vol. 2, 119-164
  46. Notes on Former Queries: Vol. 2, 14; 63
  47. Jottings From Bible Margins
  48. Notes and Comments
  49. New Testament Words Explained: Lamb - New
  50. Divine Names and Titles: 4. Messiah
  51. Hatred and Love
  52. Eastern Manners and Customs: "The Gift of God"
  53. Analysis of Haggai
  54. Analysis of Zechariah
  55. Symbolic Language of the Bible, The: Eagle - Fountatins
  56. Revised Version of the New Testament, The: Mark 1-3:5
  57. Notes on Last Month's Subject: "Children" As Spoken of in Scripture
  58. This Month's Subject: The Christian's Standing and State
  59. Bible Queries: Vol. 2, 165-195
  60. Notes on Former Queries: Vol. 2, 100
  61. Notes and Comments
  62. New Testament Words Explained: Old - Prove
  63. Bible Family Registers, The
  64. Holy Bible: Remarks Upon the Books of the O. T.: Jer. - Dan., The: Also, Symbolic Language: Fowls - Hill
  65. Eastern Manners and Customs: "A Corn of Wheat"; "The gods of Conquered Nations"
  66. Notes on Last Month's Subject: The Christian's Standing and State
  67. This Month's Subject: Animals Used Symbolically
  68. Notes on Former Queries: Vol. 2, 102;142; 153
  69. Jottings From Bible Margins
  70. New Testament Words Explained: Psalms - Rest
  71. Christ Our Example: In Him Was Light
  72. Love and Hatred
  73. The Holy Bible: Remarks Upon the Books of the Old Testament
  74. Eastern Manners and Customs: "Sycamore Fruit"; "Will He Give Him a Stone"
  75. Symbolic Language of the Bible, The: Hinds - Lamp
  76. Revised Version of the New Testament, The: Mark 3:14-5:30
  77. Notes on Last Month's Subject: Animals Used Symbolically
  78. This Month's Subject: God's Dealings with His Children
  79. Bible Queries: Vol. 2, 222-271
  80. Notes on Former Queries: Vol. 2, 125; 123; 153
  81. Jottings From Bible Margins
  82. Notes and Comments: Also, NT words explained: Seem- Single
  83. Christ Our Example: That Eternal Life Which Was With the Father: Also, Obadiah - Malachi
  84. Eastern Manners and Customs: "Muzzle the Ox"; "Bidden"; "Bind Them in Thy Skirts"
  85. Analysis of Malachi
  86. Symbolic Language of the Bible, The: Laver - Nurse
  87. Notes on Last Month's Subject: God's Dealings with His Children
  88. This Month's Subject: The Titles and Work of the Holy Ghost
  89. Bible Queries: Vol. 2, 272-302
  90. Notes on Former Queries: Vol.2, 117; 214-215
  91. Jottings From Bible Margins
  92. Notes and Comments
  93. New Testament Words Explained: Speak - Thief
  94. Christ Our Example: The Son of Man Hath Not Where to Lay His Head
  95. Psalms: Its Divisions, The Book of: Also, Eastern Manners and Customs
  96. Symbolic Language of the Bible, The: Oak - Plumbline
  97. Notes on Last Month's Subject: The Titles & Work of the Holy Ghost
  98. This Month's Subject: The Prayers of Scripture
  99. Bible Queries: Vol. 2, 303-325
  100. Notes on Former Queries: Vol. 2, 283, 224
  101. Jottings From Bible Margins
  102. Notes and Comments
  103. New Testament Words Explained: Time - Wash
  104. Christ Our Example: Take Up the Cross and Follow Me
  105. Human Life
  106. Unwritten Period of Revelation, The
  107. Psalms, The Book of
  108. Eastern Manners and Customs: Wine Bottles; "A Light to My Path"
  109. Symbolic Language of the Bible, The: Pomegranates - Swine
  110. Notes on Last Month's Subject: The Prayers of Scripture
  111. This Month's Subject: The Characteristics of a Truly Godly Walk
  112. Bible Queries: Vol. 2, 326-348
  113. Notes on Former Queries: Vol. 2, 224; 260; 222
  114. Jottings From Bible Margins
  115. Notes and Comments
  116. New Testament Words Explained: Wind - World
  117. Christ Our Example: Extracts Illustrating Our January Subject. 5
  118. Psalms, The Book of: Their Prophetic Character
  119. Eastern Manners and Customs: "A Spring of Water, Whose Waters Fail Not"; "The Olive"
  120. Notes on Last Month's Subject: The Characteristics of a Truly Godly Walk
  121. This Month's Subject: The Offerings of Leviticus
  122. Bible Queries: Vol. 2, 349-377
  123. Notes on Former Queries
  124. Simeon and Levi
  125. Books Quoted or Referred to in the Bible
  126. Eastern Manners and Customs: "Among the Pots"; "The Bridegroom Cometh"; "The Almond Tree"
  127. Fragment
  128. Symbolic Language of the Bible, The: Sword - Wrinkle
  129. Notes on Last Month's Subject: The Offerings of Leviticus
  130. This Month's Subject: The Temptations of Scripture
  131. Bible Queries: Vol. 2, 378-393
  132. Notes on Former Queries: Vol. 2, 367; 371
  133. Jottings From Bible Margins
  134. Notes and Comments
  135. Christ Our Example: That Your Joy Might Be Full
  136. Eastern Manners and Customs: "Images"; "Garments are Warm"

Volume 3 (1883) Download Complete VolumeView in PDF format pdf

  1. Preface
  2. Notes on Last Month's Subject: The Temptations of Scripture
  3. Fragment
  4. This Month's Subject: The Blood - Its Value and Meaning
  5. Bible Queries: Vol. 3, 1-18
  6. Bible Notes
  7. Bible Outlines: Genesis 1
  8. Expository and Practical: Miscellaneous Papers
  9. Bible Conversations
  10. Bible Conversations: Romans 1
  11. Fragment
  12. Historical and Illustrative: The Epistles - Colossians, Part 1
  13. Marginal Notes: Genesis 1-3
  14. Eastern Manners and Customs: "Where the King's Spear Is, and the Cruse of Water. . ."
  15. Eastern Manners and Customs: "A Lordly Dish"
  16. Eastern Manners and Customs: "Cities Great and Fenced Up to Heaven"
  17. Bible Class, The: Blood
  18. Redemption, as Spoken of in Scripture
  19. Bible Queries: Vol. 3, 19-48
  20. Notes on Former Queries: Vol. 2, 378; Job 12:14
  21. Bible Notes
  22. Bible Outlines: Genesis 2
  23. Bible Outlines: Genesis 3
  24. Expository and Practical
  25. Bible Conversations: Note From the Editor
  26. Bible Conversations
  27. Historical and Illustrative: The Epistles - Colossians, Part 2
  28. Marginal Notes: Genesis 4-8
  29. Eastern Manners and Customs: "Like Apples of Gold in Pictures of Silver"
  30. Notes on Last Month's Subject: Redemption
  31. This Month's Subject: What the Bible Says About Itself
  32. Bible Queries: Vol. 3, 50-98
  33. Notes on Former Queries: Vol. 3, 7; 44; Rev. 4:7
  34. Bible Outlines: Genesis 4-8
  35. Expository and Practical
  36. Bible Conversations: Romans 3:21-4:25
  37. Marginal Notes: Genesis 8-9
  38. Eastern Manners and Customs: "The Fish Which We Did Eat in Egypt Freely"
  39. Bible Class, The: What the Bible Says About Itself
  40. This Months Subject: The Use and Abuse of the Various Members of the Body
  41. Bible Queries: Vol. 3, 99-144
  42. Notes on Former Queries: Vol. 2, 379; Departed Go; John 1:29
  43. Expository and Practical
  44. Historical and Illustrative: The History of the Ark
  45. Eastern Manners and Customs: The Lost Piece; "They Know His Voice"; "Wrap it Up"
  46. Bible Class, The: The Use and Abuse of the Various Members of the Body
  47. Resurrection as Spoken of in the New Testament
  48. Bible Queries: Vol. 3, 145-180
  49. Notes on Former Queries: Vol. 2, 378, Ecc. 5:20
  50. Notes and Jottings
  51. Bible Notes: Genesis 9-14
  52. Expository and Practical: Romans 6
  53. Former Glory of the Temple, The: Part 1
  54. Histotical and Illustrative: The Epistles - Colossians, Part 3
  55. Notes on Last Month's Subject: Resurrection
  56. This Month's Subject: The Coming of Our Lord
  57. Bible Queries: Vol. 3, 181-248
  58. Notes on Former Queries: Vol. 3, 44; 122; 526
  59. Bible Conversations: Romans 7
  60. Former Glory of the Temple, The: Part 2
  61. Marginal Notes: Genesis 10-11
  62. Eastern Manners and Customs: Earthen Vessels; "Prepare Ye the Way"; Watered with the Foot
  63. Notes on Last Month's Subject: The Coming of Our Lord
  64. This Month's Subject: Woman, as Spoken of in the N.T.
  65. Bible Queries: Vol. 3, 249-308
  66. Notes on Former Queries: Vol. 3, 156; 130; 216; 172
  67. Bible Conversations: Romans 8
  68. Historical and Illustrative: The Epistles - Colossians, Part 4
  69. Notes on Last Month's Subject: Women as Spoken of in the New Testament
  70. This Month's Subject: The Church, the House and the Body
  71. Bible Queries: Vol. 3, 309-339
  72. Notes on Former Queries: Vol. 3, 240; 246; 255; 272
  73. Bible Conversations: Romans 9-11
  74. Doctrine of a Future State in the Pentateuch
  75. Former Glory of the Temple, The: Part 3
  76. Levites, The
  77. Notes and Jottings
  78. Eastern Manners and Customs: "Kick Against the Pricks"; "Scrip"
  79. Notes on Last Month's Subject: The Church, the House, and the Body
  80. This Month's Subject: The Tears of God's Children
  81. Bible Queries: Vol. 3, 340-388
  82. Notes on Former Queries: Vol. 3, 14; 249; 272; 255; 339; 216
  83. Bible Conversations: Romans 10-11
  84. One Body, The
  85. Purpose of Heart for Christ, A
  86. Former Glory of the Temple, The: Part 4
  87. Bible Outlines: Genesis 12-15
  88. Notes and Jottings
  89. Gospels, The General Design of the
  90. Notes on Last Month's Subject: The Tears of God's Children
  91. This Month's Subject: The Joy of God's People in the O.T.
  92. Bible Queries: Vol. 3, 389-409
  93. Notes on Former Queries: Vol. 3, 377; 585; Amos 3:6; 75; Matt. 17:11; 339
  94. Notes and Comments
  95. Bible Conversations: Romans 12
  96. Former Glory of the Temple, The: Part 5
  97. Notes and Jottings
  98. Eastern Manners and Customs: "Grinding in the Prison House"; "Put Out His Eyes"
  99. Notes on Last Month's Subject: The Joy of God's People - O.T.
  100. This Month's Subject: The Joy of God's People in the N.T.
  101. Bible Queries: Vol. 3, 410-443
  102. Notes on Former Queries: Vol. 3, 266
  103. Bible Conversations: Romans 13-14
  104. Former Glory of the Temple, The: Part 6
  105. Notes and Jottings
  106. Mystery of Life, The
  107. Eastern Manners and Customs: Girding of the Loins; "Follow Me"; Perfect; "My Brethren"
  108. Notes on Last Month's Subject: The Joy of God's People - N.T.
  109. Bible Queries: Vol. 3, 444-460
  110. Notes on Former Queries: Vol. 3, 389
  111. Bible Conversations: Romans 15
  112. Summer and Winter
  113. Our Service
  114. To All Bible Students, and Especially the Readers of These Pages

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