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Use all concordances with spiritual caution.

Strong's concordance was first published in 1890

James Strong died in 1893

James Strong, LL.D., S.T.D, former professor of exegetical theology at Drew Theological Seminary, spent more than thirty-five years preparing his landmark concordance. First published in 1890 Strong's remains the most widely used concordance and dictionary of Bible words from the King James Version of the Bible.

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Drew Theological Seminary -- Started as a Methodist seminary in 1867 , Drew is today an independent university of distinction with an abiding belief in the liberal arts and the use of technology in support of teaching and learning.

James Strong was a Methodist layman who argued for formal ministerial training and the establishment of a major Methodist seminary in the mid-Atlantic region prior to Drew's founding. He studied at Wesleyan, attained three degrees, and became acting president of Troy University before joining the faculty of Drew as chair of exegetical theology in 1868 . Strong was one of "the Great Five" revered professors who led Drew for decades. He died in 1893 , after serving Drew for nearly twenty-five years.

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