BibleCrawler.NET is a web-based version of BibleCrawler, a search tool for biblical labguages. BibleCrawler.NET demonstrates only some of the functionality of BibleCrawler - for details about the full capabilities of the system, please consult the documentation at BibleCrawler.NET was written by Rt Rev. Dr Michael Stead. Email:

BibleCrawler relies on a number of databases that are made available under the terms of various licences. To access, you must accept the terms of the two licences below via the check-box on the main page.


201 Cohen Hall,
University of Pennsylvania,
Philadelphia PA 19104-6304
Telephone (215) 898-5827

With regard to the texts it distributes, CCAT has made all reasonable efforts to insure that appropriate consent and permission has been obtained from copyright holders of published texts converted into machine-readable form as well as from producers of the electronic form, and thus that fair and permitted use of such materials does not constitute an infringement on copyright. Pertinent information is included in the documentation supplied with the electronic materials. In accepting the machine-readable materials listed below, as distributed by CCAT, the recipient agrees to observe the following 'fair use' provisions:
(1) Not to use or make available these materials for commercial purposes, without first obtaining the written consent of the owners/encoders;
(2) To observe any special restrictions that may be governing the use of particular texts or bodies of material stipulated in the aforementioned documentation;
(3) To control access to these materials and require any other party to whom the recipient supplies any portion of this material to observe these conditions and to register a signed User Declaration form with CCAT;
(4) When making formal public reference to the materials, to acknowledge appropriately the holder of the copyright to any published text that has been encoded as well as the encoder and the source from which the machine-readable form has been obtained, to the extent that these details are supplied in the aforementioned documentation;
(5) To report promptly to CCAT any errors discovered in these machine- readable materials.


Research Purposes Scholarly Use Licence

The licence covers the databases listed below. By accepting this licence, you:
1. Declare that you are actively engaged in biblical research
2. Acknowledge that these databases are licenced for research purposes only, and that this licence does not allow any commercial use of these databases.
3. Acknowledge that you will control access to these materials and not allow 3rd party access. Third parties must complete their own registration on the BibleCrawer website

The licence covers the following databases. The source and copyright holder of the relevant databases is also listed. You should contact the copyright holder in relation to all commercial / non-scholarly use of this material

SDBH Semantic Domains and Lexicon: Permission granted by the editorial board of the Semantic Dictionary of Biblical Hebrew : see

BibleCrawler Databases
Hebrew WordFamilies
Greek WordFamilies
Hebrew Lexicon
Greek Lexicon
Extensions to Tov's Parallel MT/LXX
Vulgate (Morphology)

These resources were all developed by Rev. Dr Michael Stead. For use outside the biblecrawler program, Contact rev DOT stead AT gmail DOT com