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Léon-Dufour, Xavier. Dictionary of the New Testament. Trans. from the 2nd. rev. French ed. by Terence Pendergast. New York, Harper and Row, 1980. 458p. LC 79-3004. ISBN 0-06-062100-1-X.
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Defines over 1,000 words, terms, names and concepts found in the New Testament "which require an explanation, historical-geographic, archeological, literary, or theological" (Preface). The explanations are brief and are accompanied by references to the text. A 51-page introduction gives an overview of the New Testament world. Index of Greek Words. "The text manages to balance thoroughness of detail with readability" (Catholic Biblical Quarterly, XLIV (January, 1982], p. 151).

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