Investigation into the meaning or use of an individual word across a body of writing.

Particular "lexemes"1 are often of interest to interpreters of the Bible. Some major publishing projects represent this kind of interest. Some of the best known in English are:

Those interested in such studies should consult the following resources to avoid common pitfalls:

Word study questions should also be tagged with the relevant language: or

  1. Although definitions of terms are often debated by professional linguists, for the purposes of this wiki, a "lexeme" may be understood as the "basic" form of a word: e.g., "ride" would be the "lexeme" which also represents "riding", "ridden", "rode", etc.