What follows are some things to keep in mind as you begin your word study with the concordances:
Source: The Eerdmans analytical concordance to the Revised Standard Version of the Bible (1988), below.
The Blue Letter Bible doesn't just give you every occurrence of the English word "love" in a given translation:
It can also give you every occurrence of the underlying Hebrew or Greek equivalent, as follows:
To see all of the results, you sometimes have to scroll to the bottom and then click into the next section, under Search Results Continued:
A conversion chart such as the one on pp. 1813-1825 of The NIV exhaustive concordance (REF BS425 .G62 1990) can be used to convert a Strong number (for example H159 or H1730) into a G/K number. Thus, the Hebrew word דּוֹד (dowd or dôd) is number 1730 in the Strong system, but number 1856 in the G/K system:
Once you have a G/K number in hand, the use of G/K-based tools (such as those annotated with a "G/K" on the handout Basic English-Bible Reference) is open to you. One of these is The Hebrew-English concordance to the Old Testament: with the New International Version (REF BS1121 .K65 2008):