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  • Achaia (A-Z entry)

    The southern part of Greece made into a province by the Romans in 27 bce . In the time (5th cent. bce ) of ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Achan (A-Z entry)

    Son of Carmi ( 1 Chron. 2: 7 ). After the destruction of Jericho ( Josh. 6: 24 ) some of the booty reserved ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Achor (A-Z entry)

    The valley in which Achan was stoned ( Josh. 7: 25–6 ); the name in Hebrew = ‘trouble’. But Hosea ( 2: 15 ) ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Achziv (A-Z entry)

    ( or Akhzib; Ar., Ez-Zib; Assyr., Accipu ), site located on the Mediterranean coast of Israel, 15 km (9 mi.) north of Akko and ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Acor (A-Z entry)

    See American Center of Oriental Research .

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • The Acropolis, Athens (Image) This result contains an image

    Athens: the Acropolis.

    Source: pageId="iii"Oxford Bible Atlas

  • acrostic (A-Z entry)

    a poetic form in which the first letter of each new line or series of lines within a larger group follows the order ...

    Source: Oxford Biblical Studies Online

  • Acrostic (A-Z entry)

    An acrostic is a poem in which the initial letters of each successive line form a word, phrase, or pattern. Acrostics are found in ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Act of God (A-Z entry)

    A theologically imprecise term used by modern insurers to describe a natural disaster; it indicates that not all events have human causes, and human ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Active Intellect (A-Z entry)

    in mystical thought, the repository of the intelligible forms that govern the sublunar world.

    Source: Oxford Biblical Studies Online

  • The Activity of Samuel (Map) This result is a map

    The activity of Samuel according to First Samuel

    Source: The Jewish Study Bible

  • The activity of Samuel according to First Samuel (Image) This result contains an image

    The activity of Samuel according to First Samuel

    Source: The Jewish Study Bible

  • Acts (A-Z entry)

    See Luke–Acts .

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Ethics

  • Acts (A-Z entry)

    The composition of works describing the deeds of various apostles, partly inspired by but often in some tension with the book of Acts that ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Books of the Bible

  • Acts and the Gospel Story. (Chapters)

    Ancient readers of Acts would recognize immediately from the first verse that this is the second volume of a multi-volume work, and a proper ...

    Source: The Oxford Bible Commentary; from chapter Acts

  • Acts of a Greek King (A-Z entry)

    The scroll fragment Acts of a Greek King (4Q248), previously also Pseudohistory, is now called Historical Text. It is approximately 8 by 8 centimeters ...

    Source: Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls

  • The Acts of Andrew (Chapters)

    The arrangement of this section is: Introduction The Acts of Andrew The Acts of Andrew and Matthias; the Acts of Peter and Andrew; the ...

    Source: The Apocryphal New Testament

  • Acts of Andrew and Matthias (Chapters)

    Editions (See MacDonald, under Bibliography to the Acts of Andrew.) G reek J. C. Thilo, Acta SS. Apostolorum Andreae Graece . . . (Halle, ...

    Source: The Apocryphal New Testament; from chapter The Acts of Andrew and Matthias; The Acts of Peter and Andrew; The Acts of Andrew and Paul

  • The Acts of Andrew and Matthias; The Acts of Peter and Andrew; The Acts of Andrew and Paul (Chapters)

    The Acts of Andrew and Matthias among the Cannibals was at one time thought to have belonged to the original Acts of Andrew. This ...

    Source: The Apocryphal New Testament

  • Acts of Andrew and Paul (Chapters)

    Editions X. Jacques, ‘Les deux fragments conservés des “Actes d'André et de Paul” ’, Orientalia 38 (1969), 187–213 (Coptic and French trans.). [The two ...

    Source: The Apocryphal New Testament; from chapter The Acts of Andrew and Matthias; The Acts of Peter and Andrew; The Acts of Andrew and Paul

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