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  • Agriculture (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Agriculture (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Agriculture (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Agriculture (A-Z entry)

    In the Bible agriculture and religion are intimately connected. Of the three major festivals two were clearly connected with the agricultural year. The Feast ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Agriculture (A-Z entry) This result contains an image

    The broad array of activities and knowledge whereby human communities exploit plants to produce food and other crops (fibers and oils), agriculture, literally means ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • almond (A-Z entry)

    A fruit tree often mentioned in the OT and, because of the shape of the fruit, possibly originally associated with fertility rites. The white ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Animal Husbandry (A-Z entry)

    The domestication of animals is a component of the “Neolithic Revolution” and a process that had an impact both on the biology of the ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • banquet (A-Z entry)

    A formal meal for which invitations were sent. It was the custom for those invited to be told at the last moment when the ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • barley (A-Z entry)

    Known in Palestine before the arrival of the Israelites, the crop was regularly cultivated throughout the OT and NT periods. It was used in ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Bread (A-Z entry)

    Because the Bible portrays ordinary people in the round of daily life, bread is a common word in its pages from the beginning of ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • ceramic typology (A-Z entry)

    a way of dating different levels of an archaeological site by classifying the pieces of pottery found in them according to the approximate ...

    Source: Oxford Biblical Studies Online

  • Cereals (A-Z entry)

    The greatest proportion of the diet of the ancient Near East, as today, was supplied by cereals. These annual grasses were likely the first ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • drink (A-Z entry)

    Water and milk were the usual forms of liquid nourishment, but wine was also greatly valued for occasions of festivity ( John 2: 3 ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • ῾Ein-Shadud (A-Z entry)

    site located about 200 m east of Tel Shadud (map reference 1724 × 2294), on the northwest edge of Israel's Jezreel (Esdraelon) plain. The ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • famine (A-Z entry)

    Prolonged starvation, of which the danger and horrors are often mentioned in the OT; it was one of the four acts of God's judgement ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Fasting (A-Z entry)

    Fasting in connection with prayer, penitence, and preparation for new ventures has been practiced from early times in many cultures and religions. The Bible ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • fear (A-Z entry)

    Although there are occasions in the Bible when the word fear represents the human emotion of terror ( Exod. 23: 27 ), there is ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • feasts (A-Z entry)

    Occasions of commemoration and religious thanksgiving . Regular days were set aside for Hebrews when they could relax and enjoy themselves with music and ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • fish (A-Z entry)

    Many species of fish lived in the Sea of Galilee and the Jordan . They were sometimes caught with a hook ( Matt. 17: ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Fishing (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

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