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  • art (A-Z entry)

    In contrast with the genius of classical Greece , Hebrew and Jewish creative talent was repressed by the strict prohibition of images of the ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Art and the Bible (A-Z entry)

    Early Art. Stories from the Bible had become the subject of a developed narrative art by the middle of the third century CE in ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • boats (A-Z entry)

    There are not many references to boats in the OT since the Hebrews were not a seafaring people; indeed the sea had connotations of ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Cherub, Cherubim (A-Z entry)

    Hebrew singular and plural for hybrid supernatural creatures associated with the presence of God, and in postbiblical tradition identified as one of the choirs ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • gold (A-Z entry)

    A precious metal found in places near to Palestine ( Egypt , and Ophir—perhaps modern Oman in SE Arabia) and exported to Judah ( ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • icon (A-Z entry)

    The Greek noun used for the likeness of the emperor's head impressed upon coins ( Matt. 22: 20 ) and also for the likeness ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Idols, Idolatry (A-Z entry)

    An idol is a figure or image worshiped as the representation of a deity. Idols normally take the form of figures in the round ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Introduction (Chapters)

    Judith is a good example of the Hebrew narrative art: vivid imagery; a paced combination of description and action; and resolute realism. The name ...

    Source: The Oxford Study Bible

  • Introduction (Chapters)

    The story of Susanna is a “detective story” from the second or first century b.c.e. It is about Daniel, and is an addition to ...

    Source: The Oxford Study Bible

  • minuscule (A-Z entry)

    A MS written in small, cursive letters, not capitals. The style became normal from the 10th cent. ce ; there are a large number ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Plants (A-Z entry)

    Despite its relatively small size, ancient Israel had a rich and varied flora, a function of its topographic and climatic diversity and the associated ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

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