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  • Abraham (A-Z entry)

    Also known as Abram; first of the patriarchs of Israel. His kind of life, depicted in Gen. 11–25 , might be that of about ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Abraham (Chapters) This result contains an image

    As already noted ( see ‘The Lands of the Bible’ and ‘The Setting of the Genesis Stories’ ) the biblical narrative presents Abraham (originally ...

    Source: pageId="iii"Oxford Bible Atlas; from chapter The Patriarchs in Canaan

  • Abraham (A-Z entry)

    Abraham is the earliest biblical character who is delineated clearly enough to be correlated, to a limited extent, within world history. His homeland on ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Abraham (A-Z entry)

    (Heb., Avraham Heb., Avram ) is the name of the progenitor of the Hebrew people. At first he is called Abram ( Gn. 11.26–27 ...

    Source: Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls

  • Abraham Ibn Ezra (1089–1164) (Chapters)

    The commentaries of Abraham ben Meir Ibn Ezra mark the culmination of the Spanish‐Arabic period of exegesis. Ibn Ezra lived in Spain most of ...

    Source: The Jewish Study Bible; from chapter Medieval Jewish Interpretation

  • Abraham's Bosom (A-Z entry)

    In Jesus' parable of Dives and Lazarus ( Luke 16: 19–31 ) both characters die, and in the abode of the dead, which is ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Abraham's Bosom (A-Z entry)

    This expression occurs in the parable of the Rich Man ( Dives ) and Lazarus ( Luke 16.19–31 ); after his death, Lazarus is ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Abrahamic Covenant (A-Z entry)

    See Covenant .

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Ethics

  • Abram (A-Z entry)

    See Abraham .

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Abravanel, Isaac (A-Z entry)

    (1437–1508) a medieval philosopher and biblical commentator. He fled from Portugal to Spain to escape a sentence of death in a supposed plot ...

    Source: Oxford Biblical Studies Online

  • Abravanel, Judah (A-Z entry)

    (1460–1521) physician, poet, and philosopher, and son of Isaac Abravanel. His Dialogue on Love (published posthumously) argued that love was the structural principle ...

    Source: Oxford Biblical Studies Online

  • Absalom (A-Z entry)

    A son of David ; good-looking and ambitious; he gathered round himself a band of disaffected people who were prepared to overthrow David. He ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Absalom (A-Z entry)

    Third son of King David ( 2 Sam. 3.3 ). The story of Absalom is presented as a subplot of the life of David, ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Absalom, House of (A-Z entry)

    The only reference to the phrase house of Absalom in the Dead Sea Scrolls appears in Pesher Habakkuk (1QpHab v.9), where its position in ...

    Source: Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls

  • Abu Ghurob (A-Z entry)

    a New Kingdom site, situated in Middle Egypt at the edge of the Faiyum, 3.75 kilometers (about 2.5 miles) due west of the point ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

  • Abu Ḥamid, Tell (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Abu Ḥamid, Tell (A-Z entry) This result contains an image

    site located in the Jordan Valley, at 240 m below sea level, on Lisan marl deposits between two small wadis (32°19′ N, 35°33′ E). ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Abu Hawam, Tell (A-Z entry)

    10-acre mound on the Mediterranean coast near where the Kishon River empties into the bay of Haifa (map reference 151 × 144). It may ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Abu Rowash (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

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

    located in the continuation of Gebel el-Ghigiga, the western fringe of the Nile Valley (30°2′N, 31°4′E). The archaeological area of Abu Rowash, which belongs ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

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