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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

  • 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

  • Animals (A-Z entry)

    As a modern general designation for all living creatures other than plants, “animal” does not always have a simple equivalent in the Bible. The ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • ass (A-Z entry)

    Both wild ( Job 39: 5–8 ) and tamed ( Deut. 22: 10 ) were known bce ; Jesus rode on a female ass ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Azazel (A-Z entry)

    Appears only in the Day of Atonement ritual in Leviticus 16 . Two goats were designated by lot ( 16.8 ), one for the ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • beast (A-Z entry)

    Mammals as distinct from birds or fish ( Gen. 1: 30 ) either wild (as in Mark. 1: 13 ) or capable of being ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Beersheba (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Beersheba (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Beersheba (A-Z entry)

    The most southerly place of Israel, notable for its wells and therefore suitable for pasturing sheep. There are notes in Genesis that the ancestors ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

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

    ( Ar., Tell es-Saba῾ ), a small mound about 1 ha (2.5 acres) in area, located in the Beersheba valley, east of the modern ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • birds (A-Z entry)

    Turtle-doves and young pigeons were allowed for sacrifices ( Lev. 1: 14 ; Luke 2: 24 ). Wild birds were hunted ( Amos 3: ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • The Book of Joel (Chapters)

    Source: pageId="iii"The Catholic Study Bible

  • The Book of Jonah (Chapters)

    Source: pageId="iii"The Catholic Study Bible

  • bulls (A-Z entry)

    In the ancient Near East bulls were often prominent as cult objects and their strength and procreative power were not lost on the Israelites. ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • camel (A-Z entry)

    Regarded by the Hebrews as an unclean animal , not to be eaten ( Lev. 11: 4 ), but useful for carrying goods ( ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Camels (A-Z entry)

    Modern camels are of two types, Camelus dromedarius —the one-humped dromedary—and C. bactrianus —the two-humped Bactrian, both of which are known only as domestic ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

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