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  • A (A-Z entry)

    The symbol employed in textual criticism for a MS of the New Testament in Greek written on parchment in Egypt ( Alexandria ? Hence ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • A-group (A-Z entry)

    the archaeological designation for an indigenous Nubian culture; the term “A-Group” was introduced by George A. Reisner ( 1910 ) in his chronological model ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

  • A. The Acts of Andrew (Chapters)

    Summary of Contents 1–5 Andrew heals the slave of Stratocles, Aegeates' brother. 6–12 Stratocles himself is converted. 13–16 Maximilla refuses sexual relations with her ...

    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

  • Aaron (A-Z entry)

    A major figure in Israel's origins and the first of its high priests . In very ancient narratives, he appears without specifically priestly features, ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Aaron (A-Z entry)

    Brother of Moses and Miriam , of the tribe of Levi. Over the centuries Aaron's status in Israel's memory was allowed to grow. In ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Aaron (A-Z entry)

    Moses' elder brother (according to Exod 6:20 ; 7:7 ), his close associate in leading the Israelites out of Egyptian bondage, and eponymous ancestor ...

    Source: Oxford Encyclopedias of the Bible

  • Aaron (A-Z entry)

    The figure of Aaron, his ancestry, and his rise to priestly prominence is treated rather tersely in the Bible. Though he stems from the ...

    Source: Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls

  • Aaronid Blessing. (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Books of the Bible

  • Abaddon (A-Z entry)

    In Hebrew = destruction, and in Job 26: 6 and Prov. 27: 20 denotes the abode of the dead, also called sheol or Hades ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Abaddon (A-Z entry)

    Meaning literally, “place of destruction,” Abaddon refers to the realm of the dead in the Hebrew Bible. Occurring mainly in wisdom literature , Abaddon ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Abarbanel (A-Z entry)

    an alternative pronunciation of Abravanel.

    Source: Oxford Biblical Studies Online

  • Abba (A-Z entry)

    An Aramaic word for ‘father’. Jesus used it in prayer in Gethsemane ( Mark 14: 36 ), and it is twice taken up by ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Abba (A-Z entry)

    The word for “my father” or “the father.” This Aramaic word appears three times in the New Testament, followed by a translation into Greek: ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • ῾Abbasid Caliphate (Map) This result is a map

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • ῾Abbasid Caliphate (A-Z entry) This result contains an image

    As the result of a revolution that culminated In 750 ce in the defeat of the last Umayyad caliph, Marwan ibn Muhammad , on ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Abel (A-Z entry)

    See Cain and Abel .

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Abel (A-Z entry)

    In Gen. 4, the second son of Adam and Eve , whose offering to God was accepted, thereby incurring the wrath of his brother ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Abel, Félix-Marie (A-Z entry)

    ( 1878 – 1953 ), professor of history and geography at the École Biblique et Archéologique Française in Jerusalem from 1905 to 1953 . ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Abiathar (A-Z entry)

    A priest in the army of King David ( 2 Sam. 20: 25 ), who later supported Adonijah's unsuccessful bid for the throne against ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • The Abiding Value of the Book. (Chapters)

    1. The prophecy of Joel was probably occasioned by the devastating incursion of a huge swarm of locusts ( 1:2–12 ), but the oracles ...

    Source: The Oxford Bible Commentary; from chapter Joel

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