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  • Adultery (A-Z entry)

    Adultery is voluntary sexual intercourse by either a married man or a married woman with someone other than his or her spouse. In ancient ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Bernice (A-Z entry)

    Daughter of Herod Agrippa I , and sister and mistress of Herod Agrippa II , with whom she listened to Paul in Caesarea ( ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Children (A-Z entry)

    This entry contains seven subentries : Ancient Near East ; Hebrew Bible ; Greek World ; Roman World ; New Testament ; Early Judaism ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Gender Studies

  • concubine (A-Z entry)

    A secondary wife on whom Hebrew law conferred certain minimal rights ( Deut. 21: 15–17 ). Sarah and Rachel gave their handmaidens to their ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • 1 Corinthians (Chapters)

    Before Beginning…. In writing 1 Corinthians around ad 56, Paul was responding to some disquieting reports he had received about the community. First Corinthians ...

    Source: The Catholic Study Bible

  • Divorce (A-Z entry)

    In the Hebrew Bible the right of divorce is presupposed. However, like many other customs associated with family life ( see Marriage ; Weddings ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Family (A-Z entry)

    The family in ancient Israel was a fluid and open community. The most common Hebrew terms ( mišpāḥâ and bêt , “house”) can designate ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Family Structures (A-Z entry)

    This entry contains seven subentries : Ancient Near East ; Hebrew Bible ; Greek World ; Roman World ; New Testament ; Early Judaism ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Gender Studies

  • foreigner (A-Z entry)

    In the OT a foreigner is a stranger or resident alien living among the Israelites ( Exod. 20: 10 ), protected by law but ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • genealogy (A-Z entry)

    A catalogue of names of a dynasty or family . In the OT and NT there are several lists of ancestors or descendants. In ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • genealogy of Jesus (A-Z entry)

    Both Matthew and Luke, in different places in their gospels, record the ancestry of Jesus. Matt. 1: 1–17 arranges the names into three groups ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Gomer (A-Z entry)

    The wife of the prophet Hosea ( Hos. 1: 3 ); her life as a prostitute gave Hosea the impetus to proclaim his message ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Herodias (A-Z entry)

    Granddaughter of Herod the Great and sister of Herod Agrippa I. Married 1. to half-uncle Herod, son of Mariamne II , third wife of ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Hosea (Chapters)

    Hosea is not the first of the prophets chronologically, but he provides a good introduction to the prophetic corpus, as he is unrivaled for ...

    Source: The Catholic Study Bible

  • Introduction (Chapters)

    In the Hebrew Bible, the Minor Prophets (so named because their books are shorter than Isaiah, Jeremiah, and Ezekiel) are called the Book of ...

    Source: The Oxford Study Bible

  • Introduction (Chapters)

    This letter gives a uniquely comprehensive picture of an early Christian congregation and of its founder ( 3.6 , 10 ), Paul. It contains ...

    Source: The Oxford Study Bible

  • Introduction (Chapters)

    Ruth was a Moabite woman who, after the death of her Judean husband, chose to give up the security of her homeland to return ...

    Source: The Oxford Study Bible

  • Introduction (Chapters)

    Malachi is primarily concerned about a lack of devotion and seriousness in Judah's Temple * worship and about a lack of fidelity in Judah's ...

    Source: The Access Bible

  • Introduction (Chapters)

    The books of Tobit, Judith, the Greek version of Esther, the expanded form of Daniel, and Joseph and Aseneth * are the only ancient ...

    Source: The Access Bible

  • Introduction (Chapters)

    In 1 Corinthians Paul combines instruction with exhortation. * The church at Corinth had been started by Paul only a few years earlier, and ...

    Source: The Access Bible

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