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  • 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

  • Achziv (A-Z entry)

    ( or Akhzib; Ar., Ez-Zib; Assyr., Accipu ), site located on the Mediterranean coast of Israel, 15 km (9 mi.) north of Akko and ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • ῾Ain Es-Samiyeh (A-Z entry)

    an exceptionally strong, perennial spring some 19 km (12 mi.) north-northeast of Jerusalem, at the northeastern foot of Ba῾al Hazor, one of the highest ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • ῾Ajjul, Tell EL- (A-Z entry)

    ( Ar., “the mound of the calf” ), site located on the northern bank of Wadi Gaza, 2 km (1.2 mi.) from the Mediterranean ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

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    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Amman (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Amman (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Amman (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

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

    capital city of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, located about 88 km (55 mi.) east of Jerusalem, 206 km (128 mi.) south of Damascus, ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Amos, The Book of (A-Z entry)

    The early prophets of Israel— Samuel , Elijah , Elisha , and many others—are known from stories included in the historical books of Samuel ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Balaam (A-Z entry)

    A non‐Israelite prophet who figures most prominently in the narratives of Numbers 22–24 ; there is also a lengthy prophecy of the same Balaam ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Baruch, The Book of (A-Z entry)

    According to the Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox churches, this book, which purports to be the work of Baruch , Jeremiah 's friend and ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Deborah (A-Z entry)

    A name which means “bee” in Hebrew, Deborah is the name of two women mentioned in the Hebrew Bible. Two passages ( Gen. 35.8 ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Deuteronomic History (A-Z entry)

    the books of Joshua, Judges, 1 and 2 Samuel, and 1 and 2 Kings, giving a history of Israel from the conquest of ...

    Source: Oxford Biblical Studies Online

  • Elijah (A-Z entry)

    Elijah (“Yahweh is my God”) was a prophet in the northern kingdom of the divided monarchy during the reigns of Ahab , Ahaziah , ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Elisha (A-Z entry)

    Elisha (“God has granted salvation”), son of Shaphat , a native of Abel‐Meholah in the northern kingdom of Israel ( Map 3:x4 ), was ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Eschatology (A-Z entry)

    The teaching concerning last things, such as the resurrection of the dead, the Last Judgment, the end of this world, and the creation of ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Ezekiel, The Book of (A-Z entry)

    Author. The Book of Ezekiel tells relatively little that is explicit concerning the figure for whom it is named, and apart from brief references ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • festival (A-Z entry)

    a religious celebration.

    Source: Oxford Biblical Studies Online

  • Habakkuk, The Book of (A-Z entry)

    The book of Habakkuk is an integrated whole with the following outline: 1.1 Superscription 1.2–4 The prophet's initial complaint 1.5–11 God's answer to the ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

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