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  • 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

  • ʿAkedah (A-Z entry)

    (Heb “binding”) the story of the binding of Isaac (Gen. ch 22).

    Source: Oxford Biblical Studies Online

  • Ancestors, The (A-Z entry)

    Genesis 12–50 relates in the fullest form the traditions about the ancestors of Israel, frequently called the patriarchs ( Abraham , Isaac , and ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Ark (for the Torah) (A-Z entry)

    a box or cabinet, typically of wood, in which the Torah scrolls are stored at the front of the synagogue. It is often ...

    Source: Oxford Biblical Studies Online

  • Before Israel (Chapters)

    By the time the nation of Israel emerged as a political entity in the late thirteenth century bce , Near Eastern urban civilization had ...

    Source: The Oxford History of the Biblical World

  • The Binding of Isaac. (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Books of the Bible

  • Bitter Lives (Chapters)

    E xodus , a Greek word, means departure or going out. The Exodus is the Israelite departure from Egypt under the leadership of Moses, ...

    Source: The Oxford History of the Biblical World

  • The Book of Ezra (Chapters)

    Source: pageId="iii"The Catholic Study Bible

  • Cain and Abel (A-Z entry)

    Genesis 4.1–16 relates the curious story of Cain and Abel. Cain (meaning perhaps “smith,” possibly related to the Kenites ), is the firstborn of ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Conquest of Canaan (A-Z entry)

    The biblical story of the conquest of Canaan is found in Joshua 1–11 and Judges 1 . The Joshua account continues the story of ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Construction of the Tower of Babel (11:4–9). (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Books of the Bible

  • Council of Trent (A-Z entry)

    the twenty‐ninth ecumenical council of the Catholic Church, held 1545–1563, after the Protestant Reformation had begun. Among other things, it defined the books ...

    Source: Oxford Biblical Studies Online

  • Covenant Code (A-Z entry)

    another term for Covenant Collection

    Source: Oxford Biblical Studies Online

  • Deuteronomy, The Book of (A-Z entry)

    Content. The book of Deuteronomy received its title from the Greek translation of Deuteronomy 17.18 , where the Hebrew word indicating “copy” has been ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Exodus, The (A-Z entry)

    The Exodus, the escape of the Hebrews from slavery in Egypt under the leadership of Moses , is the central event of the Hebrew ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Exodus, The Book of (A-Z entry)

    Wĕʾēlleh šĕmôt begins the book of Exodus, “And these are the names.” This phrase serves as the Hebrew name for Exodus, and as a ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Genesis (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Books of the Bible

  • Genesis (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Books of the Bible

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

    The first book of the Bible, which tells the story of God's creation of the world and humankind; and the ancestral history of the ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Books of the Bible

  • Gikatilla, Yosef ben Abraham (A-Z entry)

    (1248–ca.1325) kabba‐list of Spain. He was a student of Abraham Abulafia, and later was associated with Moshe de Leon, author of much of ...

    Source: Oxford Biblical Studies Online

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