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  • Aceldama (A-Z entry)

    (AV) Aramaic for ‘Field of Blood’ and rendered Hakeldama by NRSV; ‘Aceldama which means “Blood Acre”’ by REB ( Acts 1: 19 ): the ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Ahaz (A-Z entry)

    King of Judah , 735 – 715 bce . The Assyrians were dominant, and Syria and Ephraim resolved to arrest their eastward expansion and ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • alliances (A-Z entry)

    In spite of the sense of a specially chosen people, foreign alliances were negotiated by Solomon ( 1 Kgs. 5: 1–12 ) and Ahab ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Amos (Chapters)

    Amos is the earliest of the prophets who have books in their names. In fact, his oracles were transmitted orally and were only collected ...

    Source: The Catholic Study Bible

  • Amos (A-Z entry)

    A prophet , but no professional in that role ( Amos 7: 14 ), yet with the sense that he experienced a particular call ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Amos (A-Z entry)

    The name Amos ( ‘amôs ) derives from the Hebrew root ‘ms , which means “to bear, carry.” The name could be understood in ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Books of the Bible

  • Amos, book of (A-Z entry)

    According to the first verse of his book, Amos lived during the reigns of Uzziah (= Azariah in 2 Kgs 15), king of Judah ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Ancient of Days (A-Z entry)

    An Aramaic expression used in e.g. Dan. 7: 9 for God as Judge. It conveys the notion of wisdom associated by the Jews with ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Antiochus's Destruction of the Temple (11:31). (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Books of the Bible

  • Apocalyptic (Chapters)

    Introduction The word ‘apocalyptic’ is nowadays used to describe a scenario that heralds the end of the world, or at least the end of ...

    Source: The Oxford Handbook of Biblical Studies

  • Baal (A-Z entry)

    A common Semitic word meaning “owner, lord, husband.” As “lord” it is applied to various Canaanite gods, such as the Baal of Peor ( ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Babylonian Chronicle (605–594 b.c.e.) (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Books of 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 (A-Z entry)

    Son of Neriah , the scribe of Jeremiah (see, e.g., Jer. 36.4–5 , 32 ) and the purported author of the book of Baruch ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Baruch (Chapters)

    Baruch, son of Neriah, was the secretary of the great prophet Jeremiah. He wrote down the prophet's preaching to preserve it for later generations, ...

    Source: The Catholic Study Bible

  • Baruch, book of (A-Z entry)

    A miscellaneous collection of prayers and narrative from the 2nd cent. bce influenced by the book of Jeremiah and attributed to Jeremiah ’s scribe ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Bel and the Dragon, book of (A-Z entry)

    An addition (ch. 14) found in the Greek OT to the book of Daniel; probably written in the 2nd cent. bce , consisting of ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Belshazzar's Feast (5:1–6, 25–28). (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Books of the Bible

  • call, calling (A-Z entry)

    As part of his redemptive action, God ‘calls’ Israel ( Isa. 49: 1 ) and individuals ( Isa. 41: 25 ), and because the ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Daniel (Chapters)

    The book of Daniel falls into three sections. The first ( chapters 1–6 ) consists of stories in which Daniel and his three companions ...

    Source: The Catholic Study Bible

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