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  • Abijah (A-Z entry)

    The best-known of four OT characters of this name was the son and successor of Rehoboam . He was king of Judah ( 911 ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Abinadab (A-Z entry)

    Man at whose house on a hill in Kiriath-jearim the ark of the covenant was lodged after its return to Israel by the Philistines ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • 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

  • Achan (A-Z entry)

    Son of Carmi ( 1 Chron. 2: 7 ). After the destruction of Jericho ( Josh. 6: 24 ) some of the booty reserved ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • 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

  • Acts of the Apostles (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Books of the Bible

  • Acts of the Apostles (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Books of the Bible

  • Acts of the Apostles (A-Z entry) This result contains an image

    The Acts of the Apostles is the earliest attempt to provide a narrative account of the birth and expansion of the church in the ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Books of the Bible

  • Agag (A-Z entry)

    King of the Amalekites , whose life was spared by Saul after Israel's victory. For this act of mercy he was denounced by 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

  • Ahimelech (A-Z entry)

    Priest at Nob ( 1 Sam. 21: 1–6 ). During his flight from Saul , David , desperate for food, was given the bread ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Ai (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Ai (A-Z entry)

    A small town or village captured by Joshua probably about 1125 bce ; but the scale of the operation is much exaggerated in the ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

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

    biblical site located east of Bethel ( Gn. 12:8 , Jos. 7:2 ). Three sites on the perimeter of modern Deir Dibwan, 3 km ...

    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

  • Alexander the Great (A-Z entry)

    ( 356 – 323 bce ) King of Macedon from 336 who conquered the Persian Empire. Greek culture then permeated the Mediterranean region 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

  • 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

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