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  • B (A-Z entry)

    Used in textual criticism to denote Codex Vaticanus, a 4th-cent. parchment MS of the Greek OT and most of the NT, kept in the ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • B. Law (Chapters)

    1. Mishnah, Sanhedrin, 4:3–4 : The Great Sanhedrin ( 4:3 ) The Sanhedrin was arranged like half a round threshing-floor so that they might ...

    Source: The Oxford Bible Commentary; from chapter Essay with Commentary on Post-Biblical Jewish Literature

  • Ba (A-Z entry)

    Along with the body, the ka ( kʒ ; “life force”), the shadow, and the name, the ba (Eg., bʒ ) was one of ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

  • 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

  • Baal (A-Z entry)

    Although the word simply means ‘lord’ or ‘master’, it was used as the proper noun for the principal object of Canaanite worship. Baal was ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Baal‐zebub (A-Z entry)

    The Phoenician god at Ekron consulted by King Ahaziah ( 2 Kings 1.2–18 ). The name in Hebrew means “Lord of Flies,” but no ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Baalbek (A-Z entry)

    site located in the Biqa῾ (Bekaa) Valley, 85 km (53 mi.) from Beirut, Lebanon, at an elevation of about 12,540 m. The Biqa῾ Valley, ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Bab Edh-Dhra῾ (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Bab Edh-Dhra῾ (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Bab Edh-Dhra῾ (A-Z entry) This result contains an image

    BAB EDH-DHRA῾. Figure 1. Aerial view of the site . The view looks south at the tower in the northeast corner of the walled ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Babatha (A-Z entry)

    a Jewish woman who is the central figure in a group of papyrus documents of the early second century ce found in the Judean ...

    Source: Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls

  • Babel (A-Z entry)

    Hebrew for Babylon . According to local tradition the city was founded by the god Marduk; in the OT it is the archetypal place ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Babel, Tower of (A-Z entry)

    Babel is the Hebrew word for Babylon , which the Babylonians themselves explained as meaning “gate of God.” This etymology is probably not original, ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Babel, Tower of (A-Z entry)

    This biblical myth in Genesis 11:1–9 , regarding an aspect of humanity's origins, was composed as the Yahwist's (J's) last primeval tale, before the ...

    Source: Oxford Encyclopedias of the Bible

  • Babylon (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Babylon (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Babylon (A-Z entry)

    Ancient city and kingdom in southern Mesopotamia . In the NT ( 1 Pet. 5: 13 and Rev. 18: 2 where ‘Babylon’ is an ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Babylon (A-Z entry)

    ( Map 2:H4 ). Babylon is the rendering of Akkadian Babilum (Babilim), the city that for centuries served as capital of the “land of ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Babylon (A-Z entry)

    A Mesopotamian city situated slightly southwest of the convergence of the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers, Babylon (Babel in Hebrew) is well known from textual ...

    Source: Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls

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

    site located on the bank of one of the branches of the Euphrates River, 90 km (59 mi.) southwest of Baghdad, in modern Iraq ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

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