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  • D (A-Z entry)

    The symbol employed in textual criticism for the Codex Bezae, a 5th‐cent. MS of the gospels and Acts in Greek and Latin, presented to ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • D (A-Z entry)

    Scholarly shorthand for the author of Deuteronomy , the fourth source in the Pentateuch . D depicts Moses giving a series of speeches, which ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Dab῾a, Tell Ed- (A-Z entry)

    site located in the northeastern Nile Delta in the province of el-Sharqiya, 8 km (5 mi.) north of the market town of Faqus (30°47′15″ ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Dabʿa, Tell Ed- (A-Z entry)

    site to the north of Markaz Faqus, in the eastern Nile Delta, has been identified with Avaris, capital of the Hyksos (c. 1640–1530 bce ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

  • Dagon (A-Z entry)

    The national god of the Philistines , according to the Bible. Judges 16.23 identifies a temple of Dagon at Gaza, which Samson pulls down; ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Dagon (A-Z entry)

    The god of the Philistines ( Judg. 16: 23 ff. ; 1 Sam. 5: 2 ff. ), and also of various Mesopotamian countries. According ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Dahshur (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

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

    a site about 50 kilometers (40 miles) south of Cairo (20°40′N, 31°15′E). The present-day name derives from Coptic by way of Greek tachsour; the ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

  • Daliyeh, Wadi Ed- (A-Z entry)

    valley sloping down, sometimes precipitously, from the central ridge of Palestine, northeast of Bethel, all the way to the Jordan Valley, north of Jericho ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Daliyeh, Wadi ed- (A-Z entry)

    [ This entry comprises two articles : Archaeology and Written Material.] Archaeology Located about halfway between Jericho and Samaria in the central hill country, ...

    Source: Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls

  • Dalman, Gustaf (A-Z entry)

    ( 1855 – 1941 ), theologian and first director of the German Protestant Institute of Archaeology in Jerusalem. Dalman was born in Niesky, in ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Dalman, Gustav (A-Z entry)

    ( 1855 – 1941 ) German biblical scholar whose work on the Aramaic background of the gospels has been influential, especially in the interpretation ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Dalmanutha (A-Z entry)

    A village on the west of the Sea of Galilee , to which Jesus and disciples sailed after the feeding of the 4,000 ( ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Dalmatia (A-Z entry)

    In NT times the southern part of the province of Illyricum ( Rom. 15: 19 ), to which Titus went ( 2 Tim. 4: ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Damaris (A-Z entry)

    One of Paul's few converts at Athens ( Acts 17: 34 ). His little success there perhaps accounts for the anxiety he felt in ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Damascus (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Damascus (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Damascus (A-Z entry)

    A very ancient city often mentioned in the Bible, and the capital of modern Syria . Attacks on Israel were launched by Aramaean kings ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Damascus (A-Z entry)

    A city of Syria ( Aram ); Map 1:Z1 . It lies in an oasis formed by the Nahr el‐Barada, which flows through the ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

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

    current capital of modern Syria, located in a basin east of the Anti-Lebanon range, at the foot of Mt. Qasiyun (33°30′ N, 36°18′ E). ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

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