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  • F. Outline. (Chapters)

    Prescript ( 1:1–3 ) Thanksgiving ( 1:4–9 ) Appeal for Unity and for Re-evaluation of Paul's Ministry ( 1:10–4:21 ) The Absurdity of Party ...

    Source: The Oxford Bible Commentary; from chapter 1 Corinthians

  • fable (A-Z entry)

    The description in AV for fictitious ‘old wives’ tales' ( 1 Tim. 4: 7 ); called ‘cunningly devised’ ( 2 Pet. 1: 16 ). ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • face (A-Z entry)

    Used both literally of the most highly personal feature of a human being (e.g. Matt. 26: 67 ) or metaphorically (e.g. Isa. 3: 15 ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Factors Relating to State Formation in Ancient Israel (Chapters)

    Reading the biblical account of the emergence of the monarchy while simultaneously considering social-science models of state formation has led recent investigators to reassess ...

    Source: The Oxford History of the Biblical World; from chapter Kinship and Kingship

  • Failaka (A-Z entry)

    an island (approximately 14 × 5 km, or 9 × 3 mi.) in the State of Kuwait, located at the mouth of Kuwait Bay, ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • faith (A-Z entry)

    Trust, especially in the reliability of God. A modern misunderstanding of faith is that it is an inferior kind of knowledge or an acceptance ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Faith (A-Z entry)

    In the Hebrew Bible, forms of the noun ʾĕmûnâ or the verb ʾmn are usually translated as “faith” or “having faith/believing.” Such faith can ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Faiyum (A-Z entry)

    To the ancient Egyptians, the lake at the center of the Faiyum Depression was a holy place, sacred to Sobek, the crocodile god, whose ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Fakhariyah Aramaic Inscription (A-Z entry)

    The inscribed statue of a bearded male, Hadad-Yis῾i, with hands crossed on the stomach, was discovered accidently In 1979 at Tell Fakhariyah in northeast ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Fakhariyah, Tell (A-Z entry)

    site, whose modern Arabic name means “mound of sherds,” located immediately south of the modern town of Ras al-῾Ain (“fountainhead”) in Syria (40°01′ N, ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • The Fall of Babylon (Chapters)

    Meanwhile to the east, Cyrus, originally king of Anshan, had expanded his power and become king of the Medes and Persians. He had conquered ...

    Source: pageId="iii"Oxford Bible Atlas; from chapter The Babylonian Empire

  • The Fall of Jerusalem (Chapters)

    Albinus (62–64), together with the last governor prior to the revolt, Gessius Florus (64–66), confirmed for much of the local populace that independence from ...

    Source: The Oxford History of the Biblical World; from chapter Visions of Kingdoms

  • The “Fall of Rome” (Chapters)

    Throughout the fourth century ce , the proponents of paganism had warned that the well-being of Rome was dependent on the proper maintenance of ...

    Source: The Oxford History of the Biblical World; from chapter Epilogue Transitions and Trajectories

  • The Fall of the Neo-Babylonian Empire and the Hope of Return to Zion (Chapters)

    For the most part, the Neo-Babylonian empire was dominated by two outstanding rulers, Nebuchadrezzar (604–562 bce ) and Nabonidus (556–539). While the former took ...

    Source: The Oxford History of the Biblical World; from chapter Into Exile

  • Fall, the (A-Z entry)

    A post‐biblical expression for the doctrine of Adam 's transgression and mankind's consequential inheritance of a sinful nature. The story of the disobedience of ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Fall, The (A-Z entry)

    The Fall refers to the disobedience and the expulsion of Adam and Eve from the garden of Eden . According to the J account ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • The False Teaching. (Chapters)

    1. Hooker's ( 1973 ) view that there was no systematic false teaching at Colossae does not really account for the language of 2:8–23 ...

    Source: The Oxford Bible Commentary; from chapter Colossians

  • Falsehood (A-Z entry)

    See Truth .

    Source: Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls

  • falsehood (A-Z entry)

    The OT Decalogue does not contain any prohibition of lying—but there are many terms in which the evils of falsehood are denounced. It is ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • The Family (Chapters)

    the household . Though there is much disagreement about the nature of early Israelite society, there is substantial agreement that the household—and not the ...

    Source: The Oxford Study Bible; from chapter The Social World of the Old Testament

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