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  • L (A-Z entry)

    A symbol frequently used to designate matter contained only in the gospel according to Luke, such as the parables (e.g. 10: 29–37) and accounts ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Laban (A-Z entry)

    Father of Rachel who required Jacob to do fourteen years of agricultural work as the price for Jacob to marry her ( Gen. 29: ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • labour (A-Z entry)

    Human labour is regarded in the OT as sharing in the divine purpose ( Exod. 20: 8 ; 34: 21 ) because God's work ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Lachish (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Lachish (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Lachish (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Lachish (A-Z entry)

    A large city 48 km. (30 miles) SW of Jerusalem, much fought over, which has yielded important discoveries to archaeologists. It was captured by ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Lachish (A-Z entry)

    ( Map 1:W5 ). Modern Tell ed‐Duweir, one of the major fortified cities in Israel in the second and first millennia BCE . It ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Lachish (A-Z entry)

    Tel Lachish (in Arabic, Tell ed-Duweir ), the site of the biblical city, is a large mound whose summit and steep slopes cover an ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Archaeology

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

    ( Ar., Tell ed- Duweir ), a prominent mound of about 31 acres located near a major road leading from Israel's coastal plain to ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Lachish Inscriptions (A-Z entry)

    The site of Tell ed-Duweir or Tel Lachish has provided one of the most important corpora of Hebrew inscriptions: thirty-six are presently known and ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Lachish Ostracon. (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Books of the Bible

  • lacuna (A-Z entry)

    Latin, ‘hole’. The term used by textual critics and others where there is a gap in a sentence in a MS as a result ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • The Ladder of Jacob (Chapters)

    The Ladder of Jacob is extant only in Slavonic, in two distinct recensions, preserved in several MSS of the Palaea interpretata . 1 About ...

    Source: The Apocryphal Old Testament

  • Lagash (A-Z entry)

    See Girsu and Lagash .

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Lagrange, Marie-Joseph (A-Z entry)

    ( 1855 – 1938 ), founder of the École Biblique et Archéologique Française in Jerusalem. Lagrange took a doctorate in law at the University ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Lagrange, Marie Josèphe (A-Z entry)

    ( 1865 – 1938 ) French NT scholar , Dominican priest; he maintained the principles of a conservative historical criticism during an era of ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Lahav (A-Z entry)

    ( Tel Ḥalif ; Ar., Tell Khuweilifeh ), 3-acre mound at Kibbutz Lahav in southern Israel, on the southwestern flank of the Judean hills, ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • laity (A-Z entry)

    In the present‐day Church the laity are those members who are not ordained ministers . In the NT ( 1 Pet. 2: 9–10 ; ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Lake, Kirsopp (A-Z entry)

    ( 1872 – 1946 ) New Testament scholar, born in England and educated at Oxford (Lincoln College and Cuddesdon College, 1895 ). He moved ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

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