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  • Sa῾idiyeh, Tell Es- (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Sa῾idiyeh, Tell Es- (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Sa῾idiyeh, Tell Es- (A-Z entry) This result contains an image

    large double mound tentatively identified as the biblical Zarethan, situated in the central Jordan Valley, approximately 1.8 km (1.1 mi.) east of the Jordan ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Saadia Gaon (A-Z entry)

    and Abraham Ibn Ezra.

    Source: Oxford Biblical Studies Online

  • Saadia Gaon (A-Z entry)

    Saadia ben Joseph (882–942) was the gaon (head of the academy) of Sura in Babylonia and the greatest of the geonim. He translated ...

    Source: Oxford Biblical Studies Online

  • Saadia Gaon (A-Z entry)

    Saadia ben Joseph (882–942) was the gaon (head of the academy) of Sura in Babylonia and the greatest of the geonim. He translated ...

    Source: Oxford Biblical Studies Online

  • sabachthani (A-Z entry)

    An Aramaic word, preserved at Mark 15: 34 , uttered by Jesus from the cross , quoting Ps. 22: 1 , meaning ‘you have ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • sabaoth (A-Z entry)

    Hebrew for ‘military hosts’. Used in AV, RV at Rom. 9: 29 , which is a quotation from Isa. 1: 9 . The meaning ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Sabbath (A-Z entry)

    A word meaning cessation (from work): the weekly seventh day of rest, fundamental in Israelite life, sanctioned by God's rest from the work of ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Sabbath (A-Z entry)

    The institution of the Sabbath as a day of abstention from creative work and of joyous celebration is based on the biblical account of ...

    Source: Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls

  • Sabbath (A-Z entry)

    (Hebr. šabbāt ) . The last day of the week; the only day bearing a name, the others being merely numbered. It is considered ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Sabbath day's journey (A-Z entry)

    A Jew was permitted to travel 2,000 cubits on the Sabbath ( Exod. 16: 29 and Num. 35: 5 ), about 1.2 km. (¾ ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Sabeans (A-Z entry)

    See Sheba, Queen of .

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • sackcloth (A-Z entry)

    rough cloth, often made from animal hair. A garment made of sackcloth is uncomfortable and is worn to indicate penitence or grief.

    Source: Oxford Biblical Studies Online

  • Sacral-Royal Ideologies of the Monarchic State (Chapters)

    The ability of a national ruler to exercise power over a large group of people—over kinship groups with which he has little or no ...

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

  • Sacrament (A-Z entry)

    The term is not found in the New Testament, though the Vulgate sometimes uses sacramentum to render the Greek word for mystery (mystērion) , ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • sacraments (A-Z entry)

    From the Latin ‘ sacramentum ’, meaning an oath, as taken by men joining the Roman army. Already by the time of the governor ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Sacred Animals (A-Z entry)

    See Cults , article on Animal Cults.

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

  • Sacred Barks (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

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

    In antiquity, boats represented the ultimate mode of travel in the Nile Valley, and they played a crucial role in Egyptian religious practice and ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

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