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  • Zabid (A-Z entry)

    site located centrally across the 50-km wide coastal plain of the Tihama, in the Republic of Yemen (14°12′ N, 43°19′ E). Founded in 820 ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Zacchaeus (A-Z entry)

    A tax collector who climbed a tree to get a better view of Jesus in Jericho ( Luke 19: 1–10 ).

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Zacharias (A-Z entry)

    See zechariah .

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Zadok (A-Z entry)

    was one of two priests who served David at the Jerusalem shrine ( 2 Sm. 15.24–29 ). Solomon banished Abiathar , David's 1 Kgs. ...

    Source: Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls

  • Zadok (A-Z entry)

    A priest in the time of David ( 2 Sam. 20: 25 ). He supported David during the revolt of his son Absalom and ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Zadok, Sons Of (A-Z entry)

    The expression Sons of Zadok is found in the Hebrew scriptures only in Ezekiel , and here only three times ( Ezek . 40.46 ...

    Source: Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls

  • Zadok, Zadokites (A-Z entry)

    Zadok was one of David 's two priests ( 2 Sam. 15.24–29 , 36 ; 17.15 ; 19.11 ; 20.25 15.11 16.39 ; cf. ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Zadokite Fragments (A-Z entry)

    See Damascus Document .

    Source: Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls

  • Zadokite fragments (A-Z entry)

    Also known as the Damascus Document , similar to the Manual of Discipline from Qumran , containing the rules of the community . This ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Zadokites (A-Z entry)

    See Zadok, Sons of .

    Source: Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls

  • Ẓafar (A-Z entry)

    capital of the South Arabian kingdom of Ḥimyar, located approximately 8 km (5 mi.) south-southeast of the modern Yemeni town of Yarim and approximately ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Zakkur Inscription (A-Z entry)

    The ZKR inscription occupies the front (A. 1–17), right (B. 1–28), and left sides (C. 1–2) of a fragmentary basalt stela discovered in 1903 ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Zaphon (A-Z entry)

    The Hebrew word ⊡āpôn is one of the ordinary words for “north”; this is its most frequent meaning in the Bible, but it is ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Zarephath (A-Z entry)

    A port on the coast of Phoenicia where Elijah was given accommodation by a widow; he supplied her with food and restored her dying ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • zeal (A-Z entry)

    Used in NT in both a bad sense—translated ‘jealousy’ ( Acts 5: 17 , NRSV, REB, NJB)—and a good sense ( 2 Cor. 7: ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Zealot (A-Z entry)

    Zealot is a term that has been associated with a movement of revolutionaries active throughout the first century CE in Roman Palestine and thus ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Zealots (A-Z entry)

    Those prepared to take up arms against the Romans occupying Palestine. As a group they came into existence at the beginning of the Jewish ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Zealots (A-Z entry)

    The goal of the Zealots, a party of uncompromising revolutionaries, was to free Judea from Roman rule. They took an active role in the ...

    Source: Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls

  • Zebedee (A-Z entry)

    The father and partner of James and John ( Mark 1: 19–20 ) and a fisherman who employed staff ( Mark 1: 20 ). ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Zeboim (A-Z entry)

    A valley near Michmash ( 1 Sam. 13: 17–18 ). A town near Lydda where some of the returning exiles settled ( Neh. 11: ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

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