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The Bible is the valuable textual content of Western civilization, and an figuring out of it will be important to the learn of global background and tradition. furthermore, a growing number of highschool and school scholars are learning the Bible as literature. huge in scope and written particularly for top university scholars and basic readers, this encyclopedia surveys the fabric tradition, customs, and ideology of the biblical international. integrated are greater than two hundred alphabetically prepared entries at the instruments, animals, meals, conduct, legislation, professions, and peoples of the Bible. each one access offers definitions; scriptural references; etymological, ancient, and archaeolgical details; and, while attainable, a dialogue of the relevance of the subject to trendy readers. Entries comprise cross-references and cite works for extra studying, and the encyclopedia is generously illustrated.

The Bible is the valuable textual content of Western civilization, and an figuring out of it is important to the research of worldwide background and tradition. moreover, increasingly more highschool scholars and undergraduates are learning the Bible as literature. huge in scope and written in particular for top university scholars and basic readers, this encyclopedia surveys the fabric tradition, customs, and ideology of the biblical global via greater than 2 hundred alphabetically prepared entries at the instruments, animals, meals, conduct, legislation, professions, and peoples of the Bible.

Each access presents definitions; scriptural references; etymological, old, and archaeological details; and, while attainable, a dialogue of the relevance of the subject to fashionable readers. The encyclopedia covers the peoples who have been part of biblical existence: the Essenes and Pharisees, the scribes and monks, the acquaintances and enemies, and the good powers that enslaved them. furthermore, it explains some of the significant occasions in Israel's background, the approved inspiration of cosmology and climate, and the typical knowing of many information from the production to Armageddon.

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New York: Oxford University Press, 2001. Metzger, Bruce. “Aprypha,” in The Oxford Companion to the Bible. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993. , ed. The Complete Gospels. San Francisco: Harper Collins Publisher, 1992. 33 Apostle Apostle (Matt. 28:19–20, 10:1–4; Mark 3:13–19; Luke 6:12–16; Acts 1:8, 21–22; 1 Cor. 9:1, 12:29; Eph. 4:11) An apostle is an ambassador, “someone who has been sent,” or a person delegated by Jesus to be a “messenger” of the Gospel. The word derives from the Greek word apostello, meaning “to send forth,” indicating someone who is entrusted with a mission, that is, a delegate.

Ed. The Complete Gospels. San Francisco: Harper Collins Publisher, 1992. 33 Apostle Apostle (Matt. 28:19–20, 10:1–4; Mark 3:13–19; Luke 6:12–16; Acts 1:8, 21–22; 1 Cor. 9:1, 12:29; Eph. 4:11) An apostle is an ambassador, “someone who has been sent,” or a person delegated by Jesus to be a “messenger” of the Gospel. The word derives from the Greek word apostello, meaning “to send forth,” indicating someone who is entrusted with a mission, that is, a delegate. The first apostles were the Disciples, selected, instructed, and sent out by Jesus to proclaim the kingdom and heal the sick.

Com (accessed December 20, 2004). Pitard, Wayne T. “Ammon,” in The Oxford Companion to the Bible. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993. Amorites (Gen. 10:16; Exod. 33:2; Num. 13:29; Josh. 24:15; Ezek. 16:3) The Amorites, like the Hittites, were among the original inhabitants of Canaan, remnants of ancient cultures, once dominant in the region (Gen. , 10:11; 1 Sam. 7:14; 1 Kings 21:26; 2 Kings 21:11; Amos 2:9, and so forth) At times, the whole “aboriginal population of Canaan is also called ‘Amorite’ (Gen.

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