A Dictionary of the Bible: Volume III: (Part I: Kir -- Nympha)

A Dictionary of the Bible: Volume III: (Part I: Kir -- Nympha)

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For over a century the ten-volume Dictionary of the Bible has been the definitive reference. qIt is a Dictionary of the Old and New Testaments, together with the Old Testament Apocrypha, according to the Authorized and Revised English Versions, and with constant reference to the original tongues. ... Articles have been written on the names of all Persons and Places, on the Antiquities and Archaeology of the Bible, on its Ethnology, Geology, and Natural History, on Biblical Theology and Ethic, and even on the obsolete or archaic words occurring in the English Versions.q James Hastings (1852-1922) was a distinguished scholar and pastor. He was founder and editor of the Expository Times and is also well known for editing the Encyclopaedia of Religion and Ethics, the Dictionary of Christ and the Gospels, and the Dictionary of the Apostolic Church.In Hebrew Bibles the title of the book, taken from its opening word, is a#39;Ekhah (n? ... The first four chapters are acrostic poems, of which the first, the second, and the fourth contain each 22 verses which ... is the shorter (the proportion is generally 3 : 2), and that this second part, instead of balancing and reinforcing the first, anbsp;...

Title:A Dictionary of the Bible: Volume III: (Part I: Kir -- Nympha)
Author:James Hastings
Publisher:The Minerva Group, Inc. - 2004-10


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