Reading the Bible provides inspiration and hope to millions of people worldwide, but sometimes the language and geography leaves readers with questions. This reference guide of over six thousand Biblical names and terms helps you locate your favorite biblical passages. Formatted as a dictionary, its topics range from people and cultures to religious terms. As a concordance, it also includes places and events keyed to verse in the King James Bible. From Abraham to Jerusalem, and from Frankincense to Queen Jezebel, this dictionary can help you learn about and truly understand the people and terms used in the Bible.
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company Incorporated
Finally, a Bible reference book that fills the needs of the entire family. Whether you are a student, a scholar, a member of the clergy, or simply a religious seeker, This book will enhance your knowledge and appreciation of the Bible -- as history, as literature, and as testimony of faith. Among its features: Concise, informative entries for 3,500 biblical names, including every person and place mentioned in the Book of Books. The entries also cover families, dynastics, tribes, neighboring cultures, religious rituals and practices, archaeological sites, cities, animals, plants and more. This 1,000+ page dictionary doubles as a concordance, providing biblical citations for all the people and places of the Bible. This handsome, folio-sized reference contains 1,500 full color photographs and other illustrations. In addition to nearly 100 maps in the text, the book contains a section of satellite photographs of the Holy Land. -- back cover.
The Bible is the greatest treasure you will ever own, waiting for you to mine its depths and receive all the direction, encouragement, and wisdom it holds. Most people need a little help, though, and Bill Bright, founder of Campus Crusade for Christ (Cru), ably fills that role as he uncovers for you the Bible's rich resources for living in today's world. In How Can I Understand the Bible?, Dr. Bright reveals the reasons for believing the Bible provides insights for understanding its contents offers tips on applying its lessons to your life Included are summaries for each book of the Bible, a one-year Bible reading plan, and help on how to study the Bible for yourself. Whether you're new to the faith or a more seasoned follower of Christ, How Can I Understand the Bible? will help you dig deeper into the book God wrote, an adventure that may just change your life.
A Sane Study in Hermeneutics for Contemporary Life
Author: David W. Melber
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
The book begins with the basics—a synopsis of biblical history and of the content of the books of the Bible. It provides an acquaintance with the tools for interpreting the Bible; various methods of interpreting the Bible; the mental process of interpreting any verbal communication (whether oral or written); the influence of culture on biblical writers and speakers; the problems of translating the Bible from one culture to another; the figures of speech, prophecy, typology, symbolism, and apocalyptic literature in the Bible; the development of the canon of the scripture; the purpose of the Bible; and a tool for applying biblical teaching to contemporary issues.
Allows the reader to easily find all biblical occurrences of a word in the King James Version; points the reader to the underlying Hebrew and Greek words using the Strong?s numbering system; updated Hebrew and Greek dictionaries give brief definitions of each word of the original languages.?Cover.