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Who's who in the Bible : an illustrated biographical dictionary

Author: Reader's Digest Association.; Gardner Associates.
Publisher: Pleasantville, N.Y. : Reader's Digest, 1994
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This biographical dictionary contains entries for approximately "500 men and women from the Bible (Hebrew and Christian Scripture and Apocrypha of the Revised Standard Version) or important to biblical history, but not mentioned by name (Alexander the Great, for example). The individuals are in alphabetical order by Anglicized spelling. . . . Each entry includes pronunciation and original name (Hebrew, Greek, Latin)  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Who's who in the Bible.
Pleasantville, N.Y. : Reader's Digest, 1994 (1998 [printing])
(OCoLC)893972474
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Reader's Digest Association.; Gardner Associates.
ISBN: 0895776189 9780895776181
OCLC Number: 49351556
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 480 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm, maps
Responsibility: designed and edited by Gardner Associates.

Abstract:

This biographical dictionary contains entries for approximately "500 men and women from the Bible (Hebrew and Christian Scripture and Apocrypha of the Revised Standard Version) or important to biblical history, but not mentioned by name (Alexander the Great, for example). The individuals are in alphabetical order by Anglicized spelling. . . . Each entry includes pronunciation and original name (Hebrew, Greek, Latin) as well as a literal meaning, if there is one. Analysis of the person's importance to Judeo-Christian history {may be} offered, . . . and chapter and verse from the Bible are cited. . . . The index covers topics as well as people. . . . The color illustrations are taken from classical paintings, illuminations, stained glass, and photographs of objects, plus 50 drawings original to this work. Ten maps show the Middle East inBiblical times."

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