Who's Who of the Bible: Everything You Need to Know About Everyone Named in the Bible

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An extensive reference book that explains all the major characters of the Bible, in Bible-book order

In this comprehensive guide to Bible characters, major figures such as Abraham or Paul have a full two-page spread whereas minor have a quarter page or a few lines, depending on their significance. Bible references are given at the end of each entry and the book includes various articles on groups of people featured in the Bible, such as the prophets. Where the ...

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Who's Who of the Bible: Over 3000 entries from A to Z!

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Overview

An extensive reference book that explains all the major characters of the Bible, in Bible-book order

In this comprehensive guide to Bible characters, major figures such as Abraham or Paul have a full two-page spread whereas minor have a quarter page or a few lines, depending on their significance. Bible references are given at the end of each entry and the book includes various articles on groups of people featured in the Bible, such as the prophets. Where the Bible is quoted, the text uses the Today's New International Version. Books are grouped as follows: first five books, history books, wisdom books, prophets, the gospels, Acts, letters, and Revelation.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780745955186
  • Publisher: Lion Hudson
  • Publication date: 10/1/2012
  • Pages: 304
  • Sales rank: 544,744
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Martin Manser is a reference book editor and a language trainer and consultant. He is editor of Best Loved Hymns, Poems & Readings; Best Loved Prayers & Words of Wisdom; Christian Christian Names; Collins Dictionary for Writers and EditorsA Treasury of Psalms; and The Ultimate Bible Fact & Quiz Book, among others. Debra Reid is the author of The Tyndale Old Testament Commentary on Esther.

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Table of Contents

Books of the Bible in Alphabetical Order 8

Introduction 10

1 The Pentateuch 14

2 The History Books 57

3 The Books of Poetry and Wisdom 198

4 The Prophets 202

5 The Gospels and Acts 218

6 The Letters and Revelation 242

Appendix: Selected entries from the Apocrypha 253

Alphabetical List of Names 256

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