Niv Compact Dictionary Of The Bible

Paperback | November 3, 1999

byJ. D. Douglas

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Who were the Pharisees? What did Samson and John the Baptist have in common? Does an altar really have "horns"? Turn to the NIV Compact Dictionary of the Bible and find out. It has the answers to these and hundreds of other questions you're likely to wonder about as you read the Bible. Condensed from the New International Bible Dictionary, this unique volume offers much more than its convenient, take anywhere size. It's actually three books in one: - A Dictionary -- for easy-to-find, practical information on thousands of topics - A Topical Index -- for detailed study of nearly 150 larger topics, listing all articles in the dictionary that relate to a given topic - A Survey -- providing an introductory overview of the Bible, biblical history, and biblical culture -- Concise, readable, and informative, the NIV Compact Dictionary of the Bible is ideal for use at home, in study groups, and in schools. It will help you clear up the who, what, where, why, and how of the Bible so you can better appreciate the depth of its wisdom and its relevance for you today.

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The Bible has the answer to many of life’s greatest questions, and it has inspired readers for millennia. And for the modern reader of scripture, there is perhaps no greater aid than a reliable dictionary of the many places, people and incidents described in the holy text. The NIV Compact Dictionary of the Bible provides clear, straigh...

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Who were the Pharisees? What did Samson and John the Baptist have in common? Does an altar really have "horns"? Turn to the NIV Compact Dictionary of the Bible and find out. It has the answers to these and hundreds of other questions you're likely to wonder about as you read the Bible. Condensed from the New International Bible Diction...

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Who were the Pharisees? What did Samson and John the Baptist have in common? Does an altar really have "horns"? Turn to the NIV Compact Dictionary of the Bible and find out. It has the answers to these and hundreds of other questions you're likely to wonder about as you read the Bible. Condensed from the New International Bible Diction...

J. D. Douglas was the revising editor of The New International Dictionary of the Bible and editor of The New Bible Dictionary. He was editor-at-large for Christianity Today.Merrill C. Tenney was professor of theological studies and dean of the Graduate school of Theology at Wheaton College, where he taught from 1944 to 1982. In additio...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:704 pages, 7.2 × 4.7 × 1.38 inPublished:November 3, 1999Publisher:ZondervanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0310228735

ISBN - 13:9780310228738

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The Bible has the answer to many of life’s greatest questions, and it has inspired readers for millennia. And for the modern reader of scripture, there is perhaps no greater aid than a reliable dictionary of the many places, people and incidents described in the holy text. The NIV Compact Dictionary of the Bible provides clear, straightforward information on thousands of topics, from Delilah to Daniel, and has been designed specifically with the needs of contemporary readers in mind.