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The Baker illustrated guide to everyday life in Bible times

Author: John A Beck; Baker Books (Firm)
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan : Baker Books, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"When we read the Bible, we encounter many manners and customs from the ancient world that the first readers of the Scriptures would have been familiar with. But being so far removed from that world, we modern readers often miss the full meaning--both literal and figurative--of biblical imagery. This fully illustrated guide aims to restore clarity and vitality to these portions of God's Word in order to help us  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John A Beck; Baker Books (Firm)
ISBN: 9780801014130 0801014131 9780801019661 0801019664
OCLC Number: 828057357
Description: 319 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Anoint --
Armor-bearer --
Arrow (to shoot) --
Authority (to hold or to exercise) --
Bake bread --
Belt (to wear or to tuck) --
Birth --
Blind --
Borrow/lend --
Bow down (to kneel) --
Bread (to eat) --
Bridegroom --
Bury the dead --
Cast metal --
Circumcise --
Clap hands --
Clean/unclean --
Concubine --
Cross the Jordan River --
Crown (to wear) --
Crucify --
Dance --
Destroy (Hebrew, hrm) --
Divination (to practice) --
Divorce --
Dream (to have or to interpret) --
Drunk (to become) --
Dry (to be or to experience drought) --
Eat --
Engrave --
Exile --
Famine --
Fast --
Firstborn son --
Fish --
Flog (whip, scourge) --
Fly --
Foot (to place on) --
Fortify --
Foundation (to lay) --
Glean --
Greet --
Grind --
Hand (to raise or stretch out) --
Harvest (reap) --
Hunt --
Inherit --
Kiss --
Lamp (to light a) --
Lay on hands --
Lots (to cast) --
Measure --
Melt --
Milk (to drink) --
Mountain (to move) --
Mourn (to grieve) --
Naked --
Name (to give a) --
Orphan (fatherless) --
Pharisee --
Plant/sow --
Pledged to be married (betrothed/engaged) --
Plow --
Plunder --
Potter (pottery manufacture) --
Prostitute --
Quarry (to hew) --
Ride --
Run --
Sabbath (to observe) --
Sacred stone (to set up or to destroy) --
Sadducee (chief priest) --
Sandals (to remove) --
Scribe (secretary) --
Shave --
Shear --
Shipwreck --
Siege (besiege) --
Sift (with a sieve) --
Sit --
Slave (to become or to be freed) --
Sleep --
Sling (a projectile) --
Smelt (to refine metal) --
Stiff-necked --
Stoning (as a form of execution) --
Stranger (alien) --
Tax collector --
Tear a garment --
Tent peg/stake (to drive) --
Thresh --
Trap/snare --
Vineyard (to establish) --
Wash clothes --
Water (to acquire or to draw) --
Weave --
Weigh --
Widow --
Winnow --
Yoke (to wear a).
Responsibility: John A. Beck.


A beautiful full-color resource that illustrates what life was like during biblical times, helping readers gain a deeper and more accurate understanding of the Bible.  Read more...
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