This best-selling Bible dictionary features more than 5,000 entries that include discussions across the biblical spectrum. Historical, geographical, chronological, and biographical issues are explained by the use of over 700 black and white pictures that help you visually understand these topics as well as nine pages of maps that give background information on key events and locations. You'll also find scholarly articles on important theological subjects written by a team of 65 scholars and experts.
The spellings in this dictionary correspond to the King James Version and alternative spellings found in the American Standard Version and in the Revised Standard Version are also given. This pictorial dictionary is part of the Zondervan Classic Reference Series.
When you want to find out what lies behind a word, name, or concept in the Bible, turn to Zondervan's Pictorial Bible Dictionary. It's designed to deepen your knowledge of the Bible through both words and pictures. Look up 'Archaeology' and get extensive insights on how archaeological findings corroborate biblical accounts from Genesis to New Testament times. Turn to 'Judges' and learn about Israel's leaders prior to its kings. Zondervan's Pictorial Bible Dictionary helps you to understand the people, places, customs, culture, and events of the Bible in a way that can help you better grasp its message and its implications for you today. More than 5,000 entries inform you on historical, geographical, chronological, and biographical aspects of the Bible. You'll also find scholarly articles on important theological subjects written by a team of 65 scholars and experts. Over 700 pictures lend visual impact and clarification on numerous topics, from the 'Hill of Aaron' to 'Zorah,' the home of Samson. Spellings correspond to the King James Version, the classic Bible used throughout the years by millions of Christians. Alternative spellings found in the American Standard Version and in the Revised Standard Version are also given, broadening the helpfulness of this volume.
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.