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The Holman Bible Dictionary edited by Trent C. Butler has become one of the best-selling Bible reference tools since its publication in 1991. Now this revised, updated and expanded edition called the Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary offers even greater value to Bible students and teachers with over 250 new articles, new maps and charts, and 90 new contributors. This book is designed both for those who need information quickly and those who want in depth treatments of hundreds of topics. Each entry begins with a brief definition of the word followed by more detailed information. Through its more than 700 full-color graphics, this book brings readers right into the world of the Bible and enables them to better understand the Scriptures.
- Exhaustive definitions of people, places, things and events-dealing with every subject in the Bible
- Over 700 full-color photos, illustrations and charts.
- Unique scale drawings and reconstructions of biblical places and objects based on careful archaeological research.
- Over 60 new, full-color maps with map index
- Major articles on theological topics, collective articles on plants, animals, occupations, etc.
- Pronunciation guide for all proper nouns and other hard-to-pronounce words.
- Up-to-date archaeological information from excavations in Israel.
- Timeline that compares biblical history to world history
- Summary definitions that begin each entry for quick reference.
- A variety of Bible translations used-the only dictionary that includes the HCSB, NIV, KJV, RSV, NRSV,REB, NASB, ESV, and TEV.
- Many articles based on the original languages, but written in a user-friendly style. Technical language and abbreviations are avoided.
- Extensive cross-referencing of related articles
- "Quicktabs": marginal alphabetical guides for quick and easy location of information
Number of Pages: 1704
Vendor: B&H Books
Publication Date: 2003
|Dimensions: 9 X 6 X 1.75 (inches)|
Faithful to the End: An Introduction to Hebrews Through RevelationTerry Wilder, J. Daryl Charles, Kendell EasleyB&H Books / 2007 / Hardcover$31.49 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
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Revised and expanded, this best-selling study tool is better than ever! It features 700 color photos, 80 color maps, a pronounciation guide, the latest archaeological excavation information, time lines, extensive cross-referencing, unique scale drawings, and much more.
Chad Brand is associate professor of Christian Theology at Boyce College of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky.
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pb5 Stars Out Of 5Gift for PastorJuly 15, 2016pbQuality: 4Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5I bought this as a gift for our Pastor, she is a new pastor and does not have the resources of pastors that have been in the work of the Lord. She was thrilled to receive this as she was looking into getting one for herself. I would recommend that every Pastor and layperson have this in their study resources.
Great5 Stars Out Of 5Very goodApril 28, 2016GreatQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5very informative
TimAge: 45-54Gender: Male4 Stars Out Of 5Not bad but not excellentJuly 31, 2015TimAge: 45-54Gender: MaleQuality: 4Value: 4Meets Expectations: 4I purchased this dictionary here about a year ago its illustrated nice enough and most of the words I've looked up in it are there and correct in their descriptions and definitions but I have found things that are contradictory in a couple definitions.
If your an eye glasses wearer I would suggest also purchasing one of Christianbook.com magnifiers as the text is rather small.
Along with being illustrated and in depth in most of the information there is a weights and measurement chart I'm a KJV person and I guess the idea of Holman trying to accommodate for several translations takes away a bit,but I still use it when needed.
Alyce30909Age: 55-65Gender: Female5 Stars Out Of 5Outstanding!!!July 17, 2015Alyce30909Age: 55-65Gender: FemaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Wonderful!! I did not know these kinds of Bible dictionaries even existed. I love the color photos and the in depth information they provide is just fantastic!! I cannot give it enough praise. It weighs 5 lbs and 3.5 oz. though.....heavy!! And the thickness is 2.25". I hope to find some kind of a cover for this...to keep it nice. It lays flat too...which is great. Thanks CBD for providing this and for the excellent packaging.
markconcord, ncAge: 55-65Gender: male5 Stars Out Of 5OutstandingJuly 16, 2015markconcord, ncAge: 55-65Gender: maleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Made a big mistake, carried it to church for bible study, let my friend get his hands on it and didn't get it back.. I asked him if he wanted one and he said no because he already had one, "MINE" and he didn't need two.. So I ordered another one when I got home.
Some people say they can't find certain things in this dictionary, but I say, if ya can't find it, you didn't need it in the first place. With this bible dictionary, be ready to cross reference..
Man O Man there's some great reading in this book ! Once I asked God for knowledge and He turned me on to this book. Now how's that for service..
All in all, this is an awesome book at an awesome price..
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