The Bible contains over three thousand names - all of which are included in this exhaustive Who's Who of the Bible. Every single individual whose name is listed in the Bible is listed here in order of their appearance in...
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The Bible contains over three thousand names - all of which are included in this exhaustive Who's Who of the Bible. Every single individual whose name is listed in the Bible is listed here in order of their appearance in the Bible with their dates, a concise description of their lives and significance, and references to where they occur in the text. With sections on the Pentateuch, the History books, Poetry and Wisdom books, the Prophets, the Gospels and Acts, and the Letters and Revelation, this book also includes a user's guide, family trees of key individuals, a timeline, an alphabetical list of names, and an Appendix on the Apocrypha. Putting all the information on the Bible's rich cast of characters at your finger tips, this is an essential guide for any preacher, teacher, biblical scholar, student, or Bible reader.
Debra Reid (PhD., University of Wales, Cardiff) is tutor at Spurgeon's College, London. Debra was brought up in East London and spent much of her childhood at The East London Tabernacle, a church founded by CH Spurgeon. Debra's own research interests lie in Old Testament language and translation work. She has been involved with the publication of a variety of Bible editions and new translations (including the NIV Inclusive Language Anglicised Edition, the New Light Bible, the Bible for Beginners, and the NIV Thematic Bible). She has contributed articles to the New International Dictionary of OT Theology and Exegesis (Zondervan), the Dictionary of Biblical Imagery (IVP), and the Dictionary of the OT: Pentateuch (IVP). In 1998 and 2000 respectively Debra's contribution to the IVP Crossways Bible Guides series resulted in the publication of the second volume on the Psalms and her volume on Ruth and Esther. In 2002, for some light relief after the birth of her third (and final!) son she contributed and then edited The Ultimate Bible Quiz and Fact Book published by Arcturus. At the moment she is awaiting the publication of her Commentary on Esther (New Tyndale Old Testament Commentary series (expected publication: February 2008).
Martin Manser has compiled and edited Bible reference material and English-language dictionaries for nearly thirty years. He lives in Aylesbury, England. He and his wife have two children.
- The Bible Contains Over Three Thousand Names - All Of Which Are Included In This Exhaustive Who's Who Of The Bible. Every Single Individual Whose Name Is Listed In The Bible Is Listed Here In Order Of Their Appearance In The Bible With Their Dates, A Concise Description Of Their Lives And Significance, And References To Where They Occur In The Text. With Sections On The Pentateuch, The History Books, Poetry And Wisdom Books, The Prophets, The Gospels And Acts, And The Letters And Revelation, This Book Also Includes A User's Guide, Family Trees Of Key Individuals, A Timeline, An Alphabetical List Of Names, And An Appendix On The Apocrypha. Putting All The Information On The Bible's Rich Cast Of Characters At Your Finger Tips, This Is An Essential Guide For Any Preacher, Teacher, Biblical Scholar, Student, Or Bible Reader.