This updated, third edition of the New Bible Dictionary
is a reference work ideally suited for people of all ages and backgrounds. Trusted for over 50 years, it now includes the latest research in biblical studies, ancient Near Eastern studies, and archaeological finds. One hundred of the most important articles have been revised and rewritten. All of the bibliographies have been revised, taking into account the vast increase in publications since the second edition was released. Also included is essential background information on the history, geography, and customs of Israel and its Middle Eastern neighbors.
The New Bible Dictionary will increase your knowledge and understanding of God's Word. It's a great reference book for schools and colleges, theological and Bible college students, ministers and laypeople, teachers and professional scholars--everyone who wants to know and understand the Bible better.
- Over 2,000 entries on the Bible's books, people, places, key words, and major doctrines
- Maps, family trees, charts, and illustrations
- An index with 10,000 entries