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Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary

ISBN: 9781418502300
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This completely revised and updated edition of Nelson’s Illustrated Bible Dictionary is the most comprehensive and up-to-date Bible dictionary available. Designed, written, and edited with the needs of general readers in mind. A wealth of background information is found in more than 7,000 encyclopedic entries on the people, places, things, and doctrines of the Bible. Written in plain language, not scholarly jargon. Includes tables, charts, pronunciation guides, and over 500 full-color in-text photographs. Cross-referenced to the KJV, NKJV, NIV, NRSV, and REB. Winner of the Gold Medallion Award.

The preface to this volume states that this resource includes indexed maps to biblical places. Those maps are provided in another resource, the Nelson’s Bible Map Collection and are integrated to Nelson’s Illustrated Bible Dictionary. For instance, if you click on "see Map 3" in this resource, it will automatically pull up the Map Collection and display the map relating to its dictionary entry! You can purchase the Nelson’s Bible Map Collection here.

Ronald Youngblood (Ph. D., Dropsie College) is professor of Old Testament and Hebrew at Bethel Seminary San Diego.

F. F. Bruce (1910-1990) was Rylands Professor of Biblical Criticism and Exegesis at the University of Manchester in England. During his distinguished career, he wrote many bestselling commentaries and books, including Paul, Apostle of the Heart Set Free, A Mind for What Matters and several titles published by InterVarsity Press. He also served as general editor of The New International Commentary on the New Testament.

Roland Harrison (1920-1993) received his Bachelor of Divinity, an M. Th. and a Ph. D. from the University of London. He was Professor of Old Testament at Wycliffe College, University of Toronto and was the General Editor of the New International Commentary on the Old Testament. He is the author of Old Testament Times and Biblical Hebrew.