A classic reference, this comprehensive Bible dictionary provides a wealth of basic background information in a very affordable format. Nelson’s edition is revised and edited by F. N. and M. A. Peloubet to be even more applicable to today’s Bible student. It includes more than 400 illustrations and special articles in addition to page after page of basic information.
“ the Passover is a type of deliverance from the slavery of sin.” (source)
“It is the passing over of the doom we deserve for our sins, because the blood of Christ has been applied to us by faith.” (source)
“The Passover was useless unless eaten; so we live upon the Lord Jesus Christ.” (source)
“Egypt is recognized as the ‘land of Ham’ in the Bible.” (source)
William Smith (1813–1893) was educated in classical literature, Greek, and Latin before turning his attention to lexicography. Smith was the editor of five subject dictionaries, including the Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, and the Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, and Smith’s Bible Dictionary. He was the editor of the Quarterly Review from 1867 until his death.