The Tyndale Bible Dictionary is the core product in the new Tyndale Reference Library. Featuring over 1,000 articles and over 200 pictures covering everything from the Aaronic priesthood to the Wilderness of Zin, it is the most comprehensive, up-to-date, single-volume Bible dictionary available.
“To carry out his substitutionary mission was the purpose of his incarnation” (Page 1114)
“‘Silas’ is most likely the Aramaic form of the Hebrew name ‘Saul,’ which when given a Latin form became Silouanos (Silvanus).” (Page 1201)
“Several legends purporting to give accounts of his life are generally regarded as untrustworthy. The apocryphal book Bel and the Dragon describes a miraculous transporting of Habakkuk to Daniel while Daniel was in the den of lions. A Jewish legend makes Habakkuk the son of the Shunammite woman mentioned in 2 Kings 4:8–37. That legend apparently is based on the tradition that she would ‘embrace’ a son. Chronological difficulties make both accounts unlikely.” (Page 557)
“English transliteration of the Greek form of an Aramaic word, which is derived from the Hebrew phrase ‘the Valley of [the son(s) of] Hinnom.’” (Page 516)
“The three main divisions of the tribe of Levi bore the names of Gershon, Kohath, and Merari” (Page 789)
Rev. Douglas W. Holston