Covering thousands of topics, this classic reference explains every significant word in the Bible and Apocrypha, and gives detailed information on the language and literature of Bible lands. Edited by James Orr.
This practical, authoritative, and complete classic reference dictionary explains every significant word in the Bible and Apocrypha, and gives detailed information on the language and literature of Bible lands.
Detailing the historical and religious environments of the people of the Bible in articles by nearly 200 scholars, it covers thousands of topics. Some of the articles are brief, such as "Arad", while others continue for pages, like "Anthropology". All of them, however, are designed to be more useful in PC Study Bible , with additional Topic links and links to passages in Scripture. Phonetic spellings and timeline-links are also included. This is the original four-volume edition, edited by James Orr, which includes illustrations, maps, and indexes. This reference work has been one of Christendom's best-selling and most well-respected encyclopedia sets for the better part of a century.