- Easton's Bible Dictionary
Easton's Bible Dictionary generally refers to the Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition, by
Matthew George EastonM.A., D.D. ( 1823- 1894), published (three years after Easton's death) in 1897by Thomas Nelson. Because of its age, it is now a public domain resource. Despite its name, many of the entries in Easton's are encyclopedic in nature, though there are also short, dictionary-like entries. It contains nearly 4,000 entries.
Easton's Bible Dictionary contains nearly 4,000 entries relating to the
Bible, from a 19th centuryChristian viewpoint. Some of the entries in it are now out-of-dateFact|date=November 2007, many are only short dictionary entries, but much remains that is useful source materialFact|date=November 2007.
* [http://www.ccel.org/ccel/easton/ebd2.html Full text of "Easton's Bible Dictionary"] at the
Christian Classics Ethereal Library
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
Look at other dictionaries:
Smith's Bible Dictionary — is a 19th century Bible dictionary containing upwards of four thousand entries. This dictionary is named after its editor, William Smith, a noted English lexicographer and classical scholar.The original dictionary was published as a three volume… … Wikipedia
Alcohol in the Bible — Alcoholic beverages appear repeatedly in biblical literature – from Noah planting a vineyard and getting drunk in the Hebrew Bible [http://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Ge+9:20 27 Ge 9:20–27] ] to Jesus in the New Testament miraculously… … Wikipedia
Matthew George Easton — (1823 1894) was a Scottish Presbyterian preacher and writer. His most known work is the Easton s Bible Dictionary, published three years after his death. The English translations of two of Franz Delitzsch s commentaries are among his other works … Wikipedia
Ai (Bible) — Ai ( he. העי; heap of ruins ) refers to one or two places in ancient Israel: *A city mentioned along with Heshbon by Jeremiah 49:3, whose location is currently unknown, and which may or may not be the same as: *A Canaanite royal city which… … Wikipedia
Recorder (Bible) — A recorder as mentioned in the Bible is the office first held by Jehoshaphat in the court of David (2 Samuel 8:16), also in the court of Solomon (1 Kings 4:3). The next recorder mentioned is Joah, in the reign of Hezekiah (2 Kings 18:18,37;… … Wikipedia
Cyrus the Great in the Bible — The Cylinder confirms that Cyrus allowed captives in Babylon to return to their native lands, earning him an honored place in Judaism. Cyrus the Great figures in the Hebrew Bible (Old Testament) as the patron and deliverer of the Jews. He is… … Wikipedia
Cyrus (Bible) — Cyrus the Great figures in the Hebrew Bible (Old Testament) as the patron and deliverer of the Jews. He is mentioned twenty three times by name and alluded to several times more. [;, , ] The edict of Cyrus for the rebuilding of the Temple in… … Wikipedia
Berea (Bible) — For the current city of Beroea, see Veria.Berea is mentioned in the book of Acts in the Bible, for the ancient city of Beroea, now known as Veria (or Veroia).It is a small city on the eastern side of Vermion Mountains (north of Mount Olympus),… … Wikipedia
Marah (Bible) — The Water of Marah, engraving by Gérard Jollain, 1670. Marah (Hebrew: מָרָה meaning bitter ) is one of the locations which the Torah identifies as having been travelled through by the Israelites, during the Exodus … Wikipedia
Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego — Mishael redirects here. Mishael is also the name of a minor Biblical figure. Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego by Simeon Solomon, 1863. Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego are characters in the biblical Hebrew book of Daniel Chapters 1 – 3, known f … Wikipedia