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  • 1 Book of Numbers — Hebrew Bible Tanakh …

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  • 2 Pentateuch — • The name of the first five books of the Old Testament. Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Pentateuch     Pentatuch     † …

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  • 3 The Bible and history — Part of a series on The Bible …

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  • 4 EXODUS, BOOK OF — (Heb. title) וְאֵלֶּה) שְׁמוֹת) (And these are) the names of – the first words of the book; Gk. exodos ton wion Israel ex aigyptou), departure (of the children of Israel from Egypt) ; (cf. Sefer Yeẓi at Miẓrayim ( book of the departure from Egypt …

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  • 5 biblical literature — Introduction       four bodies of written works: the Old Testament writings according to the Hebrew canon; intertestamental works, including the Old Testament Apocrypha; the New Testament writings; and the New Testament Apocrypha.       The Old… …

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  • 6 Numbers — [num′bərz] n. [transl. of Gr Arithmoi (see ARITHMETIC): from containing the census of the Hebrews after the Exodus] the fourth book of the Pentateuch in the Bible, containing the census of the Hebrews after the Exodus: abbrev. Nb, Num, Nu, or Nm …

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  • 7 Numbers — Num bers, prop. n. pl. of {Number}. The fourth book of the Pentateuch, containing the census of the Hebrews. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 8 numbers — n. pl. 1. Verse, poetry, song. 2. Fourth book of the Pentateuch; census of the Hebrews …

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  • 9 JERUSALEM — The entry is arranged according to the following outline: history name protohistory the bronze age david and first temple period second temple period the roman period byzantine jerusalem arab period crusader period mamluk period …

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  • 10 EDUCATION, JEWISH — This entry is arranged according to the following outline. Bibliography at the end of a section is indicated by (†). in the biblical period the nature of the sources historical survey the patriarchal period and the settlement the kingdom the… …

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  • 11 Christianity — /kris chee an i tee/, n., pl. Christianities. 1. the Christian religion, including the Catholic, Protestant, and Eastern Orthodox churches. 2. Christian beliefs or practices; Christian quality or character: Christianity mixed with pagan elements; …

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  • 12 Biblical Chronology —     Biblical Chronology     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Biblical Chronology     Biblical chronology deals with the dates of the various events recorded in the Bible. It has to consider how far the Bible contains a chronology at all; to what extent… …

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  • 13 Moses — For other uses, see Moses (disambiguation). Moses Moses …

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  • 14 MOSES — (Heb. מֹשֶׁה; LXX, Mōusēs; Vulg. Moyses), leader, prophet, and lawgiver (set in modern chronology in the first half of the 13th century B.C.E.). Commissioned to take the Israelites out of Egypt, Moses led them from his 80th year to his death at… …

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  • 15 Gospel of Mark — Books of the New Testament …

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  • 16 AGRICULTURE — in the land of israel in prehistory from the beginning of the bronze age to the conquest of joshua early israelite the period of the first temple the period of the return and the second temple the hasmonean period the mishnaic and talmudic period …

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  • 17 SACRIFICE — IN THE BIBLE In the Bible various verbs are used to designate the act of sacrifice. Two of them, שחט and טבח, are used for the slaughter of animals for both secular (cf. Gen. 43:16; Num. 11:22) and sacred purposes, while the verbs זבח (hence the… …

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  • 18 Jerusalem — al Quds redirects here. For other uses, see al Quds (disambiguation). For other uses, see Jerusalem (disambiguation). Jerusalem …

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  • 19 History of Palestine — See also: Time periods in the region of Palestine and Timeline of the name Palestine The history of Palestine is the study of the past in the region of Palestine, the region between the southern Mediterranean coastal plains and the Syrian… …

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  • 20 ROME — ROME, capital of Italy. The Classical Period THE MIDDLE AND LATE REPUBLIC The earliest record of contact between Jews and the Roman Republic is the embassy sent by judah the Maccabee to Rome, headed by Eupolemos ben Joḥanan, and Jason ben Eleazar …

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