Who’s Who in the Bible is an A-to-Z biographical biblical reference book that furnishes in-depth portraits of some five hundred important biblical personalities, as well as concise identifications of nearly four thousand individuals from the Old and New Testaments and the Apocrypha. All in all, this comprehensive guide is an invaluable companion to your family Bible as well as an outstanding reference book. You will turn to its attractive, fact-checked pages again and again for essential background information and spiritual enrichment.
Nearly 400 color illustrations, including 50 specially commissioned paintings, put faces behind the names.
Maps pinpoint 10 turning points of biblical history.
Genealogies help make sense of the people in the Bible, from the generations of Adam to the family of Herod the Great.
Boxes about such diverse topics as Israel’s hostile neighbors, surrogate motherhood, Jewish festivals, sources for the four Gospels, the fate of the 12 apostles, and more.
Origins and meanings of names clarify and give new insight into stories.
Pronunciation guides make reading the Bible simpler.
Biblical citations speed you to chapter and verse.
Cross references and a full index lead you quickly to where you want to go.
“Everyone in the Bible,” a comprehensive 24-page list of nearly 4,000 names, identifies each person and gives the first biblical citation for each.