Hitchcock in It contains more than 2, Bible and Bible-related proper names and their meanings. Hitchcock graduated from Amherst in , and, after a year or more spent in teaching, entered Andover theological seminary in He was a tutor at Amherst from till , preached for a year at Waterville, Maine, and in , was ordained pastor of the 1st Congregational church of Exeter, New Hampshire. Soon after this he spent a year in Germany, studying at the universities of Halle and Berlin.
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Noah Webster used the Bible as the foundation for his definitions. Webster began compiling his fully comprehensive dictionary, An American Dictionary of the English Language in Webster hoped to standardize American speech, since Americans in different parts of the country used different languages.
They also spelled, pronounced, and used English words differently. Webster completed his dictionary during his year abroad in January in Cambridge, England. His book contains seventy thousand words, of which twelve thousand had never appeared in a published dictionary before. Author: Matthew George Easton, M. Easton was a Scottish Presbyterian minister who is known primarily for his masterful reference work.
This dictionary provides excellent background information on a wide variety of Biblical topics. Expand your knowledge of Bible names and their meaning with this wonderful dictionary. Use it to understand a brief description of a large number of names mentioned in the Bible. Organized alphabetically by first letter, this dictionary provides a simple method of understanding Biblical terminology. For each word, Smith indicates where the word appears in the Bible, its definition, and a modern equivalent of the word, when applicable.
For additional assistance, the dictionary contains links to other encyclopedic and dictionary references. Nave was a chaplain in the United States Army and referred to his work as "the result of fourteen years of delight and untiring study of the Word of God.
Scripture is quoted over , times; the same Scripture citation may appear under several headings. James Strong — Published: Dr. Strong Professor of exegetical theology at Drew Theological Seminary at the time of publishing provides an exhaustive cross-reference of every word in the King James Bible back to the root word in the original text. This allows the reader to find words where they appear in the Bible and gain insights to the original language usage. Both accessible and thorough, it is a work suited for the student of New Testament Greek.
Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary and Dictionary of Religious Denominations (2 vols.)
King James Bible Dictionary