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BOOKS OF THE BIBLE
Books of the Hebrew Scriptures appear as listed in the translation by the Jewish Publication Society of America. Books of the Christian Bible appear as listed in the Jerusalem Bible, a 1966 translation of the 1956 French Roman Catholic version. The Old Testament books shown in italic are considered apocryphal in many Christian churches, but they are accepted as canonical in the Roman Catholic Church, the Eastern Orthodox Church, and the Armenian and the Ethiopian Oriental Orthodox Church. The Christian Old Testament parallels the Hebrew Scriptures with the exception of these books.
|HEBREW SCRIPTURES||CHRISTIAN BIBLE|
|The Torah||Old Testament||New Testament|
|Deuteronomy||Deuteronomy||Acts of the Apostles|
|I Samuel||I Samuel||Galatians|
|II Samuel||II Samuel||Ephesians|
|I Kings||I Kings||Philippians|
|II Kings||II Kings||Colossians|
|Isaiah||I Chronicles||I Thessalonians|
|Jeremiah||II Chronicles||II Thessalonians|
|Micah||II Maccabees||I Peter|
|Zechariah||Song of Songs (Song of Solomon)||Jude|
|Malachi||Wisdom of Solomon||Revelation|
|Song of Songs||Baruch|
bible- Derived from biblios, the name for the papyrus produced in the ancient Phoenician city of Byblos.
2. (capitalized) a group of 15 books, not part of the canonical Hebrew Bible, but present in the Septuagint and Vulgate and hence accepted by some as biblical. — apocryphal, adj.
2. a person who strictly follows the teachings of the Bible.
2. the tenets of the followers of Mrs. Anne Hutchinson, an antinomian who lived in the early days of the Massachusetts Colony. — Hutchinsonian, adj.
2. Scripturalism. — literalist, n., adj.
2. an authority on Targumic literature. — Targumic, Targumistic, adj.
|Noun||1.||Bible - the sacred writings of the Christian religions; "he went to carry the Word to the heathen"|
religious text, religious writing, sacred text, sacred writing - writing that is venerated for the worship of a deity
family Bible - a large Bible with pages to record marriages and births
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
Testament - either of the two main parts of the Christian Bible
New Testament - the collection of books of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Pauline and other epistles, and Revelation; composed soon after Christ's death; the second half of the Christian Bible
covenant - (Bible) an agreement between God and his people in which God makes certain promises and requires certain behavior from them in return
eisegesis - personal interpretation of a text (especially of the Bible) using your own ideas
exegesis - an explanation or critical interpretation (especially of the Bible)
text - a passage from the Bible that is used as the subject of a sermon; "the preacher chose a text from Psalms to introduce his sermon"
Gabriel - (Bible) the archangel who was the messenger of God
Noachian deluge, Noah and the Flood, Noah's flood, the Flood - (Biblical) the great deluge that is said in the Book of Genesis to have occurred in the time of Noah; it was brought by God upon the earth because of the wickedness of human beings
|2.||bible - a book regarded as authoritative in its field|
"Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path" Bible: Psalms 119
"the English Bible, a book which, if everything else in our language should perish, would alone suffice to show the whole extent of its beauty and power" [Lord Macaulay Miscellaneous Writings]
Bible class N (for confirmation etc) → catequesis f inv
Bible college N (US) → colegio m evangelista
Bible school N (US) → escuela f de enseñanza de la Biblia
Bible story N → historia f de la Biblia
Bible study N → estudio m de la Biblia
Bible thumper N creyente muy celoso de la Biblia