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act of God

Overview page. Subjects: Business and Management — Biblical Studies.

A natural event that is not caused by any human action and cannot be predicted. It is untrue (as is sometimes thought) that insurance policies covering homes and businesses exclude acts of...

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drachma

Overview page. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services — Biblical Studies.

(Dr) Formerly, the standard monetary unit of Greece, divided into 100 lepta. It was subsumed into the euro for all purposes except cash transactions in 2001 and abolished in 2002.

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siege

Overview page. Subjects: Biblical Studies — Warfare and Defence.

Military operation to surround a community. It was a common experience in the ancient world for towns to be surrounded by an enemy and all supplies cut off. The defenders built walls and...

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soldier

Overview page. Subjects: Biblical Studies — Warfare and Defence.

A frequent word in the Bible for men equipped with weapons some of which are described in 1 Sam. 17: 5–7 and Eph. 6: 11–17—the latter being a metaphorical use for a Christian's spiritual...

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