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Abba

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 141 words.

An Aramaic word for ‘father’. Jesus used it in prayer in *Gethsemane (Mark 14: 36), and it is twice

Abba

William A. Beardslee.

in The Oxford Companion to the Bible

January 1993; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 308 words.

The word for “my father” or “the father.” This Aramaic word appears three times in the New Testament, followed by

Abba

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

May 2011; p ublished online October 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 140 words.

An Aramaic word for ‘father’. Jesus used it in prayer in Gethsemane (Mark 14: 36), and it is

Abba

Overview page. Subjects: Biblical Studies.

In the New Testament, God as father; in the Syrian Orthodox and Coptic Churches, a title given to bishops and patriarchs. The word comes via Greek from Aramaic abbā ‘father’.

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῾Abbasid Caliphate

Alastair Northedge.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

November 1996; p ublished online April 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology of the Near East; Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 2828 words.

As the result of a revolution that culminated In 750ce in the defeat of the last Umayyad caliph, Marwan

Abdullah Saeed, Interpreting the Qurʼān: Towards a Contemporary Approach.

Hans Zirker.

in Journal of Semitic Studies

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History; Middle Eastern Languages; Literary Studies - World; Biblical Studies. 0 words.

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Abednego

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

May 2011; p ublished online October 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 35 words.

In Hebrew = servant of Nego, a corrupted form of ‘Nebo’; it was the name given by Nebuchadnezzar to Azariah

Abel

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 52 words.

In Gen. 4, the second son of *Adam and *Eve, whose offering to God was accepted, thereby

Abel

Edited by Bruce M. Metzger and Michael D. Coogan.

in The Oxford Guide to People and Places of the Bible

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 5 words.

Abel

Edited by Bruce M. Metzger and Michael D. Coogan.

in The Oxford Companion to the Bible

January 1993; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 5 words.

Abel

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

May 2011; p ublished online October 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 52 words.

In Gen. 4, the second son of Adam and Eve, whose offering to God was accepted, thereby incurring

Abel, Félix-Marie

Jerome o. p. Murphy-O'Connor.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

November 1996; p ublished online April 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology of the Near East; Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 427 words.

of history and geography at the École Biblique et Archéologique Française in Jerusalem from 1905 to 1953. Abel went

Abelard’s Response to Anselm

Nicholas E. Lombardo.

in The Father's Will

November 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology; Biblical Studies. 5772 words.

Although Peter Abelard does not cite Cur Deus homo, he formulates his theory of redemption in direct response to Anselm. According to the standard typology, Anselm and Abelard represent two...

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Abiathar

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 76 words.

A priest in the army of King David (2 Sam. 20: 25), who later supported Adonijah's unsuccessful bid for the

Abiathar

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

May 2011; p ublished online October 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 75 words.

A priest in the army of King David (2 Sam. 20: 25), who later supported Adonijah's unsuccessful

Abiathar

Overview page. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies — Biblical Studies.

A priest in the army of King David (2 Sam. 20: 25), who later supported Adonijah's unsuccessful bid for the throne against Solomon. The king (Solomon) banished Abiathar to his estate at...

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Abigail

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 40 words.

Wife of Nabal; she interceded with *David to save her husband's life (1 Sam. 25: 23–31). Nabal was so

Abigail

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

May 2011; p ublished online October 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 39 words.

Wife of Nabal; she interceded with David to save her husband's life (1 Sam. 25: 23–31). Nabal

Abijah

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 85 words.

The best-known of four OT characters of this name was the son and successor of *Rehoboam. He was

Abijah

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

May 2011; p ublished online October 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 89 words.

The best-known of four OT characters of this name was the son and successor of Rehoboam. He was king