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  1. Use our bible dictionary for word definitions and origin, meaning in context, and original Greek and Hebrew.

    • Abhor

      Abhor - dictionary definition, verses and Bible references...

    • Altar

      Altar (Heb. mizbe'ah, from a word meaning "to slay"), any...

    • Righteousness

      Righteousness. God the Father is righteous (just); Jesus...

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      Lexicons. Bible lexicons provide definitions and meaning of...

  2. This dictionary is from 'Hitchcock's New and Complete Analysis of the Holy Bible', published in the late 1800s. It contains more than 2,500 Bible and Bible-related proper names and their meanings. Some Hebrew words of uncertain meaning have been left out. It is out of copyright, so feel free to copy and distribute it.

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  4. Lexicography (from the Greek for “word” and “writing”) is the study of what words mean. Since the Bible was written over two thousand years ago, the meaning of its vocabulary is not always certain. Some words are rare or obscure; others have changed their meaning over time. Scholars are constantly on the lookout for places where ...

  5. Jan 31, 2019 · So where does the word "Bible" come from, and what does it actually mean? The Meaning of the Word Bible The word Bible itself is simply a transliteration of the Greek word bíblos (βίβλος), meaning "book."

  6. Jul 11, 2022 · The English word "Bible" comes from bíblia in Latin and bíblos in Greek. The term means book, or books, and may have originated from the ancient Egyptian port of Byblos (in modern-day Lebanon), where papyrus used for making books and scrolls was exported to Greece.

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