English: Translation Words

Key Terms

abomination

abominable, abominably, disgusting, foul

Definition:

The term "abomination" is used to refer to something that causes disgust or extreme dislike.

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(See also: adultery, desecrate, desolate, false god, sacrifice)

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abominable, abomination, abominations, committed ... abominably, disgusting practices, disgusting thing, disgusting things, foul, foul thing


adopt

adoption

Definition:

The terms "adopt" and "adoption" refer to the process of someone legally becoming the child of people who are not his biological parents.

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(See also: heir, inherit, spirit)

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adopt, adopted, adoption


adultery

adulterer, adulteress, adulterous, immoral woman

Definition:

The term "adultery" refers to a sin that occurs when a married person has sexual relations with someone who is not that person's spouse. Both of them are guilty of adultery. The term "adulterous" describes this kind of behavior or any person who commits this sin.

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(See also: commit, covenant, sexual immorality, faithful)

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adulterer, adulterers, adulteress, adulteresses, adulteries, adulterous, adultery, immoral woman


Almighty

Facts:

The term "Almighty" literally means "all-powerful"; in the Bible, it always refers to God.

Translation Suggestions:

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: God, lord, power)

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Almighty, Almighty's


altar

Definition:

An altar was a raised structure on which the Israelites burned animals and grains as offerings to God.

(See also: altar of incense, false god, grain offering, sacrifice)

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altar, altars


amen

let it be so

Definition:

The term "amen" is a word used to emphasize or call attention to what a person has said. It is often used at the end of a prayer. Sometimes it is translated as "truly."

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: fulfill, true)

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Forms Found in the English ULB:

amen, let it be so


angel

archangel

Definition:

An angel is a powerful spirit being whom God created. Angels exist to serve God by doing whatever he tells them to do. The term "archangel" refers to the angel who rules or leads all the other angels.

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(See also: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-unknown)

(See also: chief, head, messenger, Michael, ruler, servant)

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angel, angels, archangel


anoint

perfume, sons of fresh olive oil

Definition:

The term "anoint" means to rub or pour oil on a person or object. Sometimes the oil was mixed with spices, giving it a sweet, perfumed smell. The term is also used figuratively to refer to the Holy Spirit choosing and empowering someone.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: Christ, consecrate, high priest, King of the Jews, priest, prophet )

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anoint, anointed, anointing, perfume, sons of fresh olive oil


antichrist

Definition:

The term "antichrist" refers to a person or teaching that is against Jesus Christ and his work. There are many antichrists in the world.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: Christ, reveal, tribulation)

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antichrist, antichrists


apostle

apostleship

Definition:

The "apostles" were men sent by Jesus to preach about God and his kingdom. The term "apostleship" refers to the position and authority of those who were chosen as apostles.

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(See also: authority, disciple, James (son of Zebedee), Paul, the twelve)

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apostle, apostles, apostles', apostleship


appoint

appointment, direct, predetermine, put in place, reserve, select, set in place, set over, set up, set under

Definition:

The terms "appoint" and "appointed" refer to choosing someone to fulfill a specific task or role.

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appoint, appointed, appointed by lot, appointment, appoints, area ... reserved, directed, predetermined, put ... in place, reserved, selected, selects, set ... in place, set ... over, set ... up, set under


ark

chest

Definition:

The term "ark" literally refers to a rectangular wooden box that is made to hold or protect something. An ark can be large or small, depending on what it is being used for.

(See also: ark of the covenant, basket)

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ark, chest


ark of the covenant

ark of Yahweh, ark of the covenant decrees, ark of the covenant of Yahweh

Definition:

These terms refer to a special wooden chest, overlaid with gold, that contained the two stone tablets on which the Ten Commandments were written. It also contained Aaron's staff and a jar of manna.

(See also: ark, covenant, atonement, holy place, testimony)

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ark of Yahweh, ark of the covenant, ark of the covenant decrees, ark of the covenant of Yahweh


atonement

atone

Definition:

The terms "atone" and "atonement" refer to how God provided a sacrifice to pay for people's sins and to appease his wrath for sin.

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(See also: atonement lid, forgive, propitiation, reconcile, redeem)

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atone, atoned, atonement, atones


atonement lid

Definition:

The "atonement lid" was a slab of gold that was used to cover the top of the ark of the covenant. In many English translations, it is also referred to as an "atonement cover."

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(See also: ark of the covenant, atonement, cherubim, propitiation, redeem)

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atonement lid


authority

authority to judge, place in charge, put in charge, right

Definition:

The term "authority" refers to the power of influence and control that someone has over someone else.

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(See also: citizen, command, obey, power, ruler)

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authorities, authority, authority to judge, places ... in charge, put ... in charge, puts ... in charge, right, was ... in charge, were ... in charge


baptize

baptism

Definition:

In the New Testament, the terms "baptize" and "baptism" usually refer to ritually bathing a Christian with water to show that he has been cleansed from sin and has been united with Christ.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-unknown)

(See also: John (the Baptist), repent, Holy Spirit)

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baptism, baptize, baptized, baptizing


believe

be persuaded, belief, believer, have faith, persuade, persuasive

Definition:

The terms "believe" and "believe in" are closely related, but have slightly different meanings:

In the Bible, the term "believer" refers to someone who believes in and relies on Jesus Christ as Savior.

The term "unbelief" refers to not believing something or someone.

Translation Suggestions:

Translating "believe" and "believe in":

Translating "believer":

Translating "unbelief" and "unbeliever":

(See also: believe, apostle, Christian, disciple, faith, trust)

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am persuaded, belief, believe, believed, believer, believers, believes, believing, has faith, persuade, persuaded, persuading, persuasiveness, were persuaded


beloved

dear, lovely, treasured

Definition:

The term "beloved" is an expression of affection that describes someone who is loved and dear to someone else.

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(See also: love)

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beloved, dear, lovely, treasured


birthright

Definition:

The term "birthright" in the Bible refers to the honor, family name, and physical wealth that was normally given to the firstborn son in a family.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: firstborn, inherit, descendant)

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birthright


blameless

blamelessly, faultless, without blame

Definition:

The term "blameless" literally means "without blame." It is used to refer to a person who obeys God wholeheartedly, but it does not mean that the person is sinless.

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blameless, blamelessly, faultless, without blame


blasphemy

blaspheme, blasphemer, blasphemous, insult, revile, taunt

Definition:

In the Bible, the term "blasphemy" refers to speaking in a way that shows a deep disrespect for God or people. To "blaspheme" or "insult" or "revile" someone is to speak against that person so that others think something false or bad about him.

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(See also: dishonor, slander)

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blaspheme, blasphemed, blasphemer, blasphemers, blasphemes, blasphemies, blaspheming, blasphemous, blasphemy, insult, insulted, insulting, insults, revile, reviled, reviling


bless

happier, happy

Definition:

To "bless" someone or something means to cause good and beneficial things to happen to the person or thing that is being blessed.

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(See also: praise)

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bless, blessed, blesses, blessing, blessings, happier, happy


blood

bleeding

Definition:

The term "blood" refers to the red liquid that comes out of a person's skin when there is an injury or wound. Blood brings life-giving nutrients to a person's entire body.

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(See also: flesh)

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bleeding, blood


boast

boastful

Definition:

The term "boast" means to talk proudly about something or someone. Often it means to brag about oneself.

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(See also: proud)

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boast, boasted, boastful, boasting, boasts, reason for boasting


body

bodily, body of Christ, carcass, corpse

Definition:

The term "body" literally refers to the physical body of a person or animal. This term is also used figuratively to refer to an object or whole group that has individual members.

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(See also: head, spirit)

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bodies, bodily, body, carcass, carcasses, corpse, corpses


bind

bond, bound, chain, fetter, put in bonds, put on, restrain, tie, wrap

Definition:

The term "bind" means to tie something or fasten it securely. Something that is tied or joined together is called a "bond." The term "bound" is the past tense of this term.

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(See also: fulfill, peace, prison, servant, vow)

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bind, binding, bond, bonds, bound, chain, chained, chains, fetters, is bound, put ... in bonds, puts on, restrain, tie, tie up, tied, tied up, tying, wrapped


born again

born from God, born from him, new birth

Definition:

The term "born again" was first used by Jesus to describe what it means for God to change a person from being dead spiritually to being alive spiritually. The terms "born of God" and "born of the Spirit" also refer to a person being given new spiritual life.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: Holy Spirit, save)

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born again, born from God, born from him, born of God, new birth


brother

brotherhood

Definition:

The term "brother" usually refers to a male person who shares at least one biological parent with another person.

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(See also: apostle, God the Father, sister, spirit)

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brother, brother's, brotherhood, brothers, brothers'


call

appeal to, invite, summon

Definition:

The terms "call to" and "call out" mean to say something loudly to someone who is not nearby. To "call" someone means to summon that person. There are also some other meanings.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: pray)

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appeal to, appealed to, appealing to, call, called, called on, called out, calling, calling out, calls, calls out, invite, invited, summon, summoned, summoning


centurion

Definition:

A centurion was a Roman army officer who had a group of 100 soldiers under his command.

(See also: Rome)

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centurion, centurions


children

child, childhood, childless

Definition:

In the Bible, the term "child" is often used to generally refer to someone who is young in age, including an infant.

The words "child" and "children" also have several figurative uses.

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(See also: descendant, promise, son, spirit, believe, beloved)

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child, childhood, childless, children


Christ

Christ Jesus, Jesus Christ, Messiah

Facts:

The terms "Messiah" and "Christ" mean "Anointed One" and refer to Jesus, God's Son.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Son of God, David, Jesus, anoint)

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Christ, Christ Jesus, Jesus Christ, Messiah


Christian

Definition:

Some time after Jesus went back to heaven, people made up the name "Christian" which means, "follower of Christ."

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(See also: Antioch, Christ, church, disciple, believe, Jesus, Son of God)

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Christian, Christians


church

Definition:

In the New Testament, the term "church" refers to a local group of believers in Jesus who regularly met together to pray and hear God's word preached. The term "the Church" often refers to all Christians.

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(See also: assembly, believe, Christian)

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church, churches


circumcise

circumcision, uncircumcision

Definition:

The term "circumcise" means to cut off the foreskin of a man or male child. A circumcision ceremony may be performed in connection with this.

The terms "uncircumcised" and "uncircumcision" refer to a male who has not been physically circumcised. These terms are also used figuratively.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-unknown)

(See also: Abraham, covenant)

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circumcise, circumcised, circumcision, uncircumcised, uncircumcision


clean

cleanness, cleanse, unclean, uncleanness, wash

Definition:

The term "clean" literally means to not have any dirt or stain. In the Bible, words like "clean" and "washed" are often used figuratively to mean, "pure," "holy," "free from sin," or "innocent".

In the Bible, the term "unclean" is used figuratively to refer to things that God declared to be unfit for his people to touch, eat, or sacrifice.

Translation Suggestions:

Translating "clean":

Translating "unclean""

(See also: defile, demon, holy, sacrifice)

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clean, cleaned, cleanness, cleans, cleanse, cleansed, cleanses, cleansing, purge, unclean, uncleanness, wash, washed, washes, washing


command

commandment, forbid, order, requirement, solemn command

Definition:

The term to "command" means to order someone to do something. A "command" or "commandment" is what the person was ordered to do.

Translation Suggestions

(See decree, statute, law, Ten Commandments)

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command, commanded, commanding, commandment, commandments, commands, forbid, forbidden, forbidding, give ... solemn command, given ... solemn commands, given an order, given orders, order, ordered, orders, requirement, solemn commands


compassion

compassionate, deal gently with, pity, sympathy

Definition:

The term "compassion" refers to a feeling of concern for people, especially for those who are suffering. A "compassionate" person cares about other people and helps them.

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compassion, compassionate, compassions, deal gently with, pitied, pity, sympathy


condemn

condemnation, denounce, sentence, sentence of condemnation, sentenced to death

Definition:

The terms "condemn" and "condemnation" refer to judging someone for doing something wrong.

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(See also: judge, punish)

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condemn, condemnation, condemned, condemning, condemns, denounce, sentence, sentence of condemnation, sentenced to death


confess

confession, profess

Definition:

To confess means to admit or assert that something is true. A "confession" is a statement or admission that something is true.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: faith, testimony)

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confess, confessed, confesses, confessing, confession, profess


conscience

Definition:

The conscience is the part of a person's thinking through which God makes him aware that he is doing something sinful.

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conscience, consciences


consecrate

consecrated portion, consecration

Definition:

To consecrate means to dedicate something or someone to serve God. The person or object that is consecrated is considered holy and set apart for God.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: holy, pure, sanctify)

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consecrate, consecrated, consecrated portion, consecrates, consecration


cornerstone

Definition:

The term "cornerstone" refers to a large stone that has been specially cut and placed in the corner of the foundation of a building.

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cornerstone, cornerstones


covenant

agreed, contract, new covenant, will

Definition:

A covenant is a formal, binding agreement between two parties that one or both parties must fulfill.

The term "new covenant" refers to the commitment or agreement God made with his people through the sacrifice of his Son, Jesus.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: covenant, promise)

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agreed, contract, covenant, covenants, new covenant, will


covenant faithfulness

covenant loyalty, loving kindness, steadfast love, unfailing love

Definition:

This term is used to describe God's commitment to fulfill the promises that he made to his people.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: covenant, faithful, grace, Israel, people of God, promise)

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covenant faithfulness, covenant loyalty, loving kindness, steadfast love, unfailing love


cross

Definition:

In Bible times, a cross was an upright wooden post stuck into the ground, with a horizontal wooden beam attached to it near the top.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: crucify, Rome)

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cross


crucify

nail him to a cross

Definition:

The term "crucify" means to execute someone by attaching him to a cross and leaving him there to suffer and die in great pain.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: cross, Rome)

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crucified, crucify, nailing ... to a cross


curse

accursed, speak evil

Definition:

The term "curse" means to cause negative things to happen to the person or thing that is being cursed.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: bless)

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accursed, curse, cursed, curses, cursing, speaks evil


daughter of Zion

Definition:

"Daughter of Zion" is a figurative way of referring to the people of Israel. It is usually used in prophecies.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: Jerusalem, prophet, Zion)

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Forms Found in the English ULB:

daughter of Zion


day of the Lord

day of Christ Jesus, day of Jesus Christ, day of Yahweh, day of Yahweh's wrath

Description:

The Old Testament term "day of Yahweh" is used to refer to one or more specific times when God would punish people for their sin.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: day, judgment day, Lord, resurrection, Yahweh)

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day of Christ Jesus, day of Jesus Christ, day of Yahweh, day of Yahweh's wrath, day of our Lord Jesus, day of our Lord Jesus Christ, day of the Lord


deacon

Definition:

A deacon is a person who serves in the local church, helping fellow believers with practical needs, such as food or money.

(See also: minister, servant)

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deacon, deacons


demon

demonic

Definition:

All these terms refer to demons, which are spirit beings that oppose God's will.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: demon-possessed, Satan, false god, false god, angel, evil, clean)

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demon, demonic, demons


demon-possessed

possessed by a demon

Definition:

A person who is demon-possessed has a demon or evil spirit that controls what he does and thinks.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: demon)

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demon-possessed, possessed by a demon, possessed by demons


disciple

Definition:

The term "disciple" refers to a person who spends much time with a teacher, learning from that teacher's character and teaching.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: apostle, believe, Jesus, John (the Baptist), the twelve)

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disciple, disciples


discipline

idle, confront, disorderly, self-discipline, train

Definition:

The term "discipline" refers to training people to obey a set of guidelines for moral behavior.

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are ... idle, confronted, discipline, disciplined, disciplines, disorderly, no discipline, self-discipline, trained, training, trains, untrained, were ... idle


divine

deity, divine nature

Definition:

The term "divine" refers to anything pertaining to God.

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(See also: authority, false god, glory, God, judge, power)

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deity, divine, divine nature


dominion

control, dominate, subjugate

Definition:

The term "dominion" refers to power, control, or authority over people, animals, or land.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: authority, power)

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control, controls, dominate, dominion, dominions, subjugate


elect

Chosen One, choice, choose, election

Definition:

The term "the elect" literally means "chosen ones" or "chosen people" and refers to those whom God has appointed or selected to be his people. "Chosen One" or "Chosen One of God" is a title that refers to Jesus, who is the chosen Messiah.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: appoint, Christ)

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Chosen One, choice, choose, chooses, chose, chosen, chosen one, chosen ones, chosen people, elect, election


ephod

Definition:

An ephod was an apron-like garment worn by the Israelite priests. It had two parts, front and back, that were joined together at the shoulders and tied around the waist with a cloth belt.

(See also: priest)

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ephod


eternity

ages long ago, eternal, ever, everlasting, for all time, forever, forevermore

Definition:

The terms "everlasting" and "eternal" have very similar meanings and refer to something that will always exist or that lasts forever.

The term "forever" refers to never-ending time. Sometimes it is used figuratively to mean "a very long time."

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: David, reign, life)

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ages long ago, eternal, eternity, ever, everlasting, for all time, forever, forevermore, never


eunuch

Definition:

Usually the term "eunuch" refers to a man who has been castrated. The term later became a general term to refer to any government official, even those without the deformity.

(See also: Philip)

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eunuch, eunuchs


evangelist

Definition:

An "evangelist" is a person who tells other people the good news about Jesus Christ.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: good news, spirit, gift)

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evangelist, evangelists


evil

deal violently, displeasing, evil actions, evil deeds, evil plans, fraudulent, harm, harmful, violate, violence, violent, wicked, wicked deeds, wickedly, wickedness, wretched, wretchedly

Definition:

The terms "evil" and "wicked" both refer to anything that is opposed to God's holy character and will.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: disobey, sin, good, righteous, demon)

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deal violently, deal worse, displeasing, do ... evil, do ... violence, done ... violence, evil, evil actions, evil deeds, evil plans, evils, fraudulent, harm, harmful, violate, violated, violates, violence, violent, wicked, wicked deeds, wickedly, wickedness, wretched, wretchedly, wretches


exalt

exaltation, high position, leadership position, lifted up

Definition:

To exalt is to lift up. Often exalt means to praise or honor someone or something. It can also mean to put someone in an honored position of leadership.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: praise, worship, glory, boast, proud)

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exalt, exaltation, exalted, exalting, exalts, high position, leadership positions, lifted up, lofty


exhort

exhortation, urge

Definition:

The term "exhort" means to strongly encourage and urge someone to do what is right. Such encouragement is called "exhortation."

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exhort, exhortation, exhortations, exhorted, exhorting, urge, urged


faith

Definition:

In general, the term "faith" refers to a belief, trust or confidence in someone or something.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: believe, faithful)

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faith


faithful

faithfully, faithfulness, reliable

Definition:

To be "faithful" to God means to consistently live according to God's teachings. It means to be loyal to him by obeying him.The state or condition of being faithful is "faithfulness."

The term "unfaithful" describes people who do not do what God has commanded them to do. The condition or practice of being unfaithful is "unfaithfulness."

Translation Suggestions:

Translating "faithful" and "faithfulness"

Translating "unfaithful" and "unfaithfulness"

(See also: adultery, believe, disobey, faith, believe)

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faithful, faithful one, faithful people, faithfully, faithfulness, reliable, show ... self ... faithful


faithless

faithless deeds, faithlessly, faithlessness, unbelief, unbeliever, unfaithful, unfaithfully, unfaithfulness

Definition:

The term "faithless" means to not have faith or to not believe.

Translation Suggestions

(See also: believe, faithful, disobey)

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be unfaithful, faithless, faithless deeds, faithlessly, faithlessness, those who do not believe, unbelief, unbeliever, unbelievers, unbelieving, unfaithful, unfaithfully, unfaithfulness


god

disgusting figure, false god, goat idols, goddess, idolater, idolatrous, idolatry

Definition:

A false god is something that people worship instead of the one true God. The term "goddess" refers specifically to a female false god.

An idol is an object that people make so they can worship it. Something is described as "idolatrous" if it involves giving honor to something other than the one true God.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: God, Asherah, Baal, Molech, demon, image, kingdom, worship)

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Examples from the Bible stories:

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disgusting figure, disgusting figures, false god, goat idols, god, goddess, gods, idol, idol's, idolater, idolaters, idolatrous, idolatry, idols, idols'


favor

favorable, favoritism, privilege, request for favor, show favor

Definition:

To "favor" is to prefer. When someone favors a person, he regards that person positively and does more to benefit that person than he does to benefit others.

Translation Suggestions:

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favor, favorable, favored, favoritism, favors, privilege, request for favor, seek ... favor, seeking the favor, show favor, shown favor, sought ... favor


fear

afraid, alarmed, anxiety, coward, dismay, dread, fainthearted, fearful, fearlessly, fearsome, frighten, timid, unafraid

Definition:

The terms "fear" and "afraid" refer to the unpleasant feeling a person has when there is a threat of harm to himself or others.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: marvel, awe, Lord, power, Yahweh)

Bible References:

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afraid, alarmed, anxiety, cowards, dismay, dismayed, dread, dreaded, fainthearted, fear, feared, fearful, fearful thing, fearlessly, fears, fearsome, frighten, frightened, timid, unafraid


fellowship

alliance, associate with, association, allied with, contribution, participants with, partnership, share, united

Definition:

In general, the term "fellowship" refers to friendly interactions between members of a group of people who share similar interests and experiences.

Translation Suggestions:

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alliance, alliances, associate with, association, be allied with, be participants with, contribution, contributions, fellowship, participant, participants, partnership, share, sharers, shares, sharing, united


filled with the Holy Spirit

full of the Holy Spirit

Definition:

The term "filled with the Holy Spirit" is a figurative expression that, when used to describe a person means the Holy Spirit is empowering that person to do God's will.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: Holy Spirit)

Bible References:

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Forms Found in the English ULB:

filled ... with the Holy Spirit, full ... of the Holy Spirit, full ... of the Spirit


flesh

fleshly, human, living creatures, meat, physical

Definition:

In the Bible, the term "flesh" literally refers to the soft tissue of the physical body of a human being or animal.

Translation Suggestions:

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flesh, fleshly, human, humans, living creatures, meat, physical


fool

folly, foolish, foolishly, foolishness, insane, insanity, out of his mind, senseless, stupid, thoughtless, unwise

Definition:

The term "fool" refers to a person who often makes wrong choices, especially choosing to disobey. The term "foolish" describes a person or behavior that is not wise.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: wise)

Bible References:

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act of disgraceful folly, acted ... foolishly, disgraceful folly, folly, fool, foolish, foolishness, fools, insane, insanity, out of ... mind, senseless, spoken ... foolishly, stupid, thoughtless, unwise


forgive

forgiven, forgiveness, pardon

Definition:

To forgive someone means to not hold a grudge against that person even though they did something hurtful. "Forgiveness" is the act of forgiving someone.

The term "pardon" means to forgive and not punish someone for his sin.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: guilt)

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Examples from the Bible stories:

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forgave, forgive, forgiven, forgiveness, forgives, pardon, pardoned


forsaken

abandon, give up, leave, walk away from

Definition:

The term "forsake" means to abandon someone or to give up something. Someone who has been "forsaken" has been deserted or abandoned by someone else.

Translation Suggestions:

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abandon, abandoned, forsake, give up, has left, have left, leave, left, walk away from


fulfill

carry out, fill to the limit, finish, fulfillment, in full, make something full

Definition:

The term "fulfill" means to complete or accomplish something that was expected.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: prophet, Christ, minister, call)

Bible References:

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carried out, fill up ... to the limit, finishing, fulfill, fulfilled, fulfillment, fulfills, in full, make ... full


Gentile

Facts:

The term "Gentile" refers to anyone who is not a Jew. Gentiles are people who are not descendants of Jacob.

(See also: Israel, Jacob, Jew)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Gentile, Gentiles


gift

give, gracious gift

Definition:

The term "gift" refers to anything that is given or offered to someone. A gift is given without the expectation of getting anything in return

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: spirit, Holy Spirit)

Bible References:

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Forms Found in the English ULB:

gift, gifts, give, gracious gift


glory

beautiful, beauty, glorify, glorious, take pride

Definition:

In general, the term "glory" means honor, splendor, and extreme greatness. Anything that has glory is said to be "glorious."

The term "glorify" means to show or tell how great and important something or someone is. It literally means to "give glory to."

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: exalt, obey, praise)

Bible References:

Examples from the Bible stories:

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Forms Found in the English ULB:

beautiful, beauty, glories, glorified, glorifies, glorify, glorifying, glorious, glory, take pride


God

the living God

Facts:

In the Bible, the term "God" refers to the eternal being who created the universe out of nothing. God exists as Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. God's personal name is "Yahweh."

Translation Suggestions:

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: create, false god, God the Father, Holy Spirit, false god, Son of God, Yahweh)

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Examples from the Bible stories:

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God, God's, the living God


godly

godless, godless actions, godlessness, godliness, ungodliness, ungodly

Definition:

The term "godly" is used to describe a person who acts in a way that honors God and shows what God is like. "Godliness" is the character quality of honoring God by doing his will.

The terms "ungodly" and "godless" describe people who are in rebellion against God. Living in an evil way, without thought of God, is called "ungodliness" or "godlessness."

Translation Suggestions:

(See also evil, honor, obey, righteous, righteous)

Bible References:

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Forms Found in the English ULB:

godless, godless actions, godlessness, godliness, godly, godly life, ungodliness, ungodly


God the Father

Father, heavenly Father, my Father

Facts:

The terms "God the Father" and "heavenly Father" refer to Yahweh, the one true God. Another term with the same meaning is "Father," used most often when Jesus was referring to him.

Translation Suggestions:

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: ancestor, God, heaven, Holy Spirit, Jesus, Son of God)

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Father, God the Father, heavenly Father, my Father


good

best, better, fair, good things, goodness, improved, prefer, proper, well

Definition:

The word "good" has different meanings depending on the context. Many languages will use different words to translate these different meanings.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: evil, holy, profit, righteous)

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Examples from the Bible stories:

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best, better, do ... good, fair, good, good things, goodness, goods, improved, made ... better, prefer, proper, seemed good, well


good news

gospel

Definition:

The term "gospel" literally means "good news" and refers to a message or announcement that tells people something that benefits them and makes them glad.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: kingdom, sacrifice, save)

Bible References:

Examples from the Bible stories:

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announce good news, announced the good news, announcing ... the good news, being told good news, bring ... good news, brings ... good news, brought ... good news, good news, gospel, gospel's, had ... good news proclaimed, preach the gospel, preached the gospel beforehand, preaching ... the gospel, proclaim ... gospel, proclaimed the good news, proclaimed the gospel, proclaiming ... good news, proclaiming the gospel, telling ... good news, were told the good news


grace

generous, gracious, graciously

Definition:

The word "grace" refers to help or blessing that is given to someone who has not earned it. The term "gracious" describes someone who shows grace to others.

Translation Suggestions:

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act of grace, generous, grace, gracious, graciously, graciously given


guilt

guilty, accountable, reason for a penalty

Definition:

The term "guilt" refers to the fact of having sinned or committed a crime.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: innocent, iniquity, punish, sin)

Bible References:

Examples from the Bible stories:

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cause ... to become guilty, find guilty, guilt, guilty, held accountable, reason for ... penalty


Hades

Sheol

Definition:

The terms "Hades" and "Sheol" are used in the Bible to refer to death and the place where the souls of people go when they die. Their meanings are similar.

Translation Suggestions

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-unknown)

(See also: death, heaven, hell, tomb)

Bible References:

Word Data:

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Hades, Sheol


heart

kidneys

Definition:

In the Bible, the term "heart" is often used figuratively to refer to a person's thoughts, emotions, desires, or will.

Translation Suggestions

(See also: hard)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

heart, hearts, kidneys


heaven

heavenly, in midair, overhead, sky

Definition:

The term that is translated as "heaven" usually refers to where God lives. The same word can also mean "sky," depending on the context.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: kingdom of God)

Bible References:

Examples from the Bible stories:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

heaven, heavenly, heavens, in midair, overhead, skies, sky


Hebrew

Facts:

The "Hebrews" were people who were descended from Abraham through the line of Isaac and Jacob. Abraham is the first person in the Bible to be called a "Hebrew."

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Israel, Jew, Jewish leaders)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Hebrew, Hebrews, Hebrews'


hell

delivered to Tartarus, hell, lake of fire

Definition:

Hell is the final place of unending pain and suffering where God will punish everyone who rebels against him and rejects his plan of saving them through Jesus' sacrifice. It is also referred to as the "lake of fire."

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: heaven, death, Hades, abyss)

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Examples from the Bible stories:

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Forms Found in the English ULB:

delivered ... to Tartarus, hell, lake of fire


high priest

high priesthood

Definition:

The term "high priest" refers to a special priest who was appointed to serve for one year as the leader of all the other Israelite priests.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: Annas, Caiaphas, chief priests, priest, temple)

Bible References:

Examples from the Bible stories:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

high priest, high priesthood, high priests


holy

holiness, sacred, unholy

Definition:

The terms "holy" and "holiness" refer to the character of God that is totally set apart and separated from everything that is sinful and imperfect.

Literally, the term "unholy" means "not holy." It describes someone or something that does not honor God.

The term "sacred" describes something that relates to worshiping God or to the pagan worship of false gods.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: Holy Spirit, consecrate, sanctify, set apart)

Bible References:

Examples from the Bible stories:

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holier, holiest, holiness, holy, holy duties, honored as holy, makes ... holy, sacred, sacred gifts, sacred places, unholy


Holy One

holy one

Definition:

The term "Holy One" is a title in the Bible that almost always refers to God.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: holy, God)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Holy One, holy ones


holy place

Definition:

In the Bible, the terms "the holy place" and "the most holy place" refer to the two parts of the tabernacle or temple building.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: altar of incense, ark of the covenant, bread, consecrate, courtyard, curtain, holy, set apart, tabernacle, temple)

Bible References:

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Forms Found in the English ULB:

holy place


Holy Spirit

Spirit, Spirit of God, Spirit of the Lord, Spirit of the Lord Yahweh

Facts:

These terms all refer to the Holy Spirit, who is God. The one true God exists eternally as the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: holy, spirit, God, Lord, God the Father, Son of God, gift)

Bible References:

Examples from the Bible stories:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Holy Spirit, Spirit, Spirit of God, Spirit of the Lord, Spirit of the Lord Yahweh


honor

dignified, esteem, held in honor, highly regarded, honorable, of high standing, places of honor, recognition

Definition:

The terms "honor" and to "honor" refer to giving someone respect, esteem, or reverence.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: dishonor, glory, glory, praise)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

dignified, esteem, held in honor, highly regarded, honor, honorable, honored, honoring, honors, of high standing, places of honor, recognition


hope

Definition:

Hope is strongly desiring something to happen. Hope can imply either certainty or uncertainty regarding a future event.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: bless, confidence, good, obey, trust, word of God)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

hope, hoped, hopes, look to ... in hope, uselessly hope


house of God

house of Yahweh

Definition:

In the Bible, the phrases "house of God" (God's house) and "house of Yahweh (Yahweh's house) refer to a place where God is worshiped.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: people of God, tabernacle, temple)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

house of ... God, house of Yahweh


humble

humbly, humility, lowliness of mind

Definition:

The term "humble" describes a person who does not think of himself as better than others. He is not proud or arrogant. Humility is the quality of being humble.

(See also: proud)

Bible References:

Examples from the Bible stories:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

humble, humbled, humbles, humbling, humbly, humility, lowliness of mind


hypocrite

hypocrisy

Definition:

The term "hypocrite" refers to a person who does things to appear righteous, but who secretly is acting in evil ways. The term "hypocrisy" refers to the behavior that deceives people into thinking a person is righteous.

Translation Suggestions:

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Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

hypocrisy, hypocrite, hypocrites


image of God

Definition:

The term "image" refers to something that looks like something else or that is like someone in character or essence. The phrase "image of God" is used in different ways, depending on the context.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: image, Son of God, Son of God)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

image of God


in Christ

in Christ Jesus, in Jesus, in the Lord, in the Lord Jesus, into Christ

Definition:

The phrase "in Christ" and related terms refer to the state or condition of being in relationship with Jesus Christ through faith in him.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: Christ, Lord, Jesus, believe, faith)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

in Christ, in Christ Jesus, in Jesus, in him, in the Lord, in the Lord Jesus, into Christ


inherit

heritage, inheritance,legacy

Definition:

The term "inherit" refers to receiving something valuable from a parent or other person because of a special relationship with that person. The "inheritance" is what is received.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: heir, Canaan, Promised Land)

Bible References:

Examples from the Bible stories:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

heritage, inherit, inheritance, inheritances, inherited, legacy


iniquity

Definition:

The term "iniquity" is a word that is very similar in meaning to the term "sin," but may more specifically refer to conscious acts of wrongdoing or great wickedness.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: sin, transgress, trespass)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

commits iniquity, guilt of ... iniquity, iniquities, iniquity


innocent

guiltless, innocence

Definition:

The term "innocent" means to not be guilty of a crime or other wrongdoing. It can also refer more generally to people who are not involved in evil things.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: guilt)

Bible References:

Examples from the Bible stories:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

declared innocent, guiltless, innocence, innocent


intercede

intercession, petition

Definition:

The terms "intercede" and "intercession" refer to making requests to someone on behalf of another person. In the Bible this usually refers to praying for other people.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: pray)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

intercede, intercedes, interceding, intercession, petition, petitions


Israel

Israelite

Facts:

The term "Israel" is the name that God gave to Jacob. It means "he struggles with God."

(See also: Jacob, kingdom of Israel, Judah, nation, twelve tribes of Israel)

Bible References:

Examples from the Bible stories:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Israel, Israel's, Israelite, Israelite's, Israelites, Israelites'


jealous

jealousy

Definition:

The terms "jealous" and "jealousy" refer to a strong desire to protect the purity of a relationship. They can also refer to a strong desire to keep possession of something or someone.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: envy)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

jealous, jealousy


Jesus

the Lord Jesus

Facts:

Jesus is God's Son. The name "Jesus" means "Yahweh saves."

Translation Suggestions:

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Christ, God, God the Father, high priest, kingdom of God, Mary, Savior, Son of God)

Bible References:

Examples from the Bible stories:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Jesus, the Lord Jesus


Jew

Jewish, person of Judah

Facts:

Jews are people who are descendants of Abraham's grandson Jacob. The word "Jew" comes from the word "Judah."

(See also: Abraham, Jacob, Israel, Babylon, Jewish leaders)

Bible References:

Examples from the Bible stories:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Jew, Jewish, Jews, Jews', a person of Judah, the language of Judah, the people of Judah


judge

act of judging, consider, decide, decision, give justice, give judgment, judgment, judgment seat

Definition:

The terms "judge" and "judgment" often refer to making a decision about whether something is morally right or wrong.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: decree, judge, judgment day, just, law, law)

Bible References:

Examples from the Bible stories:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

acts of judgment, consider, considered, considering, decide, decided, decided on, decision, give justice, giving judgment, have decided, insightful decisions, judge, judged, judges, judging, judgment, judgment seat, judgments, renders judgment, will judge


judgment day

day of judgment

Definition:

The term"judgment day" refers to a future time when God will judge every person.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: judge, Jesus, heaven, hell)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

day of judgment, judgment day, that day


justice

honest, injustice, just, justification, justify, maintain someone's rights, vindicate, vindication

Definition:

"Just" and "justice" refer to treating people fairly according to God's laws. Human laws that reflect God's standard of right behavior toward others are also just.

The terms "unjust" and "unjustly" refer to treating people in an unfair and often harmful manner.

The terms "justify" and "justification" refer to causing a guilty person to be righteous. Only God can truly justify people.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: forgive, guilt, judge, righteous)

Bible References:

Examples from the Bible stories:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

desire for justice, dishonest, honest, injustice, injustices, just, justice, justification, justified, justifies, justify, justly, maintain ... rights, unjust, unjustly, vindicate, vindicated, vindication


kingdom of God

kingdom of Christ and God, kingdom of heaven

Definition:

The terms "kingdom of God" and "kingdom of heaven" both refer to God's rule and authority over his people and over all creation.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: God, heaven, king, kingdom, King of the Jews, reign)

Bible References:

Examples from the Bible stories:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

kingdom of Christ and God, kingdom of God, kingdom of heaven


King of the Jews

Definition:

The term "King of the Jews" is a title that refers to Jesus, the Messiah.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: descendant, Jew, Jesus, king, kingdom, kingdom of God, wise men)

Bible References:

Examples from the Bible stories:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

King of the Jews, king of the Jews


lamb

Lamb of God

Definition:

The term "lamb" refers to a young sheep. Sheep are four-legged animals with thick, woolly hair, used for sacrifices to God. Jesus is called the "Lamb of God" because he was sacrificed to pay for people's sins.

Translation Suggestions:

(See: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-unknown)

(See also: sheep, shepherd)

Bible References:

Examples from the Bible stories:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Lamb, Lamb of God, lamb, lambs


lament

dirge, lamentation

Definition:

The terms "lament" and "lamentation" refer to a strong expression of mourning, sorrow, or grief.

Translation Suggestions:

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

dirge, lament, lamentation, lamentations, lamented, lamenting, laments, sing dirges


last day

last times, latter days

Definition:

The term "last days" or "latter days" refers generally to the time period at the end of the current age.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: day of the Lord, judge, turn, world)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

last day, last days, last times, latter days


law of Moses

God's law, book of Moses, book of the law, expert in the law, law of God, law of Yahweh, law of the Lord, the law

Definition:

All these terms refer to the commandments and instructions that God gave Moses for the Israelites to obey. The terms "law" and "God's law" are also used more generally to refer to everything God wants his people to obey.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: instruct, Moses, Ten Commandments, lawful, Yahweh)

Bible References:

Examples from the Bible stories:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

God's law, book of Moses, book of the law, expert in the law, law of Moses, law of Yahweh, law of the Lord, the law, the law of God, your law


life

alive, come to life, conduct, exist, fresh, life-giving, lifetime, live, revive, survive, survivor

Definition:

All these terms refer to being physically alive, not dead. They are also used figuratively to refer to being alive spiritually. The following discusses what is meant by "physical life" and "spiritual life."

1. Physical life

2. Spiritual life

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: death, everlasting)

Bible References:

Examples from the Bible stories:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

alive, come to life, conduct, conducted, existed, fresh, keep ... alive, life, life-giving, lifeless, lifetime, live, lived, lives, living, revive, revived, survive, survived, survivor, survivors


lord

landowner, Lord, master, master of the house, mistress, owner, owner of a house, sir

Definition:

The term "lord" refers to someone who has ownership or authority over other people.

When "Lord" is capitalized, it is a title that refers to God. (Note, however, that when it is used as a form of addressing someone or it occurs at the beginning of a sentence it may be capitalized and have the meaning of "sir" or "master.")

Translation Suggestions:

Translating "lord":

Translating "Lord":

(See also: God, Jesus, ruler, Yahweh)

Bible References:

Examples from the Bible stories:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Lord, Lord's, landowner, lord, lord's, lords, master, master of the house, master's, masters, mistress, owner, owner of a house, sir, sirs


Lord's Supper

Definition:

The term "Lord's Supper" was used by the apostle Paul to refer to the Passover meal that Jesus ate with his disciples on the night he was arrested by the Jewish leaders.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: Passover)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Lord's Supper


Lord Yahweh

Yahweh God

Facts:

In the Old Testament, "Lord Yahweh" is frequently used to refer to the one true God.

Translation Suggestions:

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: God, lord, Lord, Yahweh)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Lord Yahweh, Yahweh God


love

brotherly love

Definition:

To love another person is to care for that person and do things that will benefit him. There are different meanings for "love" some languages may express using different words:

  1. The kind of love that comes from God is focused on having good things happen to others even when those good things do not happen to the one who loves. This kind of love cares for others, no matter what they do. God himself is love and is the source of true love.
  1. Another word in the New Testament refers to brotherly love, or love for a friend or family member.
  1. The word "love" can also refer to romantic love between a man and a woman.

  2. In the figurative expression "Jacob I have loved, but Esau I have hated," the term "loved" refers to God's choosing of Jacob to be in a covenant relationship with him. This could also be translated as "chosen." Although Esau was also blessed by God, he wasn't given the privilege of being in the covenant. The term "hated" is used figuratively here to mean "rejected" or "not chosen."

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: covenant, death, sacrifice, save, sin)

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brotherly love, love, loved, loves, loving


majesty

great, greatness, magnificent, majestic

Definition:

The term "majesty" refers to greatness and splendor, often in relation to the qualities of a king.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: king)

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great, greater, greatest, greatness, magnificent, majestic, majesty


manna

Definition:

Manna was a white, grain-like food that God provided for the Israelites to eat during the 40 years of living in the wilderness after they left Egypt.

Translation Suggestions

(See also: bread, desert, grain, heaven, Sabbath)

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manna


mercy

kindness, merciful, spare

Definition:

The terms "mercy" and "merciful" refer to helping people who are in need, especially when they are in a lowly or humbled condition.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: compassion, forgive)

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kindness, mercies, merciful, mercy, spare, spared, spares, tender mercy


minister

attend to someone's needs, care for, mission, offer as a priest, perform the service, provide for others' needs, tend

Definition:

In the Bible, the term "ministry" refers to serving others by teaching them about God and caring for their spiritual needs.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: serve, sacrifice)

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attend to ... needs, attending to ... needs, care for, carrying out, minister, ministers, ministries, ministry, mission, offer as a priest, perform ... service, performed ... service, provided for ... needs, tending, to minister


miracle

miraculous

Definition:

A "miracle" is something amazing that is not possible unless God causes it to happen.

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(See also: power, prophet, apostle, sign)

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miracle, miracles, miraculous


Most High

Facts:

The term "Most High" is a title for God. It refers to his greatness or authority.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: God)

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Most High


myrrh

Definition:

Myrrh is an oil or spice that is made from the resin of a myrrh tree that grows in Africa and Asia. It is related to frankincense.

(See also: frankincense, learned men)

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myrrh


name

fame, nameless, notorious, reputation

Definition:

In the Bible, the word "name" was used in several figurative ways.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: call)

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fame, name, name's, named, nameless, names, notorious, reputation


Nazirite

Nazirite vow

Facts:

The term "Nazirite" refers to a person who has taken a "Nazirite vow." Mostly men took this vow, but women could also take it.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: John (the Baptist), sacrifice, Samson, vow, Zechariah (OT))

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Nazirite, Nazirite vow, Nazirites


parable

hard question, lesson, riddle

Definition:

The term "parable" usually refers to a short story or object lesson that is used to explain or teach a moral truth. It can also refer to a saying that is difficult to understand and about which the hearer will have to think carefully before he can understand what the speaker is teaching.

Translation Suggestions

(See also: Samaria)

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hard questions, lesson, parable, parables, riddle, riddles


Passover

Facts:

The "Passover" is the name of a religious festival that the Jews celebrate every year, to remember how God rescued their ancestors, the Israelites, from slavery in Egypt.

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Passover


pastor

Definition:

The term "pastor" is literally the same word as "shepherd." It is used as a title for someone who is the spiritual leader for a group of believers.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: shepherd, sheep)

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pastor, pastors


Pentecost

Festival of Weeks

Facts:

The "Festival of Weeks" was a Jewish festival that took place fifty days after Passover. It was later referred to as "Pentecost."

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: festival, firstfruits, harvest, Holy Spirit, raise)

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Festival of Weeks, Pentecost


people of God

God's people, people for God's possession

Definition:

The term "people of God" refers to people whom God has called out from the world to have a special relationship with him.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: Israel, people group)

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God's people, my people, people for God's possession, people of God


perish

imperishable, perishable

Definition:

The term "perish" means to die or be destroyed, usually as the result of violence or other disaster.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: death, everlasting)

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imperishable, perish, perishable, perished, perishes, perishing


Pharisee

Facts:

The Pharisees were an important, powerful group of Jewish religious leaders in Jesus' time.

(See also: council, Jewish leaders, law, Sadducee)

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Pharisee, Pharisees


power

ability, able, mastered, can, capable, could, impossible, incapable, powerful, won, unable

Definition:

The term "power" refers to the ability to do things or make things happen, often using great strength. "Powers" refers to people or spirits who have great ability to cause things to happen.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: Holy Spirit, Jesus, miracle)

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ability, able, am ... able, are ... able, are ... possible, be ... unable, be able, be mastered, can, cannot, capable, could, could not, impossible, incapable, is ... able, may ... be able, miraculous powers, possible, power, powerful, powerfully, powers, was ... able, were ... able, will ... be able, won


pray

prayer

Definition:

The terms "pray" and "prayer" refer to talking with God. These terms are used to refer to people trying to talk to a false god.

(See also: false god, forgive, praise)

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heard ... prayer, pray, prayed, prayer, prayers, praying, prays, urgently pray


predestine

decide in advance

Definition:

The terms "predestine" and "predestined" refer to deciding or planning beforehand that something will happen.

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(See also: foreknew)

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decided in advance, predestine, predestined


priest

priesthood, priestly office

Definition:

In the Bible, a priest was someone who was chosen to offer sacrifices to God on behalf of God's people. The "priesthood" was the name for the office or condition of being a priest.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: Aaron, chief priests, high priest, mediator, sacrifice)

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priest, priest's, priesthood, priestly, priestly office, priests, priests', served as a priest


promise

binding promise

Definition:

A promise is a pledge to do a certain thing. When someone promises something, it means he is committing to do something.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: covenant, oath, vow)

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makes binding promises, promise, promised, promises


Promised Land

Beautiful Land

Facts:

The term "Promised Land" only occurs in the Bible stories, not the Bible text. It is an alternate way of referring to the land of Canaan which God had promised to give to Abraham and his descendants.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: Canaan, promise)

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Beautiful Land, Promised Land


prophet

prophecy, prophesy, prophetic, seer

Definition:

A "prophet" is a man who speaks God's messages to people. A woman who does this is called a "prophetess."

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(See also: Baal, divination, false god, false prophet, fulfill, law, vision)

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give ... prophecies, prophecies, prophecy, prophesied, prophesies, prophesy, prophesying, prophet, prophet's, prophetess, prophetic, prophets, seer, seer's, seers, seers'


propitiation

Definition:

The term "propitiation" refers to a sacrifice that is made to satisfy or fulfill the justice of God and to appease his wrath.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: atonement, everlasting, forgive, sacrifice)

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propitiation


psalm

praise in song, psalmist, psalm of praise, song

Definition:

The term "psalm" refers to a sacred song, often in the form of a poem that was written to be sung.

(See also: David, faith, joy, Moses, holy)

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praise ... in song, psalm, psalmist, psalms, psalms of praise, songs


pure

impure, purge, purification, purify, purity, refine

Definition:

To be "pure" means to have no flaw or to have nothing mixed in that is not supposed to be there. To purify something is to cleanse it and remove anything that contaminates or pollutes it.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: atonement, clean, spirit)

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impure, impure thing, impurities, impurity, pure, purer, purge, purification, purified, purifies, purify, purity, refine, refined, refiner, refiner's, refining


Rabbi

Rabboni

Definition:

The term "Rabbi" literally means "my master" or "my teacher."

Translation Suggestions:

See: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-unknown)

(See also: teacher)

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Rabbi, Rabboni


ransom

Definition:

The term "ransom" refers to a sum of money or other payment that is demanded or paid for the release of a person who is held captive.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: atonement, redeem)

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ransom, ransomed


reconcile

reconciliation

Definition:

The term "reconcile" refers to "making peace" between people who were formerly enemies of each other. "Reconciliation" is that act of making peace

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: peace, sacrifice)

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reconcile, reconciled, reconciles, reconciliation, reconciling


redeem

redeemer, redemption

Definition:

To "redeem" and "redemption" refer to buy back something or someone that was previously owned or held captive. "Redemption" is the action of doing that. A "redeemer" is someone who redeems something or someone.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: free, ransom)

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redeem, redeemed, redeemer, redeems, redemption


remnant

remaining

Definition:

The term "remnant" literally refers to people or things that are "remaining" or "left over" from a larger amount or group.

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escaped remnant, remain, remained, remaining, remains, remnant


repent

change his mind, hold back, regret, relent, repentance

Definition:

The terms "repent" and "repentance" refer to turning away from sin and turning back to God.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: forgive, sin, turn)

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change ... mind, changed ... mind, hold back, regret, regretted, relent, relented, relenting, repent, repentance, repented, repents


restore

bring back, mend, recover, restoration, reverse

Definition:

The terms "restore" and "restoration" refer to causing something to return to its original and better condition.

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bring back, mending, recover, restoration, restore, restored, restorer, restores, restoring, reverse


resurrection

Definition:

The term "resurrection" refers to the act of becoming alive again after having died.

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(See also: life, death, raise)

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resurrection


reveal

revelation

Definition:

The term "reveal" means to cause something to be known. A "revelation" is something that has been made known.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: dream, vision)

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reveal, revealed, revealing, reveals, revelation, revelations


righteous

right, rightly, righteousness, rightful, upright

Definition:

The term "righteousness" refers to God's absolute goodness, justice, faithfulness, and love. Having these qualities makes God "righteous." Because God is righteous, he must condemn sin.

The term "unrighteous" means to be sinful and morally corrupt. "Unrighteousness" can refer to sin or the condition of being sinful.

The terms "upright" and "uprightness" refer to acting in a way that follows God's laws.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: evil, faithful, good, holy, integrity, just, law, law, obey, pure, sin, unlawful)

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acts rightly, do right, does what is right, in the right, made ... appear ... righteous, right treatment, righteous, righteously, righteousness, rightful, that are right, that is right, unrighteous, unrighteously, unrighteousness, upright, uprightly, uprightness, what is ... right, what was right


right hand

righthand side

Definition:

The figurative expression "right hand" refers to the place of honor or strength on the right side of a ruler or other important individual.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: accuse, evil, honor, mighty, punish, rebel)

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right hand, right hands, righthand side


Sabbath

Definition:

The term "Sabbath" refers to the seventh day of the week, which God commanded the Israelites to set apart as a day of rest and doing no work.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-unknown)

(See also: rest)

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Sabbath, Sabbaths


Sadducee

Definition:

The Sadducees were a political group of Jewish priests during the time of Jesus Christ. They supported Roman rule and did not believe in the resurrection.

(See also: chief priests, council, high priest, hypocrite, Jewish leaders, Pharisee, priest)

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Sadducee, Sadducees


sanctify

sanctification

Definition:

To sanctify is to set apart or to make holy. Sanctification is the process of being made holy.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: consecrate, holy, set apart)

Bible References:

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sanctification, sanctified, sanctifies, sanctify, sanctifying, sanctifying work


sanctuary

Definition:

The term "sanctuary" literally means "holy place" and refers to a place that God has made sacred and holy. It also can refer to a place that provides protection and safety.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: holy, Holy Spirit, holy, set apart, tabernacle, tax, temple, )

Bible References:

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sanctuaries, sanctuary, sanctuary's


Satan

devil, evil one

Facts:

Although the devil is a spirit being that God created, he rebelled against God and became God's enemy. The devil is also called "Satan" and "the evil one."

Translation Suggestions:

(See: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-unknown)

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: demon, evil, kingdom of God, tempt)

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Examples from the Bible stories:

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Satan, devil, devil's, evil one


save

make well, preserve, safe, salvation

Definition:

The term "save" refers to keeping someone from experiencing something bad or harmful. To "be safe" means to be protected from harm or danger.

The term "salvation" refers to being saved or rescued from evil and danger.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: cross, deliver, punish, sin, Savior)

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Examples from the Bible stories:

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be made well, brought safely, brought safely through, place of safety, preserve, safe, safely, safety, salvation, save, saved, saves, saving


Savior

Definitions:

The term "savior" refers to a person who saves or rescues others from danger. It can also refer to someone who gives strength to others or provides for them.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: deliver, Jesus, save, save)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Savior, savior


scribe

clerk, scholar

Definition:

Scribes were officials who were responsible for writing or copying important government or religious documents by hand. Another name for a Jewish scribe was "expert in Jewish law."

(See also: law, Pharisee)

Bible References:

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clerk, scholar, scribe, scribes


set apart

distinct, make a distinction, treat differently

Definition:

The term "set apart" means separated from something to fulfill a certain purpose. Also, to "set apart" people or things means to make them "set apart." This also means to "treat" them "differently." When something is "distinct," it is different from other things.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: holy, sanctify, appoint)

Bible References:

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be distinct, making a distinction, set ... apart, sets ... apart, treat ... differently, treating ... differently


sign

demonstration, evidence, mark, marker, omen, proof, remind, reminder, signal

Definition:

A sign is an object, event, or action that communicates a special meaning.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: miracle, apostle, Christ, covenant, circumcise)

Bible References:

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demonstration, evidence, mark, marker, omen, omens, proof, remind, reminded, reminder, reminders, reminding, reminds, sign, signal, signal flag, signs


sin

sinful, sinner

Definition:

The term "sin" refers to actions, thoughts, and words that are against God's will and laws. Sin can also refer to not doing something that God wants us to do.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: disobey, evil, flesh, tax collector)

Bible References:

Examples from the Bible stories:

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sin, sinful, sinned, sinner, sinners, sinning, sins


son

Definition:

The male offspring of a man and a woman is called their "son" for his entire life. He is also called a son of that man and a son of that woman. An "adopted son" is a male who has been legally placed into the position of being a son.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: Azariah, descendant, ancestor, firstborn, Son of God, sons of God)

Bible References:

Examples from the Bible stories:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

son, son's, sons


Son of God

the Son

Facts:

The term "Son of God" refers to Jesus, the Word of God, who came into the world as a human being. He is also often referred to as "the Son."

Because Jesus is God's Son, he loves and obeys his Father, and his Father loves him.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#guidelines-sonofgodprinciples)

(See also: Christ, ancestor, God, God the Father, Holy Spirit, Jesus, son, sons of God)

Bible References:

Examples from the Bible stories:

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Son of God, the Son


Son of Man

mankind, son of man

Definition:

The title "Son of Man" was used by Jesus to refer to himself. He often used this term instead of saying "I" or "me."

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: heaven, son, Son of God, Yahweh)

Bible References:

Word Data:

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Son of Man, mankind, son of man


sons of God

children of God

Definition:

The term "sons of God" is a figurative expression that has several possible meanings.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: angel, demon, son, Son of God, ruler, spirit)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

children of God, sons of ... God


soul

person

Definition:

The soul is the inner, invisible part of a person. It refers to the non-physical part of a person. It is the part of a person that continues living after the body dies.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: spirit)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

person, persons, soul, souls


spirit

ghost, spiritual

Definition:

The term "spirit" refers to the non-physical part of people which cannot be seen. When a person dies, his spirit leaves his body. "Spirit" can also refer to an attitude or emotional state.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: angel, demon, Holy Spirit, soul, divination)

Bible References:

Examples from the Bible stories:

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ghost, spirit, spirits, spiritual, spiritually


stone

Definition:

A stone is a small rock. To "stone" someone is to throw stones and larger rocks at that person with the intention of killing him. A "stoning" is an event in which someone was stoned.

(See also: adultery, commit, crime, death, Lystra, testimony)

Bible References:

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stone, stoned, stones, stoning


synagogue

Definition:

A synagogue is a building where Jewish people meet together to worship God.

(See also: heal, Jerusalem, Jew, pray, temple, word of God, worship)

Bible References:

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synagogue, synagogues


tabernacle

dwelling place, habitation

Definition:

The word "tabernacle" means "dwelling place."

The tabernacle was a special tent-like structure where the Israelites worshiped God during the 40 years they traveled around in the desert.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: altar, altar of incense, ark of the covenant, temple, tent of meeting)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

dwelling place, dwellings, habitation, tabernacle


temple

shrine

Definitions:

A temple is a special building in which people worship their god or gods. The most important temple in the Bible was where the Israelites worshiped the true God with prayers and sacrifices. It was located on Mount Moriah in the city of Jerusalem.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: sacrifice, Solomon, Babylon, Holy Spirit, tabernacle, courtyard, Zion, house)

Bible References:

Examples from the Bible stories:

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Forms Found in the English ULB:

shrine, shrines, temple, temples


tempt

temptation, tempter

Definition:

To tempt someone is to try to get that person to do something wrong.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: disobey, Satan, sin, test)

Bible References:

Examples from the Bible stories:

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Forms Found in the English ULB:

tempt, temptation, tempted, tempter, tempting


test

put to the test

Definition:

The term "test" refers to a difficult or painful experience that reveals a person's strengths and weaknesses.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: tempt)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

put ... to the test, test, tested, testing, tests


testimony

eyewitness, testify, witness

Definition:

When a person gives "testimony" he makes a statement about something he knows, claiming that the statement is true. To "testify" is to give "testimony."

The term "witness" refers to a person who has personally experienced something that happened. Usually a witness is also someone who testifies about what they know is true. The term "eyewitness" emphasizes that the person was actually there and saw what happened.

Translation Suggestions:

Translating "testify" and "testimony":

Translating "witness" and "eyewitness":

(See also: ark of the covenant, guilt, judge, prophet, true)

Bible References:

Examples from the Bible stories:

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eyewitness, eyewitnesses, testified, testifies, testify, testify against, testifying, testimony, witness, witnessed, witnesses


tetrarch

Definition:

The term "tetrarch" refers to a governing official who ruled over part of the Roman Empire. Each tetrarch was under the authority of the Roman emperor.

(See also: governor, Herod Antipas, province, Rome, ruler)

Bible References:

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Forms Found in the English ULB:

tetrarch


the twelve

the eleven

Definition:

The term "the twelve" refers to the twelve men that Jesus chose to be his closest disciples, or apostles. After Judas killed himself, they were called "the eleven."

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: apostle, disciple)

Bible References:

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Forms Found in the English ULB:

the eleven, the twelve


transgress

offend, offense, transgression, transgressor

Definition:

The term "transgression" refers to the breaking of a command, rule, or moral code. To "transgress" is to commit a "transgression."

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: sin, trespass, iniquity)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

offend, offended, offense, offenses, transgress, transgressed, transgresses, transgressing, transgression, transgressions, transgressor, transgressors


trespass

Definition:

To "trespass" means to break a law or to violate the rights of another person. A "trespass" is the action of "trespassing."

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: disobey, iniquity, sin, transgress)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

trespass, trespassed, trespasses


true

certain, certainly, certainty, indeed, real, sure, surely, truly, truth, truthful, truthfulness, truths

Definition:

The term "truth" refers to one or more concepts that are facts, events that actually happened, and statements that were actually said. Such concepts are said to be "true."

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: believe, faithful, fulfill, obey, prophet, understand)

Bible References:

Examples from the Bible stories:

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Forms Found in the English ULB:

certainly, certainty, for certain, indeed, real, sure, surely, true, truly, truth, truthful, truthfulness, truths


trust

entrust, trustworthiness, trustworthy

Definition:

To "trust" something or someone is to believe that the thing or person is true or dependable. That belief is also called "trust." A "trustworthy" person is one you can trust to do and say what is right and true, and therefore one who has the quality of "trustworthiness."

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: believe, confidence, faith, faithful, true)

Bible References:

Examples from the Bible stories:

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entrust, entrusted, entrusting, trust, trusted, trusting, trusts, trustworthiness, trustworthy


unleavened bread

Definition:

The term "unleavened bread" refers to bread that is made without yeast or other leavening. This kind of bread is flat because it has no leaven to make it rise.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: bread, Egypt, feast, Passover, servant, sin, yeast)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

unleavened bread


vow

Definition:

A vow is a promise that a person makes to God. The person promises to do a certain thing in order to specially honor God or to show devotion to him.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: promise, oath)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

vow, vowed, vows


will of God

God's will, desire of God, he wishes, his will, will of my Father, will of our God and Father, will of the Lord

Definition:

The "will of God" refers to God's desires and plans.

Translation Suggestions:

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God's will, desires of God, he desires, he wishes, his will, will of God, will of my Father, will of our God and Father, will of the Lord, will of your Father, you are willing, your will


wise

wisdom, wisely, wiser, wisest

Definition:

The term "wise" describes someone who understands what is the right and moral thing to do and then does that. "Wisdom" is the understanding and practice of what is true and morally right.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: obey, fruit)

Bible References:

Examples from the Bible stories:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

sound wisdom, wisdom, wise, wisely, wiser, wisest


woe

Definition:

The term "woe" refers to a feeling of great distress. It also gives a warning that someone will experience severe trouble.

Translation Suggestions:

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Forms Found in the English ULB:

woe


word of God

God's word, his words, my word, scripture, word of Yahweh, word of the Lord, word of truth, writings

Definition:

In the Bible, the term "word of God" refers to anything that God has communicated to people. This includes spoken and written messages. Jesus is also called "the Word of God."

The term "word of truth" is another way of referring to "God's word," which is his message or teaching. It does not refer to just one word.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: prophet, true, word, Yahweh)

Bible References:

Examples from the Bible stories:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

God's word, God's words, his words, my word, scripture, scriptures, word of God, word of Yahweh, word of the Lord, word of truth, words of God, writings


work

act, deed, fellow worker

Definition:

In the Bible, the terms "work," "deed," and "act" are used to refer generally to things that God or people do.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: fruit, Holy Spirit, miracle)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

act, action, actions, activities, acts, deed, deeds, fellow worker, fellow workers, work, works


world

universe, worldly

Definition:

The term "world" usually refers to the part of the universe where people live: the earth. The term "worldly" describes the evil values and behaviors of people living in this world.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: corrupt, heaven, Rome, godly)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

universe, world, world's, worldly


worship

worshiper

Definition:

To "worship" means to honor, praise and obey someone, especially God.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: sacrifice, praise, honor)

Bible References:

Examples from the Bible stories:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

worship, worshiped, worshiper's, worshipers, worshiping, worships


worthy

deserve, nullify, unworthy, worth, worthily, worthless, worthlessness, worthy

Definition:

The term "worthy" describes someone or something that deserves respect or honor. To "have worth" means to be valuable or important.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: honor)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

deserve, deserved, deserves, deserving, nullify, unworthy, worth, worthily, worthless, worthlessness, worthy


wrath

furious, fury

Definition:

Wrath is an intense anger that is sometimes long-lasting. It especially refers to God's righteous judgment of sin and punishment of people who rebel against him.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: judge, sin)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

furious, fury, wrath


Yahweh

Yah

Facts:

The term "Yahweh" is God's personal name that he revealed when he spoke to Moses at the burning bush.

Translation Suggestions:

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: God, lord, Lord, Moses, reveal)

Bible References:

Examples from the Bible stories:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Yah, Yahweh, Yahweh's


Yahweh of hosts

God of hosts, Lord of hosts, Lord of multitudes

Definition:

The terms "Yahweh of hosts" and "God of hosts" are titles that express God's authority over the thousands of angels who obey him.

Translation Suggestions:

(See also: angel, authority, God, lord, Lord, Lord Yahweh Yahweh)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

God of hosts, Lord of hosts, Lord of multitudes, Yahweh of hosts, the Lord of hosts


zeal

diligence, diligent, eager, eagerness, zealous, zealously

Definition:

The terms "zeal" and "zealous" refer to being strongly devoted to supporting a person or idea.

Translation Suggestions:

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Forms Found in the English ULB:

diligence, diligent, eager, eagerness, making ... effort, zeal, zealous, zealously


Zion

Mount Zion

Definition:

Originally, the term "Zion" or "Mount Zion" referred to a stronghold or fortress that King David captured from the Jebusites. Both these terms became other ways of referring to Jerusalem.

(See also: Abraham, David, Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Jebusites)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Mount Zion, Zion


Names

Aaron

Facts:

Aaron was Moses' older brother. God chose Aaron to be the first high priest for the people of Israel.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: priest, Moses, Israel)

Bible References:

Examples from the Bible stories:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Aaron, Aaron's


Abel

Facts:

Abel was Adam and Eve's second son. He was Cain's younger brother.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Cain, sacrifice, shepherd)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Abel, Abel's


Abiathar

Facts:

Abiathar was a high priest for the nation of Israel during the time of King David.

(See also: Zadok, Saul (OT), David, Solomon, Adonijah)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Abiathar, Abiathar's


Abijah

Facts:

Abijah was a king of Judah who reigned from 915 to 913 B.C. He was a son of King Rehoboam. There were also several other men named Abijah in the Old Testament:

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Abijah, Abijah's


Abimelek

Facts:

Abimelek was a Philistine king over the region of Gerar during the time when Abraham and Isaac were living in the land of Canaan.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Beersheba, Gerar, Gideon, Jotham, Philistines)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Abimelek, Abimelek's


Abner

Facts:

Abner was a cousin of King Saul in the Old Testament.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Abner, Abner's


Abraham

Abram

Facts:

Abram was a Chaldean man from the city of Ur who was chosen by God to be the forefather of the Israelites. God changed his name to "Abraham."

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Canaan, Chaldea, Sarah, Isaac)

Bible References:

Examples from the Bible stories:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Abraham, Abraham's, Abram


Absalom

Facts:

Absalom was the third son of King David. He was known for his handsome appearance and fiery temperament.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Geshur, Amnon)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Absalom, Absalom's


Adam

Facts:

Adam was the first person whom God created. He and his wife Eve were made in the image of God.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: death, descendant, Eve, image of God, life)

Bible References:

Examples from the Bible stories:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Adam, Adam's, the man, mankind


Adonijah

Facts:

Adonijah was the fourth son of King David.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: David, Solomon)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Adonijah, Adonijah's


Ahab

Facts:

Ahab was a very evil king who reigned over the northern kingdom of Israel from 875 to 854 BC.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Baal, Elijah, Jezebel, kingdom of Israel, Yahweh)

Bible References:

Examples from the Bible stories:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Ahab, Ahab's


Xerxes

Ahasuerus

Facts:

Xerxes was a king who ruled over the ancient kingdom of Persia for twenty years.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Babylon, Esther, Ethiopia, exile, Persia)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Ahasuerus, Ahasuerus', Xerxes


Ahaz

Facts:

Ahaz was a wicked king who ruled over the kingdom of Judah from 732 BC to 716 BC. This was about 140 years before the time when many people in Israel and Judah were taken as captives to Babylonia.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Babylon)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Ahaz, Ahaz's


Ahaziah

Facts:

Ahaziah was the name of two kings: one ruled over the kingdom of Israel, and the other ruled over the kingdom of Judah.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Jehu, Ahab, Jeroboam, Joash)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Ahaziah, Ahaziah's


Ahijah

Facts:

Ahijah was the name of several different men in the Old Testament. The following are some of these men:

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Baasha, Shiloh)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Ahijah, Ahijah's


Ai

Facts:

In Old Testament times, Ai was the name of a Canaanite town located just south of Bethel and about 8 km northwest of Jericho.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Bethel, Jericho)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Ai


Amalekite

Amalek

Facts:

The Amalekites were a nomadic people group who lived throughout the southern part of Canaan, from the Negev desert to the country of Arabia. This people group was descended from Amalek, the grandson of Esau.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Arabia, David, Esau, Negev, Saul (OT))

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Amalek, Amalekite, Amalekites


Amaziah

Facts:

Amaziah became king over the kingdom of Judah when his father, King Joash, was murdered.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Joash, Edom)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Amaziah, Amaziah's


Ammon

Ammonite

Facts:

The "people of Ammon" or the "Ammonites" were a people group in Canaan. They were descended from Ben-ammi, who was the son of Lot by his younger daughter.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: curse, Jordan River, Lot)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Ammon, Ammonite, Ammonites


Amnon

Facts:

Amnon was the oldest son of King David. His mother was King David's wife Ahinoam.

(See also: David, Absalom)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Amnon, Amnon's


Amorite

Facts:

The Amorites were a powerful group of people who were descended from Noah's grandson Canaan.

Bible References:

Examples from the Bible stories:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Amorite, Amorites, Amorites'


Amos

Facts:

Amos was an Israelite prophet who lived during the time of King Uzziah of Judah.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: fig, Judah, kingdom of Israel, shepherd, Uzziah)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Amos, Amos'


Amoz

Facts:

Amoz was the father of the prophet Isaiah.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Amos, Isaiah)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Amoz, Amoz's


Andrew

Facts:

Andrew was one of twelve men whom Jesus chose to be his closest disciples (later called apostles).

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: apostle, disciple, the twelve)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Andrew, Andrew's


Annas

Facts:

Annas was the Jewish high priest in Jerusalem for 10 years, from approximately AD 6 to AD 15. Then he was removed from the high priesthood by the Roman government, although he continued to be an influential leader among the Jews.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: high priest, priest)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Annas, Annas'


Antioch

Facts:

Antioch was the name of two cities in the New Testament. One was in Syria, near the coast of the Mediterranean Sea. The other was in the Roman province of Pisidia, near the city of Colossae.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also:Barnabas, Colossae, John Mark, Paul, province, Rome, Syria)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Antioch


Apollos

Facts:

Apollos was a Jew from the city of Alexandria in Egypt who had a special ability in teaching people about Jesus.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Aquila, Ephesus, Priscilla, word of God)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Apollos, Apollos'


Aquila

Facts:

Aquila was a Jewish Christian from the province of Pontus, a region along the southern coast of the Black Sea.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Apollos, Corinth, Rome)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Aquila, Aquila's


Arabah

Facts:

The Old Testament term "Arabah" often refers to a very large desert and plains region that includes the valley surrounding the Jordan River and extends south to the northern tip of the Red Sea.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: desert, Sea of Reeds, Jordan River, Canaan, Salt Sea, Egypt)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Arabah


Arabia

Arab, Arabian

Facts:

Arabia is the largest peninsula in the world, covering nearly 3,000,000 square kilometers. It is located southeast of Israel, and is bordered by the Red Sea, the Arabian Sea, and the Persian Gulf.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Esau, Galatia, Ishmael, Shem, Sinai)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Arab, Arabia, Arabian, Arabians


Aram

Aram of Damascus, Aramaic, Aramean

Facts:

"Aram" was the name of two men in the Old Testament. It was also the name of a region northeast of Canaan, where modern-day Syria is located.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Mesopotamia, Paddan Aram, Rebekah, Shem, Syria)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Aram, Aram of Damascus, Aramaic, Aramean, Arameans


Ararat

Facts:

In the Bible, "Ararat" is the name given to a land, a kingdom, and a mountain range.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: ark, Noah)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Ararat


Artaxerxes

Facts:

Artaxerxes was a king who reigned over the Persian empire from about 464 to 424 BC.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Xerxes, Babylon, cupbearer, Ezra, Nehemiah, Persia)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Artaxerxes, Artaxerxes'


Asa

Facts:

Asa was a king who ruled over the kingdom of Judah for forty years, from 913 B.C. to 873 B.c.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Asa, Asa's


Asaph

Facts:

Asaph was a Levite priest and gifted musician who composed the music for the psalms of King David. He also wrote his own psalms.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: descendant, harp, lute, prophet, psalm, trumpet)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Asaph, Asaph's


Ashdod

Azotus

Facts:

Ashdod was one of the five most important cities of the Philistines. It was located in southwestern Canaan near the Mediterranean Sea, halfway between the cities of Gaza and Joppa.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Ekron, Gath, Gaza, Joppa, Philip, Philistines)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Ashdod, Azotus


Asher

Facts:

Asher was the eighth son of Jacob. His descendants formed one of the twelve tribes of Israel and this tribe was also called "Asher."

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Israel, twelve tribes of Israel)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Asher, Asher's


Asherah

Asherah pole, Ashtoreth

Facts:

Asherah was the name of a goddess that was worshiped by Canaanite people groups during Old Testament times. "Ashtoreth" may be another name for "Asherah," or it could be the name of a different goddess that was very similar.

(See also: false god, Baal, Gideon, image, Solomon)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Asherah, Asherah pole, Asherah poles, Asherahs, Ashtoreth, Ashtoreths


Ashkelon

Facts:

In Bible times, Ashkelon was a major Philistine city located on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea. It still exists in Israel today.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Ashdod, Canaan, Ekron, Gath, Gaza, Philistines, Mediterranean)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Ashkelon


Asia

Facts:

In Bible times, "Asia" was the name of a province of the Roman Empire. It was located in the western part of what is now the country of Turkey.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Rome, Paul, Ephesus)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Asia


Assyria

Ashur, Assyrian, Assyrian Empire

Facts:

Assyria was a powerful nation during the time the Israelites were living in the land of Canaan. The Assyrian Empire was a group of nations ruled by an Assyrian king.

(See also: Samaria)

Bible References:

Examples from the Bible stories:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Ashur, Assyria, Assyrian, Assyrian Empire, Assyrians


Athaliah

Facts:

Athaliah was the evil wife of Jehoram king of Judah. She was the granddaughter of the evil King Omri of Israel.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Ahaziah, Jehoram, Joash, Omri)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Athaliah


Azariah

Facts:

Azariah was the name of several men in the Old Testament.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Babylon, Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, Jeremiah, Uzziah)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Azariah, Azariah's


Baal

Facts:

"Baal" means "lord" or "master" and was the name of the primary false god that was worshiped by the Canaanites.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Ahab, Asherah, Elijah, false god, prostitute, Yahweh)

Bible References:

Examples from the Bible stories:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Baal, Baal's


Baasha

Facts:

Baasha was one of Israel's evil kings, who influenced the Israelites to worship idols.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Asa, false god)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Baasha, Baasha's


Babel

Facts:

Babel was a chief city in a region called Shinar in the southern part of Mesopotamia. Shinar was later called Babylonia.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Babylon, Ham, Mesopotamia)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Babel, Babel's


Babylon

Babylonia, Babylonian

Facts:

The city of Babylon was the capital of the ancient region of Babylonia, which was also part of the Babylonian Empire.

(See also: Babel, Chaldea, Judah, Nebuchadnezzar)

Bible References:

Examples from the Bible stories:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Babylon, Babylon's, Babylonia, Babylonian, Babylonians


Balaam

Facts:

Balaam was a pagan prophet whom King Balek hired to curse Israel while they were camped at the Jordan River in northern Moab, preparing to enter the land of Canaan.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: bless, Canaan, curse, donkey, Euphrates River, Jordan River, Midian, Moab, Peor)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Balaam, Balaam's


Barabbas

Facts:

Barabbas was a prisoner in Jerusalem at the time when Jesus was arrested.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Pilate, Rome)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Barabbas, Barabbas'


Barnabas

Facts:

Barnabas was one of the early Christians who lived during the time of the apostles.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Christian, Cyprus, good news, Levite, Paul)

Bible References:

Examples from the Bible stories:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Barnabas, Barnabas'


Bartholomew

Facts:

Bartholomew was one of Jesus' twelve apostles.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: apostle, good news, Holy Spirit, miracle, Pentecost, the twelve)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Bartholomew, Bartholomew's


Baruch

Facts:

Baruch is the name of several men in the Old Testament.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: disciple, Jeremiah, Jerusalem, Nehemiah, prophet)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Baruch, Baruch's


Bashan

Facts:

Bashan was a region of land east of the Sea of Galilee. It covered an area that is now part of Syria and the Golan Heights.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Egypt, oak, Sea of Galilee, Syria)

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Bashan, Bashan's


Bathsheba

Facts:

Bathsheba was the wife of Uriah, a soldier in King David's army. After Uriah's death, she became the wife of David, and the mother of Solomon.

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(See also: David, Solomon. Uriah)

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Bathsheba, Bathsheba's


Beelzebul

Facts:

Beelzebul is another name for Satan, or the devil. It is also sometimes spelled, "Beelzebub."

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: demon, Ekron, Satan)

Bible References:

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Beelzebul, Beelzebul's


Beersheba

Facts:

In Old Testament times, Beersheba was a city located about 45 miles southwest of Jerusalem in a desert area that is now called the Negev.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Abimelech, Abraham, Hagar, Ishmael, Jerusalem, oath)

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Beersheba


Benaiah

Facts:

Benaiah was the name of several men in the Old Testament.

(See also: Asaph, Jehoiada, Levite, Solomon)

Bible References:

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Benaiah, Benaiah's


Benjamin

Benjamite

Facts:

Benjamin was the youngest son born to Jacob and his wife Rachel. His name means, "son of my right hand."

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Israel, Jacob, Joseph (OT), Paul, Rachel, twelve tribes of Israel)

Bible References:

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Benjamin, Benjamin's, Benjamite, Benjamites


Berea

Facts:

In New Testament times, Berea (or Beroea) was a prosperous Greek city in southeast Macedonia, about 80 kilometers south of Thessalonica.

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(See also: Macedonia, Paul, Silas, Thessalonica)

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Berea


Bethany

Facts:

The town of Bethany was located at the base of the eastern slope of the Mount of Olives, about 2 miles east of Jerusalem.

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(See also: Jericho, Jerusalem, Lazarus, Martha, Mary (sister of Martha), Mount of Olives)

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Bethany


Bethel

Facts:

Bethel was a city located just north of Jerusalem in the land of Canaan. It was formerly called "Luz."

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(See also: Abraham, altar, Jacob, Jerusalem)

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Bethel


Bethlehem

Facts:

Bethlehem was a small city in the land of Israel, near the city of Jerusalem. It was also known as "Ephrathah," which was probably its original name.

(See also: Caleb, David, Micah)

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Bethlehem


Beth Shemesh

Facts:

Beth Shemesh was the name of a Canaanite city approximately 30 kilometers west of Jerusalem.

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(See also: ark of the covenant, Canaan, Jerusalem, Joshua, Levite, Philistines)

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Beth Shemesh


Bethuel

Facts:

Bethuel was the son of Abraham's brother Nahor.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Beersheba, Laban, Nahor, Rebekah)

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Bethuel, Bethuel's


Boaz

Facts:

Boaz was an Israelite man who was the husband of Ruth, the great grandfather of King David, and an ancestor of Jesus Christ.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Moab, redeem, Ruth)

Bible References:

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Boaz, Boaz's


Caesar

the emperor

Facts:

The term "Caesar" was the name or title used by many of the rulers of the Roman Empire. In the Bible, this name refers to three different Roman rulers.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: king, Paul, Rome)

Bible References:

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Caesar, Caesar's, the emperor


Caesarea

Caesarea Philippi

Facts:

Caesarea was an important city on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea, about 39 km south of Mount Carmel. Caesarea Philippi was a city located in the northeastern part of Israel, near Mount Hermon.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Caesar, Gentile, the sea, Carmel, Mount Hermon, Rome, Tarsus)

Bible References:

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Caesarea, Caesarea Philippi


Caiaphas

Facts:

Caiaphas was the high priest of Israel during the time of John the Baptist and Jesus.

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(See also: Annas, high priest)

Bible References:

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Caiaphas, Caiaphas'


Cain

Facts:

Cain and his younger brother Abel were the first sons of Adam and Eve mentioned in the Bible.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Adam, sacrifice)

Bible References:

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Cain, Cain's


Caleb

Facts:

Caleb was one of the twelve Israelite spies whom Moses sent to explore the land of Canaan.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Hebron, Joshua)

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Caleb, Caleb's


Cana

Facts:

Cana was a village or town in the province of Galilee, located about nine miles north of Nazareth.

(See also: Capernaum, Galilee, the twelve)

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Cana


Canaan

Canaanite

Facts:

Canaan was the son of Ham, who was one of Noah's sons. The Canaanites were the descendants of Canaan.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Ham, Promised Land)

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Canaan, Canaanite, Canaanites


Capernaum

Facts:

Capernaum was a fishing village on the northwest shore of the Sea of Galilee.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Galilee, Sea of Galilee)

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Capernaum


Carmel

Carmelite, Mount Carmel

Facts:

"Mount Carmel" refers to a mountain range that was located along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea just north of the Plain of Sharon. Its highest peak is 546 meters high.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Baal, Elijah, Judah, Salt Sea)

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Carmel, Carmelite, Mount Carmel


Chaldeans

Chaldea

Facts:

Chaldea was a region in the southern part of Mesopotamia or Babylonia. The people who lived in this region were called Chaldeans.

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(See also: Abraham, Babylon, Shinar, Ur)

Bible References:

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Chaldea, Chaldean, Chaldeans, Chaldeans'


Kerethites

Facts:

The Kerethites were a people group who were probably part of the Philistines. Some versions write this name as "Cherethites."

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Absalom, Benaiah, David, Philistines)

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Kerethites


Cilicia

Facts:

Cilicia was a small Roman province located in the southeastern part of what is now the modern-day country of Turkey. It borders the Aegean Sea.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Paul, Stephen, Tarsus)

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Cilicia


city of David

Facts:

The term "city of David" can refer to the city of Jerusalem, part of Jerusalem, or Bethlehem.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: David, Bethlehem, Jerusalem)

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city of David


Colossae

Colossae, Colossians

Facts:

In New Testament times, Colossae was a city located in the Roman province of Phrygia, an area of land that is now southwestern Turkey. The Colossians were the people who lived in Colossae.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Ephesus, Paul)

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Colossae, Colossians


Corinth

Corinth, Corinthians

Facts:

Corinth was a city in the country of Greece, about 50 miles west of Athens. The Corinthians were the people who lived at Corinth.

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(See also: Apollos, Timothy, Titus)

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Corinth, Corinthians


Cornelius

Facts:

Cornelius was a Gentile, or non-Jewish man, who was a military officer in the Roman army.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: apostle, believe, Gentile, good news, Greek, centurion)

Bible References:

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Cornelius, Cornelius'


Crete

Cretan

Facts:

Crete is an island that is located off the southern coast of Greece. A "Cretan" is someone who lives on this island.

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Cretan, Cretans, Crete


Cush

Cushite

Facts:

Cush was the oldest son of Noah's son Ham. He was also the ancestor of Nimrod. Two of his brothers were named Egypt and Canaan.

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(See also: Arabia, Canaan, Egypt, Ethiopia)

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Cush, Cushite, Cushites


Cyprus

Facts:

Cyprus is an island in the Mediterranean Sea, about 64 kilometers south of the modern-day country of Turkey.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Barnabas, John Mark, the sea)

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Cyprus


Cyrene

Cyrenian

Facts:

Cyrene was a Greek city on the north coast of Africa on the Mediterranean Sea, directly south of the island of Crete.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Crete)

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Cyrene, Cyrenians


Cyrus

Facts:

Cyrus was a Persian king who founded the Persian empire in about 550 BC, through military conquest. In history he was also known as Cyrus the Great.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Daniel, Darius, Ezra, Nehemiah, Persia)

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Cyrus, Cyrus'


Damascus

Facts:

Damascus is the capital city of the country of Syria. It is still in the same location as it was in Bible times.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Aram, Assyria, believe, Syria)

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Damascus


Dan

Danite

Facts:

Dan was the fifth son of Jacob and was one of the twelve tribes of Israel.The region settled by the tribe of Dan in the northern part of Canaan also was given this name.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Canaan, Jerusalem, twelve tribes of Israel)

Bible References:

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Dan, Dan's, Danite, Danites


Daniel

Facts:

Daniel was an Israelite prophet who as a young man was taken captive by the Babylonian king Nebuchadnezzar around 600 BC.

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(See also: Babylon, Nebuchadnezzar)

Bible References:

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Daniel, Daniel's


Darius

Facts:

Darius was the name of several kings of Persia. It is possible that "Darius" was a title rather than a name.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Persia, Babylon, Daniel, Ezra, Nehemiah)

Bible References:

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Darius, Darius'


David

Facts:

David was the second king of Israel and he loved and served God. He was the main writer of the book of Psalms.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Goliath, Philistines, Saul (OT))

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David, David's


Delilah

Facts:

Delilah was a Philistine woman who was loved by Samson, but was not his wife.

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(See also: bribe, Philistines, Samson)

Bible References:

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Delilah, Delilah's


Eden

garden of Eden

Facts:

In ancient times, Eden was a region that had a garden where God placed the first man and woman to live.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Adam, Euphrates River, Eve)

Bible References:

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Eden, garden of Eden


Edom

Edomite, Idumea

Facts:

Edom was another name for Esau. The region where he lived also became known as "Edom" and later, "Idumea." The "Edomites" were his descendants.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: adversary, birthright, Esau, Obadiah, prophet)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Edom, Edom's, Edomite, Edomites, Idumea


Egypt

Egyptian

Facts:

Egypt is a country in the northeast part of Africa, to the southwest of the land of Canaan. An Egyptian is a person who is from the country of Egypt.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Herod the Great, Joseph (NT), Nile River, patriarchs)

Bible References:

Examples from the Bible stories:

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Forms Found in the English ULB:

Egypt, Egypt's, Egyptian, Egyptians, Egyptians'


Ekron

Ekronite

Facts:

Ekron was a major city of the Philistines, located nine miles inland from the Mediterranean Sea.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Ahaziah, ark of the covenant, Ashdod, Beelzebul, false god, Gath, Philistines)

Bible References:

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Forms Found in the English ULB:

Ekron, Ekronites


Elam

Elamite

Facts:

Elam was a son of Shem and a grandson of Noah.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Noah, Shem)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Elam, Elamites


Eleazar

Facts:

Eleazar was the name of several men in the Bible.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Aaron, high priest, David, mighty)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Eleazar, Eleazar's


Eliakim

Facts:

Eliakim was the name of two men in the Old Testament.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Hezekiah, Jehoiakim, Josiah, Pharaoh)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Eliakim, Eliakim's


Elijah

Facts:

Elijah was one of the most important prophets of Yahweh. Elijah prophesied during the reigns of several kings of Israel and Judah, including King Ahab.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: miracle, prophet, Yahweh)

Bible References:

Examples from the Bible stories:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Elijah, Elijah's


Elisha

Facts:

Elisha was a prophet in Israel during the reigns of several kings of Israel: Ahab, Ahaziah, Jehoram, Jehu, Jehoahaz, and Jehoash.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Elijah, Naaman, prophet)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Elisha, Elisha's


Elizabeth

Facts:

Elizabeth was the mother of John the Baptist. Her husband's name was Zechariah.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: John (the Baptist), Zechariah (NT))

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Elizabeth, Elizabeth's


En Gedi

Facts:

En Gedi was the name of a city in the wilderness of Judah southeast of Jerusalem.

(See also: David, desert, fountain, Judah, rest, Salt Sea, Saul (OT), stronghold, vineyard)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

En Gedi


Enoch

Facts:

Enoch was the name of two men in the Old Testament.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Cain, Seth)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Enoch, Enoch's


Ephesus

Ephesian

Facts:

Ephesus was an ancient Greek city on the west coast of what is now the present-day country of Turkey.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Asia, Paul, Timothy)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Ephesian, Ephesians, Ephesus


Ephraim

Ephraimite

Facts:

Ephraim was the second son of Joseph. His descendants, the Ephraimites, formed one of the twelve tribes of Israel.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: kingdom of Israel, twelve tribes of Israel)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Ephraim, Ephraim's, Ephraimite, Ephraimites


Ephrathah

Ephrath, Ephrathite

Facts:

Ephrathah was the name of a city and region in the northern part of Israel. The city of Ephrathah was also called "Ephrath," and later it was called "Bethlehem" and "Ephrathah-Bethlehem."

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Bethlehem, Boaz, Caleb, David, Israel)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Ephrath, Ephrathah, Ephrathite, Ephrathites


Esau

Facts:

Esau was one of the twin sons of Isaac and Rebekah. He was the first baby born to them. His twin brother was Jacob.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Edom, Isaac, Jacob, Rebekah)

Bible References:

Examples from the Bible stories:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Esau, Esau's


Esther

Facts:

Esther was a Jewish woman who became queen of the Persian kingdom during the time of the Babylonian captivity of the Jews.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Xerxes, Babylon, Mordecai, Persia)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Esther, Esther's


Ethiopia

Ethiopian

Facts:

Ethiopia is a country in Africa located just south of Egypt, bordered by the Nile River to the west and by the Red Sea to the east. A person from Ethiopia is an "Ethiopian."

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Cush, Egypt, eunuch, Philip)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Ethiopia, Ethiopian


Euphrates

Euphrates River, the River

Facts:

The Euphrates is the name of one of the four rivers that flowed through the Garden of Eden. It is the river that is most often mentioned in the Bible.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Euphrates, Euphrates River, the River


Eve

Facts:

This was the name of the first woman. Her name means "life" or "living."

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Adam, life, Satan)

Bible References:

Examples from the Bible stories:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Eve, Eve's


Ezekiel

Facts:

Ezekiel was a prophet of God during the exile period when many Jews were taken to Babylon.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Babylon, Christ, exile, prophet)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Ezekiel, Ezekiel's


Ezra

Facts:

Ezra was an Israelite priest and expert in Jewish law who recorded the history of the Israelites' return to Jerusalem from Babylon where Israel had been held captive for 70 years.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Babylon, exile, Jerusalem, law, Nehemiah, temple)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Ezra, Ezra's


Gabriel

Facts:

Gabriel is the name of one of God's angels. He is mentioned by name several times, in both the Old and New Testaments.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: angel, Daniel, Elizabeth, John (the Baptist), Mary, prophet, Son of God, Zechariah (NT))

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Gabriel, Gabriel's


Gad

Gadite

Facts:

Gad was one of the sons of Jacob. Jacob was also named Isreal.

(Translation suggestions:https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: census, prophet, twelve tribes of Israel)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Gad, Gadite, Gadites, Gad's


Galatia

Galatian

Facts:

In New Testament times, Galatia was a large Roman province located in the central part of what is now the country of Turkey.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Asia, believe, Cilicia, good news, Paul, works)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Galatia, Galatians


Galilee

Galilean

Facts:

Galilee was the most northern region of Israel, just north of Samaria. A "Galilean" was a person who lived in Galilee or who lived in Galilee.

(See also: Nazareth, Samaria, Sea of Galilee)

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Galilee, Galilean, Galileans


Gath

Gittite

Facts:

Gath was one of the five major cities of the Philistines. It was located north of Ekron and east of Ashdod and Ashkelon.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Ashdod, Ashkelon, Ekron, Gaza, Goliath, Philistines)

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Gath, Gittite, Gittites


Gaza

Gazite

Facts:

During Bible times, Gaza was a prosperous Philistine city located on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea, about 38 kilometers south of Ashdod. It was one of the Philistines' five major cities.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Ashdod, Philip, Philistines, Ethiopia, Gath)

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Gaza, Gazites


Gerar

Facts:

Gerar was a city and region in the land of Canaan, located southwest of Hebron and northwest of Beersheba.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Abimelech, Beersheba, Hebron, Philistines)

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Gerar


Geshur

Geshurite

Facts:

During the time of King David, Geshur was a small kingdom located on the east side of the Sea of Galilee between the countries of Israel and Aram.

(See also: Absalom, Amnon, Aram, Sea of Galilee)

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Geshur, Geshurites


Gethsemane

Facts:

Gethsemane was a garden of olive trees east of Jerusalem beyond the Kidron valley and near the Mount of Olives.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Judas Iscariot, Kidron Valley, Mount of Olives)

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Gethsemane


Gibeah

Facts:

Gibeah was a city located north of Jerusalem and south of Bethel.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Benjamin, Bethel, Jerusalem)

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Gibeah


Gibeon

Gibeonite

Facts:

Gibeon was a city that was located about 13 kilometers northwest of Jerusalem. The people living in Gibeon were the Gibeonites.

(See also: Gilgal, Jericho, Jerusalem)

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Gibeon, Gibeonite, Gibeonites


Gideon

Facts:

Gideon was an Israelite man whom God raised up to deliver the Israelites from their enemies.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Baal, Asherah, deliver, Midian, Yahweh)

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Gideon, Gideon's


Gilead

Gileadite

Facts:

Gilead was the name of a mountainous region east of the Jordan river where the Israelite tribes of Gad, Reuben, and Manasseh lived.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Gad, Jephthah, Manasseh, Reuben, twelve tribes of Israel)

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Gilead, Gileadite, Gileadites


Gilgal

Facts:

Gilgal was a town north of Jericho and was the first place that the Israelites camped after crossing the Jordan River to enter Canaan.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Elijah, , Elisha, Jericho, Jordan River)

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Gilgal


Girgashites

Facts:

The Girgashites were a people group living near the Sea of Galilee in the land of Canaan.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Canaan , Ham, Noah)

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Girgashites


Golgotha

Facts:

"Golgotha" was the name of the place where Jesus was crucified. Its name comes from an Aramaic word that means "Skull" or "Place of the Skull."

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Aram, Mount of Olives)

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Golgotha


Goliath

Facts:

Goliath was a very tall and very large soldier in the army of the Philistines who was killed by David.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: David, Philistines)

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Goliath, Goliath's


Gomorrah

Facts:

Gomorrah was a city located in a fertile valley near Sodom, where Abraham's nephew Lot chose to live.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Abraham , Babylon, Lot, Salt Sea, Sodom)

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Gomorrah


Goshen

Facts:

Goshen was the name of a fertile region of land located along the Nile River in the northern part of Egypt.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Egypt, famine, Moses, Nile River)

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Goshen


Greece

Facts:

During New Testament times, Greece was a province in the Roman Empire.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Corinth, Gentile, Greek, Hebrew, Philippi, Thessalonica)

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Greece


Greek

Grecian

Facts:

The term "Greek" refers to the language spoken in the country of Greece. It is also a person from the country of Greece. Greek was also spoken throughout the Roman Empire. The term "Grecian" means "Greek-speaking."

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Aram, Gentile, Greece, Hebrew, Rome)

Bible References:

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Greek, Greeks, Grecian


Habakkuk

Facts:

Habakkuk was an Old Testament prophet who lived around the time that King Jehoiakim was reigning over Judah. The prophet Jeremiah was also alive during some of this time.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Babylon, Jehoiakim, Jeremiah)

Bible References:

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Habakkuk, Habakkuk's


Hagar

Facts:

Hagar was an Egyptian woman who was Sarai's personal slave.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Abraham, descendant, Ishmael, Sarah, servant)

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Hagar


Haggai

Facts:

Haggai was a prophet of Judah after the Jews returned home from being captives in Babylon.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Babylon, Judah, Nebuchadnezzar, Uzziah, Zechariah (OT))

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Haggai, Haggai's


Ham

Hamite

Facts:

Ham was the second of Noah's three sons.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: ark, Canaan, dishonor, Noah)

Bible References:

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Ham, Hamite, Hamites


Hamath

Hamath Zobah, Hamathite, Lebo Hamath

Facts:

Hamath was an important city in northern Syria, north of the land of Canaan. The Hamathites were descendants of Noah's son Canaan.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Babylon, Canaan, Nebuchadnezzar, Syria, Zedekiah)

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Hamath, Hamath Zobah, Hamathites, Lebo Hamath


Hamor

Facts:

Hamor was a Canaanite man living in the city of Shechem when Jacob and his family were living in nearby Sukkoth. He was a Hivite.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Canaan, Hivite, Jacob, Shechem, Sukkoth)

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Hamor, Hamor's


Hananiah

Facts:

Hananiah was the name of several different men in the Old Testament.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Azariah, Babylon, Daniel, false prophet, Jeremiah, Mishael)

Bible References:

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Hananiah, Hananiah's


Hannah

Facts:

Hannah was the mother of the prophet Samuel. She was one of two wives of Elkanah.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: conceive, Samuel)

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Hannah, Hannah's


Haran

Facts:

Haran was a younger brother of Abram and the father of Lot.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Abraham, Caleb, Canaan, Levite, Lot, Terah, Ur)

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Haran


Hebron

Hebronite

Facts:

Hebron was a city located in the high, rocky hills about 20 miles south of Jerusalem.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Absalom)

Bible References:

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Hebron, Hebronites, Hebronites', Hebronite's, Hebron's


Herod Antipas

Facts:

During most of Jesus' lifetime, Herod Antipas was the ruler of the part of the Roman Empire that included Galilee province.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: crucify, Herod the Great, John (the Baptist), king, Rome)

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Herod, Herod Antipas


Herodias

Facts:

Herodias was the wife of Herod Antipas in Judea during the time of John the Baptist.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Herod Antipas, John (the Baptist))

Bible References:

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Forms Found in the English ULB:

Herodias, Herodias'


Herod the Great

Facts:

Herod the Great was ruling over Judea at the time Jesus was born. He was the first of several Edomite rulers named Herod who ruled over parts of the Roman Empire.

(See https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Herod Antipas, Judea, king, temple)

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Herod, Herod the Great, Herod's


Hezekiah

Facts:

Hezekiah was the 13th king over the kingdom of Judah. He was a king who trusted and obeyed God.

(See also: Ahaz, Assyria, false god, Judah, Sennacherib)

Bible References:

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Forms Found in the English ULB:

Hezekiah, Hezekiah's


Hilkiah

Facts:

Hilkiah was the high priest during the reign of King Josiah.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Eliakim, Hezekiah, high priest, Josiah, Judah, law, worship, Yahweh)

Bible References:

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Hilkiah, Hilkiah's


Hittite

Facts:

The Hittites were descendants of Ham through his son Canaan. They became a large empire located in what is now Turkey and northern Palestine.

(See also: descendant, Esau, foreigner, Ham, mighty, Solomon, Uriah)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Hittite, Hittites


Hivite

Facts:

The Hivites were one of seven major people groups living in the land of Canaan.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Canaan, Hamor, Noah, Shechem)

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Hivite, Hivites


Horeb

Facts:

Mount Horeb is another name for Mount Sinai, where God gave Moses the stone tablets with the ten commandments.

(See also: covenant, Israel, Moses, Sinai, Ten Commandments)

Bible References:

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Horeb


Hosea

Facts:

Hosea was a prophet of Israel who lived and prophesied about 750 years before the time of Christ.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Ahaz, Hezekiah, Hoshea, Jeroboam, Jotham, Uzziah, Zechariah (OT))

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Hosea, Hosea's


Hoshea

Facts:

Hoshea was the name of a king of Israel and several other men in the Old Testament.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Ahaz, Canaan, Ephraim, Hezekiah, Joshua, Moses)

Bible References:

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Hoshea, Hoshea's


house of David

Facts:

The expression "house of David" refers to the family or descendants of King David.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: David, descendant, house, Jesus, king)

Bible References:

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Forms Found in the English ULB:

house of David


Iconium

Facts:

Iconium was a city in the south central part of what is now the country of Turkey.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Barnabas, Lystra, stone)

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Iconium


Isaac

Facts:

Isaac was the only son of Abraham and Sarah. God had promised to give them a son even though they were very old.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Abraham, descendant, eternity, fulfill, Jacob, Sarah, twelve tribes of Israel)

Bible References:

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Forms Found in the English ULB:

Isaac, Isaac's


Isaiah

Facts:

Isaiah was a prophet of God who prophesied during the reigns of four kings of Judah: Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Ahaz, Assyria, Christ, Hezekiah, Jotham, Judah, prophet, Uzziah)

Bible References:

Examples from the Bible stories:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Isaiah, Isaiah's


Ishmael

Related Words:

Ishmaelite

Facts:

Ishmael was the son of Abraham and the Egyptian slave Hagar. There were several other men in the Old Testament named Ishmael.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Abraham, Babylon, covenant, desert, Egypt, Hagar, Isaac, Nebuchadnezzar, Paran, Sarah)

Bible References:

Examples from the Bible stories:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Ishmael, Ishmaelite, Ishmaelites, Ishmael's


Issachar

Facts:

Issachar was the fifth son of Jacob. His mother was Leah.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Gad, Manasseh, Naphtali, twelve tribes of Israel, Zebulun)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Issachar, Issachar's


Jacob

Facts:

Jacob was the younger twin son of Isaac and Rebekah.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Canaan, deceive, Esau, Isaac, Israel, Rebekah, twelve tribes of Israel)

Bible References:

Examples from the Bible stories:

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Jacob, Jacob's


James brother of Jesus

Facts:

James was a son of Mary and Joseph. He was one of Jesus' younger half-brothers.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: apostle, Christ, church, Judas the son of James, persecute)

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James


James son of Alphaeus

Facts:

James, the son of Alphaeus, was one of Jesus' twelve disciples. Jesus also called these men apostles.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: apostle, disciple, James (brother of Jesus), James (son of Zebedee), the twelve)

Bible References:

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James son of Alphaeus


James son of Zebedee

Facts:

James, a son of Zebedee, was one of Jesus' twelve apostles. He had a younger brother named John who was also one of Jesus' apostles.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: apostle, Elijah, James (brother of Jesus), James (son of Alphaeus), Moses)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

James son of Zebedee, James


Japheth

Facts:

Japheth was one of Noah's three sons.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: ark, flood, Ham, Noah, Shem)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Japheth, Japheth's


Jebus

Jebusite

Facts:

The Jebusites were a people group living in the land of Canaan. They were descended from Ham's son Canaan.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Canaan, Ham, Jerusalem, Melchizedek)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Jebus, Jebusite, Jebusites


Jehoiachin

Facts:

Jehoiachin was a king who ruled over the kingdom of Judah.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Babylon, Jehoiakim, Judah, Manasseh)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Jehoiachin, Jehoiachin's


Jehoiada

Facts:

Jehoiada was a priest who helped hide and protect King Ahaziah's son Joash until he was old enough to be declared king.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Ahaziah, Baal, Benaiah, Joash)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Jehoiada, Jehoiada's


Jehoiakim

Facts:

Jehoiakim was an evil king who reigned over the kingdom of Judah, beginning around 608 B.C. He was King Josiah's son. His name was originally Eliakim.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Babylon, Eliakim, Jeremiah, Judah, Nebuchadnezzar)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Jehoiakim, Jehoiakim's


Jehoram

Facts:

"Jehoram" was the name of two kings in the Old Testament. Both kings were also known as "Joram."

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Ahab, Jehoshaphat, Joram, Judah, kingdom of Israel, Obadiah)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Jehoram, Jehoram's


Jehoshaphat

Facts:

Jehoshaphat was the name of at least two men in the Old Testament.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: altar, David, false god, Israel, Judah, priest, Solomon)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Jehoshaphat, Jehoshaphat's


Jehu

Facts:

Jehu was the name of two men in the Old Testament.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Ahab, Ahaziah, Baal, Elisha, Jehoshaphat, Jehu, Jezebel, Joram, Judah, Samaria)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Jehu, Jehu's


Jephthah

Facts:

Jephthah was a warrior from Gilead who served as a judge over Israel.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Ammon, deliver, Ephraim, judge, vow)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Jephthah, Jephthah's


Jeremiah

Facts:

Jeremiah was a prophet of God in the kingdom of Judah. The Old Testament book of Jeremiah contains his prophecies.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Babylon, Judah, prophet, rebel, suffer, well)

Bible References:

Examples from the Bible stories:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Jeremiah, Jeremiah's


Jericho

Facts:

Jericho was a powerful city in the land of Canaan. It was located just west of the Jordan River and just north of the Salt Sea.

(See also: Canaan, Jordan River, Joshua, miracle, Salt Sea)

Bible References:

Examples from the Bible stories:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Jericho, Jericho's


Jeroboam

Facts:

Jeroboam son of Nebat was the first king of the northern kingdom of Israel around 900-910 BC. Another Jeroboam, son of King Jehoash, ruled over Israel about 120 years later.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: false god, kingdom of Israel, Judah, Solomon)

Bible References:

Examples from the Bible stories:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Jeroboam, Jeroboam's


Jerusalem

Facts:

Jerusalem was originally an ancient Canaanite city that later became the most important city in Israel. It is located about 34 kilometers west of the Salt Sea and just north of Bethlehem. It is still the capital city of Israel today.

(See also: Babylon, Christ, David, Jebusites, Jesus, Solomon, temple, Zion)

Bible References:

Examples from the Bible stories:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Jerusalem, Jerusalem's


Jesse

Facts:

Jesse was the father of King David and the grandson of Ruth and Boaz.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Bethlehem, Boaz, descendant, fruit, Jesus, king, prophet, Ruth, twelve tribes of Israel)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Jesse, Jesse's


Jethro

Facts:

The names "Jethro" and "Reuel" both refer to the father of Moses' wife, Zipporah. There were also two other men named "Reuel" in the Old Testament.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: captive, clan, desert, Egypt, Esau, miracle, Moses, desert)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Jethro, Reuel


Jezebel

Facts:

Jezebel was the wicked wife of King Ahab of Israel.

(Translation suggestions: https://read.bibletranslationtools.org/u/WA-Catalog/en_tm/jit.html#translate-names)

(See also: Ahab, Elijah, false god)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Jezebel, Jezebel's


Jezreel

Related Words:

Jezreelite

Facts:

Jezreel was an important Israelite city in the territory of the Issachar tribe, located southwest of the Salt Sea. A Jezreelite is a person from this city.

(See also: Ahab, Elijah, Issachar, Jezebel, palace, Salt Sea)

Bible References:

Word Data:

Forms Found in the English ULB:

Jezreel, Jezreelite


Joab

Facts:

Joab was an important military leader for King David throughout David's entire reign.

(See also: Absalom, David)

Bible References:

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Joab, Joab's


Joash

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Joash was the name of several men in the Old Testament.

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(See also: Ahaziah, altar, Benjamin, false god, Gideon, high places, false god)

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Joash, Joash's


Job

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Job was a man who is described in the Bible as blameless and righteous before God. He is best known for persevering in his faith in God through times of terrible suffering.

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(See also: Abraham, Esau, flood, JacobNoah, people group)

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Job, Job's


Joel

Facts:

Joel was a prophet who probably lived during the reign of King Joash of Judah. There were also several other men in the Old Testament named Joel.

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(See also: Joash, Judah, Pentecost)

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Joel, Joel's


John Mark

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John Mark, also known as "Mark," was one of the men who traveled with Paul on his missionary journeys. He is most likely the author of the Gospel of Mark.

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(See also: Barnabas, Paul)

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John Mark, John ... Mark, Mark


John the apostle

Facts:

John was one of Jesus' twelve apostles and one of Jesus' closest friends.

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(See also: apostle, reveal, James (son of Zebedee), John (the Baptist), Zebedee)

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John


John the Baptist

Facts:

John was the son of Zechariah and Elizabeth. Since "John" was a common name, he is often called "John the Baptist" to distinguish him from the other people named John, such as the Apostle John.

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(See also: baptize, Zechariah (NT))

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John the Baptist, Baptist, John the Baptist, John's


Jonah

Facts:

Jonah was a Hebrew prophet in the Old Testament.

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(See also: disobey, Nineveh, turn)

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Jonah, Jonah's


Jonathan

Facts:

Jonathan was the name of at least ten men in the Old Testament. The name means "Yahweh has given."

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(See also: Abiathar, David, Moses, Jeremiah, priest, Saul (OT), scribe)

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Jonathan, Jonathan's


Joppa

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In Bible times, the city of Joppa was an important commercial seaport located on the Mediterranean Sea, south of the Plain of Sharon.

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(See also: the sea, Jerusalem, Sharon, Tarshish)

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Joppa


Joram

Facts:

Joram son of Ahab was a king of Israel. He was also sometimes referred to as "Jehoram."

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(See also: Ahab, David, Elijah, Hamath, Jehoram, kingdom of Israel, Judah, Obadiah, prophet)

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Joram, Joram's


Jordan River

Facts:

The Jordan River is a river that flows from north to south, and forms the eastern boundary of the land that was called Canaan.

(See also: Canaan, Salt Sea, Sea of Galilee)

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Jordan River, Jordan


Joseph (New Testament)

Facts:

In the New Testament, one of the men named Joseph was Mary's husband. This Joseph was the husband of Jesus' mother Mary. Joseph raised Jesus as if Jesus were his son. Joseph was a righteous man who worked as a carpenter.

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(See also: Christ, Galilee, Jesus, Nazareth, Son of God, virgin)

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Joseph


Joseph (Old Testament)

Facts:

In the Old Testament, Joseph was the eleventh son of Jacob and the first son of his mother Rachel.

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(See also: Egypt, Jacob)

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Joseph, Joseph's


Joshua

Facts:

There were several Israelite men named Joshua in the Bible. The most well-known is Joshua son of Nun who was Moses' helper and who later became an important leader of God's people.