Hebrew Glossary Then name Ashkenaz (Bereishit 10:3) has since the 10th century been identified with Germany. As the German and French Jews of the medieval period formed a uniform group in culture and religious customs, they were all referred to as Ashkenazim in contradistinction to the Sefardim or Spanish- Portuguese Jews. Ashkenazim are the people who use Nusach Ashkenaz, the prayer arrangement adopted by the medieval Franco-German Jews, including certain variations described as belonging to the Polish custom (Minhag Polin).
Country Life Nashville // Outpost Centers International In 1980 the Lord called together a small group of lay people who desired to start a ministry without going into debt. Andre and Heather Wilson led the team, and after a lot of hard work and sacrifice, they built up a thriving vegan restaurant, Country Life Nashville, which served lunch to more than 200 people every day. The team also offered health programs and cooking classes, and in 1983, Heather started offering midwifery services and was soon delivering approximately 50 babies a year. Early Church Fathers - Additional Works in English Translation u Early Church Fathers - Additional Texts Edited by Roger Pearse These English translations are all out of copyright, but were not included in the 38 volume collection of Ante-Nicene, Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers.
40 Best Web Resources for Bible Study One of the great things about technology is the access it gives you to a number of resources. Indeed, there are a great many web resources that can help you in your study of scripture. Ancient scripture has been brought into the 21st Century with the help of computers and the Internet, and you can access a number of resources, from online Bibles and various translations, to tools to improve your study, to lesson plans and ideas. You don’t have to be a Bible student, or planning for a career in the ministry, to benefit from the online Bible resources available. Anyone can find greater enjoyment and enlightenment from the holy scriptures when they look to using web resources. Whether you are looking for personal edification, or whether you are preparing a lesson for Sunday school, here are 40 of the best web resources for Bible study:
Internet Resources for the Study of Judaism and Christianity This page lists a number of sites on the Internet that are useful for the study of Judaism and Christianity. The list is necessarily partial, provisional, and even parochial. A casual glance will show how Penn-centered it is. It is amazing that this much relevant information already exists on the Internet. Some of this material is brilliant, and much of it is useful. One should realize, however, that most original research must still begin in a good library. Hebrew Alphabet The Hebrew and Yiddish languages use a different alphabet than English. The picture below illustrates the Hebrew alphabet, in Hebrew alphabetical order. Note that Hebrew is written from right to left, rather than left to right as in English, so Alef is the first letter of the Hebrew alphabet and Tav is the last.
New American Standard Bible The New American Standard Bible (NASB or NAS), completed in 1971, is widely regarded as one of the most literally translated of 20th-century English Bible translations. According to the NASB's preface, the translators had a "Fourfold Aim" in this work: These publications shall be true to the original Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek.
Topical Bible - Bible Verses by Topic This Bible is a mashup of the Yahoo! and ESV Bible web services. It searches the Internet for the topics that interest people, many of which you’d never find in a traditional topical Bible. Then it shows relevant verses. Vote for or suggest verses that you think are especially relevant for a topic. Help improve it.
NAMES OF GOD —Biblical Data: Like other Hebrew proper names, the name of God is more than a mere distinguishing title. It represents the Hebrew conception of the divine nature or character and of the relation of God to His people. 365 Messianic Prophecies 1. Genesis 3:15.....Seed of a woman (virgin birth).....Luke 1:35, Matthew 1:18-20 2. Genesis 3:15.....He will bruise Satan's head.....Hebrews 2:14, 1 John 3:8 3. King James Version The King James Version Bible (KJV) was authorized by King James I and is sometimes referred to as the “Authorized Version”. It was translated by the Church of England and was first published in 1611. The KJV New Testament was translated from the Textus Receptus. However, the majority of the book of Revelation seems to have been translated from the Latin Vulgate. The KJV Old Testament was translated from the Masoretic Hebrew text, and the Apocrypha was translated from the Greek Septuagint.
Bible Geocoding - Bible Maps in Google Earth and Google Maps The location of every identifiable place mentioned in the Bible. Complete Bible Google Earth (KMZ) Also available: KMZs arranged by book and by chapter.