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BIBLE BACKGROUNDS

Need to look up something to understand your Bible better? We have assembled a wide range of reference books about Bible Backgrounds, Languages, and Word studies for you to choose from. We even have colorfully illustrated, easy to understand Handbooks to the Bible that quickly put you in touch with who, why, when and where Bible books were written. Try one. You'll like it! 

 

Biblical Archaeology (Softcover)

Biblical Archaeology by John H. Sailhamer, Softcover

Simple - Accurate - Informative

  • By John H. Sailhamer
  • ISBN: 0310203937 | EAN: 9780310203933
  • Softcover
  • $6.99
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Covering the basics of the faith and Bible knowledge in an easy-to-use format, this series helps new Christians and seasoned believers find answers to their questions about Christianity and the Bible. Information is presented in units of one or two pages, so that each section can be read in a few minutes. This makes important knowledge affordable, accessible, and easy to understand for busy people who don't have a lot of time to read or study.

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InterVarsity Press Bible Background Commentary, 2 vols. (Hardcover)

InterVarsity Press Bible Background Commentary, 2 vols., Hardcover

Actual - Factual - Convenient

  • By Craig S. Keener
  • ISBN: 0830814191 | EAN: 9780830814190 /Old Test.
  • ISBN: 0830814051 | EAN: 9780830814053 /New Test.
  • Hardcovers, 800 pages each vol.
  • $70.00 (Both Volumes)
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You wouldn't expect Abraham to fathom Watergate, or Paul to understand fax machines. Similarly, contemporary Bible readers often stumble over obscure and obsolete references from ancient times. With this valuable resource, you'll grasp biblical authors' original concerns. Old and New Testament volumes provide historical, social, and cultural contexts in a handy verse-by-verse format.

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InterVarsity Press Bible Background Commentary, New Test. (Hardcover)

InterVarsity Press Bible Background Commentary, New Test., Hardcover

Actual - Factual - Convenient

  • By Craig S. Keener
  • ISBN: 0830814051 | EAN: 9780830814053
  • Hardcover, 800 pages, New Testament
  • $35.00
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You wouldn't expect Abraham to fathom Watergate, or Paul to understand fax machines. Similarly, contemporary Bible readers often stumble over obscure and obsolete references from ancient times. With this valuable resource, you'll grasp biblical authors' original concerns. This New Testament volume provides historical, social, and cultural contexts in a handy verse-by-verse format.

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InterVarsity Press Bible Background Commentary, Old Test. (Hardcover)

InterVarsity Press Bible Background Commentary, Old Test., Hardcover

Actual - Factual - Convenient

  • By John H. Walton, Victor H. Matthews, Mark W. Chavalas
  • ISBN: 0830814191 | EAN: 9780830814190
  • Hardcover, 800 pages, Old Testament
  • $35.00
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You wouldn't expect Abraham to fathom Watergate, or Paul to understand fax machines. Similarly, contemporary Bible readers often stumble over obscure and obsolete references from ancient times. With this valuable resource, you'll grasp biblical authors' original concerns. This Old Testament volume provides historical, social, and cultural contexts in a handy verse-by-verse format.

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Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary Old Testament, 5 Vols. (Hardcovers)

Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary Old Testament, 5 Vols., Hardcover

Comprehensive - Packed - Stunning

  • By John H. Walton
  • ISBN: 0310255724 | EAN: 9780310255727
  • Hardcovers, 5 Vols., Old Testament
  • $179.95
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This behind-the-scenes perspective will open your eyes to the historical and cultural background of these cherished writings. Filled with photographs, maps, drawings, and charts, it offers passage-by-passage commentary; explanations of archaeological findings, historical observations, geographical insights, and customs; and an analysis of ancient Near Eastern literature.

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Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary New Testament, 4 Vols. (Hardcovers)

Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary New Testament, 4 Vols., Hardcover

Comprehensive - Packed - Stunning

  • By Clinton E. Arnold
  • ISBN: 0310255724 | EAN: 9780310255727
  • Hardcovers, 4 Vols., New Testament
  • $159.99
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Evangelical scholars offer background information from relevant papyrii, inscrip- tions, archaeological discoveries, and the study of Judaism, Roman culture, Hellenism, and other features of the New Testament world, supplemented by stunning photographs, maps, and diagrams, which combine to offer one of the most visually appealing commentaries on the market.

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Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary Old & New Testament, 9 Vols. (Hardcovers)

Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary OT, NT, 9 Vols., Hardcover by By John H. Walton and Clinton E. Arnold

Comprehensive - Packed - Stunning

  • By John H. Walton and Clinton E. Arnold
  • ISBN: See above | EAN: See above
  • 5 Hardcovers, 4 Softcovers, 9 Vols., Old and New Testaments
  • $339.94
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Open your eyes to the historical and cultural background of the Old and New Testaments. Offering an accessible behind-the-scenes perspective, these volumes are filled with photo-graphs, maps, and charts; passage-by-passage commentary; explanations of archaeological findings, historical observations, geographical insights, and customs; and more.

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