- Provides readers with a complete listing of people in the Bible with descriptions of their lives and accomplishments
- Tells intriguing accounts of 1,001 events in Christian history and their significance
- Includes a comprehensive timeline
Information on Every Person in the Bible Is Now at Your Fingertips!
This is your ultimate resource for learning about the people of the Bible. Perfect for when you’re
- Studying God’s Word
- Preparing a lesson for your small group
- Answering questions about people listed in the Bible
- All the people in the Bible arranged in alphabetical order for easy reference
- Quick Takes on prominent people in the Bible that give information on their strengths, weaknesses, and lessons from their lives
Information and background that answers questions such as:
- Where does Barnabas first appear in the Bible?
- Who is Ezekiel’s father?
- Who is Belteshazzar, and how did God use him?
Get quick information about any person in the Bible!
About the Editors
Walter A. Elwell was born April 29, 1937, in Miami, Florida. He earned a B.A. and M.A. from Wheaton College. Elwell then attended the University of Chicago and University of Tubingen before earning his Ph.D. from the University of Edinburgh. He’s been an instructor in Greek at North Park College in Chicago, Illinois, and a professor of Bible at Belhaven College in Jackson, Mississippi; and currently serves as professor of biblical studies and dean of the graduate school at his Alma Mater, Wheaton College. He’s also a consultant to both the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association and the Evangelical Book Club, and a member of the Society of Biblical Literature, Institute for Biblical Research, Evangelical Theological Society, Midwest Association of Graduate Deans, and Chicago Society of Biblical Research.
Elwell’s strong writing and editing skills have produced such significant reference works as Evangelical Dictionary of Theology, Encountering the New Testament, Readings from the First-Century World, Topical Analysis of the Bible, Evangelical Dictionary of Biblical Theology, The Concise Dictionary of the Christian Tradition, Evangelical Commentary on the Bible, and Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible.
Philip Wesley Comfort earned his doctoral degree from the University of South Africa. He has studied English literature, Greek, and New Testament at the Ohio State University and the University of South Africa. He has taught these classes at a number of colleges, including Wheaton College, Trinity Episcopal Seminary, Columbia International University, and Coastal Carolina University. He is currently senior editor of Bible reference at Tyndale and served as New Testament editor for the New Living Translation. He has contributed a number of books to the Tyndale collection, both as author and editor. Among these are The New Greek-English Interlinear New Testament, The Origin of the Bible, Essential Guide to Bible Versions, The Text of the Earliest New Testament Greek Manuscripts and Who's Who in Christian History.