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Smith's Bible Dictionary

Over 4,500 subjects and proper names are defined and analyzed with corresponding Scripture references. "Smith's Bible Dictionary" has been used by students of the Bible since its introduction in the 1860's. A trustworthy classic that is more than just a dictionary defining thousands of Biblical words.

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  [E] - Easton's Bible Dictionary
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  [S] - Smith's Bible Dictionary
  [T] - Torrey's New Topical Textbook

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A Aarat Aaron Aaronites Ab Ab. Abaddon. Abagtha Abana Abarim Abba. Abda. Abde-el Abdi Abdi-el Abdon Abednego Abel Abel, Abel, Stone of Abel-beth-maachah Abel-maim Abel-meholah Abel-mizraim Abel-shittim Abez Abi, Abia, Abiah, Abia, Course of, Abi-aibon Abiasaph Abiathar Abib Abida, Abidan Abi-el Abi-ezer Abigail Abihail Abihu Abihud Abijah Abijam. Abila. Abilene Abima-el Abimelech Abinadab. Abiner Abino-am, Abiram. Abishag, Abishai, Abishalom Abishua, Abishur Abital Abitub Abiud Ablution. Abner Abomination of Desolation, Abraham Abram Absalom Absaloms Pillar, Accad, Accaron. Accho Aceldama Achaia Achaicus Achan Achar Achaz Achbor Achim, Achish Achmetha. Achor, Valley of Achsa. Achsah Achshaph Achzib Acrabbim. Acts of the Apostles, Adadah Adah Adaiah Adalia Adam Adam, Adam. Adamah Adamant, Adami Adar Adar. Adasa Adbe-el Addan Addar Adder. Addi Addon Ader Adida, Adi-el Adin Adina Adino, Adithaim Adlai Admah Admatha Adna Adnah Adoni-bezek Adonijah Adonikam, Adoniram Adonizedek Adoption, Ador, Adoraim Adoram. Adoration. Adrammelech Adramyttium Adria Adri-el Adullam Adultery. Adummim Advocate AEgypt. AEneas AEnon AEra. AEthiopi-a Affinity. Agabus Agag Agagite. Agar. Agate, Age, Old. Agee, Agriculture. Agrippa Agur Ahab Aharah Aharhel Ahasa-i Ahasba-i Ahashverosh Ahasuerus Ahava Ahaz Ahaziah Ahban Aher Ahi Ahiah Ahiam, Ahian, Ahi-ezer Ahihud Ahijah. Ahikam Ahilud Ahima-az Ahiman Ahimelech Ahimoth Ahinadab Ahino-am Ahio Ahira Ahiram Ahisamach Ahishahar Ahishar, Ahithophel Ahitub Ahlab Ahlai Ahoah Ahohite. Aholah Aholi-ab Aholibamah Ahumai Ahuzam Ahuzzath Ai A-iah A-iath A-ija, Aijalon Aijeleth Shahar Ain Aj alon. AJah = A iah, Akan Akeldama. Akkub Akrabbim Alabaster, Alameth Alammelech Alamoth Alemeth Alexander III. Alexander. Alexandria, Alexandrians Algum Aliah. Alian. Allegory, Alleluia, Alliances. Allon Allon, Almodad Almon Almond Tree; Almond. Almon-diblathaim Alms. Almug Trees. Aloes, Lign Aloes Aloth Alpha Alphabet. Alphaeus Altar. Al-taschith Alush Alvah Alvan Amad Amadatha, Amal Amalek Amalekites, Amalekites, Mount of Amam Aman. Amana Amariah Amasa Amasai, Amashai Amasiah Amath. Amaziah Ambassador, Ambassage, Amber Amen, Amethyst Ami Amitta-i Ammah Ammi, Ammi-el Ammihud Amminadab Amminadib. Ammizabad Ammon Ammonitess, Ammon-no. Amninadab. Amnon Amok, Amon Amon, or Amen Amorite, the Amorites Amos Amos, Book of. Amoz Amphipolis Amplias Ampliatus Amram Amramites. Amraphel Amulets Amzi Anab Anah Anaharath Anaiah Anakim Anamim, Anammelech Anan Anani Ananiah Ananiah, Ananias Anath Anathema, Anathoth Anathoth, Anchor, Andrew Andronicus Anem Aner Aner, Anethothite, Angel of the Lord. Angels. Aniam Anim Anise. Anklet. Anna Annas Anointing, Ant Antichrist. Antioch Antiochus Antipas Antipas. Antipatris, Antonia Antothijah Antothite, Anub Apelles Apes Apharsathchites, Apharsites, Apharsacites, Aphek Aphekah Aphiah Aphik Aphrah Aphses Apocalypse. Apocrypha Apollonia Apollos Apollyon Apostle Appaim Appeal. Apphia Appii Forum Appius, Market of. Apple Tree, Apple Aquila Ar Ara Arab Arabah Arabia Arabians Arad Arad Arah Aram Aramitess Aram-nahataim Aram-zobah Aran Araunah Arba Arbah. Arbathite, Arbite, Arch of Titus. Archelaus Archery. Archevites Archi. Archippus Archite, The Architecture. Arcturus Ard Ardites Ardon Areli Areopagite Areopagus. Aretas, or Aretas Argob Argob, Arida-i Aridatha Arieh Ariel Arimathea Arioch Arisa-i Aristarchus Aristobulus Ark of Moses. Ark of the Covenant. Ark, Noahs. Arkite, The, Armageddon Armenia Armlet, Armoni, Arms, Armor. Army. Arnan. Arni. Arnon Arod Arodi. Arodites. Aroer Aroerite Arpad Arphaxad Arrows. Artaxerxes Artemas Aruboth Arumah Arvad Arvadite. Arza, Asa Asahel Asahiah Asaiah Asaph Asaph, Sons of. Asare-el Asarelah Ascalon. Asenath Aser. Ash Ashan Ashbea Ashbel Ashchenaz. Ashdod, Ashdodites, Ashdoth-pisgah, Asher, Asher, Asherah Asherites, Ashes. Ashima, Ashkelon, Askelon Ashkenaz Ashnah Ashpenaz Ashriel Ashtaroth, Ashterathite, Ashteroth Karnaim Ashtoreth Ashur Ashurim Ashurites, The Ashvath Asia Asiarchae Asiel Asnah Asnapper Asp Aspalathus Aspatha, Asphar, Asriel, Ass. Asshur, Assir Assos, Assur. Assyria, Asshur, Astaroth. Astarte. Asuppim, Asyncritus Atad Atarah Ataroth Ater Athach Athaiah Athaliah Athenians, Athens Athla-i Atonement, The day of. Atroth Atta-i Attalia Augustus Augustus Band. Ava Aven Avim Avith Awl, Azal, Azaliah Azaniah Azara-el, Azare-el, Azariah Azaz Azaziah Azbuk Azekah Azel Azem, Azgad Aziel Aziza Azmaveth Azmaveth, Azmon Aznoth-tabor Azor Azotus. Azriel Azrikam Azubah Azur, Azzah Azzan Azzur