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All People
Every person who has ever lived whether now living or dead.
Dictionaries
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
People
People [Heb. ʿam, leʾōm (e.g., Prov. 11:26; 14:28); Gk. laós, óchlos—‘crowd,’ ánthrōpos—‘man,’ dḗmos, génos—‘race,’ ‘descendants,’ plḗthos—‘multitude’ (Lk. 8:37; Acts 5:16; 14:4; 25:24)].
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
People, Peoples
people, peoples, terms used to translate a number of Hebrew and Greek terms referring to different kinds of social, ethnic, or cultural collectivities. Interest in the origins of the various peoples of the world is evident in genealogies (Gen. 5; 10) and in the Tower of Babel story about the development
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
People
PEOPLE. 1. Heb. le’ôm, occasionally sing., more frequently plur. le’ummîm, may mean: (i) a race or ethnic aggregate (Gn. 25:23, sing. and plur.); (ii) the sum total of the populace subject to a ruler, the same concept from a different viewpoint (Pr. 14:28, sing.); (iii) the totality or a large section
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
People, Peoples
People, Peoplespeople, peoples, terms used to translate a number of Hebrew and Greek terms referring to different kinds of social, ethnic, or cultural collectivities (the kjv does not use the plural ‘peoples’ except in Rev. 10:11 and 17:15, causing some confusion cleared up by the rsv, which uses both
Dictionary of Biblical Imagery
God and People in Comparison
God and People in ComparisonPsalm 8 is a classic statement of comparison between God and people. In verse 4 the psalmist’s question to God, “What are human beings?” (RSV) was generated by his contemplation of the three realities of the inanimate creation, humanness and the divine. The reason the psalmist
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
PEOPLE
PEOPLE<pe’-p’-l>: In English Versions of the Bible represents something over a dozen Hebrew and Greek words. Of these, in the Old Testament, [עַם, ̀am], is overwhelmingly the most common (about 2,000 times), with [לְאוֹם, le’om], and [גּוֹי, goy], next in order; but the various Hebrew words are used
A Dictionary of Christ and the Gospels: Aaron–Zion
People
PEOPLE.—This collective term, which occurs about 120 times in the Gospels, is used to denote sometimes in a lesser or more general way the people (λαός) among whom Christ lived and fulfilled His mission, but oftener the smaller or larger crowds of people (ὄχλος) who, from time to time, and in the
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
People
PEOPLE, pē′p’l: In EV represents something over a dozen Heb and Gr words. Of these, in the OT, עַם‎, ‛am, is overwhelmingly the most common (some 2,000 t), with לְאוֹם‎, le’ōm, and גּוֹי‎, gōy, next in order; but the various Heb words are used with very little or no difference in force (e.g. Prov 14:28;