The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Jewish, Jews'
JEWISH, JEWS’. Belonging to a Jew (Heb. yhûdɩ̂th, adverb meaning “in Jewish,” “in the language of Judah”). Used of the language of the Jews or people of Judah dwelling at Jerusalem when Hezekiah’s representatives pleaded with the Assyrians not to talk to his people in their own tongue (2 Kgs 18:26,
Dictionary of New Testament Background
Biblical Interpretation, Jewish
BIBLICAL INTERPRETATION, JEWISHInteraction with the OT was a regular and pervasive component of the NT writers’ attempts to explicate the gospel to the first-century audience. By a conservative count, there are roughly 300 NT passages that explicitly cite a specific OT passage and roughly 250 separate
Burial Practices, Jewish
BURIAL PRACTICES, JEWISHRituals and beliefs of Jewish people during the first century a.d. regarding death and the dead included ceremonies for disposal of the human corpse, burial techniques, rites of mourning and theological beliefs about the dead and the afterlife. In the NT period, Jewish burial
Coinage: Jewish
COINAGE: JEWISHAncient coins produced by or for Jews have been studied since the Renaissance for insights into political, economic and religious history. Coins were introduced into biblical lands through trade with neighboring nations perhaps as early as the sixth century b.c. Coins were rare in Israel
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Jewish, of or belonging to Jews; an epithet applied to their rabbinical legends. Titus 1:14.
A Dictionary of Early Christian Beliefs: A Reference Guide to More than 700 Topics Discussed by the Early Church Fathers
Passover, Jewish
PASSOVER, JEWISHThe Passover of the Jews consists of a sheep that is sacrificed, each taking a sheep according to his father’s house. And the Passover is accompanied by the slaughter of thousands of rams and goats, in proportion to the number of the households of the people. But our Passover is sacrificed