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Song of Solomon 2v12

Glossary Terms


"All scripture us inspired by God and profitable for teachning ... and for training in righteousness, that the man of God may be complete, equipped for every good work." 2 Timothy 3:16-17

What Does it Mean And Where Do I Find It?
Have you ever wanted to know the meaning of a Christian word or phrase? We have collected a list of common Christian words with what they mean or represent.

This glossary will help you learn the meaning of some important words in the Bible. It will also tell ou where in the Bible to read about that subject or person.

Have you ever Wondered?
What the Bible has to say about cetain topcs like marriage, sin, heaven? Or have you wondered who Lazarus was, or what happened at Jericho?

This glossary of topics, places, names, etc. can help you find the answer.

It will also help you ... understand those people who talk at/to you about some sort of impersonal religion, using alot of big words, and not with you explaining about a personal faith. (ex. cartoon below - trying to break down "christianese")

"Unless you speak intelligible words with your tongue, how will anyone know what you are saying?" I Cor 14:9

Let what you say be simply ‘Yes’ or ‘No’; anything more than this comes from evil – Matt 5:37(RSV).

Information sourced from:
Christian Classics Ethereal Library Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
Encyclopedia Britannica, 1911 edition
OneLook Dictionary Search
Project Gutenberg
Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia
Wesley Center Online - Holiness Classics