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Title:
Who's who in the Bible : everyone you need to know from the Old and New Testaments / Jill Rubalcaba.
Title Variants:
National Geographic Kids.

Who's who in the Bible :

everyone you need to know from the Old and New Testaments

Who's who in the Bible
ISBN:
9781426330025

9781426330032
Publication Information:
Washington, DC : National Geographic, [2018]

©2018
Physical Description:
96 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 29 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Contents:
Foreword -- Map of the Biblical World -- INTRODUCTION TO THE OLD TESTAMENT -- Adam & Eve -- Cain & Abel -- Seth, Leah, Rachel, Benjamin -- Noah -- Abraham -- Sarah -- Isaac -- Jacob & Esau -- Joseph -- The Twelve Tribes of Israel -- Moses -- Moses' inner circle -- Joshua -- Barak, Delilah, Ruth, Jesse -- Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt -- Deborah -- Hannah -- Samuel, Saul, Goliath, Michal -- Joab, Bathsheba, Abiathar, Jeroboam -- Warriors and battles of the Old Testament -- David -- Solomon -- Omri, Ahab, Jezebel, Ahaziah -- Elijah -- Jehoram, Jehu, Naaman, Tiglath-Pileser III -- Micah -- Jonah -- The minor prophets -- Hoshea, Ahaz, Hezekiah, Sennacherib -- Josiah, Jeremiah, Jehoiakim, Zedekiah -- Isaiah -- Judith, Holofernes, Belshazzar, Daniel -- Cyrus, Sheshbazzar, Ezra, Nehemiah -- Acts of God in the Old Testament -- Ahasuerus, Artaxerxes I, Vashti, Memucan, Esther -- Haman, Mordecai, Hegai -- Alexander the Great, Mattathias, Judas Maccabeus, Simon Maccabeus -- Job --

INTRODUCTION TO THE NEW TESTAMENT -- Mary -- Angels -- Elizabeth, Joseph, Simeon, Anna -- Herod the Great -- Jesus -- House of David -- Herodias, Salome, Tiberius, Lazarus -- John the Baptist -- Miracles of Jesus -- Simon Peter -- The Twelve Apostles -- Pontius Pilate -- Judas Iscariot -- Jesus' parables -- Mary Magdalene -- Thomas -- People in Jesus' final hours -- Paul -- Glossary.
Abstract:
This valuable reference book features more than 100 notable people from the Old and New Testaments, offering kids a window into the biblical world and to the important men and women who shaped religious history.
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This valuable reference book features more than 100 notable people from the Old and New Testaments, offering kids a window into the biblical world and to the important men and women who shaped religious history.

From Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden to Paul's ministry to the ancient world, this beautiful book pairs need-to-know information about biblical personalities with timeless artwork. Each vibrant, colorful profile is accompanied by fast facts, including which books of the Bible the person appears in and what he or she is best known for. Feature spreads cover the history, archaeology, and geography associated with notable individuals. An alphabetical index covering more names not mentioned in profiles ensures that kids reading the Bible never have to ask, "Who's that?"


Author Notes

JILL RUBALCABA has written more than 12 books of nonfiction and fiction for children and young adults, including National Geographic's Ancient Egypt: Archaeology Unlocks the Secrets of Egypt's Past ; The Early Human World by Oxford Press and Every Bone Tells a Story by Charlesbridge. The biography I.M. Pei: Architect of Time, Place, and Purpose , published by Marshall Cavendish in 2011 was among Booklist 's Top 10 Books for Youth, Kirkus 's Best of 2011, and is a Junior Library Guild Selection.


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