Quotations from the Bible are among the best known in the English language. They are studied for their literary value as well as their religious significance. The ideal resource for students, Bible scholars, speechwriters, clergy, or language lovers, Biblical Quotations is an easily accessible compilation of important biblical quotations. More than 3,500 examples from all books of the Bible are included, in addition to important passages from the Apocrypha. Listed under 300 different themes, such as beauty, marriage, family, health, joy, and love, the quotes featured in the book are taken from the King James and other well-known Bible translations as well as the Book of Common Prayer. Coverage Includes: Sidebars throughout the text offering fascinating information on the origins of popular expressions derived from Scripture, including "good Samaritan," "doubting Thomas," "the eleventh hour," and "holier than thou"; Listings of parables, prayers, and miracles found in the Bible; Appendixes listing quotations that can be used for special occasions, including anniversaries, baptisms, birthdays, funerals, weddings, and select holidays; Three indexes listing featured quotations by theme, Biblical verse, and key word.
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Descrizione libro Facts on File, 2001. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 816046549