Table of contents for The Baker encyclopedia of Bible people : a comprehensive who's who from Aaron to Zurishaddai / edited by Mark Water.

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		List of Abbreviations 7
		Introduction 9
	Part One: People in the Old Testament
		The First Humans 17
		Job and His Comforters 32
		The Patriarchs 40
		Egypt: Arrival, Living, and Exodus 74
		Israel's Judges 106
		Ruth and Her Circle 121
		Samuel and the First King 125
		King David and His Circle 138
		Judah's Kings 175
		Judah's Prophets 200
		Israel's Kings 220
		Israel's Prophets 238
		In Exile 250
		Return from Exile 261
	Part Two: People in the New Testament
		Jesus Christ and His Contemporaries 275
		The Twelve Apostles and Their Contemporaries 292
		Jesus' Enemies 313
		Jesus' Friends 319
		The Acts of the Apostles 330
		The Apostle John and His Circle 345
	The Apostle Paul and His Circle 347
		Paul's Friends and Converts 369
	Paul's Enemies 377
		Roman Rulers 381
	Part Three: All the People of the Bible
		Alphabetical List of Bible Names 387
	Index of Names in Parts 1 and 2 487

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Bible -- Biography -- Encyclopedias.