A Dictionary of Quotations from the Bible
There is no work of literature that is more widely quoted than the Holy Bible. This major collection offers a comprehensive selection of biblical quotes in a compact, practical, accessible, and entertaining format. As the fundamental book of Western culture, the Bible offers wise and witty commentary on all aspects of life -- from health and happiness to the environment. Each quotation has a complete book, chapter, and verse citation, and is cross referenced by subject and indexed by key word. With more than 3,000 quotations on more than 400 alphabetized topics and annotations exploring the meaning, interpretation, and significance of many quotes, A Dictionary of Quotations From the Bible is an essential reference for Bible students, speakers, authors, and lovers of language.
This dictionary goes beyond the traditional categories and famous verses, offering quotes and passages that are more relevant than ever to modern life.