An exhaustive, ready reference of every person named in the Bible 40 major figures covered in full-length articles Contributions from 24 world-class evangelical scholars Biblical references, brief description and relationship to other Bible Characters. Uncover the 'Value of every man and woman in the Bible'. From Aaron to Zurishadai, the New International Encyclopedia of Bible Characters is an exhaustive, ready reference of every person named in the Bible. Discover the parts men and women from the obscure to the famous to the infamous have played in the unfolding story of Scripture. Entries range from one-line biblical references for minor characters to full-length articles that address the theological significance of over forty major figures. With entries based on the New International Version, this volume will help pastors, teachers, students, and church workers identify and understand the importance of every person in the Bible. The 'New International Encyclopedia of Bible Characters' features contributions from top biblical scholars of the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia. In addition to the alphabetic name-entries, twenty supporting articles shed light on topics of particular interest and relevance, such as - Kings of Judah and Israel - Women in the Bible; Children in the Bible; The Apostles; Pharisees - The Elderly in the Bible; Angels in the Bible; Jewish Genealogies.