Ancient Israel: Its Life and Institutions

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INDEX TO PROPER NAMES
Aaron, installed as priest, 398- 400, 346; anointed, 105; breast-plate of, 158; mourning of, 186; and Levites, 358, 360, 365
Aaronites (=sons of Aaron), meaning of term, 394-397; connection with priesthood, 388-389, 360; alone burn incense, 114, 356; and Levites, 365, 393; and Golden Calf, 334; revenues of, 405
Abda, 128, 129, 142
Abed-Nego, 46
Abel, 14, 42
Abel Beth Maakah, 233, 237
Abiathar: see Ebyathar
Abiezer, 137
Abigail, 72, 84
Abihu, 397, 510
Abijah: see Abiyyah
Abijam: see Abiyyam
Abimelek (1) of Gerar, 9
Abimelek (2), son of Gideon, attached to his mother's clan, 5, 28, 92; found a non- Israelite monarchy, 93, 218; proclaimed king, 279, 290; anointed, 104; armour- bearer, 122; mercenaries, 218; appoints town governor, 138; dies at Tebes, 235,237
Abinadab, 359, 361
Abiram, 442
Abishag, 116
Abishai, 220
Abiyyah, 101, 115, 253
Abiyyam, 118
Abner, 11, 59, 60, 94, 95, 116, 161, 218
Abraham, wives, 24, 86; Lot, 7, 9; an alien, 74, among the 'people of the land', 7, 71; his riches, 72; slave, 85; Melchisedech, 310, 374; change of name, 45-46; posterity, 41; circumcision, 46, 48; at Shechem, 163, 289-290; at Bethel, 291, 335; at Mambre, 10, 279, 292, 450; at Beersheba, 293; at Gerar, 9, 19; Isaac, 10, 28, 29, 427, 442- 443; Sarah's tomb, 58, 168, 207, 292; heirs, 53, cf. 85
Absalom and Amnon, 119; banished, 12; own home, 23; usurpation, 103, 152; appropriates harem, 115, 116; royal escort, 123, 221, 222; acclaimed, 106, 123; tomb, 58, 287
Achab, wife, 31, 117; harem, 117; sons, 119; officials, 121, 123, 129, 137; Naboth, 124- 125, 166; treaty with Damascus, 78, 254; armour, 246; fortifications, 231-232; consults prophets, 263, 353; wars, 228, 248, 263; tactics, 221, 252; Qargar, 222-223, 224, 250; human sacrifice, 442; Carmel, 469
Achan or Achar: see Akan
Achaz, no 'Great Lady', 118; 'dial', 183; wars, 248-249; and worship, 102, 113, 114, 355, 377; new altar, 410-411; human sacrifice, 446
Adad, 110
Adad-guppi', 118
Adad-shum-usur, 110
Adar (month), 186, 189, 474, 511, 514, 515, 517
Addaru (month), 179
Adonias, 53, 100, 101, 102, 106, 116, 123, 161, 221, 222, 373
Adoni-bezek: see Adoni-Sedeq
Adonijah: see Adonias
Adoniram, 128
Adonis, 500
Adoniyahu, 128
Adoram, 128-129, 142, 318
Adorayim, 230
Adramelek, 446
Adullam, 230
'Adwan, 5
Afqa, 277
Agag, 303
Agar: see Hagar
Aggaeus, calendar, 183, 191; Temple, 324, 396; cleanliness, 354
Agrippa II, 394
Ahab: see Achab
Ahasuerus: see Xerxes
Ahaz: see Achaz
Ahaziah: see Ochozias
Ahijah: see Ahiyyah
Ahimaas, 375
Ahimelek, 127, 128, 359, 372, 373, 377
Ahio: see Ahyo
Ahiqar, 60
Ahiram, 59
Ahishar, 128, 129
Ahitophel, 121
Ahitub, 127, 372, 373, 375
Ahiyyah= Ahishar, 128
Ahiyyah, prophet, 325, 334
Ahyo, 340
Ai, 217, 236, 241, 283, 287, 291, 407
Aiiah, 44
Akan, 151, 158, 260, 287
Akitu, 504
Alalakh, 88, 124, 126, 151, 317
Alasia ( Cyprus), 115
Alexander Balas, 398, 402, 404
Alexander the Great, 342
Alexander Jannaeus, 402, 498
Alexandra, 45
Amalekites, 4, 9, 92, 215, 216, 256, 260, 261, 413
Aman, 49, 515-517
Amarna, Tell el-, 88, 91, 104, 112, 115, 116, 123, 131, 185, 316
Amasa, 161
Amasias, 97, 108, 121, 222, 228, 248, 250, 256, 322, 377
Amenophis III, 26, 116
Ammonites, 'sons-of', 5; circumcised?, 47, 48; their priests, 345; burnt sacrifices, 440; their God, 446; national state, 91, 94; Saul's war, 215, 236; David's conquest, 96, 141, 221, 247, 252; their revolt, 248; Solomon marries, 31; vassals of Ozias139; citizens after Exile, 72
Amnon, 12, 19, 23, 101, 119
Amon, 29, 71, 137
Amos, 97, 193, 294, 335, 382, 428; see also Index of Biblical References
Amrit, 275
Amurru, 116, 118
Anak(ims): see Anaq
Anammelek, 446
Ananias, 46
Anaq, 219
Anath, 279, 350
Anathoth, 207, 373, 376, 389
Anna, 25,465,496
Antigonus, 401, 402
Antioch, 194, 343
Antiochus III, 325, 394, 403
Antiochus IV, Epiphanes, forbids circumcision, 48; persecution and desecration of Temple, 322, 325, 342, 401, 404, 413,469, 510-511, 513- 514; introduced crucifixion, 159; killed 40,000, 67; slave- trade, 67, 81; chain-mail, 246
Antiochus V, 401
Antiochus VII, Sidetes, 208, 342, 402
Apheq, 254, 259, 298, 304
Apollo, 258
Apollonius, 225
Aqra', Jebel el-, 279
Arabah, 89
Arabs, Arabia: see General Index
Aram(aeans), national state, 91, 92; David marries, 31; kings, 104, 151; wars, 96, 137, 162, 221, 228, 236, 238, 247-249, 254, 263
Aram Naharaim, 19

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