Author: Ron Graham

Glossary Simplybible

Glossary of Bible Words
—Definitions and word studies

Word list with brief description of linked word study. Each study includes Word family, Synonyms, Definitions, Greek references, Scripture chain, Comments, and Links to related lessons. Touch any word next to an arrow in the list below.

arrow Abba —with Hosanna, Maranatha, and Hallelujah.

arrow Alleluia —or Hallelujah, with related words.

arrow amen —the word at the end of a prayer.

arrow apocalypse —the Greek word for revelation.

arrow apostle —the twelve, Paul, and false apostles.

arrow appoint —or ordain to an office.

arrow atonement —or reconciliation through Christ.

arrow baptism —the original meaning and practice.

arrow belief —or faith in Christ for everyone.

arrow bishop —pastor, overseer, shepherd, elder.

arrow boldness —in word and work, death and judgment.

arrow calling —God calls us, and we call upon God.

arrow Calvary —Skull (Golgotha, Kranion, Calvarius).

arrow Christ — (or Messiah) the Anointed One.

arrow church — Christ's called out body of people.

arrow confession — (A) of Christ, (B) of sin.

arrow covenant —testament, will, law from God.

arrow deacon —diakonos, servant.

arrow elder —pastor, overseer, bishop, presbyter.

arrow evangelist —preacher of the gospel.

arrow faith —(or belief in Christ) for everyone.

arrow gift — charisma, ability from God.

arrow Golgotha —Skull (Kranion, Calvarius).

arrow grace —God's merciful kindness saves us.

arrow Hades —(or Sheol), world of the dead.

arrow Hallelujah —or Alleluia, with related words.

arrow holiness — sanctification, saints.

arrow Hosanna —with Abba, Maranatha, and Hallelujah.

arrow intercession —by Christ, Holy Spirit, believers.

arrow justification —Being made righteous by Christ.

arrow Maranatha —with Abba, Hosanna, and Hallelujah.

arrow Messiah —Christ the Anointed One.

arrow ordain —appointment to ministry.

arrow overseer —bishop, shepherd, elder, presbyter.

arrow parable —Definition and several examples.

arrow Paraclete — the Holy Spirit our Comforter.

arrow pastor —shepherd, overseer, bishop, presbyter.

arrow penitence —repentance, change of heart.

arrow predestination —God's purpose and plan.

arrow presbyter —overseer, shepherd, elder, bishop.

arrow priest —All believers are priests.

arrow prophet —Prophecy principles in the church

arrow rebirth —regeneration, born again.

arrow reconciliation —or atonement through Christ.

arrow redemption —liberation, freedom, forgiveness.

arrow regeneration —rebirth, born again.

arrow repentance —penitence, change of heart.

arrow resurrection —of Christ, and of believers.

arrow revelation —Christ's gospel and his advents.

arrow saint —holiness or sanctification.

arrow salvation — by grace from wrath through faith.

arrow sanctification —the holiness of saints.

arrow Sheol —(or Hades) world of the dead.

arrow testament —a will or covenant law from God.