The Bible does not give the name of Noah's wife, but in Jewish tradition, her name is Naamah. In Greek tradition, her name is Doris.Know More
In the flood story of Genesis, she is referred to only as "Noah's wife." "Naamah" from Jewish tradition is the sister of Tubal-cain (descendant of Cain) and the daughter of Lamech and Zillah. Her name means "the pleasant one" or "the beautiful one" and is thought to reflect how Cainites (Gnostics who venerated Cain) chose wives based on looks instead of character.
In the Book of Jubilees, she is called Emzara, daughter of Rake'el (son of Methuselah).
The ancient Greeks called her Doris, and Noah was called Nereus.Learn more about The Bible
In the Bible, Salome was a woman who danced for the head of John the Baptist. Another Salome that garners less attention was supposedly the wife of Zebedee and was a follower of Jesus. She was there at his crucifixion and at his tomb before the resurrection.Full Answer >
Biblical numerology, which is the use of numbers in the Bible, can be researched online at the BibleStudy.org and CARM websites. Additional information on the study of numbers in the Bible is available in scholarly print articles, which are typically found at local libraries and universities.Full Answer >
In Chapter 5 of the Book of James in the King James Version, or KJV, of the Bible, the apostle James issues an ominous warning to the rich men whom he considers as oppressors of the innocent and slave drivers of the peasantry. James addresses the rich men and vows that they will soon be punished by the Lord Almighty.Full Answer >
"This, too, shall pass" does not appear in any translation of the Bible that is available in modern times. There are several possible origins of the phrase. Some attribute it to King Solomon, others believe it comes from a fable by Persian Sufi poets and still others think it stems from an old English poem by Deor.Full Answer >