Godly character produces godly conduct. Conduct flows from character, character flows from belief, and belief flows from reading that builds belief. —V. Gilbert Beers

The Victor Handbook of Bible Knowledge—Old Testament
The Victor Handbook of Bible Knowledge—Old Testament
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The Victor Bible Handbook—Old Testament is now available in print or for immediate download!

The print version is 320 pages, printed black and white and includes everything in the digital edition.

When you download the digital edition you receive two versions, EPUB and PDF—both with Contents and Index completely hyperlinked.

The Victor Bible Handbook of Bible Knowledge is a unique and valuable tool for

  • Personal Bible Study
  • Family Devotions
  • Teaching
  • Christian School Instruction
  • Sermon Preparation
  • Library Research

Unlike most Bible handbooks that are organized by books of the Bible The Victor Bible Handbook is organized by Bible events and narratives. It includes over 300 pages and over 140 important biblical events. 

Features include:

  • Over 500 photographs and drawings plus scores of maps, charts and diagrams
  • Over 200 photographs taken in Bible lands expressly for this important reference work
  • Over 50 archaeological photographs from museums
  • Chronologically arranged
  • Easy-to-read style makes the book valuable for families—simple enough for younger children to understand
  • An extensive index that is hyperlinked for easy use

What others say:

 "Parents sill find it exceedingly valuable i their ministry to their children."
 Warren S. Benson,
Trinity Evangelical Divinity School

". . . a most informative book so beautifully illustrated . . . a 'must' book for every Christian home.
Ruth Graham,
Author

". . . a book that children themselves will find valuable in research . . . an indispensable tool in teaching the Word of God."
Paul A. Kienel,
The Association of Christian Schools International

About the Author:

V. Gilbert Beers, who has earned doctorates in both philosophy and theology, has visited Bible lands ten times, including a research trip to gather information and take photographs especially for this reference work.

Dr. Beers is the former editor of Christianity Today and has written over 200 books. His books have appeared more than 100 times on bestseller lists and have sold more than 13 million volumes. His books have been published in 46 languages. 

Gil’s passion in writing is to make Bible simple and delightful for all ages.

Contents

OLD TESTAMENT

  • Creation Genesis 1—2
  • The Fall Genesis 3
  • Cain and Abel Genesis 4
  • Noah Builds the Ark Genesis 6
  • The Great Flood of Noah’s Time Genesis 7—8
  • The Tower of Babel Genesis 11:1-9
  • Abraham Moves from Ur to Canaan Genesis 11:27—12:9
  • Abraham and Sarah Go to Egypt Genesis 12:10-20
  • Abraham and Lot Part Genesis 13:1-13
  • Lot Is Captured Genesis 14
  • God’s Covenant with Abraham Genesis 17
  • Abraham Entertains Angels Genesis 18
  • The Destruction of Sodom Genesis 19
  • Isaac Is Born Genesis 21:1-7
  • Hagar and Ishmael Are Sent Away Genesis 21:8-21
  • Abraham Offers Isaac Genesis 22
  • Abraham Buries Sarah Genesis 23
  • A Bride for Isaac Genesis 24
  • Jacob and Esau Are Born Genesis 25:19-28
  • Esau Sells His Birthright Genesis 25:29-34
  • Isaac Refuses to Fight for Wells Genesis 26:17-33
  • Jacob Deceives Isaac Genesis 27:1-40
  • Jacob’s Ladder Genesis 27:41—28:22
  • Jacob Meets Rachel Genesis 29:1-14
  • Jacob Marries Leah and Rachel Genesis 29:14-30
  • Jacob’s Family Genesis 29:31—30:24
  • Jacob and Laban Part Genesis 30:25—31:55
  • Jacob and Esau Meet Genesis 32:1—33:17
  • Rachel Dies When Benjamin Is Born Genesis 35:1-20
  • Joseph’s Cloak Genesis 37:1-11
  • Joseph Is Sold as a Slave Genesis 37:12-36
  • Joseph in Potiphar’s House Genesis 39
  • Baker and Cupbearer Genesis 40
  • Joseph Becomes Governor Genesis 41:1-45
  • Joseph Rules as Governor Genesis 41:46-57
  • Joseph’s Brothers Buy Grain Genesis 42—44
  • Joseph Reveals Himself to His Brothers Genesis 45:1-15
  • Joseph’s Family Moves to Egypt Genesis 45:16—47:31
  • Jacob Dies and Is Buried Genesis 48-50
  • Hebrews Become Slaves Exodus 1
  • Moses Is Born Exodus 2:1-10
  • Moses Kills an Egyptian and Flees to Midian Exodus 2:11-20
  • Moses Marries Zipporah Exodus 2:21-25
  • The Burning Bush Exodus 3:1—4:17
  • The Plagues Exodus 4:18—10:29
  • The Passover Exodus 11:1—12:50
  • The Exodus Exodus 12:51—13:16
  • The Pillars of Cloud and Fire Exodus 13:17-22
  • Crossing the Red Sea Exodus 14
  • Food in the Wilderness Exodus 15—16
  • Water From the Rock Exodus 17:1-7
  • The Ten Commandments Exodus 20
  • The Golden Calf Exodus 32
  • The Tabernacle Exodus 35—36
  • Priests and Offerings Exodus 39:1-31; Leviticus 1—9
  • Twelve Spies Numbers 13-14
  • The Bronze Serpent Numbers 21:4-9
  • Balaam’s Donkey Numbers 22 
  • Rahab Joshua 2 
  • Crossing the Jordan Joshua 3—4
  • Jericho Captured Joshua 6
  • Achan’s Sin and the Conquest of Ai Joshua 7—8
  • Gibeonites Trick Joshua Joshua 9 
  • The Sun and Moon Stand Still at Aijalon Joshua 10:1-28
  • The Conquest of Hazor Joshua 11
  • Hebron Given to Caleb Joshua 14:6-15
  • The Tabernacle at Shiloh Joshua 18:1; 19:51
  • Deborah and Barak Judges 4—5
  • Gideon’s Call and Tests Judges 6
  • Gideon’s Three Hundred Judges 7
  • Jotham’s Parable Judges 9:1-24
  • Jephthah’s Foolish Vow Judges 11
  • The Birth of Samson Judges 13
  • Delilah Judges 16:1-22
  • Samson the Prisoner Judges 16:23-31
  • The Story of Ruth The Book of Ruth
  • The Birth of Samuel 1 Samuel 1:1-20
  • Samuel Serves at the Tabernacle 1 Samuel 1:21—2:11
  • God Speaks to Samuel 1 Samuel 3
  • The Ark Is Captured 1 Samuel 4:1—5:12
  • The Return of the Ark 1 Samuel 6:1—7:2
  • Saul Is Made King 1 Samuel 8—10
  • Saul Sacrifices Wrongly 1 Samuel 13
  • Jonathan’s Bravery 1 Samuel 14 
  • Samuel Anoints David 1 Samuel 16:1-13
  • David Plays for Saul 1 Samuel 16:14-23
  • David and Goliath 1 Samuel 17
  • David and Jonathan 1 Samuel 18:1-4 
  • Saul Tries to Kill David 1 Samuel 18—19
  • Jonathan Warns David 1 Samuel 20 
  • David Runs From Saul 1 Samuel 21—22
  • The Ziphites Betray David 1 Samuel 23
  • Abigail Shares Her Food 1 Samuel 25
  • David Spares Saul 1 Samuel 26
  • David Moves to Ziklag 1 Samuel 27 
  • The Witch of Endor 1 Samuel 28
  • Saul Dies 1 Samuel 31 
  • David Becomes King of Judah 2 Samuel 2:1-11
  • David Captures Jerusalem 2 Samuel 5:1-16; 1 Chronicles 11:1-9 
  • The Ark Is Moved 2 Samuel 6; 1 Chronicles 13; 15:1—16:3
  • David Is Kind to Mephibosheth 2 Samuel 9
  • David and Bathsheba 2 Samuel 11—12
  • Absalom Rebels 2 Samuel 15—18
  • Water from Bethlehem 2 Samuel 23:13-17
  • Araunah’s Threshing Floor 2 Samuel 24
  • Plans for the Temple 1 Chronicles 22—29
  • Solomon’s Wisdom 1 Kings 3; 2 Chronicles 1:3-12
  • Solomon Builds the Temple 1 Kings 5—8; 2 Chronicles 2—7
  • Solomon’s Glory 1 Kings 10; 2 Chronicles 8:17—9:28
  • Solomon Turns from God 1 Kings 11; 2 Chronicles 9:29-30
  • The Kingdom Divides 1 Kings 12:1-24; 14:21-31; 15:6-8; 2 Chronicles 10—11
  • Ravens Feed Elijah 1 Kings 17:1-7
  • The Widow of Zarephath 1 Kings 17:8-16
  • Elijah and the Prophets of Baal 1 Kings 18
  • Elijah and the Still Small Voice 1 Kings 19:1-18
  • Elijah’s Mantle to Elisha 1 Kings 19:19-21
  • Naboth’s Vineyard 1 Kings 21
  • Micaiah’s Prophecy 2 Chronicles 18 
  • Elijah Is Taken in a Whirlwind 2 Kings 2
  • A Poor Widow’s Oil 2 Kings 4:1-7
  • A Room For Elisha 2 Kings 4:8-17
  • Elisha Raises the Shunammite Boy 2 Kings 4:18-37 
  • Naaman Is Healed 2 Kings 5:1-19
  • Elisha’s Greedy Servant 2 Kings 5:20-27
  • The Syrians at War—Elisha Shows His Servant an Angel Army 2 Kings 6:8-17
  • Elisha and the Syrians 2 Kings 6:8-23 
  • Jehu Overthrows Jezebel and Destroys Baal 2 Kings 9-10
  • Joash the Boy King and the Money Chest 2 Kings 11—12; 2 Chronicles 22:10—24:27
  • The Story of Jonah The Book of Jonah
  • The Story of Isaiah The Book of Isaiah
  • Israel Taken lnto Captivity 2 Kings 17
  • Sennacherib Goes against Hezekiah 2 Kings 18
  • Hezekiah’s Prayer-An Angel Destroys the Assyrians 2 Kings 19
  • Josiah Repairs the Temple—The Book of the Law Found 2 Kings 22:1—23:30; 2 Chronicles 34—35
  • The Book of the Law Is Read 2 Chronicles 34:14-32
  • Josiah’s Reforms—He Destroys Idols 2 Kings 23:1-29; 2 Chronicles 34:29-33
  • The Story of Jeremiah The Book of Jeremiah
  • Judah Falls, Jerusalem Is Destroyed, and Zedekiah Is Blinded 2 Kings 24—25; 2 Chronicles 36:5-21
  • Daniel and the King’s Food Daniel 1
  • The Fiery Furnace Daniel 3
  • The Handwriting on the Wall Daniel 5
  • Daniel in a Lions’ Den Daniel 6
  • The Story of Queen Esther The Book of Esther
  • Ezra and the People Return The Book of Ezra
  • Nehemiah Prays for His Homeland Nehemiah 1
  • Nehemiah Goes to Jerusalem Nehemiah 2—3
  • Nehemiah Builds Jerusalem’s Walls Nehemiah 4—7
  • Ezra Reads the Law Nehemiah 8—10
  • The Story of Job The Book of Job
  • The Prophets and the Coming King From various books of prophecy in the Bible
  •  INDEX