corner graphic   Hi,    
Finding the new version too difficult to understand? Go to

Bible Dictionaries

Holman Bible Dictionary


Resource Toolbox
Additional Links
Those who worship a god or gods other than the living God to whom the Bible witnesses. NIV, REB, and RSV sometimes use pagans as the translation of the Greek ethnoi ( 1 Corinthians 5:1 ; 1 Corinthians 10:20 ), which is generally translated Gentiles (so KJV, NAS). In English, Gentile relates to ethnic background while pagan refers to religious affiliation. See Gentiles ; Gods, Pagan .

Copyright Statement
These dictionary topics are from the Holman Bible Dictionary, published by Broadman & Holman, 1991. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Broadman & Holman.

Bibliography Information
Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Pagans'. Holman Bible Dictionary. 1991.

Lectionary Calendar
Monday, February 24th, 2020
the Last Week after Epiphany
There are 48 days til Easter!
Search for…
Enter query in the box:
Choose a letter to browse:
A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M 
N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  Y  Z 

Prev Entry
Next Entry
To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use our convenient contact form
Powered by Lightspeed Technology