The Bible's sheer size and complexity can make it seem a daunting work to find your way around. Fortunately, this accessible and authoritative guide is on hand to help. Containing nearly 500 entries, it explains who the major biblical figures are, shows how they relate to one another and outlines the events in which they were involved. Ideal for both quick reference and deeper reading, it will prove invaluable to anyone seeking to extend their understanding of the men and women of the Old Testament, the New Testament and the Apocrypha. Who's Who in the Bible gives detailed descriptions of the main biblical characters, including family trees where appropriate and distinguishes between characters who share the same name. It provides plot summaries of numerous stories from the Bible, such as those of David and Goliath, Balaam's ass and the conversion of St Paul, and it highlights the paintings, music, poetry and other works of art inspired by biblical characters and stories over the centuries.