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Ancient Near East

Video ThumbnailA British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Ancient Near East. Area approximately corresponding to modern Middle East.

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Ancient Near East. Area approximately corresponding to modern Middle East.

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Armageddon

Video ThumbnailA British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Armageddon. The literal or symbolic location of the gathering of armies for a battle during the end times, as prophesied in the last book of the Bible, Revelation. Signed here without a place/location sign/referencer which would need to be added to place

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Armageddon. The literal or symbolic location of the gathering of armies for a battle during the end times, as prophesied in the last book of the Bible, Revelation. Signed here without a place/location sign/referencer which would need to be added to place it, as required contextually, either in topographic or syntactic space. It’s also used as a generic term for any end times scenario.

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Bethlehem

Video ThumbnailA British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Bethlehem. The place of Jesus' birth; also known as the City of David.

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Bethlehem. The place of Jesus’ birth; also known as the City of David.

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Calvary

Video ThumbnailA British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Calvary. Traditionally believed to be the place where Jesus was crucified. Calvary is sometimes used to mean the whole act of crucifixion of Jesus.

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Calvary. Traditionally believed to be the place where Jesus was crucified. Calvary is sometimes used to mean the whole act of crucifixion of Jesus.

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City of David

Video ThumbnailA British Sign Language (BSL) translation of City of David. A name for Jerusalem (which David conquered) in the Old Testament; and for Bethlehem (where David came from) in St Luke's gospel. See also: Jerusalem

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of City of David. A name for Jerusalem (which David conquered) in the Old Testament; and for Bethlehem (where David came from) in St Luke’s gospel.

See also: Jerusalem

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Demoniac

Video ThumbnailA British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Demoniac. A person (or animal - for instance Gadarene/Gerasene swine) possessed by an evil spirit. Bible references include: Mark 5:16 See also: Demon

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Demoniac. A person (or animal – for instance Gadarene/Gerasene swine) possessed by an evil spirit.

Bible references include: Mark 5:16

See also: Demon

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Far East

Video ThumbnailA British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Far East. The countries of Eastern Asia.

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Far East. The countries of Eastern Asia.

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Golgotha (Place of The Skull)

Video ThumbnailA British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Golgotha (Place of the Skull). The site of Jesus' crucifixion, also called Calvary.

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Golgotha (Place of the Skull). The site of Jesus’ crucifixion, also called Calvary.

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Heaven

Video ThumbnailA British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Heaven. Major usage is for a place (physically above the visible 'heavens') and/or a metaphorical state of unimaginable bliss. In Judaism, 'heaven' refers to the place where God and heavenly beings dwell - as distinct from 'sheol' (the underworld or world

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Heaven. Major usage is for a place (physically above the visible ‘heavens’) and/or a metaphorical state of unimaginable bliss. In Judaism, ‘heaven’ refers to the place where God and heavenly beings dwell – as distinct from ‘sheol’ (the underworld or world of the dead). ‘Heaven and earth’ refers to the whole universe, while ‘heaven(s)’ refers to the sky. In Christianity, ‘heaven’ refers to the place where God and the angels exist and where Christians who have died wait in the period before Jesus returns to earth.

See also: The Heavens and Glory (Heaven)

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Hell

Video ThumbnailA British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Hell. A place held by various religions to be a spiritual realm of immense suffering after death, in retribution for evil.

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Hell. A place held by various religions to be a spiritual realm of immense suffering after death, in retribution for evil.

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Israel (Country)

Video ThumbnailA British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Israel (Country). A Middle-Eastern nation whose origin was the twelve sons of Jacob. See also: Israel (Jacob) and Israel (Tribe) and Israelites

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Israel (Country). A Middle-Eastern nation whose origin was the twelve sons of Jacob.

See also: Israel (Jacob) and Israel (Tribe) and Israelites

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Jerusalem

Video ThumbnailA British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Jerusalem. The capital city of Israel. See also: City of David

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Jerusalem. The capital city of Israel.

See also: City of David

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Kingdom (Ruled by a king or queen)

Video ThumbnailA British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Kingdom (Ruled by a king or queen). A country, state, or territory ruled by a king or queen. See also: Kingdom of God / Kingdom of Heaven

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Kingdom (Ruled by a king or queen). A country, state, or territory ruled by a king or queen.

See also: Kingdom of God / Kingdom of Heaven

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Middle East (-The)

Video ThumbnailA British Sign Language (BSL) translation of The Middle East. From the beginning of the 20th century the term Middle East replaced the term Near East. The Middle East refers to multiple countries, across multiple continents. It includes most of Western Asia (although usually this excludes the Caucas

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of The Middle East. From the beginning of the 20th century the term Middle East replaced the term Near East. The Middle East refers to multiple countries, across multiple continents. It includes most of Western Asia (although usually this excludes the Caucasus), Iran, and all of Egypt (which is mostly in North Africa).

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Narrow Path / Narrow Way

Video ThumbnailA British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Narrow Path / Narrow Way.

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Narrow Path / Narrow Way.

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Nazareth

Video ThumbnailA British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Nazareth. Mary and Joseph‘s home town in Galilee.

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Nazareth. Mary and Joseph‘s home town in Galilee.

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Plot (of land)

Video ThumbnailA British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Plot (of land). A parcel of land with specific boundaries; also generally with specific usage eg growing vegetables, housing. See also: Plot (Scheme)

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Plot (of land). A parcel of land with specific boundaries; also generally with specific usage eg growing vegetables, housing.

See also: Plot (Scheme)

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Polyethnic

Video ThumbnailA British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Polyethnic. A geographical region whose inhabitants are from many ethnic groups.

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Polyethnic. A geographical region whose inhabitants are from many ethnic groups.

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Promised Land

Video ThumbnailA British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Promised Land. The geographical area in Canaan (Israel) that God swore to give his Chosen People; a metaphor for a desired place of happiness and success.

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Promised Land. The geographical area in Canaan (Israel) that God swore to give his Chosen People; a metaphor for a desired place of happiness and success.

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Realm

Video ThumbnailA British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Realm. A country or discrete area under the rule of one person. A kingdom.

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Realm. A country or discrete area under the rule of one person. A kingdom.

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Refuge (Safety)

Video ThumbnailA British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Refuge (Safety). A place of security and safety.

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Refuge (Safety). A place of security and safety.

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