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Definition of the noun family bible

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  1. a large Bible with pages to record marriages and births


  1. "Family Bible" is a song written by country music singer-songwriter Willie Nelson. Nelson began writing the song in 1957, while he enjoyed success as a disc jockey in KVAN, in Vancouver, Washington. After being denied a raise by the station, he moved to Houston, Texas. Due to financial issues he sold the song to Paul Buskirk.
  2. "Family Bible" is a 1980 album by country singer Willie Nelson.
    • genre: Country
    • released in (35 years ago)
  3. "Family Bible" is an album by American Country music group, the Browns, released in 1996. This release contains all new recordings by the original trio.


Family Bible: A Family Bible is a Bible handed down through a family, with each successive generation recording information about the family's history inside it. Typically, this information consists of births, deaths, baptisms, confirmations and marriages. Other items, such as letters, newspaper cuttings and photographs, might also be placed inside a Family Bible. In the United Kingdom, they were common in the Victorian period, and are also found in the United States, Australia and New Zealand. They are often used as sources for genealogical research.

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Google previewBeeton's Dictionary of every-day gardening (1871)

by Samuel Orchart Beeton

A Family Bible and Commentary, ...

Google previewA Pronouncing Dictionary of the Holy Bible (1869)

Being a Cocnordance of Subjects and Complete Index to the Holy Scriptures

Morocco antique, $50 00 THE DEVOTIONAL FAMILY BIBLE. With Critical Notes and Practical Reflections. By the Rev. Alexander Fletcher, D.D. The illustrations consist of thirty steel engravings, and an ornamental Family Record. Morocco ...

Google previewBeeton's Dictionary of practical recipes and every-day information (1871)

by Samuel Orchart Beeton


Google previewA Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen (1855)

by Thomas Thomson

SUPERIOR FAMILY BIBLES, COMPLETE IN ONE VOLUME. THE IMPERIAL FAMILY BIBLE; Containing the Old and New Testaments, according to the most correct conies of the Authorised Version. With many thousand Critical, Explanatory, ...

Google previewAn Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names (1857)

With an Essay on Their Derivation and Import by William Arthur

The Family Bible of England for nearly a centurv. Chapter XVII. — The Bishop's Bible. Queen Elizabeth's Policy with reference to th e Church. Conflict between Prelacy and Puritanism. Chapter XVIII.— The Bishop's Bible- continued. Motives of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Protestantism (2004)

4-volume Set by Hans J. Hillerbrand

the Great Bible was restored to every parish church as King HENRY VIII had earlier decreed, but the Geneva Bible became the family Bible of England and SCOTLAND and the Bible of the early Puritans in America (see PURITANISM).

Google previewA Dictionary of Words and Phrases Used in Ancient and Modern Law (2000)

by Arthur English

Family Bible. A Bible in which the dates of births, ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2006)

by Elizabeth Knowles

family bible a bible designed to be used at family prayers, typically one with space on its flyleaves for recording important family events. the family that prays together, stays together motto devised by Al Scalpone, a professional ...

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