Scripture Geography, or a Companion to the Bible; Being a Geographical and Historical Account of the Places Mentioned in the Holy Scriptures to Which Is Added, Scripture Natural History, with Engravings, Intended for the Use of Families

Scripture Geography, or a Companion to the Bible; Being a Geographical and Historical Account of the Places Mentioned in the Holy Scriptures to Which Is Added, Scripture Natural History, with Engravings, Intended for the Use of Families

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1844 edition. Excerpt: ...Hazar-gadda, a city in'the south of the tribe of Judah. Josh. xv. 27. Hazar-shual, a city of Judah, (Josh. xv. 28.) given to Simeon, xix. 3. Neh. xi. 27. Hazar-scsah, a city of Judah. Josh. xix. 5. Hazeroth, or Hazerim, a station of the Israelites in the wilderness. Numb. xi. 35. xii. 16. Deut. i. 1. Hazezon-tamar, the same as Engedi. Hazor: there appear to have been three cities of this name in the tribe of Judah, one of which was otherwise called Hezron. (Josh. xv. 23. 25.) Another in Naphtali. (Josh. xix. 36.) Another in Arabia, (Jer. xlix. 28. 30. 33.) which was once a celebrated city, and the capital of a kingdom. The Hazor built by Solomon, (1 Kings ix. 15.) was probably that in Naphtali, which he rebuilt or fortified. Hebron, Chebron, or Kirjalh-arba; an ancient city in the tribe of Judah, and much noted in Scripture. See Part I. p. 32. Helam, a town east of Jordan, which was a place of rendezvous for the Syrian troops. (2 Sam. x. 16.) It is thought to be the same as Alamatha, mentioned by Ptolemy in the region of Trachonitis. Helbah, a town in the tribe of Asher, from which the Canaanites were not driven out. Judges i. 31. Helbon, a place near Damascus, famous for its wine. (Ezek. xxvii. 18.) This is thought to be the place now known by the name of Aleppo, called by the Arabs Halab. From this place the ancient kings of Persia had the wine for their own tables. It is situated in the north of Syria, and is one of the most important cities in the Turkish empire; having about 250,00(1 inhabitants, and carries on an extensive commerce, by means of caravans, with all parts of the East. Helepii, a city in the borders of Naphtali, not far from Sidon. Josh. xix. 33. Heliopolis, a city in Egypt. See Part I. p. 39. There was also a city in...show more

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  • English
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  • 9781236639387