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Easton’s Bible Dictionary (complete text) by M.G. Easton – J

Jaakan He twists, one of the sons of Ezer, the son of Seir the Horite (1 Chr. 1:42). Jaakobah Heel-catcher, a form of the name Jacob, one of the descendants of Simeon (1 Chr. 4:36). Jaala A wild she-goat, one of the Nethinim, whose descendants returned from the Captivity (Neh.…
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Easton’s Bible Dictionary (complete text) by M.G. Easton – K through L

Kabzeel Gathering of God, a city in the extreme south of Judah, near to Idumaea (Josh. 15:21), the birthplace of Benaiah, one of David's chief warriors (2 Sam. 23:20; 1 Chr. 11:22). It was called also Jekabzeel (Neh. 11:25), after the Captivity. Kadesh Holy, or Kadesh-Barnea, sacred desert of wandering,…
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Easton’s Bible Dictionary (complete text) by M.G. Easton – M

Maachah Oppression, a small Syrian kingdom near Geshur, east of the Hauran, the district of Batanea (Josh. 13:13; 2 Sam. 10:6, 8; 1 Chr. 19:7). (2.) A daughter of Talmai, king of the old native population of Geshur. She became one of David's wives, and was the mother of Absalom…
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Easton’s Bible Dictionary (complete text) by M.G. Easton – N through Q

Naam Pleasantness, one of the three sons of Caleb, the son of Jephunneh (1 Chr. 4:15). Naamah The beautiful. (1.) The daughter of Lamech and Zillah (Gen. 4: 22). (2.) The daughter of the king of Ammon, one of the wives of Solomon, the only one who appears to have…
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Easton’s Bible Dictionary (complete text) by M.G. Easton – R through S

Raamah Thunder. (1.) One of the sons of Cush (Gen. 10:7). (2.) A country which traded with Tyre (Ezek. 27:22). Raamiah Thunder of the Lord, one of the princes who returned from the Exile (Neh. 7:7); called also Reelaiah (Ezra 2:2). Raamses (Ex. 1:11). (See RAMESES.) Rabbah Or Rab'bath, great.…
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Easton’s Bible Dictionary (complete text) by M.G. Easton – T through U

Taanach A sandy place, an ancient royal city of the Canaanites, on the south-western border of the plain of Esdraelon, 4 miles south of Megiddo. Its king was conquered by Joshua (12:21). It was assigned to the Levites of the family of Kohath (17:11-18; 21:25). It is mentioned in the…
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Easton’s Bible Dictionary (complete text) by M.G. Easton – V through Z

Vagabond From Lat. vagabundus, "a wanderer," "a fugitive;" not used opprobriously (Gen. 4:12, , "wanderer;" Ps. 109:10; Acts 19:13, , "strolling"). Vajezatha Purity; worthy of honour, one of Haman's sons, whom the Jews slew in the palace of Shushan (Esther 9:9). Valley (1.) Heb. bik'ah, a "cleft" of the mountains…
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