DI-ZAHABdi'-za-hab, diz'-a-hab di-za-habh; Septuagint Katachrusea, (literally, "abounding in gold"):The name occurs in a list apparently intended to fix definitely the situation of the camp of Israel in the plains of Moab (Deuteronomy 1:1). No place in the region has been found with a name suggesting this; and there is no other clue to its identification. So... View Details
HAZEROTHha-ze'-roth, haz'-er-oth (chatseroth, "enclosures"): A camp of the Israelites, the 3rd from Sinai (Numbers 11:35; Numbers 12:16; Numbers 33:17 Deuteronomy 1:1). It is identified with `Ain Chadrah ("spring of the enclosure"), 30 miles Northeast of Jebel Musa, on the way to the 'Arabah.See WANDERINGS OF ISRAEL.
ISRAEL, KINGDOM OF" I. THE FIRST PERIOD1. The Two Kingdoms2. The Ist Dynasty3. The IInd Dynasty4. Civil WarII. PERIOD OF THE SYRIAN WARS1. The IIIrd Dynasty2. World-Politics3. Battle of Karkar4. Loss of Territory5. Reform of Religion6. Revolution7. The IVth Dynasty8. Renewed Prosperity9. AnarchyIII. DECLINE AND FALL1. Loss of Independence2. Decline3. Extinct... View Details
PARAN, EL-PARANpa'-ran, (pa'ran, 'el-pa'ran; Pharan):(1) El-paran (Genesis 14:6) was the point farthest South reached by the kings. Septuagint renders 'el by terebinthos, and reads, "unto the terebinth of Paran." The evidence is slender, but it is not unreasonable to suppose that this is the place elsewhere (Deuteronomy 2:8 1 Kings 9:26, etc.) called Elath o... View Details
RED SEA(yam-cuph (Exodus 10:19 and often), but in many passages it is simply hayam, "the sea" Septuagint with 2 or 3 exceptions renders it by he eruthra thalassa, "the Red Sea"; Latin geographers Mare Rubrum):1. Name2. Peculiarities3. Old Testament References4. Passage through the Red Sea by the IsraelitesObjections(1) Steep Banks of the Channel(2) Walls For... View Details
TOPHELto'-fel (tophel; Tophol): This name is found in a passage with many difficulties (Deuteronomy 1:1). The verse ostensibly makes clearer the position occupied by the camp of Israel where Moses addressed the people, by reference to certain other places which might be presumed to be better known. Not one of them, however, has been satisfactorily identified... View Details
father-in-law of Jacob
a place in the Sinai desert
Moses, a leader of Israel who led the Israelites out of Egypt.