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E·dom

 (ē′dəm)
An ancient country of Palestine between the Dead Sea and the Gulf of Aqaba. According to the Bible, the original inhabitants were descendants of Esau.

Edom

(ˈiːdəm)
n
1. (Peoples) a nomadic people descended from Esau
2. (Bible) the son of Esau, who was the supposed ancestor of this nation
3. (Bible) the ancient kingdom of this people, situated between the Dead Sea and the Gulf of Aqaba

E•dom

(ˈi dəm)

n.
an ancient country between the Dead Sea and the Gulf of Aqaba, bordering ancient Palestine.
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And him whom the Nazarenes of England call the Lion's Heart, assuredly it were better for me to fall into the hands of a strong lion of Idumea than into his, if he shall have got assurance of my dealing with his brother.
Hearing what he was doing, a large number of people came to him also from Jerusalem, from Idumea, from beyond the Jordan, and from the neighborhood of Tyre and Sidon.
La comitiva dedico tambien un tiempo a visitar los entornos de la tierra de Gosen y Ramses; el monte Nebo; la region de Ansitise, con el sepulcro de Job, al limite entre Idumea y Arabia; Sedima (antigua Salem), la ciudad del rey Melquisedec; Aenon, donde bautizaba san Juan; Tisbe, la ciudad de Elias; Antioquia; Mesopotamia de Siria, donde se encuentra Edesa, y en donde visito el sepulcro de santo Tomas y en donde se le hablo de la correspondencia entre Jesus y Abgar; Carris (Carra), donde vivio Abraham; el pozo de Jacob; Tarso; el sepulcro de santa Tecla; y muchos otros.
Joshua's distribution of the land at Gilgal unites the Persian provinces of Yehud, Samaria, and Idumea all in the guise of Judah (p.
De hecho, el descontento popular se agudizo durante el periodo herodiano, debido a varios factores, entre los que cabe destacar la procedencia idumea de la nueva dinastia, la crueldad de Herodes (y de su hijo Arquelao) y el evidente caracter filorromano de su gobierno y el de sus descendientes (15).
These works were bound and published in the 1950s under the title "The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt and Nubia.
As Telushkin suggests, the "vile" Herod would never have become king had not the Hasmonean King John Hyrcanus forcibly converted the grandfather of Herod, Antipas, who became governor of Idumea.
New Aramaic Ostraca from Idumea and Their Historical Interpretation", en Oded Lipschits y Manfred Oeming (eds.
Fenicia, Idumea, Egipto; alfabeto hebreo, se fija el lenguaje oral con la escritura consonantica: signos que representan un solo sonido--22 consonantes y ninguna vocal--.
However, Poe then proceeds to demonstrate how Stephens could have in fact traversed Idumea without violating biblical prophecy.
To the west, Metsepole bordered on the east coast of the Gulf of Riga, to the east on the northern Baltic Latgalian county Talava, to the southeast on the Livonian Idumea County, and to the south on the Livonian Turaida County with Gauja Livonians.
The books form a complete version of The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt and Nubia by David Roberts.