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A region of ancient Egypt on the eastern delta of the Nile River. According to the Bible, it was inhabited by the Israelites from the time of Jacob until the Exodus.
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1. (Placename) a region of ancient Egypt, east of the Nile delta: granted to Jacob and his descendants by the king of Egypt and inhabited by them until the Exodus (Genesis 45:10)
2. a place of comfort and plenty
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(ˈgoʊ ʃən)

a pastoral region in Lower Egypt, occupied by the Israelites before the Exodus. Gen. 45:10.
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I said I believed my uncle Abner Moore would take care of me, and so that was why I struck out for this town of Goshen.
He told me when the roads forked I must take the right hand, and five mile would fetch me to Goshen."
The river road's a rocky one, and your feet'll be in a condition when you get to Goshen, I reckon."
One day, in the sick chamber of Father Ephraim, who had been forty years the presiding elder over the Shaker settlement at Goshen, there was an assemblage of several of the chief men of the sect.
It's a bleak and barren country there, not like this land of Goshen you've been used to.
Westtown-East Goshen Regional Police issued a lockdown in a two-mile radius of the Bellingham facility and heavy police presence was seen in the surrounding area, including police helicopters.
Goshen was unable to pay the monthly Sh550,000 rent in February 2015, causing fractures in its relationship with Del Monte.
The criminal complaint stemmed from the tax mapping operations which reportedly showed that Kurdan did not register Goshen situated in sprawling land with Roman-inspired architecture with the Tarlac revenue district office in violation of Section 258 of the Tax Code, or unlawful pursuit of business.
We are seeking to reinvent the traditional fudge concept," said long time Goshen resident and fudge maker, Irene Vecchi.
The OSP regional HQ, Eugene area command station and forensic lab could be built as part of a larger commercial development on 2.8 acres at Old Willamette Highway, next to the I-5 and Highway 58 interchange south of Eugene, in the unincorporated Goshen area, state records show.
Laura graduated with a BA in Home Economics from Goshen College in 1947 and taught Home Economics for much of her active career.
The school's principal told the Associated Press more than 75 students donned Goshen Middle School physical education shirts in a show of support for the teacher and a student-led conversation on social media started the act of good will.