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Easton's Bible Dictionary

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  • Heb. gib'eah, a curved or rounded hill, such as are common to Palestine (Psalm 65:12; 72:3; 114:4,6 ).

  • Heb. har, properly a mountain range rather than an individual eminence (Exodus 24:4,12,13,18; Numbers 14:40,44,45 ). In Deuteronomy 1:7 , Joshua 9:1; 10:40; 11:16 , it denotes the elevated district of Judah, Benjamin, and Ephraim, which forms the watershed between the Mediterranean and the Dead Sea.

  • Heb. ma'aleh in 1 Samuel 9:11 . Authorized Version "hill" is correctly rendered in the Revised Version "ascent."

  • In Luke 9:37 the "hill" is the Mount of Transfiguration.

    Bibliography Information
    Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Hill'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​ebd/​h/hill.html. 1897.
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