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Luz

Easton's Bible Dictionary

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A nut-bearing tree, the almond.
  • The ancient name of a royal Canaanitish city near the site of Bethel (Genesis 28:19; 35:6 ), on the border of Benjamin (Joshua 18:13 ). Here Jacob halted, and had a prophetic vision. (See BETHEL .)

  • A place in the land of the Hittites, founded ( Judges 1:26 ) by "a man who came forth out of the city of Luz." It is identified with Luweiziyeh, 4 miles north-west of Banias.

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