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Morrish Bible Dictionary

Aven

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1. On, or Heliopolis, 'House of the Sun,' in northern Egypt, a seat of idolatry: its young men should fall by the sword. Ezekiel 30:17 . See ON.

2. Used symbolically in that Beth-el, 'the house of God,' had become Aven or Beth-aven, that is, 'the house of vanity' because of idolatry. Hosea 10:8 : cf. Hosea 4:15; Hosea 5:8; Hosea 10:5 .

3. The Plain of Aven, a place in Syria. Amos 1:5 . Not identified.

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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Aven'. Morrish Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/mbd/a/aven.html. 1897.

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