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Morrish Bible Dictionary


Town in the wilderness of Judah. David resorted to the strongholds at this place when pursued by Saul. The king sought David 'upon the rocks of the wild goats,' and then lay down to rest in the mouth of the very cave in which David and his men were. David out off the skirt of Saul's robe, but would not allow his men to injure him. Joshua 15:62; 1 Samuel 23:29; 1 Samuel 24:1; 2 Chronicles 20:2 . The vineyards of En-gedi are spoken of in Song of Solomon 1:14 . When the Dead Sea is healed in a future day the fishermen will stand on its shores from En-gedi to En-eglaim. Ezekiel 47:10 . Identified with Ain Jidy, 31 28' N, 35 23' E .

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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Engedi'. Morrish Bible Dictionary. 1897.

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