If you haven't seen it already, I would recommend "The Chosen"! The first episode of Season 2 can be viewed by clicking here!

Bible Dictionaries

People's Dictionary of the Bible


Additional Links

Edrei (ĕd're-i) strength, stronghold. 1. A capital city of Bashan. Numbers 21:33; Deuteronomy 1:4; Deuteronomy 3:1-10; Joshua 12:4. It was in the territory of Manasseh beyond (east of) Jordan. Numbers 32:33. It is not noticed in later Bible history, although it was an important city until the seventh century of the Christian era. Its ruins, called Derʾat, cover a circuit of three miles. Among the ruins are remains of churches, temples, and mosques. The place has now about 500 population. 2. A town of Naphtali. Joshua 19:37. Porter identifies it with Tel Khuraibeh, near Kedesh; Conder, with Yàter.

Map of Location

Copyright Statement
These files are public domain.
Text Courtesy of Used by Permission.

Bibliography Information
Rice, Edwin Wilbur, DD. Entry for 'Edrei'. People's Dictionary of the Bible. 1893.

Search for…
Enter query in the box below:
Choose a letter to browse:
Prev Entry
Next Entry