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Smith's Bible Dictionary

Cave

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Cave. The most remarkable caves noticed in Scripture are, that in which Lot dwelt after the destruction of Sodom, Genesis 19:30; the cave of Machpelah, Genesis 23:17; cave of Makkedah, Joshua 10:10; cave of Adullam, 1 Samuel 22:1; cave of Engedi, 1 Samuel 24:3; Obadiah's cave, 1 Kings 18:4; Elijah's cave in Horeb, 1 Kings 19:9; and, the rock sepulchres of Lazarus and of our Lord. Matthew 27:60; John 11:38. Caves were used for temporary dwelling-places and for tombs.

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Smith, William, Dr. Entry for 'Cave'. Smith's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/sbd/c/cave.html. 1901.

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