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Fausset's Bible Dictionary

Villages


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chatser , an enclosure of huts; chatserot ; from a root "to enclose"; unwalled suburbs outside of walled towns (Joshua 13:23; Joshua 13:28; Joshua 15:32; Leviticus 25:31; Leviticus 25:34). The Jehalin Arabs arrange their tents in a circle for security against attack; the village huts were often perhaps similarly arranged. Cities are often mentioned in the Old Testament with their dependent villages. So in the New Testament, Mark 8:27, "villages of Caesarea Philippi." In Mark 1:38 "village towns" (komopoleis ) of Galilee. Caphar designates a regular village, and appears in "Caper-naum," which subsequently became a town; from kaphar "to cover" or "protect" (Nehemiah 6:2; 1 Chronicles 27:25).


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Fausset, Andrew R. Entry for 'Villages'. Fausset's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/fbd/v/villages.html. 1949.

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