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Morrish Bible Dictionary

West

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This was expressed by

1. yam, 'the Sea,' referring to the Mediterranean, which lieson the west of Palestine, Genesis 12:8 , etc.

2. maarab, δυσμή, 'sun-setting,' because the sun sets in the west. 1 Chronicles 7:28 ; Matthew 8:11 ; etc.

3. maarabah, 'sun-setting,' only in Isaiah 45:6 .

4. mebo hashshemesh, from the 'going down of the sun,' only in Joshua 23:4 ; Zechariah 8:7 .


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Morrish, George. Entry for 'West '. Morrish Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/mbd/w/west.html. 1897.

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Thursday, August 22nd, 2019
the Week of Proper 15 / Ordinary 20
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