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Engedi (ĕn-gç'dî or ĕn'ge-dî), fountain of the kid. A place in Judah, on the west side of the Dead Sea, Joshua 15:62; Ezekiel 47:10, about midway between its northern and southern ends. Engedi was first called Hazazon-tamar, Genesis 14:7; 2 Chronicles 20:2; it was David's hiding-place from Saul, 1 Samuel 23:29; 1 Samuel 24:1; and where David cut off the skirt of Saul's robe, 24:4; its vineyards are mentioned, Song of Solomon 1:14; now called ʾAin Jidy.

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

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