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Watson's Biblical & Theological Dictionary

Paran

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DESERT OF, a "great and terrible wilderness" which the children of Israel entered after leaving Mount Sinai, Numbers 10:12 ; Deuteronomy 1:19 ; and in which thirty-eight of their forty years of wandering were spent. It extended from Mount Sinai on the south, to the southern border of the land of Canaan on the north; having the desert of Shur, with its subdivisions, the deserts of Etham and Sin, on the west, and the eastern branch of the Red Sea, the desert of Zin and Mount Seir, on the east. Burckhardt represents this desert, which he entered from that of Zin, or valley of El Araba, about the parallel of Suez, as a dreary expanse of calcareous soil, covered with black flints.

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Watson, Richard. Entry for 'Paran'. Richard Watson's Biblical & Theological Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/wtd/p/paran.html. 1831-2.

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