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The 1901 Jewish Encyclopedia
A region east of the Jordan and north of Gilead, reaching east to the desert. It is mentioned in Ezekiel 47:16,18, in connection with the eastern border of the land of Israel, as the land between Damascus and Gilead. The homonymous mountain Hauran ( and ) is mentioned in the Mishnah (R. H. 2:4) as one of the stations upon which fire-signals were given in order to announce the new-moon and festival days to the Jewish inhabitants of Babylonia. See PALESTINE
- Schrader, K. B. 2:216;
- Hastings, Dict. Bible, 2:310;
- Neubauer, G. T. p. 42;
- SchÃ¼rer, Gesch. Index;
- Rindfleisch. in Z. D. P. V. 21:1;
- Post, in Pal. Explor. Fund Quarterly Statement, 19:175, 21:171.
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Singer, Isidore, Ph.D, Projector and Managing Editor. Entry for 'Hauran'. 1901 The Jewish Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tje/h/hauran.html. 1901.
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