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Hill Country of Judah
The Hill Country of Judah
Dictionaries
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Judah, Hill Country of (Place)
JUDAH, HILL COUNTRY OF (PLACE) [Heb har yĕhûdâ (הַר יְהוּדָה)]. Named by association with the territory allotted to the tribe whose eponymous ancestor was Judah, the fourth son of Jacob and Leah (Gen 29:35; 49:2–4, 8–12).The hill country of Judah formed the core of what at first was a tribal territory,
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
JUDAH, HILL COUNTRY OF
JUDAH, HILL COUNTRY OF [הר יְהוּדָהhar yehudhah; τῇ ὀρεινή τῆς Ἰουδαίας tē oreinē tes Ioudaias]. A 250-sq. mi. region made up of the southern part of the central highlands, south of the hill country of Ephraim. A north—south ridge running from Jerusalem to the Negev divides the region and ranges
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