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Island

Island [N]

(Heb. 'i, "dry land," as opposed to water) occurs in its usual signification ( Isaiah 42:4 Isaiah 42:10 Isaiah 42:12 Isaiah 42:15 , Compare Jeremiah 47:4 ), but more frequently simply denotes a maritime region or sea-coast ( Isaiah 20:6 , RSV," coastland;" Isaiah 23:2 Isaiah 23:6 ; Jeremiah 2:10 ; Ezekiel 27:6 Ezekiel 27:7 ). (See CHITTIM .) The shores of the Mediterranean are called the "islands of the sea" ( Isaiah 11:11 ), or the "isles of the Gentiles" ( Genesis 10:5 ), and sometimes simply "isles" ( Psalms 72:10 ); Ezekiel 26:15 Ezekiel 26:18 ; Ezekiel 27:3 Ezekiel 27:35 ; Daniel 11:18 ).

These dictionary topics are from
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible

Bibliography Information

Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Island". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .