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Etham

Etham [N] [E] [H]

(bounded by the sea ), one of the early resting-places of the Israelites when they quitted Egypt; described as "in the edge of the wilderness." ( Exodus 13:20 ; Numbers 33:6 Numbers 33:7 ) Etham may be placed where the cultivable land ceases, near the Seba Biar or Seven Wells, about three miles from the western side of the ancient head of the gulf.


[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Etham'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.