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East Country


kun'-tri ('erets mizrach):

Lit. "country of the sunrise" over against the "country of the sunset" (Zechariah 8:7). The two together form a poetical expression indicating the whole earth.

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Bibliography Information
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'EAST COUNTRY'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.