Parah

Parah [N] [H] [S]

the heifer, a town in Benjamin ( Joshua 18:23 ), supposed to be identical with the ruins called Far'ah, about 6 miles north-east of Jerusalem, in the Wady Far'ah, which is a branch of the Wady Kelt.

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

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Bibliography Information

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

Parah [N] [E] [S]

a cow; increasing
Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

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Bibliography Information

Hitchcock, Roswell D. "Entry for 'Parah'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

Parah [N] [E] [H]

(heifer-town ) one of the cities in the territory allotted to Benjamin, named only in the lists of the conquest. ( Joshua 18:23 )


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[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 'Parah'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.

PARAH

pa'-ra, par'-a (ha-parah; Codex Vaticanus Phara; Codex Alexandrinus Aphar):

A city named as in the territory of Benjamin between Avvim and Ophrah (Joshua 18:23). It may with some confidence be identified with Farah on Wady Farah, which runs into Wady Suweinit, about 3 miles Northeast of `Anata.


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