Genesis 11:18

Genesis 11:18

And Peleg lived thirty years, and begat Reu.
] Or Ragau, as he is called in the Septuagint version, the letter (e) being pronounced as a "G", as in Gaza and Gomorrah: he is supposed to give name to a large plain called Ragau, near Assyria, about Tigris and Euphrates,

``Even in those days king Nabuchodonosor made war with king Arphaxad in the great plain, which is the plain in the borders of Ragau.'' (Judith 1:5)

and to Ragis in Media,

``In that day Tobit remembered the money which he had committed to Gabael in Rages of Media,'' (Tobit 4:1)

where Strabo F6 makes mention of a city of the same name.


F6 Geograph. l. 11. p. 354.