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By Burton MacDonald

This quantity is a handy software for all these drawn to the site of territories and websites attested within the Bible as "East of the Jordan" i.e. what's now the Hashemite nation of Jordan. It offers the historical past of the id of every biblical web site and indicates the main most probably position according to info supplied via the biblical textual content, extra-biblical literary info, toponymic issues and archaeology. the quantity treats all territories and websites of Hebrew Scriptures in Transjordan from the "cities of the plains" (eg Soddom and Gomorrah), the Exodus itineraries, and the territories and websites of the Israelite tribes (Reuben, Gad, and part Manasseh), to Ammon, Moab, Edom, and Gilead.

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