Hill

“(1.) Heb. gib’eah, a curved or rounded hill, such as are common” “to Palestine (Ps. 65:12; 72:3; 114:4, 6).” “(2.) Heb. har, properly a mountain range rather than an “individual eminence (Ex. 24:4, 12, 13, 18; Num. 14:40, 44, 45).” “In Deut. 1:7, Josh. 9:1; 10:40; 11:16, it denotes the elevated” “district of Judah, Benjamin, and Ephraim, which forms the” watershed between the Mediterranean and the Dead Sea. “(3.) Heb. ma’aleh in 1 Sam. 9:11. Authorized Version “hill” is “correctly rendered in the Revised Version “ascent.” “(4.) In Luke 9:37 the “hill” is the Mount of Transfiguration.

On the south of the Valley of Hinnom. It is so called from a “tradition that the house of the high priest Caiaphas, when the” “rulers of the Jews resolved to put Christ to death, stood here.”

“Praising, a Pirathonite, father of the judge Abdon (Judg. 12:13,” 15).

 

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