“In the modern sense, unknown in the East. The khans or” “caravanserais, which correspond to the European inn, are not” “alluded to in the Old Testament. The “inn” mentioned in Ex. 4:24″ was just the halting-place of the caravan. In later times khans were erected for the accommodation of travellers. In Luke 2:7 the word there so rendered denotes a place for loosing the “beasts of their burdens. It is rendered “guest-chamber” in Mark” 14:14 and Luke 22:11. In Luke 10:34 the word so rendered is “different. That inn had an “inn-keeper,” who attended to the” wants of travellers.

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