Beth-arabah and surrounding region

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Joshua 15:6 The border went up to Beth Hoglah, and passed along by the north of Beth Arabah; and the border went up to the stone of Bohan the son of Reuben.

Joshua 15:61 In the wilderness, Beth Arabah, Middin, Secacah,

Joshua 18:18 It passed along to the side over against the Arabah northward, and went down to the Arabah.

Joshua 18:22 Beth Arabah, Zemaraim, Bethel,


beth-ar'-a-ba (beth ha-`arabhah; Baitharaba, "place of the Arabah"):

(1) One of the 6 cities of Judah "in the wilderness" (Joshua 15:61), on the borders of Benjamin and Judah (Joshua 15:6; Joshua 18:18 Septuagint). "The wilderness of Judah" is the barren land West of the Dead Sea. Beth-arabah is not yet identified.

(2) One of the cities of Benjamin (Joshua 18:22). Septuagint (Codex Vaticanus) reads Baithabara, and this may be correct. The names are early confounded.


Strong's Hebrew
H1026: Beth Haarabah

"place of the depression," a place near the Dead Sea

Bethany Beyond Jordan
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