Arabia Petraea
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Arabia Petraea

Lies south of the Holy Land, and had Petra for its capital. See SELA. This region contained the southern Edomites, the Amalekites, the Hivites, etc., people at present known under the general name of Arabs. In this country was Kadesh-barnea, Gerar, Beersheba, Paran, Arad, Hasmona, Oboth, Dedan, etc., also the peninsula of Mount Sinai and the land of Midian. This portion of Arabia, though smaller than the others, is rich in historical associations. The patriarch Job was familiar with its scenery. At Horeb, Moses saw the burning bush, and Elijah heard the "still small voice." In this "great and terrible wilderness," from Mount Sinai to the promised land, the Hebrews spent their forty years of wanderings.

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Book 4 Footnotes
... It is said her sepulcher is still extant near Petra, the old capital city of Arabia
Petraea, at this day; as also that of Aaron, not far off. ...
/.../josephus/the antiquities of the jews/book 4 footnotes.htm

Jesus and Herod
... She left her husband to come to him, and he sent away his own wife, the
daughter of Aretas, the king of Arabia Petraea. Herodias ...
/.../stalker/the trial and death of jesus christ/chapter v jesus and herod.htm

The Progress of the Gospel from the Death of Christ to the Death ...
... counsel to kill him." [62:1] When, after his sojourn in Arabia, he returned to Damascus
that city was in the hands of Aretas, the king of Arabia Petraea; [62:2 ...
/.../christianbookshelf.org/killen/the ancient church/chapter iv the progress of.htm

Chapter xlvii
... attention. It must have bordered on the east on Arabia Petraea because
the Septuagint translators' term is tesem arabiav. On the ...
/.../christianbookshelf.org/leupold/exposition of genesis volume 1/chapter xlvii.htm

And ii.
... We need to think only of that branch of the Midianites who had gone over to Arabia
Deserta, whilst their chief settlement continued in Arabia Petraea. ...
/.../hengstenberg/christology of the old testament/chap i and ii.htm

The Reaction against Egypt
History Of Egypt, Chaldaea, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, V 5. <. ...
/.../chapter iithe reaction against egypt.htm



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