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o-ron'-tez (in Massoretic Text of 2 Samuel 24:6, under the corrupt form tachtim chodhshi, which should be corrected from the Septuagint (Luc.) reading: eis ten genitive Chettieim Kades, "to the land of the Hittites unto Kadesh," into 'erets ha-chittim qadheshah. Ewald and others, fixing the northern ideal boundary of Israel at the sources of the Jordan, would read "Hermon" for chodhshi, but the conjectures of Thenius and Hitzig of a reference to the northern Kadesh are fully confirmed by the reading given): Kadesh was the southern capital of the Hittites, and was situated on the upper waters of the Orontes, 80 miles North of Damascus. It is now represented by a large mound 5 miles South of what, till the Middle Ages, was called the Lake of Kades, but now the Lake of Homs. Here Thothmes III of Egypt (flourished circa 1650 B.C.), after the battle of Megiddo, met and received hostages from the Assyrians, and here too Rameses II defeated Hatesar, king of the Hittites (circa 1320 B.C.), and concluded with him a treaty, which was formally inscribed on a disk of silver. The incidents of the battle are depicted on the walls of the Ramesseum, and an Egyptian epic records the heroic deeds of Rameses. Under the name Kadytis, it is mentioned as being taken by Pharaoh-necoh (Herodotus ii.159) in 609 B.C. In the only Bible reference (2 Samuel 24:6), it is named as the northern limit of the census made by David.

W. M. Christie

3708. horao -- to see, perceive, attend to
... (oro) -- 2 Occurrences. (oromen) -- 1 Occurrence. (oron) -- 1 Occurrence. (orontes) --
1 Occurrence. (orosai) -- 1 Occurrence. (opse) -- 3 Occurrences. ...
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490. Antiocheia -- Antioch, the name of two cities
... Transliteration: Antiocheia Phonetic Spelling: (an-tee-okh'-i-ah) Short Definition:
Antioch Definition: Antioch, (a) Antioch on the river Orontes, capital of ...
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The Persecution which Occurred at Antioch, on the Orontes. The ...
... Book VI. Chapter XVIII."The Persecution which occurred at Antioch, on
the Orontes. The Place of Prayer in Edessa, called after ...
/.../chapter xviii the persecution which occurred.htm

Of the Number and Character of the Deeds done by Pagans against ...
... [610] Heliopolis, the modern Baalbec, the "City of the Sun," was built at the
west foot of Anti-Libanus, near the sources of the Orontes. ...
/.../the ecclesiastical history of theodoret/chapter iii of the number and.htm

The Nations of the North-East
... From their southern capital at Kadesh on the Orontes their armies had gone forth
to contend on equal terms with the forces of the Nile, and after twenty-one ...
/.../sayce/early israel and the surrounding nations/chapter iv the nations of.htm

The Gathering Storm
... The deep and rapid waters of her river"the legendary Orontes"not only clothed the
banks with flowering masses of pink oleander and delicately scented ...
/.../chapter i the gathering storm.htm

... Here, too, we are told that Kadesh on the Orontes, the Hittite capital, was "in
the land of the Amorites." It was, in fact, on the shores of the Lake of Homs ...
/.../sayce/early israel and the surrounding nations/chapter ii canaan.htm

History Of Egypt, Chaldaea, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, V 4
... Syria, owing to its geographical position, condemned to be subject to neighbouring
powers-Lebanon, Anti-Lebanon, the valley of the Orontes and of the Litany ...
/.../history of egypt chaldaea syria babylonia and assyria v 4/title page.htm

Introductory Note to Clement of Alexandria
... From its primitive base on the Orontes, it has extended itself to the deltas
of the Nile; and the Alexandria of Apollos and of St. ...
/.../clement/exhortation to the heathen/introductory note to clement of.htm

Thus did God Subdue all those who Persecuted his Name...
... But before their death, their mother had been thrown into the Orontes, in which
river she herself had frequently commanded chaste women to be drowned. ...
/.../lactantius/of the manner in which the persecutors died/chap l thus did god.htm

The Hermit and the Boy
... Then the Orontes, far beneath his feet, began to gleam out here and there in streaks
of silver under the rich foliage of its banks, and he saw the grove of ...
/.../chapter v the hermit and.htm

First Impressions
... What were these crimson and gold-embroidered tapestries to the shadows
of the blossoming trees on the banks of his loved Orontes? ...
/.../chapter xx first impressions.htm

... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia KADESH ON THE ORONTES. o-ron'-tez (in Massoretic
Text of 2 Samuel 24:6, under the corrupt form tachtim ...
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Kadesh (30 Occurrences)
... (see SPIES.). The sacred city of the Hittites, on the left bank of the Orontes,
about 4 miles south of the Lake of Homs. ... KADESH ON THE ORONTES. ...
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Riblah (12 Occurrences)
... ancient town on the northern frontier of Palestine, 35 miles north-east of Baalbec,
and 10 or 12 south of Lake Homs, on the eastern bank of the Orontes, in a ...
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Syria (73 Occurrences)
... Guided, it was said, by the flight of an eagle, he fixed its site on the left
bank of the Orontes (the El-`Asi) about 15 miles from the sea. ...
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Lake (45 Occurrences)
... The Lake of Kums on the Orontes is artificial, though ancient. On the lower
Orontes is the Lake of Antioch. Alfred Ely Day. LAKE OF FIRE. ...
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... daf'-ne (Daphne, "bay-tree"): A suburb of Antioch on the Orontes, according to Strabo
and the Jerusalem itinerary, about 40 furlongs, or 5 miles distant. ...
/d/daphne.htm - 8k

Antioch (21 Occurrences)
... Easton's Bible Dictionary. (1.) In Syria, on the river Orontes, about 16 miles
from the Mediterranean, and some 300 miles north of Jerusalem. ...
/a/antioch.htm - 27k

Seleucia (1 Occurrence)
... Easton's Bible Dictionary The sea-port of Antioch, near the mouth of the
Orontes. Paul and his companions sailed from this port ...
/s/seleucia.htm - 10k

Lebanon (66 Occurrences)
... The valley is here about 10 miles wide, and forms the watershed between
the Orontes and the Litany. To the Northeast the valley ...
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Tarsus (5 Occurrences)
... the Sarus at Adana and the Pyramus at Mopsuestia; there it divided, one branch running
southeastward by way of Issus to Antioch on the Orontes, while another ...
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