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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) The quality or state of being near, or not remote; nearness; propinquity; proximity; as, the value of the estate was increased by the vicinity of two country seats.

2. (n.) That which is near, or not remote; that which is adjacent to anything; adjoining space or country; neighborhood.

4066. perichoros -- neighboring
... From peri and chora; around the region, ie Circumjacent (as noun, with ge implied
vicinity) -- country (round) about, region (that lieth) round about. ...
// - 6k

3844. para -- from beside, by the side of, by, beside
... preposition; properly, near; ie (with genitive case) from beside (literally or
figuratively), (with dative case) at (or in) the vicinity of (objectively or ...
// - 8k

4012. peri -- about, concerning, around (denotes place, cause or ...
... 48), condition* (1), connection (2), followers* (1), help (1), neighborhood (1),
over (1), over...about (1), refers (1), regard (3), regarding (4), vicinity (1 ...
// - 8k

4038. perix -- (all) around
... round about, neighboring. Word Origin adverb from peri Definition (all)
around NASB Word Usage vicinity (1). around. Adverb from ...
// - 6k

3725. horion -- a boundary
... Word Origin from horos (a boundary) Definition a boundary NASB Word Usage
district (1), region (10), vicinity (1). border, coast. ...
// - 6k


Simon's Interpretation of the Mosaic Hexaemeron; his Allegorical ...
... vessels [632] proceed forth from Edem, that is, the caul in which the foetus is
enveloped grows into the (foetus) that is being formed in the vicinity of the ...
/.../the refutation of all heresies/chapter ix simons interpretation of the.htm

Of the Calling of the Apostles as they were Fishing.
... raised as to how John gives us this account of the calling of the disciples, which
is to the effect that, certainly not in Galilee, but in the vicinity of the ...
/.../augustine/the harmony of the gospels/chapter xvii of the calling of.htm

Chapter xiii
... part of it, before Yahweh destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah; in fact, it was as the garden
of Yahweh, or at least even as the land of Egypt, in the vicinity of Zoar ...
/...// of genesis volume 1/chapter xiii.htm

The Gadarene Demoniac. --Christ's Treatment of Him after the Cure. ...
... Christ landed on the eastern shore, near the town of Gadara. Many pagans probably
resided in that vicinity, as herds of swine abounded. ...
/.../section 132 the gadarene demoniac.htm

The General Epistle of Jude
... district, since they had evidently received oral instruction from the apostles
generally, and were therefore most likely in the vicinity of Palestine. ...
/.../drummond/introduction to the new testament/the general epistle of jude.htm

Church Union.
... The London Mission has also been greatly blessed. They now have in connection with
their church at Amoy and in vicinity one hundred and fifty-one members. ...
// years in south china/viii church union.htm

The Story of Histiaeus.
... He did not, perhaps, consider that this territory, being in Thrace, or in its immediate
vicinity, came within the jurisdiction of Megabyzus, whom he had left ...
// the great/chapter x the story of.htm

The Battle of Salamis.
... The Corinthians, on the other hand, considered Athens as already lost, and it seemed
madness to them to linger uselessly in the vicinity of the ruin which had ...
// xi the battle of.htm

The Battle of Thermopylae.
... ordered the Immortals themselves to be called out on the following morning, and
then, placing himself at the head of them, he advanced to the vicinity of the ...
// ix the battle of.htm

Time Changes Nations' Dresses --And Fortunes.
... So, too, in your immediate vicinity, the sister State [3] used to clothe (her
citizens); and wherever else in Africa Tyre (has settled). ...
/.../tertullian/on the pallium/chapter i time changes nations dressesand.htm

Vicinity (18 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) The quality or state of being near, or not remote; nearness; propinquity;
proximity; as, the value of the estate was increased by the vicinity of two ...
/v/vicinity.htm - 11k

Goshen (16 Occurrences)
... Dr. Naville in 1887 found the word as denoting the vicinity of Pi-sopt (now
Saft el Henneh), 6 miles East of Zagazig-in the form Qsm. ...
/g/goshen.htm - 19k

Neighborhood (7 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) A place near; vicinity; adjoining district; a region the inhabitants of
which may be counted as neighbors; as, he lives in my neighborhood. ...
/n/neighborhood.htm - 8k

Moreshethgath (1 Occurrence)
... It must have been in the vicinity of Gath as the meaning of the name would indicate,
and was the home of the prophet Micah (Micah 1:1 Jeremiah 26:18). ...
/m/moreshethgath.htm - 8k

Moresheth-gath (1 Occurrence)
... It must have been in the vicinity of Gath as the meaning of the name would indicate,
and was the home of the prophet Micah (Micah 1:1 Jeremiah 26:18). ...
/m/moresheth-gath.htm - 8k

Korah (51 Occurrences)
... Yahweh directed Moses to warn all other persons to leave the vicinity.
Dathan and Abiram, however, were not at the mishkan. The ...
/k/korah.htm - 44k

Jordan (188 Occurrences)
... 4. The Yarmuk: As all the sediment of the upper Jordan settles in the vicinity of
the delta near Capernaum, a stream of pellucid water issues from the southern ...
/j/jordan.htm - 70k

Vice (2 Occurrences)

/v/vice.htm - 8k

Potter (14 Occurrences)
... It is dug out and brought to the vicinity of the pottery (the "potter's
field," Matthew 27:7) and allowed to weather for weeks. ...
/p/potter.htm - 28k

Pottery (11 Occurrences)
... It is dug out and brought to the vicinity of the pottery (the "potter's
field," Matthew 27:7) and allowed to weather for weeks. ...
/p/pottery.htm - 27k

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Vicinity: Dictionary and Thesaurus |

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Vicinity (18 Occurrences)

Matthew 2:16
Then Herod, when he saw that he was mocked by the wise men, was exceedingly angry, and sent out, and killed all the male children who were in Bethlehem and in all the surrounding countryside, from two years old and under, according to the exact time which he had learned from the wise men.

Matthew 15:21
Leaving that place, Jesus withdrew into the vicinity of Tyre and Sidon.

Matthew 15:22
Behold, a Canaanite woman came out from those borders, and cried, saying, "Have mercy on me, Lord, you son of David! My daughter is severely demonized!"
(See NIV)

Matthew 15:39
Then he sent away the multitudes, got into the boat, and came into the borders of Magdala.
(See NIV)

Mark 3:8
from Jerusalem, from Idumaea, beyond the Jordan, and those from around Tyre and Sidon. A great multitude, hearing what great things he did, came to him.
(See NAS)

Luke 24:50
He led them out as far as Bethany, and he lifted up his hands, and blessed them.
(See NIV)

Acts 5:16
Multitudes also came together from the cities around Jerusalem, bringing sick people, and those who were tormented by unclean spirits: and they were all healed.
(See NAS)

Acts 14:6
Being apprised of it, they fled to Lystra and Derbe, cities of Lycaonia, and to the region in that vicinity.

Deuteronomy 11:30
Aren't they beyond the Jordan, behind the way of the going down of the sun, in the land of the Canaanites who dwell in the Arabah, over against Gilgal, beside the oaks of Moreh?
(See NIV)

Deuteronomy 32:17
They sacrifice to demons -- no god! Gods they have not known -- New ones -- from the vicinity they came; Not feared them have your fathers!

Joshua 3:16
that the waters which came down from above stood, and rose up in one heap, a great way off, at Adam, the city that is beside Zarethan; and those that went down toward the sea of the Arabah, even the Salt Sea, were wholly cut off. Then the people passed over right against Jericho.
(See NIV)

Joshua 15:46
from Ekron even to the sea, all that were by the side of Ashdod, with their villages.
(See NIV)

Judges 11:33
He struck them from Aroer until you come to Minnith, even twenty cities, and to Abelcheramim, with a very great slaughter. So the children of Ammon were subdued before the children of Israel.
(See NIV)

Judges 20:43
They surrounded the Benjamites, chased them, and trod them down at their resting place, as far as over against Gibeah toward the sunrise.
(See NIV)

1 Samuel 5:6
But the hand of Yahweh was heavy on them of Ashdod, and he destroyed them, and struck them with tumors, even Ashdod and its borders.
(See NIV)

1 Samuel 13:17
The spoilers came out of the camp of the Philistines in three companies: one company turned to the way that leads to Ophrah, to the land of Shual;
(See NIV)

2 Kings 15:16
Then Menahem struck Tiphsah, and all who were therein, and its borders, from Tirzah: because they didn't open to him, therefore he struck it; and all the women therein who were with child he ripped up.
(See NIV)

Ezra 2:70
So the priests, and the Levites, and some of the people, and the singers, and the porters, and the Nethinim, lived in their cities, and all Israel in their cities.
(See RSV)



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Moresheth-gath (1 Occurrence)

Korah (51 Occurrences)

Jordan (188 Occurrences)

Vice (2 Occurrences)

Potter (14 Occurrences)

Pottery (11 Occurrences)

Wanderings (7 Occurrences)

Quarries (4 Occurrences)

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Leaving (80 Occurrences)

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Gerar (10 Occurrences)

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Threshingfloor (18 Occurrences)

Threshing-floor (36 Occurrences)

Region (96 Occurrences)

Euphrates (36 Occurrences)

Ed (1 Occurrence)

Dye (1 Occurrence)

Dust (182 Occurrences)

Day's (19 Occurrences)



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Methegammah (1 Occurrence)

Puteoli (1 Occurrence)

Brimstone (14 Occurrences)


Courts (59 Occurrences)

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Apprised (2 Occurrences)

Ai (32 Occurrences)


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Aznoth-tabor (1 Occurrence)

Abel-shittim (1 Occurrence)

Ain (6 Occurrences)

Aner (3 Occurrences)

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Abelshittim (1 Occurrence)

Athens (5 Occurrences)

Allon-bacuth (1 Occurrence)

Jonah (30 Occurrences)

Palestine (1 Occurrence)

Siddim (3 Occurrences)

Shechem (61 Occurrences)

Suburbs (75 Occurrences)

Vale (20 Occurrences)

Journey (214 Occurrences)

Oak (22 Occurrences)

Adullam (10 Occurrences)

Abimelech (63 Occurrences)

Cattle (277 Occurrences)

Heth (13 Occurrences)

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Prayers (99 Occurrences)

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