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By Burton MacDonald

This quantity is a handy instrument for all these drawn to the positioning of territories and websites attested within the Bible as "East of the Jordan" i.e. what's now the Hashemite state of Jordan. It provides the heritage of the identity of every biblical web site and indicates the main most likely position in response to details supplied through the biblical textual content, extra-biblical literary info, toponymic concerns and archaeology. the quantity treats all territories and websites of Hebrew Scriptures in Transjordan from the "cities of the plains" (eg Soddom and Gomorrah), the Exodus itineraries, and the territories and websites of the Israelite tribes (Reuben, Gad, and part Manasseh), to Ammon, Moab, Edom, and Gilead.

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