geographical name town of ancient Palestine SW of Dead Sea; exact location uncertain

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  • Kadesh-barnea — or Kadesh City of ancient Palestine. Its precise location is unknown, but it was situated in the country of the Amalekites, southwest of the Dead Sea and on the western edge of the wilderness of Zin. It twice served as an encampment for the… …   Universalium

  • Kadesh-barnea — Ciudad de la antigua Palestina. Se desconoce su ubicación precisa, pero se encontraba en el país de los amalequitas, al sudoeste del mar Muerto y en el límite occidental del desierto de Zin. Los israelitas la utilizaron en dos ocasiones como… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • KADESH — (Heb. קָדֵשׁ), name of several places in Ereẓ Israel and Syria to which a sacred character is attributed. (1) Kadesh, Kadesh Barnea (Heb. קָדֵשׁ, קָדֵשׁ בַּרְנֵעַ), an important oasis situated on the southern border of Canaan (Num. 34:4; Josh. 15 …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Kadesh (Israel) — This article is about Kadesh in the South of Israel, see also Kadesh or Kedesh.Kadesh () They travelled from Kadesh into the desert of Paran, turning back towards the Red Sea ().Moses subsequently sent envoys to the King of Edom from Kadesh (),… …   Wikipedia

  • Kadesh —    1) Holy, or Kadesh Barnea, sacred desert of wandering, a place on the south eastern border of Palestine, about 165 miles from Horeb. It lay in the wilderness or desert of Zin (Gen. 14:7; Num. 13:3 26; 14:29 33; 20:1; 27:14), on the border of… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

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  • The Exodus — This article is about the events related in the Torah. For other uses, see Exodus (disambiguation). Departure of the Israelites , by David Roberts, 1829 The Exodus (Greek ἔξοδος …   Wikipedia

  • HOR — (Heb. הֹר הָהָר). (1) A mountain in the Negev, on the border of the land of Edom (Num. 20:23; 33:37, in the edge of the land of Edom ). During the Exodus, it was the first station of the Israelites after Kadesh Barnea on the way to Zalmonah and… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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  • Biblical Mount Sinai — The Biblical Mount Sinai is an ambiguously located mountain at which the Hebrew Bible states that the Ten Commandments were given to Moses by God. [http://home.aol.com/lazera/torah.htm] In certain biblical passages these events are described as… …   Wikipedia

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