Dead-sea sentence example

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  • I Kings vi., vii.), the sacrifices and festivals and the functions of priests and prince are prescribed, a stream issuing from under the temple is to vivify the Dead Sea and fertilize the land (this is meant literally), the land is divided into parallel strips and assigned to the tribes.
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  • of the Dead Sea.
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  • above the level of the Dead Sea.
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  • Pisgah or Mt Nebo (the name suggests a foreign god), to the north-east of the Dead Sea became the scene of the death of Moses; his burial-place was never known (Deut.
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  • This had been won by Baldwin I., by way of revenge for the attacks of the Egyptians on his kingdom; and here, as early as 1116, he had built the fort of Monreal, half way between Aila and the Dead Sea.
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  • Raynald of Chatillon, the second husband of Constance of Antioch, after languishing in captivity from 1159 to 1176, had been granted the seignory of Krak, to the east and south of the Dead Sea.
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  • The same subject is illustrated by a picture-map in mosaic, portions of which were discovered in 1896 on the floor of the church of Madaba to the east of the Dead Sea.
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  • SODOM AND GOMORRAH, in biblical geography, two of five cities (the others named Admah, Zeboiim and Bela or Zoar) which were together known as the "cities of the Kikkar" (circle), somewhere in the neighbourhood of the Dead Sea.
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  • Modern names, more or less similar to the ancient appellations, have been noted in different parts of the Dead Sea area; but no certain identification can be based on these similarities.
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  • The large purplish Mecca or Bussorah galls, 14 produced on a species of oak by Cynips insana, Westw., have been regarded by many writers as the Dead Sea fruit, mad-apples (mala insana), or apples of Sodom (poma sodomitica), alluded to by Josephus and others, which, however, are stated by E.
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  • In Pliny they are a perennial colony settled on the western shore of the Dead Sea.
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  • As agriculture was their favourite occupation, and as their tendency was to withdraw from the haunts and ordinary interests of mankind, we may assume that with the growing confusion and corruption of Jewish society they felt themselves attracted from the mass of the population to the sparsely peopled districts, till they found a congenial settlement and free scope for their peculiar view of life by the shore of the Dead Sea.
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  • may be said to have been two - his sister Sibylla and the fiery Raynald of Chatillon, once prince of Antioch through marriage to Constance (1153-1159), then a captive for many years in the hand of the Mahommedans, and since 1176 lord of Krak (Kerak), to the east of the Dead Sea.
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  • He was wounded and taken prisoner by Antigonus, who pardoned him and appointed him superintendent of the asphalt beds in the Dead Sea.
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  • Deposits of rock-salt have evidently been formed by the evaporation of salt water, probably in areas of inland drainage or enclosed basins, like the Dead Sea and the Great Salt Lake of Utah, or perhaps in some cases in an arm of the sea partially cut off, like the Kara Bughaz, which forms a natural salt-pan on the east side of the Caspian.
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  • 16 sq.) is that which still gives its name to the Wadi el-Absa ("valley of water pits") at the southern end of the Dead Sea (Old Test.
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  • There are also hot sulphur springs on the west side of the Dead Sea.
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  • Bats, various species of rodents, and gazelles are very common, as is the ibex in the valleys of the Dead Sea.
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  • the Caspian Sea, the Sea of Aral, the Dead Sea.
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  • and 35° 31' E., lying in a basin among the mountains which form the eastern flank of Wadi el-`Araba, the great valley running from the Dead Sea to the Gulf of `Akaba.
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  • EDOM, the district situated to the south of Palestine, between the Dead Sea and the Gulf of `Akaba (Aelanitic Gulf), the inhabitants of which were regarded by the Israelites as a "brother" people (see EsAU).
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  • 4), may have marked its limits from Jebel Madera north-west towards the southern extremity of the Dead Sea.
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  • Petra is usually identified with the biblical Sela, unless this latter is to be placed at the south end of the Dead Sea (Judg.
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  • The land of Edom is unfruitful and forbidding, with the notable exception of fertile districts immediately south of the Dead Sea and along its eastern border.
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  • The scene was the valley of Salt, probably to the south of the Dead Sea.
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  • He succeeded in breaking the power of Damascus, which had long been devastating his land, and extended his kingdom from Hamath on the Orontes to the Dead Sea.
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  • Ocean water contains on an average 4-6% of salts: Dead Sea water contains 2 5%.
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  • To the quantity of solid matter suspended in its water the Dead Sea owes, beside its saltness, its buoyancy and its poisonous properties.
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  • The salt of the Dead Sea is collected and sold in Jerusalem; smuggling of salt (which in Turkey is a government monopoly) is a regular occupation of the Bedouin.
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  • The name Dead Sea first appears in late Greek writers, as Pausanias and Galen.
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  • From its sources to the Dead Sea it rushes down a continuous inclined plane, broken here and there by rapids and small falls; between the Sea of Galilee and the Dead Sea its sinuosity is so great that in a direct distance of 65 m.
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  • As far south as Kurn Surtabeh most of the valley is fertile, and even between that point and the Dead Sea there are several wellwatered oases.
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  • On leaving the Sea of Galilee the water is quite clear, but it soon assumes a tawny colour from the soft marl which it washes away from its banks and deposits in the Dead Sea.
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  • When not in flood the river is often fordable, and between the Sea of Galilee and the Dead Sea there are then more than fifty fords - some of them of historic interest.
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  • It reaches the lake at a minus level of 1290 ft., the depression continuing downwards to twice that depth in the bed of the Dead Sea.
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  • Infused with the finest lavender, whole leaf aloe vera, vitamin C and Dead Sea Mineral Salts.
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  • Infused with the finest lavender, whole leaf aloe Vera, vitamin C and Dead Sea Mineral Salts.
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  • 94 seq.) as being at this time a strong tribe of some io,000 warriors, pre-eminent among the nomadic Arabs, eschewing agriculture, fixed houses and the use of wine, but adding to pastoral pursuits a profitable trade with the seaports in myrrh and spices from Arabia Felix, as well as a trade with Egypt in bitumen from the Dead Sea.
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  • In view of the other points of 1 It has been suggested that Saphon, which is often rather troublesome if rendered "the north," may be a weakened form of .ib'on, a affinity between Joel and Ezekiel, this word inevitably suggests Gog and Magog, and it is difficult to see how a swarm of locusts could receive such a name, or if they came from the north could perish; as the verse puts it, in the desert between the Mediterranean and the Dead Sea.
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  • Its northern or land boundary is more difficult to define; most authorities, however, agree in taking it from El Arish on the Mediterranean, along the southern border of Palestine, between the Dead Sea and the Gulf of Akaba, then bending northwards along the Syrian border nearly to Tadmur, thence eastwards to the edge of the Euphrates valley near Anah, and thence south-east to the mouth of the Shat el Arab at the head of the Persian Gulf, - the boundary so defined includes the northern desert, which belongs geographically to Arabia rather than to Syria; while on the same grounds lower Mesopotamia and Irak, although occupied by an Arab population, are excluded.
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  • iii.), and if this explains part of the story, the physical configuration of the Dead Sea may have led to the legend of the destruction of inhospitable and vicious cities (see Sodom And Gomorrah) .
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  • In this case the object of Jehoram's march round the south of the Dead Sea was to drive a wedge between them, and the result hints at an Israelite disaster.
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  • and 35° 31' E., lying in a basin among the mountains which form the eastern flank of Wadi el-`Araba, the great valley running from the Dead Sea to the Gulf of `Akaba.
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  • An extremely fine passage then describes the patriarch's intercession for Sodom and Gomorrah, and the narrative passes on to the catastrophe which explains the Dead Sea and its desert region and has parallels elsewhere (e.g.
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  • Johnny Carson described his retirement as, "It's just a television show, not the Dead Sea Scrolls."
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  • It starts with the pampering lineup of Aveda Signature Services, a collection that includes stone massages, body wraps and Dead Sea salt scrubs, among others.
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  • Every cutting-edge skincare line knows that dead sea salt soaks can bring amazing results to your skin.
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  • For people suffering from acne or oily skin, some types are made with ingredients such as Dead Sea minerals, sulfur, peppermint, and tea tree oil to treat and prevent acne.
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  • A basic bath salt is made by mixing a cup of Epsom salt or Dead Sea salt with a quarter cup of baking soda.
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  • Infused with uplifting oils that provide many of the same benefits found in bath salts, these scrubs are usually dense and laden with a variety of other ingredients (like dead sea salts and minerals).
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  • Nubian Heritage Hand & Body Lotion Oats and Aloe blends salicylic acid with Dead Sea mineral salts and African Black Soap extract to help heal and prevent minor acne breakouts on the body.
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  • To the south of the Dead Sea stretched a tongue of land, reaching to Aila, at the head of the eastern arm of the Red Sea.
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