- Greek name of Edom.
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Examples from the Web for idumea
Better the wild freedom of Idumea than the sluggish ease of Egypt.The Expositor's Bible: The First Book of Kings
F. W. Farrar
Oh, what would Alice give for the reign of peace, of law in this Idumea of the South!The Broken Sword
And after Pentecost they marched against Gorgias, the governor of Idumea.
We know that Solomon was in possession of Idumea, but whether it was subdued by Nebuchadnezzar is doubtful.
The family of the Herods were the descendants of a courtier of Idumea, in the northern part of Arabia.The Bible Story
Rev. Newton Marshall Hall
- a nomadic people descended from Esau
- the son of Esau, who was the supposed ancestor of this nation
- the ancient kingdom of this people, situated between the Dead Sea and the Gulf of Aqaba
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