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a variant spelling of Peraea
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  • He gave him also Julias, a city of perea, with fourteen villages that lay about it.

    The Antiquities of the Jews Flavius Josephus
  • We also find him, in this period of his life, again beyond the Jordan, in perea.

    A Brief Bible History James Oscar Boyd
  • He made up his mind now to go through perea preaching, as he had preached in all the other parts of the land.

  • But that time had not yet come, for he had promised to preach his gospel in perea, across the Jordan.

  • Cities of the Decapolis, however, lay within the limits of perea, and introduced Greek life and ideas to the people.

  • Apollo, of the silver bow, had bred them in perea—both of them mares, and terrible as Mars in battle.

    The Iliad Homer
  • The exact location is not specified; it was certainly beyond Jordan and therefore in perea.

    Jesus the Christ James Edward Talmage

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