- a city in E Pennsylvania.
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Examples from the Web for emmaus
There are warm baths at a little distance from it, in a village named Emmaus.The Antiquities of the Jews
The disciples on the road to Emmaus listen to nothing but a Bible lesson.The Mind of Jesus
John R. Macduff
Emmaus was fought before Yorktown, and Thermopyl before Emmaus.They Who Knock at Our Gates
The neighbourhood of Emmaus was the scene of the second great Maccabean struggle.Tent Work in Palestine
Claude Reignier Conder
According to Luke, it was to two of his disciples at Emmaus.The Bible Of Bibles;
Word Origin and History for emmaus
Biblical town (Luke xxiv:13), from Aramaic hammat "hot spring."
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