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  1. a variant spelling of Peraea
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Historical Examples of perea

  • 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.