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Raphana, in present-day north of Jordan, was a city of the Decapolis. It is thought to lie north of Umm Qais in the Abilene plain.

Phrases with Raphana

  1. Nodosaria Raphana
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  4. species Rectobolivina raphana

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Google previewThe Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 2 (2010)

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The central road ran from Gadara, NE by E to Raphana (prob. the same as RAPHON) and on to Kanatha, most easterly of the Decapolis cities, at the foot of Jebel Hauran. The third road ran N to Damascus. To these ten towns— Scythopolis, ...

Google previewHolman Illustrated Bible Dictionary (2003)

by Chad Brand, Archie England, Charles W. Draper

Canatha, Scythopolis, Pella, Hippos, Gadara, Dion, Raphana, and Gerasa (modern Jerash). Ptolemy, another secondcentury writer, ...

Google previewThe Dictionary Of The Bible (1995)

by John L. Mckenzie

Pliny lists the ten as Damascus, Philadelphia, Raphana, Scythopolis*, Gadara*, Hippos, Dion, Pella, Gerasa*, and Canatha. All the Palestinian cities except Scythopolis lay on the ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2006)

by Elizabeth Knowles

Decapolis in biblical times, a league of 10 ancient Greek cities formed in Palestine after the Roman conquest of 63 BC; the cities were Scythopolis, Hippos, Gadara, Raphana ...

Google previewA Basic Bible Dictionary (2004)


Google previewHastings' Dictionary of the Bible (2015)

by Hastings, James

The original tencities, as enumerated by Pliny, were Scythopolis, Pella,Dion, Gerasa, Philadelphia, Gadara, Raphana, Kanatha, Hippos, andDamascus. Other cities joinedthe league from timetotime. Theregionof Decapolis (Mat. 4:25, Mar. 5: 20 ...

Google previewThe Student Bible Dictionary--Expanded and Updated Edition (2015)

by Johnnie Godwin, Phyllis Godwin, Karen Dockrey

One list of the original ten cities is: Damascus, Raphana,

Google previewThe New Unger's Bible Dictionary (2009)

by Merrill F. Unger

The cities were Scythopolis, Hippos, Gadara, Pella, Philadelphia, Gerasa, Dion, Canatha, Raphana, and Damascus. Damascus is the only one now entitled to the name of city. They were built originally by the followers of Alexander the Great ...

Google previewThe International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (2015)

by Orr, James

The same place is doubtless referred to by Pliny as “Raphana” (NH, v. 16). It may possibly be represented by the modern Ra ̄feh, on the East of the pilgrimage road, about 17 miles North of Der‛ah, and 11 miles Northeast of Tell el-‛Ash‛ary.

Google previewA standard Bible dictionary, designed as a comprehensive guide to the Scriptures, embracing their languages, literature, history, biography, manners and customs, and their theology (1909)

by Melancthon Williams Jacobus, Edward Everett Nourse, Andrew Constantinides Zenos

Damascus, Philadelphia, Raphana, Scythopolis, Gadara, Hip- pus, Dium, Pella, Gerasa, Canatha. Ptolemy's list omits Raphana and adds Abila, Abila Lysanise, Cap- itolias (perhaps Raphana), Saana, ...

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