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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.
- part of Jordan
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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, ...
by Chad Brand, Archie England, Charles W. Draper
Canatha, Scythopolis, Pella, Hippos, Gadara, Dion, Raphana, and Gerasa (modern Jerash). Ptolemy, another secondcentury writer, ...
The 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 ...
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 ...
A Basic Bible Dictionary (2004)
Raphana*. TETRARCHY OF PHILIP ANITIS MJANEA Bethsaida Canatha . L. pALILEE (L TIBERIAS) AURANITK THE SEVEN CHURCHES Of THE REVELATION H-++ TURKEY 25 miles.
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 ...
by Johnnie Godwin, Phyllis Godwin, Karen Dockrey
One list of the original ten cities is: Damascus, Raphana,
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 ...
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.
A 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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