Treasury Of Scripture Knowledge - 2 King 14:22 - 14:22

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Treasury Of Scripture Knowledge - 2 King 14:22 - 14:22


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Elath: Elath, the Ala or Elana of the Greek and Roman writers, was a celebrated port situated at the extremity of the eastern branch of the Red Sea, hence called the Elanitic Gulf, ten miles east from Petra, according to Eusebius, and 150; Roman miles from Gaza, according to Pliny, but 1,260 stadia, or 157 miles, according to Strabo and Marcianus Herecleota. It is now called Akaba, and is nothing but a tower or castle, surrounded by a large grove of date trees, the residence of a governor, dependent on him of Grand Cairo. 2Ki 16:6; Deu 2:8; 1Ki 9:26; 2Ch 26:2, Eloth