pleasure; delight

+ A Gershonite Levite, son of Joah, in the days of Hezekiah. (2 Chronicles 29:12) (B.C. 727.) + Also a Levite, probably identical with the preceding. (2 Chronicles 31:15) (pleasure). + The first residence of man, called in the Septuagint Paradise. The latter is a word of Persian origin, and describes an extensive tract of […]

-1. The garden of Eden Ge 2:8-17; 3:23,24; 4:16; Isa 51:3; Eze 28:13; 31:9,16,18; 36:35; Joe 2:3 -2. A marketplace of costly merchandise 2Ki 19:12; Isa 37:12; Eze 27:23; Am 1:5 -3. A Gershonite 2Ch 29:12 -4. A Levite 2Ch 31:15

Delight. (1.) The garden in which our first parents dewlt (Gen. 2:8-17). No geographical question has been so much discussed as that bearing on its site. It has been placed in Armenia, in the region west of the Caspian Sea, in Media, near Damascus, in Palestine, in Southern Arabia, and in Babylonia. The site must […]