(peace of caverns), a desert or wilderness, bounded on the north by Palestine, on the east by the valley of Arabah, on the south by the desert of Sinai, and on the west by the wilderness of Etham, which separated it from the Gulf of Suez and Egypt. The first notice of Paran is in […]

(God his deliverance), literally “the terebinth of Paran.” (Genesis 14:6) [[480]Paran, Elparan]

-A place in the wilderness of Paran Ge 14:6

Oak of Paran, a place on the edge of the wilderness bordering the territory of the Horites (Gen. 14:6). This was the farthest point to which Chedorlaomer’s expedition extended. It is identified with the modern desert of et-Tih. (See [180]PARAN.)