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(warm baths), the village to which the two disciples were going when our Lord appeared to them on the way, on the day of his resurrection. (Luke 24:13) Luke makes its distance from Jerusalem sixty stadia (Authorized Version “threescore furlongs”), or about 7 1/2 miles; and Josephus mentions “a village called Emmaus” at the same […]

-(A village about threescore furlongs (approximately seven miles) from Jerusalem) -Appearance of Jesus in, after his resurrection Lu 24:13

Hot baths, a village “three-score furlongs” from jerusalem, where our Lord had an interview with two of his disciples on the day of his resurrection (Luke 24:13). This has been identified with the modern el-Kubeibeh, lying over 7 miles north-west of Jerusalem. This name, el-Kubeibeh, meaning “little dome,” is derived from the remains of the […]