-1. Also called JUDAH and JUDAEA -(The southern division of Palestine) .It extended from the Jordan River and the Dead Sea to the Mediterranean Sea, and from Shiloh on the north to the wilderness on the south Mt 4:25; Lu 5:17; Joh 4:47,54 .The term applies to all of Palestine in Lu 1:5 .It applies […]

After the Captivity this name was applied to the whole of the country west of the Jordan (Hag. 1:1, 14; 2:2). But under the Romans, in the time of Christ, it denoted the southernmost of the three divisions of Palestine (Matt. 2:1, 5; 3:1; 4:25), although it was also sometimes used for Palestine generally (Acts […]