beauty; glory; ornament

(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 […]

-Desert or wilderness of Ge 21:21; Nu 10:12; 12:16; 13:3,26; De 1:1 -Mountains of De 33:2; Hab 3:3 -Israelites encamp in Nu 12:16 -David takes refuge in 1Sa 25:1 -Hadad flees to 1Ki 11:17,18

Abounding in foliage, or abounding in caverns, (Gen. 21:21), a desert tract forming the north-eastern division of the peninsula of Sinai, lying between the `Arabah on the east and the wilderness of Shur on the west. It is intersected in a north-western direction by the Wady el-`Arish. It bears the modern name of Badiet et-Tih, […]

Probably the hilly region or upland wilderness on the north of the desert of Paran forming the southern boundary of the Promised Land (Deut. 33:2; Hab. 3:3).