the Week of Proper 21 / Ordinary 26
American Tract Society Bible Dictionary
A region in the extreme northeast of Palestine, perpetuating the name of Jetur a son of Ishmael, and belonging to the half-tribe of Manasseh, 1 Chronicles 1:31; 5:19 . The name of Jedur still remains there. In the time of Christ, Iturea was in the tetrarchy of Philip, Luke 3:1 . It lay about midway between the Sea of Galilee and Damascus, but its limits are not well known. Its inhabitants are said to have been skillful archers and dexterous robbers.
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Rand, W. W. Entry for 'Iturea'. American Tract Society Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​ats/​i/iturea.html. 1859.