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Bible Encyclopedias

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

Libya; Libyans

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lib´i - a , lib´i - anz : In the Old Testament the word occurs in the King James Version in 2 Chronicles 12:3; 2 Chronicles 16:8; Nahum 3:9 for "Lubim" (thus the Revised Version (British and American)). the Revised Version (British and American), however, retains "Libyans" in Daniel 11:43 . In Jeremiah 46:9; Ezekiel 30:5; Ezekiel 38:5 , the words are replaced in the Revised Version (British and American) by PUT (which see). In the New Testament the word "Libya" (Λιβύη , Libúē ) occurs, in close connection with CYRENE (which see) (Acts 2:10 ). Greek and Roman writers apply the term to the African continent, generally excluding Egypt. See LUBIM .

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Libya; Libyans'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/isb/l/libya-libyans.html. 1915.

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