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Bible Encyclopedias

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Jericho

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An ancient city of Palestine, in the SW. of a plain of the same name that extends W. of the Jordan and NW. of the Dead Sea; it was the first city taken by the Israelites when they entered the Holy Land, the walls falling down before them after being compassed for seven days by the priests blowing on rams' horns and followed by the people.

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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Jericho'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/j/jericho.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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