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Bible Encyclopedias

The 1901 Jewish Encyclopedia

Amana

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1. River rising in Anti-Lebanon and flowing through Damascus, the modern Nahr Barada (2 Kings, 5:12, where there is a variant, Abana; see ABANA). 2. Mountainous district of the Lebanon from which the Amana river rises (Song of Solomon 4:8). It occurs in cuneiform literature as Am-ma-na (Delitzsch, "Wo Lag das Paradies?" p. 103).

G. B. L.

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Singer, Isidore, Ph.D, Projector and Managing Editor. Entry for 'Amana'. 1901 The Jewish Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tje/a/amana.html. 1901.

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