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AVEN (Settlement) Biblical
place name meaning "vanity", "nothingness", "iniquity" and "sorrow".... [more]
GEHENNA (Other) Biblical, Judeo-Christian Legend
Latin form of the Greek Γέεννα (Géenna)
, from a contracted form of Hebrew גֵּיא בֶן הִנֹּם (gē ḇen hinnōm)
meaning "valley of the son of Hinnom". This is the name of hell in Judeo-Christian-Islamic tradition, taken from the name of a valley outside Jerusalem which was filled with the waste of the city, which was then burnt... [more]
SECACAH (Settlement) Biblical
A Hebrew girl's name, originating in Israel, meaning "covering, defense"
SILOAM (Body of Water) Biblical
Hellenized form of Hebrew שִׁלֻּחָה (Shiloach)
, derived from שילח (shileach)
"to send out" and interpreted as meaning "a sending out, gushing forth (of water)". According to the Gospel of John in the New Testament, the Pool of Siloam was a spring in the southeast corner of Jerusalem where Jesus sent the "man born blind" to wash and receive sight... [more]
SINAI (Region & Mountain) Biblical, Hebrew, Albanian, Danish, English, German, Italian, Luxembourgish, Norwegian, Portuguese, Romanian, Swedish
Biblical place name, both the mountain upon which Moses
receives the Ten Commandments from God and the desert where it is located, found between Canaan and Egypt.... [more]