BEREA(Settlement)Biblical (All) Berea (also Beroea) was an ancient city of the Hellenistic period and Roman Empire now known as Veria (or Veroia) in Macedonia, northern Greece. It is a small city on the eastern side of the Vermio Mountains north of Mount Olympus... [more]
CANAANכְּנַעַן(Region)English, Biblical Meaning unknown, though it may derive from the Semitic root knʿ ("to be low, humble, subjugated"). This was the name of a Semitic-speaking civilization and region in the Ancient Near East during the late 2nd millennium BC.
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]
PHILISTIAפלשת(Region)English, Biblical From Hebrew Pleshet. This was the name of a confederation of cities in Southwest Levant inhabited by the Philistines. See also PALESTINE.
SECACAH(Settlement)Biblical A Hebrew girl's name, originating in Israel, meaning "covering, defense"
SILOAMΣιλωάμ(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]