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Emmaus in Smiths Bible Dictionary (warm baths), the village to which the two disciples were going when our Lord appeared to them on the way, on the day of his resurrection. Lu 24:13 Luke makes its distance from Jerusalem sixty stadia (Authorized Version "threescore furlongs"), or about 7 1/2 miles; and Josephus mentions "a village called Emmaus" at the same distance. The site of Emmaus remains yet to be identified.
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(Nicopolis): Imwas. I Macc. 3:40. Emmaus was a well-known city of Hellenistic and Roman times, in Heb. `Hamta' and `Ammaus': headquarters of a toparchy. Some scholars identify with Emmaus of Luke 24:13 (where one important MS reads '160 stadia').

Emmaus "hot baths" was a town 7 1/2 miles from Jerusalem, and was the scene of Christ's revelation of Himself after His resurrection (Luke 24:13). Its real site is disputed, however. A number of places are held, by tradition and otherwise, to be the original site of Emmaus. Among them are Amwas or Imwas (about 20 miles from Jerusalem) and Kolonieh (about 3 miles from Jerusalem) and El-Qubeibeh, on the road to Joppa, (about the 7 miles from Jerusalem). Materials recovered there date to the NT period.

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Luke 24:13 - And, behold, two of them went that same day to a village called Emmaus, which was from Jerusalem [about] threescore furlongs.   

 

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