Bible Names A-G: Azal
Azal in Easton's Bible Dictionary
(Zech. 14:5) should perhaps be rendered "very near" = "the way
of escape shall be made easy." If a proper name, it
some place near the western extremity of the valley
of near Jerusalem.
Azal in Fausset's Bible Dictionary
(Zechariah 14:5.) The limit to which "the valley" or cleft of
the mount of Olives will extend, when Jehovah shall go forth
to fight against those nations which shall have assailed
Jerusalem. The Hebrew name means adjoining, i.e. near the
city: the valley reaching up to the city gates will enable the
citizens fleeing to escape to it.
Azal in Naves Topical Bible
A place near Jerusalem
Azal in Smiths Bible Dictionary
a name only occurring in Zec 14:5 It is mentioned as the limit
to which the ravine of the Mount of Olives will extend when
"Jehovah shall go forth to fight."
Azal in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE
Azal Scripture - Zechariah 14:5
And ye shall flee [to] the valley of the mountains; for the
valley of the mountains shall reach unto Azal: yea, ye shall
flee, like as ye fled from before the earthquake in the days
of Uzziah king of Judah: and the LORD my God shall come, [and]
all the saints with thee.
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