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Luz
a nut-bearing tree, the almond. (1.) The ancient name of a royal Canaanite city near the site of Bethel (Gen. 28:19; 35:6), on the border of Benjamin (Josh. 18:13). Here Jacob halted, and had a prophetic vision. (See BETHEL T0000554.) (2.) A place in the land of the Hittites, founded (Judg. 1:26) by "a man who came forth out of the city of Luz." It is identified with Luweiziyeh, 4 miles north-west of Banias. Bibliography Information
Easton, Matthew George. M.A., D.D., "Biblical Meaning for 'Luz' Eastons Bible Dictionary".
bible-history.com - Eastons; 1897.

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