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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 may denote some place near the western extremity of the valley here spoken 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 Zec 14:5

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 a'-zal.

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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