Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

1 Originally the term was applied only to part of the tribe of Naphtali, but in NT times it denoted all the district of N. Palestine from the Mediterranean to the Jordan. It was the scene of most of the Lord's earlier life and of much of His ministry.

2 In medieval cathedrals an outer porch or chapel.

Subjects: Biblical Studies.

Reference entries

See all related reference entries in Oxford Index »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.