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Assuming kikkar is required, the following results were found.

  • Locating Sodom: A Critique of the Northern Proposal

    Sodom north of the Dead Sea is found in Genesis 13. There we have the account of Lot choosing the Cities of the Plain (kikkar) as the area where he would pasture his flocks. Collins interprets the location of the event as “the environs of Bethel/Ai”...
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  • Tall el-Hammam 2008: A Personal Perspective

    will provide great insight and support to our research. Map of the southern Jordan River Valley, the area known as the kikkar ('the plain of the Jordan' - Gn 13:10) in the Hebrew Bible. Tall el-Hammam is number 8 on the map, a site which many scholars...
  • The Jordan River Valley, the Jordan River and the Jungle of the Jordan

    The southern section of the Jordan Valley floor, where Tall el-Hammam is situated, is the valley's widest point. Called the kikkar hayyarden (Hebrew 'kikkar of the Jordan') in Genesis, Glueck (1946: 72) translated it as the 'encircled Jordan Valley.'...

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