Armenia

EASTON’S BIBLE DICTIONARY (1897 EDITION)

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Armenia – high land, occurs only in Authorized Version, 2 Kings 19:37; in Revised Version, “Ararat,” which is the Hebrew word.

A country in western Asia lying between the Caspian and the Black Sea.

Here the ark of Noah rested after the Deluge (Gen. 8:4).

It is for the most part high table-land, and is watered by the Aras, the Kur, the Euphrates, and the Tigris.

Ararat was properly the name of a part of ancient Armenia.

Three provinces of Armenia are mentioned in Jer. 51:27, Ararat, Minni, and Ashchenaz. Some, however, think Minni a contraction for Armenia.

(See ARARAT)

Noah Moses

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