also known as: Adumim
Meaning: red spots or the red ones
This was the name of a pass and a eventually a city on the road between Jericho and Jerusalem, “on the south side of the torrent” Wady Kelt, looking toward Gilgal, first mentioned in Joshua 15:7; 18:17.
It was between Jerusalem and Jericho, and is now called Adumim
It may be the place referred to in the parable of the Good Samaritan (Luke 10:30-37).
Article Version: April 30, 2018