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also known as: Adumim

Hebrew: אֲדֻמִּים

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 .

Adumim—satellite view

It may be the place referred to in the parable of the Good Samaritan (Luke 10:30-37).

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Article Version: April 30, 2018