1Sam 6:18, Abel, the great stone of, on which the ark of God was set down, after it had been sent back by the Philistines. It was situated in the field of Joshua, a Bethshemite, near Bethshemesh, on the common borders of Philistia and of the tribes Judah and Dan. it was here, that they clave the wood of the cart on which the ark was brought, and offered thekine as a burnt offering; and the Levittes took down the ark, and the coffer that was with it, wherein the jewels of gold were, and put them on “The Great Stone.” See marg. By some the name of this place is rendered Great Abel, i.e. Great Mourning , Abel signifying mourning as well as valley; and it is supposed to have obtained this appellation in consequence of the mourning there made for the Bethshemites who were struck dead for presuming to look into the ark, 1Sam 6:14-19.
Atonement, Day of
David Cox’s Topical Bible Concordance
Atonement, the Day Of.
“There is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus; who gave himself a ransom for all, to be testified in due time.”— 1Ti. 2:5-6.
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This is a difficult word to trace down. Apparently is from the Apocrypha, and I cannot find it in the KJV Bible. ISBE wants to refer it to the word “Altar”. Most probably was the name of a person though. The Immer reference in ISBE in Logos is a glitch and has nothing to do with anything.
AALAR. KJV and ASV Apoc. (1 Esd 5:36) form of Immer.
1Esdras 5:36 There were 652 who returned from the families of Nekoda and of Delaiah son of Tobiah, though they could not prove they were Israelites. They had lived in the Babylonian towns of Tel-Melah and Tel-Harsha, and their leaders were Cherub, Addan, and Immer.
Allar is a place found only in the Apocrypha. This is another difficult word to track down.
1 Esdras 5:36 “These came up from Thermeleth and Thelersas, Charaathalar leading them, and Aalar;”
It is a place that we don’t really know a whole lot about.
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