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(luhz) Place name meaning “almond tree.” 1. Original name of Bethel (Genesis 28:19 ). See Bethel . Joshua 16:2 seems to distinguish the two places, Bethel perhaps being the worship place and Luz the city. Bethel would then be Burj Beitin and Luz, Beitin. 2. A city in the land of the Hittites which a man founded after showing the tribe of Joseph how to conquer Bethel ( Judges 1:26 ). Its location is not known. See Hittites.

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These dictionary topics are from the Holman Bible Dictionary, published by Broadman & Holman, 1991. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Broadman & Holman.

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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Luz'. Holman Bible Dictionary. 1991.

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