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Kitto's Popular Cyclopedia of Biblial Literature

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Ada´sa, or Adarsa, called also by Josephus Adazer, Adaco, and Acodaco, a city in the tribe of Ephraim, said to have been four miles from Beth-horon, and not far from Gophna. It was the scene of some important transactions in the history of the Maccabees (1 Maccabees 7:40; 1 Maccabees 7:45; Joseph. Antiq. xii. 10, 5; Bell. Jud. i. 1, 6).

 

 

 

 


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Kitto, John, ed. Entry for 'Adasa'. "Kitto's Popular Cyclopedia of Biblial Literature". https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/kbe/a/adasa.html.

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