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juttah


juttah


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Juttah 
  extended,  a  Levitical  city  in  the  mountains  or  hill-country  of 
  Judah  (Josh.  15:55;  21:16).  Its  modern  name  is  Yutta,  a  place 
  about  5  1/2  miles  south  of  Hebron.  It  is  supposed  to  have  been 
  the  residence  of  Zacharias  and  Elisabeth,  and  the  birthplace  of 
  John  the  Baptist,  and  on  this  account  is  annually  visited  by 
  thousands  of  pilgrims  belonging  to  the  Greek  Church  (Luke  1:39). 
  (See  {MARY}.) 
 
 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
 
  Juttah,  turning  away