'Area' in the Bible
Dinah, Leah’s daughter whom she bore to Jacob, went out to see some of the young women of the area.
“Make seven lamps on it. Its lamps are to be set up so they illuminate the area in front of it.
These must be worn by Aaron and his sons whenever they enter the tent of meeting or approach the altar to minister in the sanctuary area, so that they do not incur guilt and die. This is to be a permanent statute for Aaron and for his future descendants.
“Why didn’t you eat the sin offering in the sanctuary area? For it is especially holy, and He has assigned it to you to take away the guilt of the community and make atonement for them before the Lord.
Since its blood was not brought inside the sanctuary, you should have eaten it in the sanctuary area, as I commanded.”
the person must shave himself but not shave the scaly area. Then the priest must quarantine the person who has the scaly outbreak for another seven days.
He is to slaughter the male lamb at the place in the sanctuary area where the sin offering and burnt offering are slaughtered, for like the sin offering, the restitution offering belongs to the priest; it is especially holy.
The drink offering is to be a quart with each lamb. Pour out the offering of beer to the Lord in the sanctuary area.
“At that time we took possession of this land. I gave to the Reubenites and Gadites the area extending from Aroer by the Arnon Valley, and half the hill country of Gilead along with its cities.
and I gave to the Reubenites and Gadites the area extending from Gilead to the Arnon Valley (the middle of the valley was the border) and up to the Jabbok River, the border of the Ammonites.
“If you have so many people,” Joshua replied to them, “go to the forest and clear an area for yourselves there in the land of the Perizzites and the Rephaim, because Ephraim’s hill country is too small for you.”
But the descendants of Joseph said, “The hill country is not enough for us, and all the Canaanites who inhabit the valley area have iron chariots, both at Beth-shean with its towns and in the Jezreel Valley.”
Saul approached Samuel in the gate area and asked, “Would you please tell me where the seer’s house is?”
There were Hebrews from the area who had gone earlier into the camp to join the Philistines, but even they joined the Israelites who were with Saul and Jonathan.
So he led him, and there were the Amalekites, spread out over the entire area, eating, drinking, and celebrating because of the great amount of plunder they had taken from the land of the Philistines and the land of Judah.
Then people will come from the cities of Judah and from the area around Jerusalem, from the land of Benjamin and from the Judean foothills, from the hill country and from the Negev bringing burnt offerings and sacrifice, grain offerings and frankincense, and thank offerings to the house of the Lord.
I will make them and the area around My hill a blessing: I will send down showers in their season—showers of blessing.
The side rooms opened into the free space, one entrance toward the north and another to the south. The area of free space was 8¾ feet wide all around.
Once the priests have entered, they must not go out from the holy area to the outer court until they have removed the clothes they minister in, for these are holy. They are to put on other clothes before they approach the public area.”
In this area there will be a square section for the sanctuary, 875 by 875 feet, with 87½ feet of open space all around it.
From this holy portion, you will measure off an area 8? miles long and 3? miles wide, in which the sanctuary, the most holy place, will stand.
It will be a holy area of the land to be used by the priests who minister in the sanctuary, who draw near to serve the Lord. It will be a place for their houses, as well as a holy area for the sanctuary.
There will be another area 8? miles long and 3? miles wide for the Levites who minister in the temple; it will be their possession for towns to live in.
“As the property of the city, you must set aside an area 1? of a mile wide and 8? miles long, adjacent to the holy donation of land. It will be for the whole house of Israel.
And the prince will have the area on each side of the holy donation of land and the city’s property, adjacent to the holy donation and the city’s property, stretching to the west on the west side and to the east on the east side. Its length will correspond to one of the tribal portions from the western boundary to the eastern boundary.
“Next to the territory of the priests, the Levites will have an area 8? miles long and 3? miles wide. The total length will be 8? miles and the width 3? miles.
“The remaining area, 1? of a mile wide and 8? miles long, will be for common use by the city, for both residential and open space. The city will be in the middle of it.
The entire donation will be 8? miles by 8? miles; you are to set apart the holy donation along with the city property as a square area.
“The remaining area on both sides of the holy donation and the city property will belong to the prince. He will own the land adjacent to the tribal portions, next to the 8? miles of the donation as far as the eastern border and next to the 8? miles of the donation as far as the western border. The holy donation and the sanctuary of the temple will be in the middle of it.
Except for the Levitical property and the city property in the middle of the area belonging to the prince, the area between the territory of Judah and that of Benjamin will belong to the prince.
Therefore, I will make Samariaa heap of ruins in the countryside,a planting area for a vineyard.I will roll her stones into the valleyand expose her foundations.
And this news spread throughout that whole area.
But they went out and spread the news about Him throughout that whole area.
When Jesus left there, He withdrew to the area of Tyre and Sidon.
Now in the area around that place was an estate belonging to the leading man of the island, named Publius, who welcomed us and entertained us hospitably for three days.
We, however, will not boast beyond measure but according to the measure of the area of ministry that God has assigned to us, which reaches even to you.
We are not bragging beyond measure about other people’s labors. But we have the hope that as your faith increases, our area of ministry will be greatly enlarged,