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Aven(ā`vĕn), in the Bible, abusive name applied to towns: to Bethel (see Beth-avenBeth-aven
, in the Bible, town of ancient Palestine, between Bethel and Michmash. It is probably used as an abusive name for Bethel in the Book of Hosea. The prophet seems to use Aven (for Beth-aven) also in the same way.
..... Click the link for more information. ); to Heliopolis in Egypt in the Book of Ezekiel; and to some other place, traditionally Baalbek, in the Book of Amos.
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A vertical shaft leading upward from a cave passage, sometimes connecting with passages above.
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