Emmaus


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Emmaus

(ĕmā`əs), in the Bible. 1 Place, outside Jerusalem, where Cleopas and another disciple met the risen Christ. 2 Place, where Judas Maccabeus defeated Gorgias. It is now called Imwas (West Bank) and lies halfway between Jerusalem and Jaffa, Israel.

Emmaus,

borough (1990 pop. 11,157), Lehigh co., E Pa., a suburb adjoining Allentown; inc. 1859. It is chiefly residential, with some light manufacturing and printing and publishing. Emmaus was founded in 1740 by Moravians. The Bieber house (1734) is of historic interest.
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Emmaus

where two disciples discover identity of Jesus. [N.T.: Luke 24:13–35]
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He knew now quite positively that there had been no painting of landscape before Monet; and he felt a real thrill when he stood in front of Rembrandt's Disciples at Emmaus or Velasquez' Lady with the Flea-bitten Nose.
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Sickle cell treatment company Emmaus Life Sciences Inc confirmed on Wednesday that it has completed its merger with MYnd Analytics Inc.
MYnd Analytics and Emmaus Life Sciences provided an update on the planned merger and spin-off transaction announced on January 7, 2019.
This March, Christians who have been touched by the Walk to Emmaus ministry will unite for a five-day cruise to the Caribbean to celebrate the program's 40th anniversary.
The new 2,800-square-foot branch is being built on Chestnut Street in Emmaus on the site of a former Wendy's restaurant.
The event has been organised by GMP's Tameside unit and homeless charity Emmaus, which helps rough sleepers find housing and jobs.
SEFTON charity Emmaus Merseyside has launched an affordable house clearance service, with proceeds used to support people who have experienced homelessness.
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