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Goshen(gō`shən), in the Bible. 1 Fertile region of Egypt occupied by the Israelites. 2 Region, S ancient Palestine, conquered by Joshua. 3 Town of Judah.
Goshen,city (1990 pop. 23,797), seat of Elkhart co., N Ind., on the Elkhart River; inc. 1868. Goshen is in a farm and dairy region; poultry is also raised and processed. Its manufactures include agricultural, transportation, and electronic equipment and paper, rubber, metal, and wood products. Amish and Mennonite colonies are in the area. Goshen College is there.
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Egyptian fertile land; salvation for Jacob’s family. [O.T.: Genesis 46:28]
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a region of ancient Egypt, east of the Nile delta: granted to Jacob and his descendants by the king of Egypt and inhabited by them until the Exodus (Genesis 45:10)
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