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Jezreel(jĕz`rēĕl) [Heb.,=God sows]. 1 City, ancient Palestine, in the plain of EsdraelonEsdraelon
[Gr. for Jezreel], fertile plain, c.200 sq mi (520 sq km), extending southeast c.25 mi (40 km) between the coastal plain, near Mt. Carmel, and the Jordan River valley, N Israel; separates the hills of Galilee on the north from those of Samaria to the south.
..... Click the link for more information. , halfway from Megiddo to the Jordan, and mentioned in the Bible. Situated on land allotted to Issachar's tribe, Jezreel was a residence (9th cent. B.C.) of King Ahab, whose family was called the house of Jezreel. Jezreel came to describe the town's surrounding valley, which separates Galilee from Samaria. 2 In the Bible, town of Judah. 3 In the Book of Hosea, symbolic name for a son of Hosea.
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