founded by God, a “desert” on the ascent from the valley of the Dead Sea towards Jerusalem. It lay beyond the wilderness of Tekoa, in the direction of Engedi (2 Chr. 20:16, 20). It corresponds with the tract of country now called el-Hasasah.
[ji-roo-suh-luh m, -zuh-] /dʒɪˈru sə ləm, -zə-/ noun 1. a city in and the capital of Israel: an ancient holy city and a center of pilgrimage for Jews, Christians, and Muslims; divided between Israel and Jordan 1948–67; Jordanian sector annexed by Israel 1967; capital of Israel since 1950. [iz-ree-uh l, -rey-] /ˈɪz ri əl, -reɪ-/ […]
noun 1. Also called girasol. a sunflower, Helianthus tuberosus, having edible, tuberous, underground stems or rootstocks. 2. Also called sunchoke. the tuber itself. noun 1. a North American sunflower, Helianthus tuberosus, widely cultivated for its underground edible tubers 2. the tuber of this plant, which is cooked and eaten as a vegetable
noun 1. an Old World plant, Solanum pseudocapsicum, of the nightshade family, having white flowers and bearing cherrylike scarlet or yellow fruits, cultivated as an ornamental. noun 1. a small South American solanaceous shrub, Solanum pseudo-capsicum, cultivated as a house plant for its white flowers and inedible reddish cherry-like fruit
noun 1. a large, nocturnal, wingless, long-horned grasshopper, Stenopelmatus fuscus, occuring chiefly in loose soil and sand along the Pacific coast of the U.S.