a state (since 1986) in NE India, created in 1972 from the former Mizo Hills District of Assam. Capital: Aijal. Pop: 891 058 (2001). Area: about 21 081 sq km (8140 sq miles)
or Miz’peh, watch-tower; the look-out. (1.) A place in Gilead, so named by Laban, who overtook Jacob at this spot (Gen. 31:49) on his return to Palestine from Padan-aram. Here Jacob and Laban set up their memorial cairn of stones. It is the same as Ramath-mizpeh (Josh. 13:26). (2.) A town in Gilead, where Jephthah […]
number, one of the Jews who accompanied Zerubbabel from Babylon (Ezra 2:2); called also Mispereth (Neh. 7:7).
[Sephardic Hebrew meez-rahkh; Ashkenazic Hebrew miz-rahkh] /Sephardic Hebrew mizˈrɑx; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈmɪz rɑx/ noun, Hebrew. 1. a decorative figure, usually bearing an inscription, that is hung on the eastern wall in Jewish homes or synagogues to indicate the direction to face in prayer. 2. the eastern wall in a synagogue, which contains the Holy Ark.
[miz-rah-khee] /mɪzˈrɑ xi/ noun 1. a Zionist movement, founded in 1902, chiefly devoted to furthering the integration of Zionism and religious orthodoxy. adjective 2. of or relating to Mizrachi.