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Rissah is one of the places or stations of the Exodus. These are the places the Sons of Israel or Israelites stopped at during the Exodus presented in a sequence which gives the route.

Rissah is [1] comes after Libnah, the white land in the west. Libna was a Libyan emporia on the coast of Palestine north of Gaza.

A related semitic language meaning is Rissah (Hebrew: רִסָּה) heap of ruins, In context this would refer to one of the fortified wells along what was known as the Kings highway, a sequence of fortified wells guarding the route from Egypt through Gaza to Canaan.

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Footnotes

  1. (Arabic for a well stopped up with stones)
Previous Station:
Libnah
The Exodus
Stations list
Next Station:
Kehelathah

This entry incorporates text from the public domain Easton's Bible Dictionary, originally published in 1897.

Some or all of this article is forked from Wikipedia. The original article was at Rissah. The list of authors can be seen in the page history.

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