Ituraea (It´yoor-ee´uh)

An area northeast of the Sea of Galilee. Mentioned only once in the Bible as being, together with Trachonitis, the territory ruled over by Philip, son of Herod the Great and brother of Herod Antipas (Luke 3:1), Ituraea was the region occupied by the tribe descended from Jetur, son of Ishmael (Gen 25:13-16; 1Chr 1:31).

Luke 3:1

The Proclamation of John the Baptist
1In the fifteenth year of the reign of Emperor Tiberius, when Pontius Pilate was governor of Judea, and Herod was ruler of ... View more

Gen 25:13-16

13These are the names of the sons of Ishmael, named in the order of their birth: Nebaioth, the firstborn of Ishmael; and Kedar, Adbeel, Mibsam,14Mishma, Dumah, ... View more

1Chr 1:31

31Jetur, Naphish, and Kedemah. These are the sons of Ishmael.

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