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cabul in the Bible

how little! as nothing. (1.) A town on the eastern border of Asher (Josh. 19:27), probably one of the towns given by Solomon to Hiram; the modern Kabul, some 8 miles east of Accho, on the very borders of Galilee. (2.) A district in the north-west of Galilee, near to Tyre, containing twenty cities given to Hiram by Solomon as a reward for various services rendered to him in building the temple (1 Kings 9:13), and as payment of the six score talents of gold he had borrowed from him. Hiram gave the cities this name because he was not pleased with the gift, the name signifying "good for nothing." Hiram seems afterwards to have restored these cities to Solomon (2 Chr. 8:2).

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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  • He was lodged with a small escort, in comfortable, but defenceless, quarters in the Bala Hissar or citadel of cabul.

    Sixty Years a Queen Sir Herbert Maxwell
  • All matters were, however, deferred until after the arrival at cabul.

    Our Soldiers W.H.G. Kingston
  • The whole of the Afghans engaged in the attack fled during the night, and the British marched into cabul without resistance.

    Our Soldiers W.H.G. Kingston
  • Between Jellalabad and cabul were a series of most difficult passes.

    For Name and Fame G. A. Henty
  • The tribes here greeted our advance with pleasure, for they were tributary to cabul, and viewed the Afghan rule with aversion.

    Our Soldiers W.H.G. Kingston
  • There has been nothing like it, since the retreat from cabul in 1848.

    For Name and Fame G. A. Henty
  • Beyond our frontier, Sheer Ali, whose accession at cabul had but lately been recognised, was strengthening his position.

  • Three days after the city of cabul occupied by British forces.

  • The Afghan lad had received orders to accompany his patient, and remain with him as long as he stayed in cabul.

    For Name and Fame G. A. Henty
  • On the 2nd February we received orders to prepare for an advance on cabul.

    Ten Years in India W.J.D. Gould

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