a nut-bearing tree, the almond. (1.) The ancient name of a royal Canaanitish city near the site of Bethel (Gen. 28:19; 35:6), on the border of Benjamin (Josh. 18:13). Here Jacob halted, and had a prophetic vision. (See BETHEL.) (2.) A place in the land of the Hittites, founded (Judg. 1:26) by "a man who came forth out of the city of Luz." It is identified with Luweiziyeh, 4 miles north-west of Banias.
luz has finally had enough, and she wants to get back to the U.S. to reunite with her daughter, Isabel.
When El Principe leaves the compound one day, luz sees her opportunity.
luz gets away and hires Malone to take her over the border, where Thacker and others are waiting to snag her.