The exact location is not specified; it was certainly beyond Jordan and therefore in perea.
He gave him also Julias, a city of perea, with fourteen villages that lay about it.
We also find him, in this period of his life, again beyond the Jordan, in perea.
He made up his mind now to go through perea preaching, as he had preached in all the other parts of the land.
But that time had not yet come, for he had promised to preach his gospel in perea, across the Jordan.
Cities of the Decapolis, however, lay within the limits of perea, and introduced Greek life and ideas to the people.
Apollo, of the silver bow, had bred them in perea—both of them mares, and terrible as Mars in battle.