King James Bible Dictionary


Cities in the Bible

Ciies in the Bible

The earliest mention of city-building is that of Enoch, which was built by Cain (Gen. 4:17) After the confusion of tongues, the descendants of Nimrod founded several cities. Next, we have a record of the cities of the Canaanites, Sidon, Gaza, Sodom, etc. The earliest description of a city is that of Sodom (Gen 19:1-22) and Damascus is said to be the oldest existing city in the world.

Here is a list of over 280 cities. Click on a city name for the full dictionary definition.

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