4821 east

4821 east

The geographical direction often identified by the position of the rising sun. Many of Israel’s invaders came from the east, often giving the term a negative association in OT writings.

East as a point of the compass

Ge 2:8; Mt 2:1-2 See also Ge 4:16; Ge 13:11,14; Dt 3:27; Ps 107:3; Lk 13:29; Rev 21:13

East and west used to demonstrate vast extent

Ge 28:14; Isa 43:5 See also 1Ch 12:15; Job 23:8; Ps 75:6; Ps 103:12; Zec 8:7; Mt 8:11; Mt 24:27; Lk 13:29

East identified by the rising sun

Nu 2:3 See also Jos 1:15; Jos 19:12; Ps 50:1; Ps 113:3; Isa 41:25; Isa 45:6

The east wind

Job 15:2 The east wind blows straight out of the desert; Ps 48:7 See also Ge 41:6; Ex 10:13; Isa 27:8; Jer 4:11; Jer 18:17; Eze 17:10; Eze 27:26; Hos 13:15; Jnh 4:8

Military threat from the east

Jdg 6:33 See also Jdg 10:8; 1Ch 5:10; Isa 9:12; Isa 46:11

See also

4284sun
4842north
4850south
4857west

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