SOREK

SOREK
vallis fuit Palaestinae, Iudic. c. 16. v. 4. prope Ascalonem, unde vites illae eximiae, de quibus Gen. c. 49. v. 11. Esaiae c. 5. v. 2. et Ieremiae c. 2. v. 21. Indidem allata est uva illa mirabilis, de qua apud Mosen itidem videre est. Sam. Bochart. Hieroz. Part. poster. l. 5. c. 9. Vide quoque in voce Sorec.

Hofmann J. Lexicon universale. 1698.

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