King James Bible

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Nain


"(from Heb. nain, "green pastures," "lovely"), the name of a town" near the gate of which Jesus raised to life a widow's son (Luke "7:11-17). It is identified with the village called Nein," "standing on the north-western slope of Jebel ed-Duhy (=the "hill" "Moreh" = "Little hermon"), about 4 miles from Tabor and 25" southwest of Capernaum. At the foot of the slope on which it stands is the great plain of Esdraelon. "This was the first miracle of raising the dead our Lord had "wrought, and it excited great awe and astonishment among the" people.


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Definition of Nain:
"beauty; pleasantness"