A dry area in the south of Judah through which were several roads of strategic importance; many villages were built there as defences. At the time of the Exodus [[➝ Exodus, the]] Amalekites dwelt in the Negeb (Num. 13:29). From the time of the Exile (586 BCE) it was occupied by Edomites, and later known to Greek-speakers as Idumaea (Mark 3:8).

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