Amos 1:5

I will break also the gate of Damascus, and cut off the inhabitant from the plain of Aven, and him that holds the scepter from the house of Eden: and the people of Syria shall go into captivity unto Kir, says the LORD.
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Plain. The city "Bikhath-Aven "or the latter word, probably denotes Baal, as the Syrians style Baal-Bek, the city which the Greeks call Heliopolis. The valley between the two mountains extending northward, is still called Bucca. Pleasure. Hebrew, "Beth Heden. "We find Eden in a delightful part of Libanus. Cyrene, not in Africa, but on the river Cyrus, in Albania, 4 Kings xv. 29.

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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