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Cave


Cave. The most remarkable caves noticed in Scripture are, that in which Lot dwelt after the destruction of Sodom, Gen. 19:30; the cave of Machpelah, Gen. 23:17; cave of Makkedah, Josh. 10:10; cave of Adullam, 1 Sam. 22:1; cave of Engedi, 1 Sam. 24:3; Obadiah’s cave, 1 Kings 18:4; Elijah’s cave in Horeb, 1 Kings 19:9; the rock sepulchres of Lazarus and of our Lord. Matt. 27:60; John 11:38. Caves were used for temporary dwelling-places and for tombs.