Statement of Faith | Tell a Friend about Us | Color Scheme:    
Monday, November 11, 2019

Join Now!  |  Login
  Our Sponsors

• Hunting for choral music have you frustrated?

• Join a different kind of "Christian Book Club!" Click to find out how!

• Learn Greek, Aramaic, Biblical or Modern Hebrew online

• Try SwordSearcher Bible Software Today

  Study Resources

• Interlinear Bible

• Parallel Bible

• Daily Reading Plan

• Devotionals

• Commentaries

• Concordances

• Dictionaries

• Encyclopedias

• Lexicons

• History

• Sermon Essentials

• Audio Resources

• Religious Artwork

  SL Forums

• Apologetic Forum

• Christian Living

• Ministry Forum

• Evangelism Forum

• Passage Forum

• Help Forum

  Other Resources

• Advertise with SL

• FREE Resources

• Information

• Set Preferences

• Font Resources

• Contacting SL



Holman Bible Dictionary

Start Your Search
Choose a letter from below
to display alphabetical list:

    Printer friendly version
Additional Resources
Greek - district
Greek - district, districts
Greek - district
Greek - district around, surrounding district
Hebrew - district
Hebrew - district
Hebrew - district

Translates several different Hebrew and Greek words referring to a region, territory, or land. In the Old Testament district often connotes a part of a larger whole, either the provinces of an empire (1 Kings 20:14-19), regions within a country (2 Chronicles 11:23), or sections of a city (Nehemiah 3:9-18). In the New Testament district often refers to the area around a city (Matthew 15:21; Matthew 16:13; Mark 8:10). At Acts 16:21 the reference is to an administrative area (perhaps Matthew 2:22 also). At times district means no more than the general area (Matthew 9:26,Matthew 9:31).

Copyright Statement
These dictionary topics are from the Holman Bible Dictionary, published by Broadman & Holman, 1991. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Broadman & Holman.

Bibliography Information
Butler, Trent C. Editor.. "Entry for 'DISTRICT'". "Holman Bible Dictionary".
<>. 1991.


Dead links, typos, or HTML errors should be sent to
Suggestions about making this resource more useful should be sent to

   Powered by LightSpeed Technology

Copyright © 2001-2019,