Earth - People's Dictionary of the BibleEarth. Psa 24:1. Besides the ordinary acceptation of the word, as in the passage cited, it is used by the sacred writers to denote only a particular country. Thus, the phrase, Ezr 1:2, "all the kingdoms of the earth," means only Chaldea and Assyria; and it is often restricted to Judæa only.
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People's Dictionary of the Bible : Describing Persons, Places, Countries, Customs, Birds, Animals, Trees, Plants, Books, Events, and Many Other Things in Holy Scripture.
Edited by Edwin W. Rice. Publication date 1893.