Emmaus (I-may´uhs; Heb., “warm wells”)

A town of disputed location that figures in the post resurrection story of Luke 24:13-35. Most manuscripts place it about seven miles from Jerusalem, but others and the ancient Palestinian tradition prefer about twenty miles.

Luke 24:13-35

The Walk to Emmaus
13Now on that same day two of them were going to a village called Emmaus, about seven miles from Jerusalem,14and talking with each other abou ... View more

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