-1. Also called JUDAH and JUDAEA -(The southern division of Palestine) .It extended from the Jordan

River and the Dead Sea to the Mediterranean Sea, and from Shiloh on the north to the wilderness on the

south Matthew 4:25; Luke 5:17; John 4:47, 54 .The term applies to all of Palestine in Luke 1:5 .It applies to

the territory east of the Jordan River in Matthew 19:1; Mark 10:1; Luke 23:5

-2. Wilderness of .Called Beth-arabah Joshua 15:6, 61 Assigned to Benjamin Joshua 18:22 .John the

Baptist preaches in Matthew 3:1; Luke 3:3