and the Negev and the Plain of the valley of Jericho, the City of Date Palms, to Zoar. Bible see other translations

“City of Date Palms.” The palm trees in Israel were date palms, not coconut palms or other varieties of palm trees. Jericho was also known as the “City of Date Palms,” especially after it was destroyed by Joshua.

Commentary for: Deuteronomy 34:3