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From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary :
in the modern sense, unknown in the East. The khans or
caravanserais, which correspond to the European inn, are not
alluded to in the Old Testament. The "inn" mentioned in Ex. 4:24
was just the halting-place of the caravan. In later times khans
were erected for the accommodation of travellers. In Luke 2:7
the word there so rendered denotes a place for loosing the
beasts of their burdens. It is rendered "guest-chamber" in Mark
14:14 and Luke 22:11. In Luke 10:34 the word so rendered is
different. That inn had an "inn-keeper," who attended to the
wants of travellers.
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