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Achzib (of Judah)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Achzib of Judah
Achzib of Judah (אַכְזִיב‎, akhziv). Also known as Chezib (כְּזִיב‎, keziv) and Cozeba (כֹּזֵבָא‎, kozeva'). A town in Canaan where the daughter of Shua bore the patriarch Judah a son, Shelah (Gen 38:5). It was later allotted to the tribe of Judah (Josh 15:44; 1 Chr 4:22; Mic 1:14).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Achzib (Place)
ACHZIB (PLACE) [Heb ʾakzı̂b (אַכְזִיב)]. Var. CHEZIB. 1. A town allocated to the tribe of Judah (Josh 15:44). From the context of its placement among the other cities, it appears to have been in the Shephelah, probably at its juncture with the Judean hills. In Mic 1:14, it is mentioned among several
Chezib (Place)
CHEZIB (PLACE) [Heb kĕzı̂b (כְּזִיב)]. A city in S Canaan where Shelah, one of Judah’s sons, was born of a Canaanite woman (Gen 38:5). The context of the biblical reference implies that the town was near Adullam (cf. Gen 38:1). The consensus is that the site is the same as ACHZIB [Heb ʾakzı̂b] in Judah
Cozeba (Place)
COZEBA (PLACE) [Heb kōzēbāʾ (כֹּזֵבָא)]. Listed in the genealogy of Judah, Cozeba is the habitation of some of the sons of Shelah (1 Chr 4:22). Of the whole list of sons of Shelah, only Mareshah, in the Shephelah, is identified with certainty as Tel Ṣandaḥannah (M.R. 140111; LBHG, 248). Occupation
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Achzib
Achzib. 1. City in Judah’s territory (Jos 15:44). The prophet Micah listed it among cities that would be destroyed with Samaria (Mi 1:14). It was probably the same as Chezib (Gn 38:5) and Cozeba (1 Chr 4:22, kjv Chozeba).2. City in Asher’s territory (Jos 19:29), one of seven from which the tribe failed
Chezib
Chezib. Alternate name for Achzib, a city in Judah’s territory, in Genesis 38:5.See Achzib #1.
Chozeba
Chozeba. kjv form of Cozeba in 1 Chronicles 4:22. Cozeba was an alternate name for Achzib, a city in Judah’s territory.See Achzib #1.
Cozeba
Cozeba. Alternate name for Achzib, a city in Judah’s territory, in 1 Chronicles 4:22.See Achzib #1.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Achzib (of Judah)
1. A town in western Judah in the Shephelah (lowlands), mentioned with Mareshah and Keilah as one of the cities allotted to Judah (Josh. 15:44). It is probably the same as Chezib (Gen. 38:5), where Judah was at the time of the birth of his son Shelah. Mic. 1:14 has a pun on the name: “The houses of Achzib
Chezib
Chezib [Heb. kezîḇ] (Gen. 38:5); NEB mg KEZIB. The town in which Shua bore Judah a son Shelah (see Achzib 1). Where the RSV reads “she was in Chezib,” the NEB emends the text to read “she ceased to bear children.”
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Aczib
ACZIB1. City in Judah’s territory (Jos 15:44). The prophet Micah listed it among cities that would be destroyed with Samaria (Mi 1:14). It was probably the same as Chezib (Gn 38:5) and Cozeba (1 Chr 4:22).2. City in Asher’s territory (Jos 19:29), one of seven from which the tribe failed to drive out
Chozeba
CHOZEBA* kjv form of Cozeba in 1 Chronicles 4:22. Cozeba was an alternate name for Achzib, a city in Judah’s territory. See Cozeba.
Cozeba
COZEBA Alternate name of Aczib, a city in Judah’s territory, in 1 Chronicles 4:22. See Aczib #1.
Kezib
KEZIB Alternate name for Aczib, a city in Judah’s territory, in Genesis 38:5. See Aczib #1.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Achzib
Achzib (ak´zib).1 A city in northern Canaan located near the coast north of Acco. Although it was on the border of the territory of Asher, the Canaanites were never totally expelled from the city (Josh. 19:29; Judg. 1:31). It is tentatively identified as the present ez-Zib or Tel Akhziv.2 A city in
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Achzib
ACHZIB1. A town in the Shephelah of Judah near Keilah and Mareshah (Josh 15:44; Mic 1:14). Micah makes a pun on its name, which means “deceitful” or “treacherous.” Achzib seems to be mentioned in Lachish letter #8. Perhaps it is the same as Chezib (q.v.; Gen 38:5).2. A Canaanite town assigned to Asher
Chozeba
CHOZEBA. A city in Judah whose men were descendants of Shelah (1 Chr 4:22). It is to be identified with Chezib (Gen 38:5) and Achzib (Josh 15:44). See Chezib; Achzib.
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Achzib
ACHZIB. 1. A Canaanite harbour town assigned to Asher (Jos. 19:29) which they never occupied (Jdg. 1:31). Taken by Sennacherib in 701 bc (ANET, p. 287). identified with the modern ez-Zib, 14 km N of Acco (Acre). 2. A town of Judah (Jos. 15:44) in the Shephelah. Probably the Chezib of Gn. 38:5; conquered
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Achzib
Achzib (Heb. ʾaḵzɩ̂ḇ)1. A town in the Shephelah, belonging to the tribe of Judah (Josh. 15:44). A variant name of the town might be Chezib, where Judah’s Canaanite wife bore Shelah, his third son (Gen. 38:5). Eusebius (Onom. 172) identified the town with Chasbi, near Adullam. Scholars largely accept
Chezib
Chezib (Heb. kĕzɩ̂ḇ)A town in southern Canaan where the daughter of the Canaanite Shua gave birth to Shelah, Judah’s third son (Gen. 38:5). Chezib has been firmly identified with ancient Achzib in Judah (modern Tell el-Beida; 145116) near Adullam (cf. Eusebius Onom. 172, Chasbi).Christian M. M.
Cozeba
Cozeba (Heb. kōzēḇā})One of the cities listed in Judah’s genealogy inhabited by some of the sons of Shelah (1 Chr. 4:22). It is located in the Shephelah, considered to be the same as Chezib (Gen. 38:5) and Achzib (Josh. 15:44), which is identified as Tel el-Beiḍā/Ḥorvat Lavnin (145116).Steven
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Chezib
Chezib [kēˊzĭb] (Heb. kezîḇ). A place (so MT) where the daughter of Shua gave birth to Shelah (Gen. 38:5; NIV “Kezib”). The NEB, following LXX chasbí (which understands the Hebrew term as a derivative of kāzaḇ “to stop flowing”; cf. Isa. 58:11; Jer. 15:18), translates here “she ceased
Cozeba
Cozeba [kō zēˊbə] (Heb. kōzēḇâ˒ “falsehood”). A village in the Shephelah region of Judah (1 Chr. 4:22; KJV “Chozeba”), considered to be the same as Chezib (Gen. 38:5) and Achzib (Josh. 15:44).
The Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land
Achzib
ACHZIB a) A town in Judah (Josh. 15:44) whose destruction was foretold by Micah (Mic. 1:14). Tentatively identified with Tell el-Beide, northeast of Mareshah.b) A Canaanite city on the Mediterranean coast, in the territory of Asher (Josh. 19:29). The inhabitants were not driven out by Joshua, so the
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Achzib
ACHZIB The name of two cities.1. A city of Judah in the Shephelah, the low hills of western Palestine (Josh 15:44; also Mic 1:14).2. A city of northwestern Palestine on the Mediterranean coast, approximately fourteen miles north of Acco. It enjoyed considerable early prominence and was given to the