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Adamah
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Adamah
Adamah (אֲדָמָה‎, adamah). A town assigned to the tribe of Naphtali (Josh 19:36). Named between Kinnereth and Ramah. Its location is unknown, but it may be identical with Hajar ed-Damm, northwest of the Sea of Galilee.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Adamah (Place)
ADAMAH (PLACE) [Heb ʾădāmâ (אֲדָמָה)]. A fortified city within Naphtali’s territorial boundaries, the exact location of which is unknown (Josh 19:36; LXX variants also reflect the uncertainty). Adamah is not to be identified with Adam in the Transjordon (Josh 3:16), nor with Adami-neqeb (Josh 19:33;
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Adamah
Adamah. One of the 19 fortified cities belonging to Naphtali’s tribe (Jos 19:36). It is possibly identified with Qarn Hattin.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Adamah
Adamah adʹə-mə [Heb. aḏāmâ; Gk. Adami]. A fortified city in the territory of Naphtali, named between Chinnereth and Ramah (Josh. 19:36). The site is unknown.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Adamah
ADAMAH One of the 19 fortified cities belonging to Naphtali’s tribe (Jos 19:36). It is possibly identified with Qarn Hattin.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Adamah
Adamah (ad´uh-muh).1 A city in the region of Naphtali (Josh. 19:33).2 A Hebrew word that occurs 225 times in the Bible and means arable, cultivable land. That meaning can be seen in the expression “man of the ’adamah” meaning “farmer” (Gen. 9:20; Zech. 13:5). ’Adamah is the word used to refer to the
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Adamah
ADAMAH (Heb. ’aḏāmāh). A town in Naphtali (Jos. 19:36). Possibly at Qarn Hattin (Y. Aharoni, JNES 19, 1960, pp. 179–181, identifying it with Shemesh-adam of Egyptian sources).J. P. U. Lilley.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Adamah
Adamah (Heb. ʾăḏāmâ)A city in the territory of Naphtali (Josh. 19:36), possibly to be identified with Ḥajar ed-Damm, ca. 4 km. (2.5 mi.) NW of where the Jordan River empties into the Sea of Galilee.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Adamah
Adamah [ădˊə mə] (Heb. ˒aḏamâ “earth”). A city in the territory of Naphtali (Josh. 19:36), possibly to be identified with Ḥajar ed-Damm, about 4 km. (2:5 mi.) northwest of where the Jordan river empties into the Sea of Gennesaret (Galilee).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Adamah
Ad´amah (red earth), one of the “fenced cities” of Naphtali, named between Chinnereth and Ramah. Josh. 19:36.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Adamah
AD´AMAH (adʹā-mā; “earth, ground”). A fenced city of Naphtali (Josh. 19:36). The modern Tell ed-Damiyeh.
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