The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Adithaim (עֲדִיתַיִם‎, adithayim). A city in the southern portion of Judah, near the border of Edom, that was assigned to the tribe of Judah during the allotment of the promised land (Josh 15:36).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Adithaim (Place)
ADITHAIM (PLACE) [Heb ʿădı̂tayim (עֲדִיתַיִם)]. One of 14 towns grouped together in the Shephelah (foothills) of Judah (Josh 15:36). The name “Adithaim” occurs only here and the location is unknown. Abel (GP 2: 238; see also RAB, 148) suggests modern el-Ḥadı̂theh, a site 4 km NNW of Yâlō, based on
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Adithaim ad-ə-thāʹəm [Heb. aḏîṯayim]. A city in the Shephelah of Judah (Josh. 15:36). The site is unknown; GAB suggests modern el-Ḥadîtheh N of Aijalon, the same as Adida (Hadid).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Adithaim (Heb. ʿăḏɩ̂ṯayim)A city in the inheritance of the tribe of Judah (Josh. 15:36), one of 14 towns mentioned together as existing in the lowland foothills of Judah. The exact location of this city is unknown.Aaron M. Gale
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Adithaim [ădˊə thāˊəm] (Heb. ˓aḏîṯayim). A city of the tribe of Judah located in the Shephelah (Josh. 15:36). Its precise location is not known, though some have identified it with el-Ḥadîtheh, north of Aijalon.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Aditha´im (double ornament), a town belonging to Judah, lying in the low country, and named, between Sharaim and hag-Gederah, in Josh. 15:36 only.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
ADITHA´IM (ad-i-thāʹim). A place in Palestine, but location unknown (Josh. 15:36).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
ADITHAIM [ad ih THAY em] — a city in the Shephelah, or lowland, of Judah (Josh. 15:33, 36).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
ADITHAIM<ad-i-tha’-im> ( עֲדִיתַיִם‎ [̀adhithayim] “double ornament, passage, or prey”): A city in “the lowland” (Shephelah, not as the King James Version “valley”) of Judah (Joshua 15:36). Site unknown, but possibly same as & ADIDA (which see).
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