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Akrabattene
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Akrabattene
Akrabattene (Ἀκραβαττηνη, Akrabattēnē). A place in Idumea where Judas Maccabeus defeated the Edomites (1 Macc 5:3).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Akrabattene (Place)
AKRABATTENE (PLACE) [Gk Akrabattēnē (Ἀκραβαττηνη)]. The district where Judas Maccabeus defeated the “sons of Esau,” i.e., the Idumeans or Edomites (1 Macc 5:3). The Hellenistic form of the name may be associated with Akrabbim, an important ascent from the Arabah to the northern Negev at the southern
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Akrabattene
Akrabattene ak-rə-baʹtə-nē [GK. Akrabattēnē] (1 Macc. 5:3); AV ARABATTINE; NEB ACRABATTENE. A place in Idumea where Judas Maccabeus defeated the Edomites, near the ascent of Akrabbim.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Akrabattene
AKRABATTENE Place where Judas Maccabeus destroyed the strongholds of the “sons of Esau,” from which they were harassing the Jews (1 Macc 5:3; 2 Macc 10:14–23). “In Idumea, at Akrabattene” probably refers to a northern Edomite enclave at or near Acraba (Jdt 7:18) rather than to an area in the Negev Desert
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Akrabattene
Akrabattene (Gk. Akrabattḗnē)A fortress on the border between Judah and Idumea, near the ascent of Akrabbim, where Judas Maccabeus defeated the Idumeans (1 Macc. 5:3).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Akrabattena
Akrabattena [ăkˊrə bătˊə nĭ] (Gk. Akrabattēnē). A fortress on the border between Judah and Idumea, near the ascent of Akrabbim, where Judas Maccabeus defeated the Idumeans (1 Macc. 5:3).
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Akrabattene
AKRABATTENE A district in southern Judah, where Judas Maccabeus defeated the Idumeans (1 Macc 5:3).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
AKRABATTINE
AKRABATTINE<ak-ra-ba-ti’-ne> ([ʼΑκραβαττίνη, Akrabattine]; the King James Version, Arabattine): A place in Idumaea where Judas Maccabee defeated the children of Esau (1 Macc 5:3).
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1, A–C
Akrabattene
Akrabattene ak′ruh-bat′uh-nee (Ακραβαττήνη). KJV Arabattine. A place on the frontier of Judea and Idumea where Judas Maccabee won a military victory over the Idumeans (1 Macc. 5:3). It may be the same Akrabattene that Josephus mentions as being SE of Shechem (War 2.12.4; 4.9.9). Some scholars relate
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Akrabattine
AKRABATTINE, ak-ra-ba-tʹnē̇, (Ἀκραβαττίνη, Akrabattínē; AV Arabattine): A place in Idumaea where Judas Maccabee defeated the children of Esau (1 Macc 5:3).
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
AKRABATTENE
AKRABATTENE ak´ruh-bat´uh-nee [Ἀκραβαττήνη Akrabattēnē]. Variously identified as a stronghold or toparchy, (compare with Josephus J.W. 2.235; 4:551), southeast of Shechem. While this may be the site of Judas Maccabeus’ defeat of the Idumeans (1 Macc 5:3), the Akrabattene in Idumea, south of Hebron,