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Allammelech
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Allammelech
Allammelech (אַלַּמֶּ֫לֶךְ‎, allammelekh). A town in the territory of Asher (Josh 19:26).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Allammelech (Place)
ALLAMMELECH (PLACE) [Heb ʾalammelek (אַלַמֶּלֶך)]. A town located in the inheritance of the tribe of Asher (Josh 19:26). The OT form can be translated as “oak of the king.” However, the LXX has preserved variants, such as alimelech, which have led some scholars to suggest that the original Semitic form
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Allammelech
Allammelech ə-lamʹə-lek [Heb. ’alammeleḵ]—‘king’s oak’]; AV, NEB, ALAMMELECH. A town in the tribe of Asher, the location of which is not known (Josh. 19:26).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Alammelech
ALAMMELECH. A town located in Asher. The exact site is unknown but probably it was on the border of Zebulun in the southern region of the plain of Acco (Josh 19:26).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Allammelech
Allammelech (Heb. ʾalammeleḵ)A town in the territory of Asher (Josh. 19:26). Although the site has not been identified, the name is preserved in that of Wadi el-Melek, which drains into the brook Kishon near Mt. Carmel.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Allammelech
Allammelech [ə lămˊə lĕk] (Heb. ˒alammeleḵ “the king’s oak”). A town in the territory of Asher (Josh. 19:26; KJV “Alammelech”). Although the site has not been identified, the name is preserved in that of Wadi el-Melek, which drains into the brook Kishon near Mt. Carmel.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Alammelech
Alam´melech (king’s oak), a place within the limits of Asher, named between Achshaph and Amad. Josh. 19:26 only.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Alammelech
ALAMMELECH [al LAM eh leck] (oak of a king) — a town of the tribe of Asher (Josh. 19:26).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
ALLAMMELECH
ALLAMMELECH<a-lam’-e-lek> ( אַלַּמֶּלֶךְ‎ [’allammelekh], “oak of a king”): A town in the tribe of Asher, the location of which is not known (Joshua 19:26; the King James Version Alammelech).
ALAMMELECH
ALAMMELECH<a-lam’-e-lek>: the King James Version (Joshua 19:26) for ALLAMMELECH (which see).
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Allammelech
ALLAMMELECH (Ȧl·lămʹ mĕ·lĕk) Place-name meaning “king’s oak” or “royal holy tree.” Border town of Asher (Josh. 19:26) whose specific location is not known.
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