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Allon-bacuth
Excerpt from the Lexham Bible Dictionary, the most advanced Bible dictionary.
A place near Bethel where Deborah, nurse of Rebekah, was buried (Gen 35:8). Deborah was buried under an oak tree (אַלּוֹן‎, allon). The place was named by Jacob אַלּוֹן בָּכוּת‎ (allon bakhuth) to signify this; the name means “weeping oak” or “oak of weeping.”
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Allon-Bacuth
Allon-Bacuth (אַלּוֹן בָּכוּת‎, allon bakhuth). A place near Bethel where Deborah, nurse of Rebekah, was buried (Gen 35:8). Deborah was buried under an oak tree (אַלּוֹן‎, allon). The place was named by Jacob אַלּוֹן בָּכוּת‎ (allon bakhuth) to signify this; the name means “weeping oak” or “oak of weeping.”
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Allon-Bacuth (Place)
ALLON-BACUTH (PLACE) [Heb ʾallôn-bākût (אַלֹּון־בָּכוּת)]. A place in the vicinity of Bethel where Deborah, Rebekah’s nurse, was buried (Gen 35:8). The name literally means “oak of weeping.” In Judg 4:5 there is a reference to a “palm tree of Deborah” located between Ramah and Bethel in the hill country
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Allon-bacuth, Allon-bachuth
Allon-bacuth, Allon-bachuth. Oak tree near Bethel under which Deborah, Rebekah’s aged nurse, was buried (Gn 35:8, kjv Allonbachuth). The place was named “the Oak of weeping.”
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Allon-Bacuth
Allon-Bacuth alʹən baʹkəth [Heb. ’allôn bāḵûṯ—‘oak of weeping’];AV ALLON-BACHUTH; NEB ALLON-BAKUTH. In Gen. 35:8, the burial place of Deborah, nurse of Rebekah, probably located between Bethel and Ramah (cf. Jgs. 4:5).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Allon-Bachuth, Allon-Bacuth
ALLON-BACHUTH*, ALLON-BACUTH* Oak tree near Bethel under which Deborah, Rebekah’s aged nurse, was buried (Gn 35:8). The tree was named the “Oak of Weeping.”
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Allon-Bachuth
ALLON-BACHUTH. Rebekah’s nurse Deborah was buried under this tree (its name meaning “oak of weeping”), near Bethel (Gen 35:8). It also may have been the site of the palm tree of the prophetess Deborah located between Ramah and Bethel (Jdg 4:5).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Allon-Bacuth
Allon-Bacuth (Heb. ʾallôn bāḵûṯ)The place (lit., “oak of weeping”) near Bethel where Deborah the nurse of Rebekah was buried (Gen. 35:8). This site could be the same as the “palm tree of Deborah” where the prophetess/judge later judged Israel (Judg. 4:5).Willard W. Winter
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Allon-Bacuth
Allon-Bacuth [ălˊən băkˊəth] (Heb. ˓allôn bāḵûṯ “oak of weeping”). A name given to the burial site of Deborah the nurse of Rebekah (Gen. 35:8; KJV “Allon-bachuth”). Located near Bethel, this tree (JB “Oak of Tears”) could be the “palm” under which the later Deborah judged Israel (Judg. 4:5).
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Allon-Bacuth
ALLON-BACUTH (Hebrew, “oak of weeping”) A place near Bethel where Deborah, the nurse of Rebekah, was buried (Gen 35:8).
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Allon-Bacuth
AL´LON-BAC´UTH (alʹlon-bakʹūth; “oak of weeping”). A landmark consisting of a tree marking the spot where Deborah, Rebekah’s nurse, was buried (Gen. 35:8).
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Allon-Bachuth
Allon-Bachuthoak of weeping, a tree near Bethel, at the spot where Deborah, Rebekah’s nurse, was buried (Gen. 35:8). Large trees, from their rarity in the plains of Palestine, were frequently designated as landmarks. This particular tree was probably the same as the “palm tree of Deborah” (Judg. 4:5).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Allon Bachuth
ALLON BACHUTH [AL lun BACK uth] (oak of weeping) — a place “below Bethel,” the name of the burial place of Deborah, the nurse of Rebekah (Isaac’s wife) (Gen. 35:8).