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Amad
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Amad
Amad (עַמְעָד‎, am'ad). A town in the territory of Asher near Mount Carmel (Josh 19:26).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Amad (Place)
AMAD (PLACE) [Heb ʿamʿād (עַמְעָד)]. A town in the inheritance of Asher (Josh 19:26). From the position of Amad in the list of border cities, its general location should be sought in the S portion of the tribal territory. Evidence is not sufficient to determine an identification with any site.Melvin
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Amad
Amad. Town in northern Palestine near Mt Carmel, within the boundaries of Asher’s territory (Jos 19:26). Its site is unknown.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Amad
Amad āʹmad [Heb. ‘am‘āḏ]. A town allotted to the tribe of Asher in the division of Palestine (Josh. 19:26). Its place in the list of names suggests a location in the northwest, N of Mt. Carmel.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Amad
AMAD Town in northern Palestine near Mt Carmel, within the boundaries of Asher’s territory (Jos 19:26).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Amad
AMAD. A city of Canaan assigned to the tribe of Asher in the division of the land after the Conquest (Josh 19:26).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Amad
Amad (Heb. ʿamʿāḏ)A border town of the territory of Asher near Mt. Carmel (Josh. 19:26). Its precise location is unknown.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Amad
Amad [āˊmăd] (Heb. ˓amāḏ). A border town of the territory of Asher near Mt. Carmel (Josh. 19:26). Its precise location is unknown.An altar with horns from Megiddo (by courtesy of the Oriental Institute, University of Chicago)
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Amad
A´mad (enduring), an unknown place in Asher, between Alammelech and Misheal. Josh. 19:26 only.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Amad
A´MAD (āʹmad; “station” [?]). A town near the border of Asher (Josh. 19:26); not identified.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Amad
AMAD [A madd] (station) — a town in northern Canaan, assigned to the tribe of Asher (Josh. 19:26).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
AMAD
AMAD<a’-mad> ( עַמְעָד‎ [̀am̀adh]): A town in northern Palestine, which fell to the tribe of Asher in the division of the land (Joshua 19:26). The modern ruin `Amud near Accho may be the site.
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