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Amam
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Amam
Amam (אֲמָם‎, amam). An unidentified town in southern Judah; it was designated to Judah during the allotment of the promised land (Josh 15:26).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Amam (Place)
AMAM (PLACE) [Heb ʾămām (אֲמָם)]. A town in the Negeb district of the tribal inheritance of Judah (Josh 15:26). Although its site has not been definitively located, it lay in the area E and S of Beer-sheba (Josh 15:21; Cross and Wright 1956: 212). Abel (GP 2: 242) proposed placing Amam on the Wadi
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Amam
Amam. Town in the southern part of the kingdom of Judah, along the border of Edom (Jos 15:26). Its site has not been identified.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Amam
Amam āʹmam [Heb. amām]. An unidentified town in southern Palestine, which was allotted to Judah in the division of the land. The name occurs only in Josh. 15:26. The LXX B reads Sēn, which Simons (GTTOT § 317) connects with Bîr el-Esani and Wâdī el-Esani, NW of el-Ḫalaṣah (which is about 12
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Amam
AMAM Town in the southern part of the kingdom of Judah, along the border of Edom (Jos 15:26).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Amam
AMAM. One of the villages near Beer-sheba assigned to the tribe of Judah in the division of the land. Mentioned only in Josh 15:26.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Amam
Amam (Heb. ʾămām)An unidentified town in the Shephelah, allotted to Judah (Josh. 15:26). It may have been near Beer-sheba.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Amam
Amam [āˊmăm] (Heb. ˒amām). An unidentified town in the Shephelah, allotted to Judah (Josh. 15:26). It may have been near Beer-sheba.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Amam
A´mam (gathering place), a city in the south of Judah, named with Shema and Moladah in Josh. 15:26 only.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Amam
A´MAM (aʹmam). A city in the S of Judah (Josh. 15:26), probably in the tract afterward assigned to Simeon (19:1–9).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Amam
AMAM [A mam] — a town in southern Canaan assigned to Judah in the Allotment of the land (Josh. 15:26).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
AMAM
AMAM<a’-mam> ( אֲמָם‎ [’amam]): An unidentified town in southern Palestine, which fell to Judah In the allotment of the land; occurs only in Joshua 15:26.