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Amana
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Amana
Amana (אֲמָנָה‎, amanah). A mountain ridge in Lebanon (Song 4:8) or possibly a stream near Damascus, alternatively spelled as Abana (אֲבָנָה‎, avanah; see 2 Kgs 5:12).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Amana (Place)
AMANA (PLACE) [Heb ʾămānâ (אֲמָנָה)]. A mountain cited along with Lebanon, Senir, and Hermon (Cant 4:8). Probably one of the mountains near the source of the Amana River comprising the Anti-Lebanon range. Solomon bids the Shulammite maiden (Cant 7:1) to leave these beautiful mountain peaks of her
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Amana
Amana. Mountain ridge, probably in the Anti-Lebanon range, mentioned along with Mt Senir and Mt Herman (Sg 4:8). It is perhaps the source of the Abana (Amana) River (2 Kgs 5:12).See Abana.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Amana
Amana ə-māʹnə, ə-mäʹnə [Heb. amānâ]. A mountain mentioned along with Lebanon, Senir, and Hermon in Cant. 4:8, and probably one of the mountains of the Anti-Lebanon, modern Jebel Zebedâni, near the source of the river Abana, or Amana.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Amana
AMANA Mountain ridge, probably in the Anti-Lebanon range, mentioned along with Mt Senir and Mt Hermon (Sg 4:8). It is perhaps the source of the Abana (Amana) River (2 Kgs 5:12). See Abana.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Amana
AMANA. A peak in the Anti-Lebanon range (Song 4:8), probably S of the Amana (Abana) River valley, It is called Umanum and Ammana in Akkad inscriptions. Sargon II obtained alabaster there.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Amana
Amana (Heb. ʾămānâ)A mountain peak (Cant. 4:8) in the Anti-Lebanon range, near the River Amana.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Amana
Amana [ə māˊnə] (Heb. ˒amānâ). A mountain peak (Cant. 4:8) in the Anti-lebanon range, near the river Amana (or Abana).
The Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land
Amanah
AMANAH a) A mountain range in southern Syria, mentioned in the Bible together with Shenir and Hermon (S. of S. 4:8). The name occurs frequently in Mesopotamian inscriptions of the 21st century bc as a place from which the Sumerian and Assyrian kings brought high-quality marble and timber for building.
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Amana
AMANA A mountain in the Anti-Lebanon range north of Palestine. It is situated near the Amana River (Song 4:8).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Amana
Am´ana (a covenant), apparently a mountain in or near Lebanon. Song. 4:8. It is commonly assumed that this is the mountain in which the river Abana, 2 Kings 5:12, has its source.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Amana
AMA´NA (ā-manʹa; “fixed”). A mountain (song of Sol. 4:8), part of Anti-Libanus, from which the waters of Abana flow.
Amanah
AMA´NAH (a-māʹna; “constant”). In the NASB of 2 Kings 5:12, the marg. reading of Abanah (which see). The KJV and NIV render Abana.
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