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Anab
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Anab
Anab (עֲנָב‎, anav). One of the cities in the mountains of Judah, from which Joshua expelled the Anakim (Josh 11:21; 15:50).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Anab (Place)
ANAB (PLACE) [Heb ʿanāb (עַנָב)]. A city in the southernmost part of the hill country of Judah (Josh 15:48–50). It is about three miles west of Debir (Dahariyeh). The Egyptian texts of the 19th Dynasty refer to it as Qrt ʿnb, hence its original name is likely to have been Kiriat-ʿanab. Its modern Arab
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Anab
Anab. Town in the hill country of Hebron inhabited by giant warriors. After Joshua eliminated the giants (Jos 11:21) Anab was allotted to Judah’s tribe (Jos 15:50). Today Anab is known as Khirbet ‛Anab el-Kebireh.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Anab
Anab āʹnab [Heb. anaḇ—‘grape’]. A place mentioned in the list of cities that fell to Judah (Josh. 15:50). In the list it follows Debir, from which it was a short distance to the southwest. It was a city of the Anakim, from whom Joshua took it (Josh. 11:21). In Egyptian texts of the 19th Dynasty
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Anab
ANAB Town in the hill country of Hebron inhabited by giant warriors. After Joshua eliminated the giants (Jos 11:21), Anab was allotted to Judah’s tribe (Jos 15:50). Today Anab is known as Khirbet ‘Anab el-Kebireh.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Anab
ANAB. A town in the hill country of Judah conquered by Joshua (Josh 11:21) and allotted to the tribe of Judah (Josh 15:50). The site is now called Khirbet ’Anab, 13 miles SW of Hebron. The city was repeatedly mentioned in Egyptian texts of the Nineteenth Dynasty as Qrt-’n b, corresponding to the Heb.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Anab
Anab (Heb. ʿănaḇ)One of the cities in the hill country of Judah where Joshua defeated the Anakim (Josh. 11:21; 15:50). It has been identified with Khirbet ʿAnâb ej-Ṣeghîreh (145091), ca. 5 km. (3 mi.) W of Debir.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Anab
Anab [āˊnăb] (Heb. ˓anaḇ “grape”). One of the cities in the hill country of Judah where Joshua defeated the Anakim (Josh. 11:21; 15:50). It has been identified with Khirbet ˓Anâb, approximately 24 km. (15 mi.) southwest of Hebron.
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Anab
ANAB A city in the hill country of Judah where Joshua defeated the Anakim (Josh 11:21; 15:50).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Anab
A´nab (grape-town), a town in the mountains of Judah, Josh. 15:50, named with Debir and Hebron as once belonging to the Anakim. Josh. 11:21.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Anab
A´NAB (āʹnab; “grapes”). A place upon the mountains of Judah from which Joshua expelled the Anakim (Num. 13:33; Josh. 11:21; 15:50); now bearing the same name Khirbet ‘Anab; about thirteen miles SW of Hebron.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Anab
Anabgrape-town, one of the cities in the mountains of Judah, from which Joshua expelled the Anakim (Josh. 11:21; 15:50). It still retains its ancient name. It lies among the hills, 10 miles south-south-west of Hebron.