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Aner (Place)
Aner
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Aner (Place)
ANER (PLACE) [Heb ʿānēr (עָנֵר)]. A town of the tribe of Manasseh assigned as a levitical city to the Kohathites of the tribe of Levi (1 Chr 6:55—Eng 6:70). In a second list of levitical cities (Josh 21:25), Aner is replaced by Taanach. Most scholars have concluded that both OT lists reflect a single
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Aner (Place)
Aner (Place). Levitical city in Manasseh’s territory (1 Chr 6:70).See Cities of Refuge.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Aner
Aner āʹnər [Heb. ‘ānēr]. A Levitical town in Manasseh W of the Jordan (1 Ch. 6:70 [MT 55]). Gesenius and others identified it with Taanach of Josh. 21:25, reading taʿ‘anaḵ for ‘ānēr. There is, however, no agreement as to its location.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Aner (Place)
ANER (Place) Levitical city in Manasseh’s territory (1 Chr 6:70). See Cities of Refuge.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Aner
ANER1. One of three Amorite brothers who were allies of Abram in the story of Gen 14.2. A city of refuge located in the half tribe of Manasseh (1 Chr 6:70).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Aner (Place)
Aner (Heb. ʿānēr) (PLACE)A city in the half-tribe of Manasseh (1 Chr. 6:70 [MT 55]), assigned to the clan of the Kohathites as a levitical city. In a second list of levitical cities in Josh. 21:25 Aner is replaced by Taanach. On the basis of this and scribal error, most scholars agree the cities are
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Aner (Place)
ANER [āˊnər] (Heb. ˓ānēr) (PLACE). A levitical city in the western allotment of Manasseh (1 Chr. 6:70). On the basis of Josh. 21:25 the name should perhaps be read as Taanach, a city on the southern side of the plain of Jezreel.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Aner
A´NER (aʹnẽr).1. A Canaanite chief near Hebron who, with Eschol and Mamre, was confederate with Abraham. He joined in pursuit of Chedorlaomer and shared in the spoil, not following the example of Abraham (Gen. 14:13, 24), about 2060 b.c.2. A Levitical city assigned to the Kohathites and situated in
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Aner
Anera boy. (1.) A Canaanitish chief who joined his forces with those of Abraham in pursuit of Chedorlaomer (Gen. 14:13, 24).(2.) A city of Manasseh given to the Levites of Kohath’s family (1 Chr. 6:70).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Aner
ANER [A nare] — the name of an Old Testament man and a city:1. An Amorite chief who joined forces with Abraham in his battle with Chedorlaomer (Gen. 14:13, 24).2. A city assigned to the Kohathites (1 Chr. 6:70) and located west of the Jordan River in the area belonging to Manasseh. It is probably the
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
ANER (2)
ANER (2)<a’-ner> ( עָנֵר‎ [̀aner], meaning doubtful): A Levitical town in Manasseh, West of the Jordan (1 Chronicles 6:70). Gesenius and others identified it with Taanach of Joshua 21:25. There is, however, no agreement as to its location.
The Westminster Bible Dictionary
Aner
Aʹner. 1. A Canaanite chief who, with Eshcol and Mamre, joined Abraham in pursuing the host of Chedorlaomer (Gen. 14:24). 2. The name of a Levitical town in the tribe of Manasseh (1 Chron. 6:70).
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