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Antilebanon
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Anti-lebanon
Anti-Lebanon (Ἀντιλιβανος, Antilibanos). The mountain range on the east side of the Great Rift valley in Lebanon. The Assyrian king summoned its people to join his army in a war (Judith 1:7).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Antilebanon (Place)
ANTILEBANON (PLACE) [Gk Antilibanos (Ἀντιλιβανος)]. Geographical region NE of Galilee situated between Lebanon and Damascus, the major feature of which is a range of mountains running SW to NE (Jdt 1:7). The region of Antilebanon is separated from Lebanon by the Al-Biqaʿ Valley (known as Coele-Syria
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Antilebanon
Antilebanon [GK. Antilibanon] (Jth. 1:7); AV ANTILIBANUS. A mountain range E of the Lebanon and parallel to it, including Mt. Hermon as its southernmost extension, and terminating in the north at Emesa (Homs). See Lebanon I.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Anti-Lebanon
ANTI-LEBANON Mountain range (Jdt 1:7) stretching from Mt Hermon, its southern extremity, toward the north-northeast, running parallel to the Lebanon range west of it. Drainage from the two ranges provides most of the water for the Jordan River. The range was known in OT times as Sirion (Dt 3:9; 4:48;
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Anti-lebanon
Anti-Lebanon (an´tee-leb´uh-nuhn), a modern name for the range of mountains running north-south and located east of the Litani Valley in Lebanon, between that valley and the eastern desert. It is parallel to (hence “anti-”) the Lebanon range standing west of the valley, between the valley and the Mediterranean
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Anti-Lebanon
Anti-Lebanon (Gk. Antilibános)A mountain range E of the Lebanon Mountains, extending from Kadesh (Syria) to Dan (Jdt. 1:7). Separated from Lebanon by the Beqaʿ Valley, the range’s highest peak is Mt. Hermon (cf. Deut. 3:9, Senir).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Anti-Lebanon
Anti-Lebanon. A mountain range east of the Lebanon mountains, extending from Kadesh (Syria) to Dan. Its highest peak is Mt. Hermon. Other peaks are Amana and Senir (so Cant. 4:4).
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Anti-Lebanon
ANTI-LEBANON A mountain range extending parallel to the Lebanon Mountains and separated by the Beqaʿ Valley. The highest peak in the range—as well as its terminal ridge—is Mount Hermon. The name Anti-Lebanon appears in the Bible only in Jdt 1:7.
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
Anti-Lebanon
Anti-LebanonAnti-Lebanon, the name sometimes given to the range of mountains running north-south and located east of the Litani Valley in Lebanon, between that valley and the eastern desert. It is parallel to (hence ‘anti-’) the Lebanon range standing west of the valley, between the valley and the
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1, A–C
Antilebanon
Antilebanon an′ti-leb′uh-nuhn (Ἀντιλίβανος [Jdt. 1:7, KJV, “Antilibanus”]). A mountain range E of the Lebanon range itself and roughly equal to it in length and height. The southernmost peak is Mount Hermon, rising to over 9,000 ft. The Bible refers to it with such terms as Sirion (Ps. 29:6; cf. also
Antilibanus
Antilibanus an′ti-lib′uh-nuhs. The classical Latin term for Antilebanon (Jdt. 1:7 KJV).
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
ANTILEBANON
ANTILEBANON an´tee-leb´uh-nuhn [Ἀντιλίβανον Antilibanon]. Parallel to the LEBANON range, the Anti-Lebanon mountains run north-south along the border between Lebanon and Syria, peaking to the south at Mount Hermon. In the Bible, only Judith mentions the range by name (Jdt 1:7).