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Arbatta
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Arbatta
Arbatta (Ἀρβαττα, Arbatta). A village located north of Jerusalem (1 Macc 5:23).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Arbatta (Place)
ARBATTA (PLACE) [Gk Arbatta (Ἀρβαττα)]. Arbatta’s only historical mention is in connection with the successful attacks by Simon Maccabaeus against the heathens (1 Macc 5:23). This passage reveals only three certain identifications: Arbatta was N of Jerusalem, S of Ptolemais, and contained a Jewish constituency
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Arbatta
Arbatta är-batʹə [GK. en Arbattois] (1 Macc. 5:23); AV ARBATTIS. Apparently a district in the neighborhood of Galilee, from which the Jews who were in danger of attack by the heathen were carried by Simon Maccabeus to Jerusalem (1 Macc. 5:21ff). It cannot be identified with certainty. Ewald (History
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Arbatta
ARBATTA Region south of the Esdraelon Valley in the southwest corner of Galilee. When its inhabitants were threatened by non-Jewish forces of Ptolemais, Tyre, and Sidon (1 Macc 5:15), they sent an urgent letter requesting help from Judas Maccabeus. Judas dispatched his brother Simon who, with 3,000 men,
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Arbatta
Arbatta (Gk. Arbátta)A region whose Jewish inhabitants Simon Maccabeus led safely to Jerusalem after defeating the Syrian troops in Galilee (1 Macc. 5:23). Josephus calls the place the toparchy of Narbata, which was a retreat for the Jews of Caesarea during the Jewish War of 66–70 c.e. (BJ 2.14.5;
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Arbatta
Arbatta [är bătˊə] (Gk. Arbatta). A region to the south of Mt. Carmel whose Jewish inhabitants Simon Maccabeus rescued from the Gentiles in Galilee and brought back to Judea (1 Macc. 5:23). It is probably to be identified with Narbata (Khirbet Beidûs), located between Samaria and Caesarea (cf.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
ARBATTA
ARBATTA<ar-bat’-a>, <ar-bat’-is> the King James Version Arbattis, ([ἐν ʼΑρβάττοις, en Arbattois] (plural)): Apparently a district in the neighborhood of Galilee, from which the Jews who were in danger of attack by the heathen were carried by Simon Maccabeus to Jerusalem (1 Macc 5:21 ff). It cannot
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1, A–C
Arbatta
Arbatta ahr-bat′uh (only in the form Αρβαττοις). KJV Arbattis. A district of Palestine from which Simon Maccabee brought to Jerusalem some Jews who were in danger of attack by Gentile forces (1 Macc. 5:23). It cannot be identified with certainty, but it may well be the same as Narbata (Jos. War 2.14.5
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Arbatta
ARBATTA, är-batʹa, AV Arbattis, är-batʹis (ἐν Ἀρβάττοις [plur.], en Arbáttois): Apparently a district in the neighborhood of Galilee, from which the Jews who were in danger of attack by the heathen were carried by Simon Maccabaeus to Jerus (1 Macc 5:21 ff). It cannot be identified with certainty.
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
ARBATTA
ARBATTA ahr-bat´uh [Ἄρβαττα Arbatta]. Region whose Jewish populace was rescued from oppressive Gentiles by Simon Maccabeus and brought to Judea in 163 bce. As 1 Macc 5:23 mentions both “Galilee and Arbatta,” the latter may be identical with Josephus’ Narbata, which he describes variously as a “district”