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Ascent of Heres
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Ascent of Heres
Ascent of Heres (חֶרֶס‎, cheres). The place from which Gideon returned to Succoth after his defeat of the Midianite kings Zebah and Zalmunna (Judg 8:13). It also is called “Har-Heres” or “Mount Heres” (Judg 1:35), as well as “City of Heres” or “City of the Sun” (Isa 19:18).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Heres, Ascent of (Place)
HERES, ASCENT OF (PLACE) [Heb maʿălēh (מַעֲלֵה‎) heḥāres (הֶחָרֶס)]. The place E of the Jordan River by which Gideon returned from capturing the Midianite kings Zebah and Zalmunna (Judg 8:13). The text is problematic. First the presence of the definite article before ḥeres argues against Heres being
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Heres
Heres hēʹrēz, hēʹres.1. [Heb. har-ḥeres—‘mountain of the sun’] (Jgs. 1:35); RSV HAR-HERES. A place from which the Danites failed to expel the Amorites. It is here associated with Aijalon and Shaalbim, which in Josh. 19:41 (Shaalabin) are associated with Ir-shemesh. Since ḥeres is a rare Hebrew
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Heres, Ascent of
Heres, Ascent of (Heb. maʿălēh heḥāres)The immediate route by which Gideon returned upon halting his pursuit of the Midianites (Judg. 8:13). It is to be distinguished from Har-heres. Some scholars read lit., “before the sun arose.”
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Heres, Ascent of
HERES [hĕrˊĭz], ASCENT OF (Heb. ma˓alēh heḥāres).* The immediate route by which Gideon returned upon halting his pursuit of the Midianites (Judg. 8:13, RSV, JB, NIV; NIV “Pass of Heres”). The NJV seems to place the preceding battle at this site (cf. R. G. Boling, Judges. AB [1975],
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
HERES
HERES<he’-rez>, <he’-res>:1. [הַר־חֶרֶס‎, har-cherec], “Mount Heres” (Jdg 1:34 f), a district from which the Amorites were not expelled; it is mentioned along with Aijalon and Shallbim. In Josh 19:41 f we have then two towns in association with Ir-shemesh and many authorities consider that as
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Heres
HERES, hēʹrēz, hēʹres:(1) הַר־חֶרֶס‎, har-ḥereṣ, “Mount Heres” (Jgs 1:34 f), a district from which the Amorites were not expelled; it is mentioned along with Aijalon and Shallbim. In Josh 19:41 f we have then two towns in association with Ir-shemesh and many authorities consider that as ḥeres ̣=
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
HERES, ASCENT OF
HERES, ASCENT OF hihr´iz [מַעֲלֵה הֶחָרֶסmaʿaleh hekhares]. Means “ascent of the sun.” A significant location in one of the Gideon stories (Judg 8:13), but different from HAR-HERES (Judg 1:35). The place is unknown, and there is manuscript evidence that it may well be a confusion of letters from the
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