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Athach
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Athach
Athach (עֲתָךְ‎, athakh). A village in Judah to which David sent some of the plunder he acquired in his defeat of the Amalekites (1 Sam 30:30).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Athach (Place)
ATHACH (PLACE) [Heb ʿătāk (עֲתָך)]. A village in Judah to which David sent gifts after his defeat of the Amalekites (1 Sam 30:30). Most scholars see a connection between this Athach and the Ether in Josh 15:42 and 19:7. In Josh 15:42 some manuscripts of the LXX read Ithak and Athak, among other variants
Ether (Place)
ETHER (PLACE) [Heb ʿeter (עֶתֶר)]. The name of two places in the Hebrew Bible.1. Town situated in the Shephelah, or lowlands, of Judah (Josh 15:42), within the same district as Libnah and Mareshah. The only reference to this settlement occurs in the list of towns within the tribal allotment of Judah
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Athach
Athach. City, probably near Ziklag in southern Judah, to which David sent part of his booty after a victory over the Amalekites (1 Sm 30:30).
Ether
Ether. 1. City situated in the Shephelah of the territory allotted to Judah for an inheritance, listed between Libnah and Ashan (Jos 15:42). Its site is perhaps that of Khirbet el-‛Ater.2. City located in the land given to Simeon within the borders of Judah’s inheritance, mentioned between Rimmon and
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Athach
Athach āʹthak [Heb. aṯāḵ—‘lodging place’]; NEB ATHAK. A village in Judah to which David sent some of the booty that had been taken from Ziklag (1 S. 30:30), possibly that which had been taken by the Amalekites from Philistine and southern Judah communities (1 S. 30:14, 16).Many scholars are convinced,
Ether (city)
1. A place between Libnah and Beit Jibrîn, one of a group of nine cities in the plain of Judah (Josh. 15:42). Its location is perhaps modern Khirbet el-ʿAter, about 6 km (4 mi) N of Lachish (Tell ed-Duweir).
Ether (of Simeon)
2. A village assigned to Simeon (Josh. 19:7), probably modern Khirbet ʿAttîr, about 13 km (8 mi) N of Beer-sheba.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Athach
ATHACH City, probably near Ziklag in southern Judah, to which David sent part of his booty after a victory over the Amalekites (1 Sm 30:30).
Ether
ETHER1. A town in Judah in the Shephelah region (Jos 15:42). The modern town of Khirbet el-Ater is the probable site.2. A village in Simeon (Jos 19:7), paralleled in 1 Chronicles 4:32 by “Token.”
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Athach
ATHACH. A city in S Judah, probably near Ziklag, to which David sent gifts from the booty taken from defeated the Amalekites (1 Sam 30:30).
Ether
ETHER1. In the first division of the land a town was assigned to Judah by the name of Ether, together with Libnah and Ashan, in the foothills or Shephelah (Josh 15:42). This town may be located at Khirbet el->Ater, four miles N of Lachish.2. In the lot that was cast for Simeon (Josh 19:7), an Ether
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Athach
Athach (Heb. ʿăṯāḵ)One of the towns in Judah to which David sent victory spoils from his defeat of the Amalekites (1 Sam. 30:30). It is probably the same as Ether mentioned in Josh. 15:42; 19:7.Steven M. Ortiz
Ether
Ether (Heb. ʿeṯer)1. A town in the tribal allotment of Judah (Josh. 15:42). Part of the Libnah-Mareshah district in the central Shephelah, it is identified with Khirbet el-ʾAter/Tel ʿEter (13855.11377), ca. 6 km. (4 mi.) NE of Lachish.2. A town occupied by the tribe of Simeon within the tribal allotment
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Athach
Athach [āˊthăk] (Heb. ˓aṯāḵ “lodging place”). A city in the Shephelah of Judah, to whose elders David gave as a present part of the spoil taken from the Amalekites (1 Sam. 30:30). It is perhaps the same as Ether mentioned at Josh. 15:42; 19:7, this form having resulted from a scribal error.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Athach
A´thach (lodging place). 1 Sam. 30:30. As the name does not occur elsewhere, it has been suggested that it is an error of the transcriber for Ether, a town in the low country of Judah. Josh. 15:42.
Ether
E´ther (abundance), one of the cities of Judah in the low country, the Shefelah, Josh. 15:42, allotted to Simeon. Josh. 19:7.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Athach
A´THACH (aʹthak). A city in Judah to which David sent a present of the spoils recovered from the Amalekites who had sacked Ziklag (1 Sam. 30:30). Its site is Khirbet Attir near Enrimmon.
Ether
E´THER (eʹther; “abundance”). One of a group of nine cities in the plain of Judah (Josh. 15:42), but eventually assigned to Simeon (19:7). Now identified with Khirbet el-‘Ater, one mile NW of Beit Jibrin.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Athach
ATHACH [AY thak] — a village of Judah befriended by David (1 Sam. 30:30). Some scholars identify the city with Ether (Josh. 15:42; 19:7), but this is uncertain.
Ether
ETHER [EE thur] — the name of two villages in the Old Testament:1. A village of the tribe of Judah (Josh. 15:42).2. A village of the tribe of Simeon (Josh. 19:7).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
ATHACH
ATHACH<a’-thak> ( עֲתְָ‎ [̀athakh], “lodging-place”): One of the cities of Judah to which David sent from Ziklag the spoil of the Amalekites (1 Samuel 30:30). Its site is unknown. Driver, Budde, and Wellhausen identify it with Ether (Joshua 15:42).
ETHER
ETHER<e’-ther> ([עֶתֶר‎, ̀ether]; [ Ἀθέρ, Ather]): A town in Judah (Joshua 15:42), near Libnah, assigned to Simeon (Joshua 19:7). Kh. el `Atr (identical in spelling with Ether) is possibly the site. It is near Beit Jibrin and is described as “an ancient site: cisterns, foundations, quarried rock
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