The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Aznoth-Tabor (אַזְנוֹת תָּבוֹר‎, aznoth tavor). A town assigned to the tribe of Naphtali (Josh 19:34), near Mount Tabor.Literally, the name means “the ears of Tabor,” probably referring to the mountain’s peaks.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Aznoth-Tabor (Place)
AZNOTH-TABOR (PLACE) [Heb ʾaznôt tābôr (אַזְנֹות תָּבֹור)]. A town that serves as the starting point of the description of the W border of the territory of the tribe of Naphtali (Josh 19:34). Noth (1935: 199–200) has suggested that Josh 19:33 described the N border of the tribal territory; however,
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Aznoth-Tabor. Literally the “peaks (or slopes) of Tabor,” a location on the southwest border of Naphtali’s tribal allotment (Jos 19:34).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Aznoth-Tabor azʹ̄noth-tāʹbər [Heb. ’aznôṯ tāḇôr—‘ears (?) of Tabor’]. A site in the southwest (?) of the portion given to the tribe of Naphtali (Josh. 19:34), obviously related somehow to Mt. Tabor. In order to count a total of “nineteen cities” (v 38), we are forced to understand some of these
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
AZNOTH-TABOR Literally the “peaks (or slopes) of Tabor,” a location on the southwest border of Naphtali’s tribal allotment (Jos 19:34).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
AZNOTH-TABOR. A place at the SW corner of the border of Naphtali, evidently on the lower slopes of Mount Tabor (Josh 19:34). See Tabor, Mount.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Aznoth-Tabor (Heb. ʾaznôṯ tāḇôr)A town N of Mt. Tabor which marked the western boundary of the territory of Naphtali (Josh. 19:34). Khirbet Umm-Jubeil (186237), 4 km. (2.5 mi.) N of the mountain, has been suggested as the site, based on the reported discovery of Late Bronze pottery; recent Israeli
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Aznoth-Tabor [ăzˊnŏth tāˊbər] (Heb.˒aznôṯ tāḇôr “ears of Tabor”[?]). A site in the territory of Naphtali, perhaps a landmark, where the territories of Naphtali, Issachar, and Zebulun met at Mt. Tabor (Josh. 19:34).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Az´noth-ta´bor (the ears (i.e., possibly the summits) of Tabor), one of the landmarks of the boundary of Naphtali. Josh. 19:34. The town, if town it be, has hitherto escaped recognition.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
AZ´NOTH-TABOR (azʹnoth-tāʹbor; “tops of Tabor”). A town in the W of Naphtali, between the Jordan and Hukkok (Josh. 19:34). Perhaps Amm Jebeil near Mt. Tabor.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Aznoth Tabor
AZNOTH TABOR [AZ nohth TAY bor] (peaks of Tabor) — a place near the southern boundary of Naphtali (Josh. 19:34). It may be Umm Jebeil, near Mount Tabor.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
AZNOTH-TABOR<az’noth-ta’-bor> אַזַנות תָּבֹר‎ [’aznoth tabhor], “peaks of Tabor”: A place in western Naphtali, evidently in the vicinity of Mt. Tabor (Joshua 19:34). The exact locality is not known.
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