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Baal-shalishah
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Baal-Shalishah
Baal-Shalishah (בַּעַל שָׁלִשָׁה‎, ba'al shalishah). A village near Gilgal in the land of Shalishah in the hill country of Ephraim (2 Kgs 4:42).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Baal-Shalishah (Place)
BAAL-SHALISHAH (PLACE) [Heb baʿal šālı̄šâ (בַּעַל שָׁלִשָׁה)]. A town (or region) from which a man came bringing “bread of the first fruits, twenty loaves of barley, and fresh ears of grain” to feed Elisha and the sons of the prophets during a famine (2 Kgs 4:42). The Talmud reinforces Baal-shalishah’s
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Baal-shalishah, Baal-shalisha
Baal-shalishah, Baal-shalisha. Home of a man who brought a sack of fresh grain and 20 barley loaves to Elisha at Gilgal. Elisha had his servant feed 100 young prophets with it and had some left over (2 Kgs 4:42, kjv Baal-shalisha). Baal-shalishah was probably located in a fertile area where early crops
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Baal-Shalishah
Baal-Shalishah bāl-shalʹi-shə [Heb. ba‘al šālišâ]; AV, NEB, BAAL-SHALISHA. A place near Gilgal. The report in 2 K 4:42 that the bread of the first fruits was brought to Elisha by a man from this locality, and the statement in the Talmudic text (Sanhedrin 12a) that fruits ripened more quickly here
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Baal-Shalishah
BAAL-SHALISHAH Home of a man who brought a sack of fresh grain and 20 barley loaves to Elisha at Gilgal. Elisha had his servant feed 100 young prophets with it and had some left over (2 Kgs 4:42). Baal-shalishah was probably located in a fertile area where early crops were raised.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Baal-Shalisha
Baal-shalisha (bay´uhl-shal´uh-shuh, bah´uhl-shal´uh-shuh), a village in the territory of Ephraim from which a man brought bread to Elijah (2 Kings 4:42–44; cf. 1 Sam. 9:4). The location is modern Kefr Thilth, southwest of Shechem.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Baal-Shalisha
BAAL-SHALISHA. A fertile valley where early crops were raised. It was from here that a man brought 20 loaves of barley and fresh ears of grain to Elisha and the school of the prophets at Gilgal (2 Kgs 4:42). Some scholars identify the site with Shalisha mentioned in 1 Sam 9:4, SW of Shechem.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Baal-Shalishah
Baal-Shalishah (Heb. baʿal šālɩ̂šâ)A village in the hill country of Ephraim (1 Sam. 9:4), the home of a man who gave Elisha the “bread of the first fruits” (2 Kgs. 4:42). The site may be modern Khirbet Sirisya (151168), SW of Shechem. Kefr Thilth (154174), 5.5 km. (3.5 mi.) to the north, preserves
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Baal-Shalishah
Baal-Shalishah [bāl shăľə shə] Heb. ba˓al šālišâ A village in the land of Shalishah in the hill country of Ephraim (1 Sam. 9:4), the home of a man who gave Elisha the “bread of the first fruits” (2 Kgs. 4:42; KJV “Bawl-shalisha”).
The Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land
Baal-Shalisha; Land of Shalisha
BAAL-SHALISHA; LAND OF SHALISHA A place in Mount Ephraim where Saul sought his father’s asses (1 Sam. 9:4). Also mentioned in connection with Elisha (2 Kgs. 4:42). Eusebius (Onom. 56:21) follows the Septuagint and calls it Baitsarisa, but mistakenly locates it 15 miles north of Lod, in the territory
Dictionary of Deities and Demons in the Bible
Baal-Shalisha
BAAL-SHALISHA בעל שׁלשׁהI. A town from which a man came to Elisha bringing “bread of the first fruits, twenty loaves of barley, and fresh ears of grain” (2 Kgs 4:42; compare Lev 2:11–12, 14–16). Elisha stayed then at Gilgal, near Jericho. According to Rabbi Meir, there was no other Palestinian place
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Baal-Shalisha
BA´AL-SHAL´ISHA (bāʹal-shalʹi-sha; “lord of Shalisha”). A place of Ephraim, not far W of Gilgal (2 Kings 4:38, 42). From this place a man brought provisions for Elisha.