Loading…
Baal-tamar
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Baal-Tamar
Baal-Tamar (בַּעַל תָּמָר‎, ba'al tamar). A town near Gibeah where Israel defeated the tribe of Benjamin (Judg 20:33–36).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Baal-Tamar (Place)
BAAL-TAMAR (PLACE) [Heb baʿal tāmār (בַּעַל תָּמָר)]. The place on the highway between Gibeah (modern Tell el-Ful, M.R. 172136) and Bethel (modern Beitîn, M.R. 172148) where the soldiers of Israel mustered to fight against the Benjaminites who were pursuing them from their garrison at Gibeah (Judg
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Baal-tamar
Baal-tamar. Place between Gibeah and Bethel in Benjamin’s territory, north of Jerusalem. There the 11 other Israelite tribes rallied their forces in a final victorious battle against the tribe of Benjamin over crimes committed in the city of Gibeah (Jgs 20:33).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Baal-Tamar
Baal-Tamar bāl-taər [Heb. ba‘al tāmār—‘lord of the palm tree’]. A site between Bethel and Gibeah where the Israelites drew up for the final attack on the city of Gibeah when the tribe of Benjamin was destroyed (Jgs. 20:33); possibly a seat of heathen worship (cf. 18:31). The place was known to Eusebius
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Baal-Tamar
BAAL-TAMAR Place between Gibeah and Bethel in Benjamin’s territory, north of Jerusalem. There the 11 other Israelite tribes rallied their forces in a final victorious battle against the tribe of Benjamin over crimes committed in the city of Gibeah (Jgs 20:33).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Baal-Tamar
Baal-tamar (bay´uhl-tay´muhr, bah´uhl-tay´muhr; Heb., “baal [lord] of the palm”), a town near Gibeah from which the other Israelite tribes launched their successful assault on the Benjaminites to avenge the rape of a Levite’s concubine (Judg. 19:1–20:48). Its location is uncertain. One possibility is
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Baal-Tamer
BAAL-TAMER. A place near Gibeah in Benjamin where the Israelite army took its last stand and successfully attacked the city (Jdg 20:33). The site has not been positively identified.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Baal-Tamar
Baal-Tamar (Heb. baʿal tāmār)A town near Gibeah where Israel ambushed the Benjaminites (Judg. 20:33–36). Its location and modern identification are unclear. The biblical text suggests a location near Gibeah, in the Benjaminite teritory N of Jerusalem. Some scholars have identified Baal-tamar with
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Baal-Tamar
Baal-Tamar [bāl tāˊmər] (Heb. ba˓al tāmār “lord of the palm”). A place (perhaps a landmark rather than a city) in the tribal territory of Benjamin, where the Israelites defeated the Benjaminites (Judg. 20:33–36). According to Eusebius (Onom.) it is Ras et-Tawil, an elevation east of Tell el-Fûl
Dictionary of Deities and Demons in the Bible
Baal-Tamar
BAAL-TAMAR בעל תמרI. A location north of Gibeah (Tell el-Fûl) where the Israelite troops stood firm against the pursuing Benjaminites after distancing them from their home town (Judg 20:33). Eusebius states that in his day there still existed a Beth-tamar near Gibeah, but does not specify its location.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Baal-Tamar
BA´AL-TA´MAR (bāʹal-tāʹmar; “lord of the palm trees”). One of the groves of Baal. Probably the palm tree of Deborah (Judg. 4:5), in the tribe of Benjamin near Gibeah of Saul (20:33). The notices seem to correspond to the present ruined site Erhah, about three miles NE of Jerusalem.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Baal-Samar
Baal-Samarlord of palm trees, a place in the tribe of Benjamin near Gibeah of Saul (Judg. 20:33). It was one of the sanctuaries or groves of Baal. Probably the palm tree of Deborah (Judg. 4:5) is alluded to in the name.