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Baalath
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Baalath
Baalath (בַּעֲלַת‎, ba'alath). A town originally assigned to the tribe of Dan (Josh 19:44). It seems that it is the same city as the Baalath listed among Solomon’s cities (1 Kgs 9:18; 2 Chr 8:6).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Baalath (Place)
BAALATH (PLACE) [Heb baʿălāt (בַּעֲלָת)]. A town in the W part of the territory of Dan (Josh 19:44), within the lowland regions which that tribe failed to inherit from the Canaanites (Judg 1:34). Baalath appears to have come under Israelite control only in the days of Solomon, when it was fortified
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Baalath
Baalath. 1. Town of Dan which may be the same city as #2 below, although some scholars separate the two (Jos 19:44).2. Store-city built by Solomon, probably west of Gezer in the original territory of Dan (1 Kgs 9:18; 2 Chr 8:6).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Baalath
Baalath bāʹə-lath [Heb. ba‘alāṯ; Gk. Baalath, Baalōn]. A town on the border of Dan (Josh. 19:44) associated with Eltekeh and Gibbethon. It was a store-city of Solomon mentioned with Beth-horon (1 K. 9:18; 2 Ch. 8:6), and is possibly to be identified with “Baalah which is Kirjath-jearim” (Josh.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Baalath
BAALATH1. Town of Dan that may be the same city as #2 below, although some scholars separate the two (Jos 19:44).2. Store city built by Solomon, probably west of Gezer in the original territory of Dan (1 Kgs 9:18; 2 Chr 8:6).See also Baalath-beer.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Baalath
Baalath (bah´uh-lath), the name of a city in northern Canaan assigned to the tribe of Dan (Josh. 19:44). The site is unknown. A Baalath is also mentioned as one of the cities later rebuilt by Solomon (1 Kings 9:18), but it is not certain that this is the same city. The city rebuilt by Solomon may have
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Baalath
BAALATH. A town fortified by Solomon (1 Kgs 9:18; 2 Chr 8:6). It was in the original territory of Dan (Josh 19:44), probably near Gezer.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Baalath
Baalath (Heb. baʿălāṯ)A city originally located in the tribal territory of Dan (Josh. 19:44) and later fortified by Solomon (1 Kgs. 9:18; 2 Chr. 8:6). It is perhaps identical with Mt. Baalah (Josh. 15:9). The site has been identified as el-Maghâr (129138).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Baalath
Baalath [bāˊə lăth] (Heb. ba˓alāṯ) “mistress”). A city originally located in the tribal territory of Dan (Josh. 19:44) and afterward fortified by Solomon (1 Kgs. 9:18; 2 Chr. 8:6). It is perhaps identical with Baalah or Kiriath-jearim (Josh. 15:9).
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Baalath
BAALATH A city within the tribal lands assigned to Dan (Josh 19:44). It was later fortified by Solomon (1 Kgs 9:18; 2 Chr 8:6). Joshua 15:9 says that “Baalah” is the same as Kiriath-jearim. It is probably the site of modern el-Maghar.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Baalath
BA´ALATH (bāʹa-lath; “mistress”). A town of the tribe of Dan (Josh. 19:44); supposed to be the place fortified by Solomon (1 Kings 9:18; 2 Chron. 8:6).
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Baalath
Baalatha town of the tribe of Dan (Josh. 19:44). It was fortified by Solomon (1 Kings 9:18; 2 Chr. 8:6). Some have identified it with Bel’ain, in Wady Deir Balut.
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