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Bahurim
Excerpt from the Lexham Bible Dictionary, the most advanced Bible dictionary.
A village east of Mount Scopus near Jerusalem, on the road from Jerusalem to Jericho (2 Sam 3:16; 19:16).Bahurim was the village where Shimei the Benjaminite lived. It was there that Shimei cursed and threw stones at King David when he was fleeing Jerusalem because of Absalom (2 Sam 16:5; 1 Kgs 2:8). Jonathan and Ahimaaz, two of David’s messengers, also hid themselves there (2 Sam 17:18). Besides Shimei, the only other native of Bahurim mentioned in the Bible is Azmaveth, one of David’s mighty men (2 Sam 23:31; 1 Chr 11:33).
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Bahurim
Bahurim (בַּחֻרִים‎, bachurim). A village east of Mount Scopus near Jerusalem, on the road from Jerusalem to Jericho (2 Sam 3:16; 19:16).Bahurim was the village where Shimei the Benjaminite lived. It was there that Shimei cursed and threw stones at King David when he was fleeing Jerusalem because of
Baharumites
Baharumites (בַּחֲרוּמִי‎, bacharumiy). People from Bahurim. One of David’s mighty men, Azmaveth was a Baharumite (1 Chr 11:33).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Bahurim (Place)
BAHURIM (PLACE) [Heb baḥûrı̂m (בַּחוּרִים)]. Var. BAHARUM. A Benjaminite village on the road from Jerusalem into the Jordan valley, north of the Mount of Olives. Bahurim has been identified tentatively with the site of Ras eṭ-Ṭmim (M.R. 174133) or Khirbet Ibqeʿdan. It is mentioned as the place on
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Baharumite
Bahurim, Baharum, Baharumite. Village in Benjamin’s territory on the old road connecting Jericho and Jerusalem, east of the Mt of Olives. Bahurim was located at the site of the present Ras et-Temim. Palti parted from his wife Michal there at Abner’s command when Michal was being returned to King David
Barhumite
Barhumite. kjv form for a person from the village of Bahurim in 2 Samuel 23:31.See Bahurim, Baharum, Baharumite.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Bahurim
Bahurim bəh̄uʹrim [Heb. baḥûrîm—‘young men’]; prob also Baharum (1 Ch. 11:33); AV BAHARUMITE, also BARHUMITE (2 S. 23:31). A site E of Jerusalem in the territory of Benjamin, on the old Jerusalem-to-Jericho highway, upon which David fled during the uprising of his son Absalom (2 S. 16:5). The Talmud
Baharum
Baharum bə-h̄árʹəm [Heb. habbaḥarûmî] (1 Ch. 11:33); AV BAHARUMITE; NEB “from Bahurim.” A gentilic form, probably of Bahurim, referring to Azmaveth, one of David’s mighty men.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Baharum, Baharumite, Bahurim
BAHARUM*, BAHARUMITE*, BAHURIM Village in Benjamin’s territory on the old road connecting Jericho and Jerusalem, east of the Mt of Olives. Bahurim was located at the site of the present Ras et-Temim. Palti parted from his wife, Michal, there at Abner’s command when Michal was being returned to King David
Barhumite
BARHUMITE* kjv form for a person from the village of Bahurim in 2 Samuel 23:31. See Baharum, Baharumite, Bahurim.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Bahurim
Bahurim (buh-hair´uhm), a town located on the road from Jerusalem to Jericho, probably to be identified with modern Ras et-Tmin east of Mount Scopus. It is mentioned most frequently in the David stories (2 Sam. 3:16; 17:18; 23:31). It was here that Shimei cursed David when the latter fled Absalom (16:5;
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Bahurim
BAHURIM. Modern Ras et-Temim, a highway village E of Olivet, where Phaltiel and Michal parted as she was being returned to David (2 Sam 3:15–16). Here Shimei cursed David (2 Sam 16:5; 19:16; 1 Kgs 2:8), and Jonathan and Ahimaaz hid in the well of a man in Bahurim (2 Sam 17:18).
Baharumite
BAHARUMITE. An inhabitant (1 Chr 11:33) of Bahurim (q.v.); also called a Barhumite (2 Sam 23:31).
Barhumite
BARHUMITE. A probable variant of Barharumite (cf. (2 Sam 23:31) with 1 Chr 11:33), denoting an inhabitant of Bahurim (q.v.).
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Bahurim
BAHURIM. Modern Ras eṭ-Ṭmim, to the E of Mt Scopus, Jerusalem. Phaltiel, the husband of Michal, accompanied his wife as far as Bahurim when she went to David to become his wife (2 Sa. 3:14–16). Shimei, a man of Bahurim, met and cursed David as he reached this locality in his flight from Jerusalem before
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Bahurim
Bahurim (Heb. baḥûrɩ̂m)A town (modern Khirbet Ibqeʿdan) located on the north side of the road leading from Jerusalem to Jericho, E of the Mount of Olives.Bahurim figures prominently in the Davidic history. It is the home of Shimei, who abused and cursed David as he was fleeing from Absalom (2 Sam.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Bahurim
Bahurim [bə hyŏorˊĭm] (Heb. baḥûrîm “young men”). A village just east of Mt. Scopus near Jerusalem, possibly [Râs-eṭ-Ṭmîm] near [eṭ-Ṭôr] on the Mount of Olives. Here Paltiel and Michal parted as she was being returned to David (2 Sam. 3:16). David passed by the town in his flight from Absalom
The Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land
Bahurim
BAHURIM A place in the territory of Benjamin, on the Mount of Olives, the home of Shimei, son of Gera, of the house of Saul (2 Sam. 16:5, etc.), and of Azmaveth the Barhumite, one of David’s mighty men (2 Sam. 23:31). David’s men found refuge here from Saul (2 Sam. 17:17–18). Identification is not certain,
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Bahurim
BAHURIM A Benjaminite village near Jerusalem (2 Sam 3:16; 16:5; 17:8). The village was the home of Shimei, who cursed David as he fled to the desert after learning about the uprising of Absalom (2 Sam 19:16–23; 1 Kgs 2:8). Bahurim may be either modern Ras et-Tmim or modern Khirbet Ibqeʿdan.
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