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Baskama
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Baskama
Baskama (Βασκαμα, Baskama). A town in Gilead where Trypho killed Jonathan Maccabeus (1 Macc 13:23).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Baskama (Place)
BASKAMA (PLACE) [Gk Baskama (Βασκαμα)]. The town in Gilead where Jonathan Maccabeus was executed by Trypho, the commander of the Seleucid army ca.142 b.c. (1 Macc 13:23). Josephus (Ant 12.6.6 §210) refers to this location as Baska.The Maccabees after leading an extended rebellion against Seleucid control
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Baskama
Baskama basʹkə-mə [GK. Baskama] (1 Macc. 13:23); AV, NEB, BASCAMA; Josephus (Ant. xiii.6.6) “Baska.” A town in Gilead where the Syrian Trypho killed Jonathan Maccabeus son of Absalom. It is perhaps to be identified with el-Jummeimeh, NE of the Sea of Galilee.D. B. Pecota
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Baskama
BASKAMA Site where Trypho, commander of the Seleucid army, killed his captive, Jonathan Maccabeus. Trypho was holding Jonathan hostage, and when Jonathan was no longer useful, Trypho put him to the sword (1 Macc 12:42–13:23). Exactly where Baskama is located is unknown. The most popular suggestion is
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Baskama
BASKAMA A town in Gilead, east of Jordan. Jonathan Maccabeus was executed and buried at Baskama by Trypho, general of the Seleucid army (1 Macc 13:23). The exact location of Baskama has not been determined.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
BASCAMA
BASCAMA<bas’-ka-ma> ([Βασκαμά, Baskama] (1 Macc 13:23)): A town located in the country of Gilead, where Tryphon slew Jonathan, the son of Absalom. Compare JONATHAN (Apocrypha).
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1, A–C
Baskama
Baskama bas′kuh-muh (Βασκαμα). The town in Gilead, NE of the Sea of Galilee, where the Seleucid commander Trypho murdered Jonathan Maccabee in 143–142 b.c. (1 Macc. 13:23). Jonathan had surprised Trypho at Beth Shan with such a strong force that Trypho decided to take him by subterfuge rather than by
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Bascama
BASCAMA, basʹka-ma (Βασκαμά, Baskamá [1 Macc 13:23]): A town located in the country of Gilead, where Tryphon slew Jonathan, the son of Absalom. Cf Jonathan (Apoe).
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
BASKAMA
BASKAMA bas´kuh-muh [Βασκαμά Baskama]. Referred to as Baska in Josephus (Ant. 13.210), this site in Gilead is mentioned in the story of TRYPHO and JONATHAN the Maccabee (1 Macc 13:23). Trypho, a former general of Alexander Balas who helped put ANTIOCHUS VI on the throne, intending to take the throne