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Bealoth
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Bealoth
Bealoth (בְּעָלוֹת‎, be'aloth). A city in the south of Judah, along the border with Edom (Josh 15:24).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Bealoth (Place)
BEALOTH (PLACE) [Heb bĕʿālôt (בְּעָלֹות)]. A town in the S reaches of the territory of Judah in the Negeb (Josh 15:24). This is the sole reference to the town of this name in this geographical area, so its exact location is in doubt. Identification of the place with the similar name Baalah found in
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Bealoth
Bealoth. 1. Town along the border of Edom in the Negeb desert area (Jos 15:24).2. Administrative district in the time of King Solomon governed by Baana, Hushai’s son (1 Kgs 4:16, kjv Aloth).
Aloth
Aloth. kjv form of Bealoth, a place in one of Solomon’s administrative districts, in 1 Kings 4:16.See Bealoth #2.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Bealoth
1. An unidentified city of Judah in the Negeb (Josh. 15:24), perhaps Baalath-beer.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Bealoth
BEALOTH1. Town along the border of Edom in the Negev Desert area (Jos 15:24).2. Administrative district in the time of King Solomon governed by Baana, Hushai’s son (1 Kgs 4:16).
Aloth
ALOTH A place in one of Solomon’s administrative districts (1 Kgs 4:16). See Bealoth #2.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Bealoth
BEALOTH1. A town in southern Judah (Josh 15:24), perhaps the same as Baalath-beer (Josh 19:8).2. A town or locality in Solomon’s ninth administrative district (Aloth, KJV) located in the old territory of Asher in the N (1 Kgs 4:16, RSV).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Bealoth
Bealoth (Heb. bĕʿālôṯ)1. A city in the Negeb of Judah (Josh. 15:24), probably the same as Baalath-beer (19:8).2. A place in the territory of Asher (1 Kgs. 4:16; cf. LXX Gk. Baalōth).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Aloth
A´loth, a place or district, forming with Asher the jurisdiction of the ninth of Solomon’s commissariat officers. 1 Kings 4:16.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Bealoth
BE´ALOTH (bēʹa-lōth).1. A town in the southern part of Judah, i.e., in Simeon (Josh. 15:24), probably the same as Baalath-beer (19:8).2. A district in Asher of which Baanah was deputy (1 Kings 4:16); NIV Aloth (which see).
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Bealoth
Bealothcitizens, a town in the extreme south of Judah (Josh. 15:24); probably the same as Baalath-beer (19:8). In 1 Kings 4:16, the Authorized Version has “in Aloth,” the Revised Version “Bealoth.”
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Bealoth
BEALOTH [BEE uh loth] (possessors) — the name of two towns in the Old Testament:1. A town in southern Judah (Josh. 15:24). It may be identical with Baalath Beer (Josh. 19:8).2. A town associated with the territory of Asher (1 Kin. 4:16, NRSV; Aloth NKJV). Baanah was in charge of this administrative
Aloth
ALOTH [A lohth] (ascents) — a place in northern Israel put under the charge of Baanah, one of Solomon’s officials (1 Kin. 4:16; Bealoth, RSV).