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Bene-berak
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Bene-Berak
Bene-Berak (בְּנֵי־בְרַק‎, benei-veraq). A town in the territory of Dan (Josh 19:45). According to the Assyrian records of Sennacherib, it was located near the town of Joppa.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Bene-Berak (Place)
BENE-BERAK (PLACE) [Heb bĕnê-beraq (בְּנֵי־בֶּרַק)]. One of the towns included in the inheritance of the tribe of Dan, before the tribe migrated N (Josh 19:45). The annals of Sennacherib indicate that Bene-berak (Akk banai-barqa) was located near Joppa, Beth-dagon, and Azor (ANET, 287). The town was
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Bene-berak
Bene-berak. One of the cities of Dan (Jos 19:45). The modern name is Ibn Ibrak, a suburb northwest of Tel Aviv.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Bene-Berak
Bene-Berak ben-ə-berʹak [Heb. benê beraq—‘sons of lightning’]. A town in the territory of Dan (Josh. 19:45). It was one of the cities besieged by Sennacherib and named on a hexagonal prism inscribed with the record of his conquest (GAB p. 89). It has been identified with Ibn-ibrâq, now el-Kheiriyeh,
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Bene-Berak
BENE-BERAK One of the cities of Dan (Jos 19:45). The modern name is Ibn Ibrak, a suburb northwest of Tel Aviv.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Bene-Berak
BENE-BERAK. A city in the territory of Dan (Josh 19:45), represented by the modern village of Ibn Ibrak, about four miles SE of Jaffa.
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Bene-Berak
BENE-BERAK. A town in the territory of Dan (Jos. 19:45), identified with modern el-Kheirîyeh (till recently Ibn Ibrâq), about 6 km E of Jaffa. According to Sennacherib it was one of the cities belonging to Ashkelon besieged and taken by him (DOTT, p. 66; ANET, p. 237).J. D. Douglas.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Bene-Berak
Bene-Berak (Heb. bĕnê-ḇĕraq)A city in the tribal inheritance of Dan (Josh. 19:45), located on the coastal plain. The site has been identified as modern Kheirɩ̂yah/Ibn Ibrâq (133160), 4 km. (2.5. mi.) S of Bene-barak, a suburb of Tel Aviv which preserves the biblical name.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Bene-Berak
Bene-Berak [bĕnˊĭ bĭrˊăk] (Heb. benê beraq “sons of lightning”). A city in the inheritance of Dan (Josh. 19:45) located on the coastal plain The name has been revived in the name of modern Banai Baraq, a suburb of Tel Aviv situated a few miles north of the biblical site.
The Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land
Bene-Berak
BENE-BERAK A town in the territory of Dan (Josh. 19:45). Although not mentioned in the later biblical sources it is referred to as one of the cities of Sidka, King of Ashkelon, which were conquered by Sennacherib (701 bc). In the Roman period it was the seat of numerous Jewish scholars, the most famous
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Ben-eberak
Ben-eb´erak (son of lightning), one of the cities of the tribe of Dan, mentioned only in Josh. 19:45.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Bene-Berak
BEN´E-BE´RAK (benʹe-beʹrak; “sons of lightning”). One of the cities of Dan (Josh. 19:45), the present Ibn Abrak, four miles E of Joppa. Sennacherib mentions it as one of the cities besieged and taken by him.
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