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Bene-jaakan
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Beeroth Bene Jaakan
Beeroth Bene Jaakan (בְּאֵרוֹת בֵּן יַעֲקָן‎, be'eroth ben ya'aqan). A place where the Israelites camped during their wilderness journey (Deut 10:6). Its name means “wells of the sons of Jaakan.”
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Bene-Jaakan (Place)
BENE-JAAKAN (PLACE) [Heb bĕnê yaʿăqān (בְּנֵי יַעֲקָן)]. A campsite for the people of Israel during the wilderness period (Num 33:31–32). It is described as being near the border of Edom. The name Jaakan is also associated with this region as one of the Horite clans in the genealogy of Seir (1 Chr
Beeroth Bene-Jaakan (Place)
BEEROTH BENE-JAAKAN (PLACE) [Heb bĕʾērōt bĕnĕ yaʿăqān (בְּאֵרֹת בְּןְ יַעֲקָן)]. Translated as the “wells of the sons of Jaakan,” this is a place where the people of Israel camped during the wilderness period (Deut 10:6). The claim to water rights for a particular clan is not unusual among tribesmen
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Bene-jaakan
Bene-jaakan. Place where Israel camped near Edom’s border (Nm 33:31, 32; Dt 10:6).See Be-eroth Bene-jaakan.
Be-eroth Bene-jaakan
Be-eroth Bene-jaakan. Site where the Israelites camped during their wilderness journey from Egypt, near Moserah, or Moseroth (Dt 10:6); also called Bene-jaakan in Numbers 33:31, 32. The Hebrew “Be-eroth Bene-jaakan” means “well of Jaakan’s sons.”See Wilderness Wanderings.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Bene-Jaakan
Bene-Jaakan ben-ə-jāʹə-kən [Heb. benê ya‘aqān] (Nu. 33:31f.). A desert camp of the Israelites. The name is given as Beeroth Bene-Jaakan in Dt. 10:6.
Beeroth Bene-Jaakan
Beeroth Bene-Jaakan benʹə-jāʹə-kən [Heb. be’ērōṯ bene-ya‘aqân-‘the wells of the children of Jaakan’] (Dt. 10:6). A desert camp of the Israelites mentioned before Moserah. In Nu. 33:31f the name is given simply “Benejaakan,” and the location after Moseroth. See Wanderings of Israel.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Bene-Jaakan
BENE-JAAKAN Place where Israel camped near Edom’s border (Nm 33:31–32). See Beeroth Bene-jaakan.
Beeroth Bene-Jaakan
BEEROTH BENE-JAAKAN* Site where the Israelites camped during their wilderness journey from Egypt, near Moserah or Moseroth (Dt 10:6; see nlt mg); also called Bene-jaakan in Numbers 33:31–32. Beeroth Bene-jaakan means “well of Jaakan’s sons.” See Wilderness Wanderings.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Bene-Jaakan
BENE-JAAKANDescribed as “Beeroth of the children of Jaakan” (Deut 10:6), the place is called Bene-jaakan in the list of stations (Num 33:31–32). From Gen 36:27 (ASV marg.) and 1 Chr 1:42 the Bene-jaakan seem to be descendants of Seir, the Horite. The western border of Seir or Edom near Mount Hor is
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Bene-Jaakan
BENE-JAAKAN. A camping-ground of the Israelites (Nu. 33:31–32; Dt. 10:6). Formally it is a tribal name and refers to one of the clans of Seir (1 Ch. 1:42), which is a name for the mountainous region W of Wadi Arabah. No more exact location is possible, as the section of the itinerary in Nu. 33 in which
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Bene-Jaakan
Bene-Jaakan (Heb. bĕnê yaʿăqān) (also BEEROTH BENE-JAAKAN)An Israelite encampment during the wilderness journey, located near the land of Edom (Num. 33:31–32). In Deut. 10:6 it is called Beeroth Bene-jaakan.Pete F. Wilbanks
Beeroth Bene-Jaakan
Beeroth Bene-Jaakan (Heb. bĕʾērōṯ bĕnê-yaʿăqān) (also BENE-JAAKAN)The “Wells of the sons of Jaakan,” a place near Edom where the Israelites encamped during the wilderness wanderings (Deut. 10:6). In Num. 33:31–32 it is called simply Bene-jaakan. Jaakan, listed as a descendant of Esau (1 Chr.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Bene-Jaakan
Bene-Jaakan [bĕnˊĭ jāˊə kən] (Heb. benê ya˓aqān “sons of Jaakan”). A place where the Israelites encamped during their wilderness wanderings (Num. 33:31–32); at Deut. 10:6 it is called Beeroth Benejaakan (KJV “Beeroth of the children of Jaakan”). The site is probably to be identified with modern
Beeroth Bene-Jaakan
Beeroth Bene-Jaakan [bĭrˊŏth bĕnˊĭ jāˊə kən] (Heb. be˒ērōṯ benê-ya˓aqān). See Bene-Jaakan.
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Beeroth Bene-Jaakan
BEEROTH BENE-JAAKAN (Hebrew, “wells of the sons of Jaakan”) A site where the Israelites camped during their journey through the wilderness (Deut 10:6).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Bene-jaakan
Bene-ja´akan (sons of Jaakan), a tribe who gave their name to certain wells in the desert which formed one of the halting-places of the Israelites on their journey to Canaan. [Beeroth Bene-Jaakan.] Also given in Gen. 36:27 as Akan.
Be-eroth of the children of Jaakan
Be-e´roth of the children of Jaakan, the wells of the tribe of Bene-Jaakan, which formed one of the halting-places of the Israelites in the desert, Deut. 10:6. In Num. 33:31 the name is given as Bene-jaakan only.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Bene-Jaakan
BEN´E-JA´AKAN (benʹe-jaʹa-kan; “children of Jaakan”). A tribe that gave its name to certain wells in the desert that formed one of the halting places of the Israelites on their journey to Canaan (Num. 33:31–32). “Bene-Jaakan is simply an abbreviation of Beeroth-bene-Jaakan, wells of the children of Jaakan.
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