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Berothah
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Berothah
Berothah (בֵּרוֹתָה‎, berothah; בֵּרֹתַי‎, berothay; כּוּן‎, kun). Also called “Berothai” and “Cun.” Town in Syria ruled by Hadadezer, king of Zobah. Berothah was raided by King David, resulting in the loss of much of its bronze (2 Sam 8:8; 1 Chr 18:8; see also Ezek 47:16).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Berothah (Place)
BEROTHAH (PLACE) [Heb bērôtâ (בֵּרֹותָה)]. One of the places which mark part of the N boundary of Israel as envisioned by Ezek 47:15–16. The LXX places Berothah at the beginning of the verse and immediately after Zedad. Although it is difficult to determine whether the final he is a directional marker
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Berothah, Berothai
Berothah, Berothai. City between Damascus and Hamath mentioned by the prophet Ezekiel as lying on the northern border of the restored Israel (Ez 47:16). Berothah is probably the same as Berothai, a city captured by David (2 Sm 8:8; called Cun in 1 Chr 18:8).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Berothah, Berothai
BEROTHAH, BEROTHAI City between Damascus and Hamath mentioned by the prophet Ezekiel as lying on the northern border of the restored Israel (Ez 47:16). Berothah is probably the same as Berothai, a city captured by David (2 Sm 8:8; called Cun in 1 Chr 18:8).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Berothah
BEROTHAH, BEROTHAI. A town situated between Hamath and Damascus (Ezk 47:16). It is probably identical with Berothai, a city which was once subject to Hadadezer, king of Zobah, but was captured by David and yielded him large booty in brass (2 Sam 8:8; in 1 Chr 18:8 called Chun, q.v.). Identified with
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Berothah
Berothah (Heb. bērôṯâ)A city on the northern boundary of the ideal Israel (Ezek. 47:16). It may be the same as Berothai.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Berothah
Berothah [bĭ rōˊthə] (Heb. bērôṯâ). A city on the northern boundary of Palestine (Ezek. 47:16), probably Berothai.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Berothah
Bero´thah (toward the wells), Bero´-tha-i (my wells). The first of these two names is given by Ezekiel 47:16, in connection with Hamath and Damascus as forming part of the northern boundary of the promised land. The second is mentioned, 2 Sam. 8:8, in the same connection. The well-known city Beirût
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Berothah
BERO´THAH (be-rōʹtha; Ezek. 47:16), or Bero´thai (be-rōʹthī; “wells,” 2 Sam. 8:8). Ezekiel mentions Berothah, in connection with Hamath and Damascus, as forming the northern boundary of the Promised Land as restored in his vision. Now identified with Bereitan in the Beqa about thirty-five miles N
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Berothah
BEROTHAH [beh ROW thah] (wells) — a town in Syria between Damascus and Hamath. The prophet Ezekiel saw it as the northernmost area of the restored promised land (Ezek. 47:16; Berothah, REB). It is also called Berothai (2 Sam. 8:8), or Cun (1 Chr. 18:8).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
BEROTHAH
BEROTHAH<be-ro’-tha> (Ezekiel 47:16: בֵּרוֹתָה‎ [berothah]; Septuagint Codex Vaticanus, [Αβθηρά, Abthera]; or BEROTHAI 2 Samuel 8:8; בֵּרֹתַי‎ [berothai], where for מִבֵּרֹתַי‎ [mibberothai] Septuagint reads [ek ton eklekton poleon], “from the select cities”): Probably two forms of the same name.
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Berothah
BEROTHAH (Bə·rōʹ thăh) Place-name meaning “wells.” Northern border town in Ezekiel’s vision of restored promised land (Ezek. 47:16). It may be located east of the Jordan River about seven miles south of Baalbeck at Bereiten. See Berothai.
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