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Berothai
Berothiah
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Berothai (Place)
BEROTHAI (PLACE) [Heb bērōtay (בֵּרֹתַי)]. City from which David took much bronze (2 Sam 8:8), and a principal city of the kingdom of Zobah at the time of its conquest by David. It may be located on the site of modern Bereitan (33°55´N; 36°08´E) in the Beqaʿ Valley of Lebanon. Instead of Berothai,
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).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Berothiah
Berothiah bēʹroth [Heb. bērôṯâ] (Ezk. 47:16); NEB BERUTHA; BEROTHAI bē-roʹthī [Heb. bērôṯay] (2 S. 8:8). A town on the northern boundary between Zedad and Sibraim (Sepharvaim), just S of the kingdom of Hamath (Ezk. 47:16). 2 S. 8:8 identifies Berothai as one of the cities belonging to King
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).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Berothai
Berothai (Heb. bērôṯay)A city of Hadadezer, king of Syria, from which David took much bronze (2 Sam. 8:8). It is probably to be identified with the modern village of Bereitân (257372), 13 km. (8 mi.) S of Baalbek. It may be the same as Berothah in Ezek. 47:16. The parallel passage 1 Chr. 18:8 reads
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Berothai
Berothai [bĭ rōˊthī] (Heb. bērôṯay). A city of Hadadeadezeezer, king of Syria, from which David took much bronze (2 Sam. 8:8). It is probably to be identified with the modern village of Bereitan, 13 km. (8 mi.) south of Baalbek. The parallel passage reads “Cun” (1 Chr. 18:8), possibly the
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Berothai
BEROTHAI (Bē·rōʹ thī) Place-name meaning “wells.” City in Syria from which David took brass as tribute after he defeated King Hadadezer (2 Sam. 8:8). The parallel passage (1 Chron. 18:8) reads Chun or Cun and says Solomon used the brass for temple vessels. The exact relationship of Berothah, Berothai,
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1, A–C
Berothai
Berothai bi-roh′thi (בֵּרֹתַיH1408, possibly “my well”). A city belonging to the Aramean king Hadadezer and from which David took a great quantity of bronze (2 Sam. 8:8). The parallel passage reads Cun (1 Chr. 18:8), but that is probably a different place. Most scholars identify Berothai with Berothah.
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
BEROTHAI
BEROTHAI bi-roh´thi [בֵּרֹתַיberothay]. Following successful battles against neighboring areas, David takes bronze from Berothai and BETAH, towns of King HADADEZER of ZOBAH in the Biqa ʿ Valley of modern Lebanon, as spoils of victory (2 Sam 8:8). This city may be the same as BEROTHAH.
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