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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Beten
Beten (בֶּטֶן‎, beten). A town in the territory of Asher located between Hali and Achshaph (Josh 19:25).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Beten (Place)
BETEN (PLACE) [Heb beṭen (בֶּטֶן)]. A town appearing only once in the Bible, in the opening verse of the description of the territory of Asher (Josh 19:25). Beten is therefore to be sought in the S part of the coastal plain N of the Carmel. Eusebius seems to include a reference to this town in his note
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Beten
Beten. City allotted to Asher’s tribe for an inheritance, mentioned between Hali and Achshaph (Jos 19:25). Its site is unknown.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Beten
Beten bēʹtən [Heb. beṭen; Gk. Batne]. A city listed to designate the territory assigned to Asher when the land of Canaan was divided among the tribes of Israel following the conquest under Joshua (Josh. 19:25). It is probably modern Abtun, 2.5 mi (4 km) ENE of Mt. Carmel on the eastern edge of the
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Beten
BETEN City allotted to Asher’s tribe for an inheritance, mentioned between Hali and Achshaph (Jos 19:25).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Beten
BETEN. A village of Asher (Josh 19:25) mentioned between Hali and Achshaph. Eusebius identified it with the village of Bethbeten, about seven and a half miles E of Acre.
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Beten
BETEN. One of the towns of Asher listed in Jos. 19:25. Its location is uncertain. Eusebius’s Onomasticon, calling it Bethseten, puts it 8 Roman miles E of Ptolemais (Acco). It may be the modern Abtûn, E of Mt Carmel.J. D. Douglas.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Beten
Beten (Heb. beṭen)A city in Asher (Josh. 19:25). Eusebius identifies “Batnai” with Bethbeten (near Ptolemais or Acco), suggesting identification of the site with modern Khirbet Ibṭin/Ḥorvat Ivṭan (160241), 4 km. (2.5 mi.) ENE of Mt. Carmel.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Beten
Beten [bēˊtən] (Heb. beṭen “abdomen”). A city in Asher (Josh. 19:25). If Eusebius’ identification of Bethseten with Bethbeter (near Ptolemais or Acco) is correct, the site may be identified with modern Abtun, 4 km. (2.5 mi.) east-northeast of Mt. Carmel.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Beten
Be´ten (height), one of the cities on the border of the tribe of Asher. Josh. 19:25.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Beten
BE´TEN (beʹten; “belly, hollow”). One of the cities on the border of the tribe of Asher (Josh. 19:25 only). Identified perhaps with Abṭuṇ E of Mt. Carmel.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Beten
BETEN [BEE tehn] (abdomen) — a village of the tribe of Asher (Josh. 19:25). Beten may be the present-day Abtun, about 18 kilometers (11 miles) south of Akko (Acre), not far from Mount Carmel.