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Beth-Emek
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Beth-Emek
Beth-Emek (בֵּית הָעֵמֶק‎, beith ha'emeq). A town assigned to the tribe of Asher (Josh 19:27).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Beth-Emek (Place)
BETH-EMEK (PLACE) [Heb bêt hāʿēmeq (בֵּית הָעֵמֶק)]. A town that appears only once in the description of the territory of the tribe of Asher (Josh 19:27). Robinson (1857:134) pointed out the similarity of the name to that of ʿAmqa (M.R. 166264), eleven km NE of Acco, and Guerin (1880:23) identified
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Beth-emek
Beth-emek. Town on the territorial boundary between the tribes of Asher and Zebulun (Jos 19:27). It has been identified with modern Tell Mimas.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Beth-Emek
Beth-Emek beth-ēʹmək [Heb. bêṯ hā‘ēmeq—‘house (place) of the valley’].A town in the territory of Asher (Josh. 19:27). The location is uncertain, but it may possibly be identified with modern Tell Mīmâs, about 6.5 mi (10.5 km) NE of Acre (Acco).W. W. Buehler
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Beth-Emek
BETH-EMEK Town on the territorial boundary between the tribes of Asher and Zebulun (Jos 19:27).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Beth-Emek
BETH-EMEK. A town within the territory of Asher (Josh 19:27). It is probably modern Tell Mimas, about six and half miles NE of Acre.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Beth-Emek
Beth-Emek (Heb. bêṯ hāʿēmeq)A city on the border of the territory allotted to the tribe of Asher (Josh. 19:27). Though it is described as located between the valley of Iphtah-el to the south and the city of Cabul to the north, archaeologists have generally identified it with Tel MīMâs (164263),
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Beth-Emek
Beth-Emek [bĕth ēˊmĭk] (Heb. bêṯ hā˓ēmeq “house of the valley”). A town on the border of the territory assigned to Asher (Josh. 19:27). Mentioned frequently in the Talmud, the name is perhaps preserved in modern Amka, about 10.5 km. (6.5 mi.) northeast of Acco; the probable location of the
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Beth-emek
Beth-e´mek (house of the valley), a place on or near the border of Asher, on the north side of which was the ravine of Jiphthah-el. Josh. 19:27.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Beth-Emek
BETH-E´MEK (beth-eʹmek; “house of the valley”). A city of Asher, in the S of the valley of Iphtahel (Josh. 19:27), not yet discovered; possibly Tell Mimas, near ‘Amqa, 6½ miles NE of Acre.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Beth Emek
BETH EMEK [beth EE meck] (house of the valley) — a town of Asher near the border of Zebulun, in the Valley of Jipthah El (Josh. 19:27). It may be the modern Tell Mimas, located about 10.5 kilometers (6.5 miles) northeast of Acre (modern Akko).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
BETH-EMEK
BETH-EMEK<beth-e’-mek> (בֵּית הָעֵמֶק‎ [beth ha-’emeq]; [Βηθαεμέκ, Bethaemek], “house of the valley”): A town in the territory of Zebulun (Joshua 19:27). It has not been identified, but must be sought somewhere East of Acre, not far from Kabul, the ancient Cabul.
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