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Beth-Haram
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Beth-Haram
Beth-Haram (בַּיִת הָרָם‎, bayith haram; בֵּית הָרָן‎, beith haran). A valley that included the town of Beth-nimrah, assigned to the tribe of Gad and located on the Jordan (Num 32:36; Josh 13:27).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Beth-Haram (Place)
BETH-HARAM (PLACE) [Heb bêt hārām (בֵּית הָרָם)]. Var. BETH-HARAN. A valley allotted by Moses to the tribe of Gad on the east side of the Jordan (Josh 13:27), which includes the city of Beth-nimrah, among others. However Num 32:36 reports that Beth-haran (modern Beit Harran?) and Beth-nimrah (M.R.
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Beth-haram, Beth-haran
Beth-haram, Beth-haran. Town given to Gad’s tribe at the partitioning of Canaan (Jos 13:27, kjv Beth-aram). Fortified and used to accommodate sheep herds (Nm 32:36, Beth-haran), it is probably the same as Beth-aramphtha, a city mentioned by the Jewish historian Josephus.
Beth-aram
Beth-aram. kjv rendering of Beth-haram, a Gadite town, in Joshua 13:27.See Beth-haram, Beth-haran.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Beth-Haram
Beth-Haram beth-hāʹrəm [Heb. bêṯ hārām] (Josh. 13:27); AV, wrongly, BETH-ARAM; BETH-HARAN beth-hāʹrən [Heb. bêṯ hārān] (Nu. 32:36).An Amorite city taken and fortified by the Gadites. Beth-haran was probably the original form of the name.It was in good pasture but in the valley, and therefore
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Beth-Haram, Beth-Haran
BETH-HARAM, BETH-HARAN Town given to Gad’s tribe at the partitioning of Canaan (Jos 13:27). Fortified and used to accommodate sheep herds (Nm 32:36), it is probably the same as Beth-aramphtha, a city mentioned by the Jewish historian Josephus.
Beth-Aram
BETH-ARAM* kjv rendering of Beth-haram, a Gadite town, in Joshua 13:27. See Beth-haram, Beth-haran.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Beth-Aram
BETH-ARAM. In Num 32:36 called Beth-haran (q.v.). A town in the E Jordan Valley in the territory of Gad and rebuilt by the Gadites (Josh 13:27). It is identified with Tell IktanuÆ on the S side of the Wadi er-Rameh (Wadi Hesban), about seven miles NE of the mouth of the Jordan. It is also known as Beth-aramphtha,
Beth-Haran
BETH-HARAN. A fortified town of Gad with folds for sheep (Num 32:36), identical with Beth-aram (q.v.).
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Beth-Haran
BETH-HARAN (Nu. 32:36, to be identified with Beth-aram, Jos. 13:27). This site formed part of the allotment of Gad, and so lay on the E of the Jordan. It was probably a border strong-point which the Gadites built (Nu. 32:36) or else an existing settlement which they fortified (Jos. 13:27) to protect
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Beth-Haram
Beth-Haram (Heb. bêṯ hārām) (also BETH-HARAN)A city of Gad, located at the Jordan River opposite Jericho (Josh. 13:27); called Beth-haran at Num. 32:36. Herod the Great changed its name to Livias; Herod Antipas called it Julias in honor of Augustus’ wife. It has been identified with modern Tell
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Beth-Haram
Beth-Haram [bĕth hârˊəm] (Heb. bêṯ hārām). A city of the tribe of Gad, located at the Jordan opposite Jericho (Josh. 13:27; KJV “Beth-aram”); at Num. 32:36 called Beth-haran. Herod the Great changed its name to Livias; Josephus writes that Herod Antipas called it Julias in honor of Augustus’
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Beth-aram
Beth´-aram (house of the height), accurately Beth-haram, one of the towns of Gad on the east of Jordan, described as in “the valley,” Josh. 13:27, and no doubt the same place as that named Beth-haran in Num. 32:36.
Beth-haran
Beth-ha´ran. Num. 32:36. It is no doubt the same place as Beth-aram. Josh. 13:27.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Beth-Haram
BETH-HA´RAM (beth-hâʹram). A town of Gad, opposite Jericho and six miles E of the Jordan (Josh. 13:27). Named Julias, or Livias, by Herod, after the wife of Augustus; the present Tell er Rameh at the mouth of the Wadi Hesban, a source of the celebrated hot springs where King Herod had a palace. Also
Beth-Haran
BETH-HA´RAN (beth-haʹran). A fenced city E of the Jordan, “built,” i.e., restored and fortified, by the Gadites (Num. 32:36). The same as Beth-haram (which see).
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Beth-Aram
Beth-Aramhouse of the height; i.e., “mountain-house”, one of the towns of Gad, 3 miles east of Jordan, opposite Jericho (Josh. 13:27). Probably the same as Beth-haran in Num. 32:36. It was called by king Herod, Julias, or Livias, after Livia, the wife of Augustus. It is now called Beit-haran.