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Beth-Marcaboth
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Beth-Marcaboth
Beth-Marcaboth (בֵּית־הַמַּרְכָּבֹת‎, beith-hammarkavoth). A city in the territory of Simeon. Its name means “house of chariots” (Josh 19:5, 1 Chr 4:31).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Beth-Marcaboth (Place)
BETH-MARCABOTH (PLACE) [Heb bêt hammarkābôt (בֵּית הַמַּרְכָּבֹות‎), bêt markābôt (בֵּית מַרְכָּבֹות)]. Beth-marcaboth is listed in Josh 19:5 and in 1 Chr 4:31 as one of the settlements occupied by the tribe of Simeon in the aftermath of the Conquest. Since the tribe of Simeon was assimilated to
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Beth-marcaboth
Beth-marcaboth. City in Judah’s territory given to the tribe of Simeon (Jos 19:5; 1 Chr 4:31), possibly the same as Madmannah (Jos 15:31). The name Beth-marcaboth means “house of chariots,” and consequently some have seen a link to the chariot cities of Solomon (1 Kgs 9:19; 10:26). Its location is unknown
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Beth-Marcaboth
Beth-Marcaboth beth-märʹkə-both [Heb. bêṯ hammarkāḇōṯ—‘the house (place) of chariots’; Gk. Baithmachereb].A place mentioned along with Hazar-susah, “the station of horses,” as cities in the Negeb near Ziklag (Josh. 19:5; 1 Ch. 4:31). It is tempting to connect these stations with “the cities
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Beth-Marcaboth
BETH-MARCABOTH City in Judah’s territory given to the tribe of Simeon (Jos 19:5; 1 Chr 4:31), possibly the same as Madmannah (Jos 15:31). The name Beth-marcaboth means “house of chariots,” and consequently some have seen a link to the chariot cities of Solomon (1 Kgs 9:19; 10:26). Its location is unknown
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Beth-Marcaboth
BETH-MARCABOTH. A city of Simeon in extreme S of Judah (Josh 19:5; 1 Chr 4:31). It is conjectured that this might be one of the stations Solomon built for his chariots and horsemen (1 Kgs 9:19; 10:26).
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Beth-Marcaboth
BETH-MARCABOTH (Heb. bêṯ hammarkāḇôṯ, ‘house of chariots’). A part of the allotment to Simeon (Jos. 19:5; 1 Ch. 4:31). The site is uncertain but, being connected with Ziklag and Hormah, was probably a strong-point on the Judaean-Philistine border. The name suggests that the settlement may have
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Beth-Marcaboth
Beth-Marcaboth (Heb. bêṯ hammarkāḇōṯ)A city apportioned to the tribe of Simeon following the conquest of Canaan (Josh. 19:5; 1 Chr. 4:31). The similarity of the parallel list in Judah’s allotment (Josh. 15:31–32) may reflect Simeon’s territorial assimilation with Judah, and suggests that Beth-marcaboth
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Beth-Marcaboth
Beth-Marcaboth [bĕth märˊkə bŏth] (Heb. bêṯhammar kāḇôṯ “house of chariots”). A city in the inheritance of Simeon (Josh. 19:5; 1 Chr. 4:31). It was perhaps one of the chariot cities mentioned at 1 Kgs. 9:19; 10:26. A possible identification is Tell Ab̄u Hureirah.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Beth-marcaboth
Beth-mar´caboth (house of the chariots), one of the towns of Simeon, situated to the extreme south of Judah. Josh. 19:5; 1 Chron. 4:31. In the parallel list, Josh. 15:31, Madmannah occurs in place of Beth-marcaboth.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Beth-Marcaboth
BETH-MAR´CABOTH (beth-marʹka-bōth; “place of chariots”). A town of Simeon, in the extreme S of Judah, in which some of the descendants of Shimei dwelt (Josh. 19:5; 1 Chron. 4:31). Site uncertain.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Beth Marcaboth
BETH MARCABOTH [beth MAR kuh both] (house of chariots) — a town of the Simeonites in southern Judah mentioned along with Hazar Susah as a city in the Negeb near Ziklag (Josh. 19:5).
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