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Beth-Shittah
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Beth-Shittah
Beth-Shittah (בֵּית הַשִּׁטָּה‎, beith hashshittah). A town toward which the Midianite army fled after Gideon defeated them (Judg 7:22).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Beth-Shittah (Place)
BETH-SHITTAH (PLACE) [Heb bêt haššiṭṭâ (בֵּית הַשִּׁטָּה)]. A site mentioned in Judg 7:22 as one of the locations to which Midianite troops fled to escape the attack of Gideon’s band. Beth-shittah appears to be distinct from SHITTIM; it has been identified with Shatta, 2.5 miles E of Harod and
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Beth-shittah
Beth-shittah. Town between the Jordan River and the Valley of Jezreel to which the Midianites fled when defeated by Gideon (Jgs 7:22). Its exact location is uncertain.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Beth-Shittah
Beth-Shittah beth-shit̄ʹə [Heb. bêṯ haššiṭṭâ—‘house (place) of the acacia’].A place on the route followed by the Midianites in their flight before Gideon (Jgs. 7:22). Its association with Zererah seems to indicate a location in the Jordan Valley, S of Beth-shan, rather than the frequent identification
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Beth-Shittah
BETH-SHITTAH Town between the Jordan River and the valley of Jezreel to which the Midianites fled when defeated by Gideon (Jgs 7:22).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Beth-Shittah
BETH-SHITTAH. A town between the valley of Jezreel and the Jordan on the route followed by the Midianites in flight before Gideon (Jdg 7:22).
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Beth-Shittah
BETH-SHITTAH (Heb. bêṯ šiṭṭâ, ‘house of [the] acacia’). A town near Abel-meholah, to which the Midianites fled from Gideon (Jdg. 7:22). No definitive identification has yet been made.J. D. Douglas.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Beth-Shittah
Beth-Shittah (Heb. bêṯ haššiṭṭâ)A place mentioned in the account of the battle between the Gideonites and the Midianites (Judg. 7:22), most likely to be identified with modern Shutta on the northern side of the Jezreel Valley, E of the fountain of Harod (ʿAin Jālûd; 184217).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Beth-Shittah
Beth-Shittah [bĕth shĭtˊə] (Heb. bêṯ haššiṭṭâ “house” or “place of the acacia”). A place mentioned in the account of the battle between the Gideonites and the Midianites (Judg. 7:22), most likely to be identified with modern Shutta on the northern side of the valley of Jezreel, to the east
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Beth Shittah
BETH SHITTAH A place to which the Midianites fled after their defeat by Gideon (Judg 7:22).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Beth-shittah
Beth-shit´tah (home of the acacia), one of the spots to which the flight of the host of the Midianities extended after their discomfiture by Gideon. Judges 7:22.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Beth-Shittah
BETH-SHIT´TAH (beth-shiʹta; “house of the acacia”). A town not far from the Jordan to which the Midianites fled from Gideon (Judg. 7:22). It is probably Shattah, N of Bethshan.