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Beth-anoth
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Beth-Anoth
Beth-Anoth (בֵּית עֲנוֹת‎, beith anoth). A city in the hill country of Judah that is mentioned in the allotment of the promised land (Josh 15:59).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Beth-Anoth (Place)
BETH-ANOTH (PLACE) [Heb bêt ʿănôt (בֵּית עֲנֹות)]. One of the cities in the hill country of the tribe of Judah (Josh 15:59). Beth Anoth is listed fifth in a list of six cities after Halhul (modern Ar Ḥalḥûl, M.R. 160109), Beth Zur (Kh. eṭ-Ṭubeiqeh, M.R. 159110), Gedor (Kh. Jedûr, M.R. 158115),
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Beth-anoth
Beth-anoth. Village in the hill country assigned to Judah’s tribe after the Israelite conquest of Canaan (Jos 15:59). It was probably the location of an ancient Canaanite altar, since Anath was a Canaanite fertility goddess and consort of Baal. It has been identified as modern Khirbet Beit Ainun.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Beth-Anoth
Beth-Anoth beth-āʹnoth [Heb. bêṯ ‘anōṯ; Gk. Baithanam—‘house of Anoth’ (to associate this name with the goddess Anath is not justified by the consonantal text)]. One of the cities in the hill country allotted to Judah (Josh. 15:59), often identified as Beit’Ainûn, 2 mi (3 km) SE of Ḥalhûl and
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Beth-Anoth
BETH-ANOTH Village in the hill country assigned to Judah’s tribe after the Israelite conquest of Canaan (Jos 15:59).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Beth-Anoth
BETH-ANOTH. A town in the mountains of Judah near Gedor (Josh 15:59). It is the present Beit ’Ainun, a mile and a half SE of Halhul.
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Beth-Anoth
BETH-ANOTH (Heb. bêṯ ‘anôṯ, probably ‘temple of Anat’). A conurbation (a city with its villages, Jos. 15:59) which was allotted to Judah. Modern Beit ‘Anûn6 km NNE of Hebron.J. D. Douglas.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Beth-Anoth
Beth-Anoth (Heb. bêṯ-ʿănôṯ)A town mentioned only as part of the inheritance of the tribe of Judah (Josh. 15:59). Its location may be somewhere in the hill country of Judah, perhaps the village of Beit ʿAnûn (162107), 5 km. (3 mi.) NE of Hebron.Aaron M. Gale
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Beth-Anoth
Beth-Anoth [bĕth āˊnŏth] (Heb. bēṯ ˓anôṯ “house of the goddess Anath”). A city in Judah (Josh. 15:59), probably to be identified with modern Khirbet Beit ˓Ainûn, 5 km. (3 mi.) northeast of Hebron.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Beth-anoth
Beth´-anoth (house of echo), a town in the mountainous district of Judah, named with Halhul, Beth-zur and others in Josh. 15:58 only.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Beth-Anoth
BETH-A´NOTH (beth-aʹnōth; “house of [the goddess] Anath”). A town in the mountains of Judah (Josh. 15:59), possibly located just N of Hebron.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Beth-Anoth
Beth-Anothhouse of answers, a city in the mountainous district of Judah (Josh. 15:59). It has been identified with the modern Beit-’Anun, about 3 miles northeast of Hebron.
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