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Beth-ashbea
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Beth-Ashbea
Beth-Ashbea (בַּיִת אַשְׁבֵּעַ‎, bayith ashbea'). A town in Judah where linen (בּוּץ‎, buts) was produced (1 Chr 4:21).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Beth-Ashbea
BETH-ASHBEA (PLACE) [Heb bêt ʾašbēaʿ (בֵּית אַשְׁבֵּעַ)]. Location of a family or guild of linen workers descended from Shelah, son of Judah (1 Chr 4:21). Although older translations (e.g. KJV) understood Ashbea as referring to the family of the linen workers it is now accepted that the name refers
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Beth-ashbea
Beth-ashbea. Place where certain families descended from Judah were known for their production of linen (1 Chr 4:21). The kjv renders “Ashbea” as a family name rather than a place of residence. Its location is unknown.
Ashbea
Ashbea. Name of a family in 1 Chronicles 4:21 (kjv). The rsv is probably correct in translating the name as the family’s place of residence.See Beth-ashbea.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Bethashbea
Bethashbea beth-ashʹbē-ə [Heb. bēṯ’ašbē (a)‘]; AV, NEB, “house of Ashbea.” Evidently, the location of a guild of linen-workers (1 Ch. 4:21). Nothing further is mentioned of them or their town.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Beth-Ashbea
BETH-ASHBEA Place where certain families descended from Judah were known for their production of linen (1 Chr 4:21). The kjv renders “Ashbea” as a family name rather than a place of residence.
Ashbea
ASHBEA* Name of a family in 1 Chronicles 4:21 (kjv). The nlt is probably correct in translating the name as the family’s place of residence. See Beth-ashbea.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Ashbea
ASHBEA. The town in the tribe of Judah noted for its linen workers (1 Chr 4:21). RSV renders it Beth-ashbea.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Beth-Ashbea
Beth-Ashbea (Heb. bêṯ ʾašbēaʿ)The residence of the “house of linen workers,” a guild tracing its origins to (or under the leadership of) Shelah the son of Judah (1 Chr. 4:21). Located in the Shephelah of Judah, neither the town nor the people are mentioned elsewhere in the Bible.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Beth-Ashbea
Beth-Ashbea [bĕth ăshˊbĭ ə] (Heb. bēṯ ˒ašbēa˓). The residence of the “house of linen workers,” probably a guild tracing its origins to (or under the leadership of) Shelah the son of Judah (1 Chr. 4:21; the KJV reads it as a proper name, “house of Ashbea”). Neither the people nor the town is
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Ashbea
Ash´bea (I adjure), a proper name, but whether of a person or place is uncertain. 1 Chron. 4:21.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Beth-Ashbea
BETH-ASH´BEA (beth-̀ashʹbe-a). The place where “the families of the house of the linen workers” resided. The KJV renders just Ashbea and mentions him as the head of this branch of the descendants of Shelah, the son of Judah (1 Chron. 4:21).
Ashbea
ASH´BEA (ashʹbe-a). In the KJV, the head of a family mentioned as working in fine linen (1 Chron. 4:21). The NASB and NIV interpret the Heb. to be part of the name of a village, Beth-ashbea (which see).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Ashbea
ASHBEA [ASH bih ah] — the name given to a family of “linen workers” of the house of Ashbea (1 Chr. 4:21). It probably refers to the place where they lived.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
ASHBEA
ASHBEA<ash’-be-a>, <ash-be’-a> ( אַשְׁבֵּעַ‎ [’ashbeà]): “The house of Ashbea,” a family of linen-workers mentioned in 1 Chronicles 4:21. We might render [beth ’ashbeà] as their dwelling-place; nothing is known of such a place nor is this house of weavers referred to in any other place.