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Beth-car
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Beth-Car
Beth-Car (בַּיִת כַּר‎, bayith kar). A village near Mizpah where the Israelites pursued and killed the Philistines (1 Sam 7:11).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Beth-Car (Place)
BETH-CAR (PLACE) [Heb bêt-kār (בֵּית־כָּר)]. A village in the territory of Benjamin near MIZPAH where the Israelites defeated the Philistines under the direction of Samuel (1 Sam 7:11). After being thrown into confusion by Yahweh, the Philistines fled and were pursued by the Israelites as far as an
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Beth-car
Beth-car. Place in Benjamin’s territory to which a Philistine army was pursued by the Israelites after the second battle of Ebenezer (1 Sm 7:11). Its location is unknown.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Beth-Car
Beth-Car beth-kärʹ [Heb. bêṯ-kār—‘house (place) of a lamb’; Gk. Baithchor, Belchor].A place mentioned only in 1 S. 7:11, “And the men of Israel went out of Mizpeh and pursued the Philistines, and smote them, as far as below Beth-car.” Ain Kârim has been suggested. If Mizpah is Nebī Samwîl or
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Beth-Car
BETH-CAR Place in Benjamin’s territory to which a Philistine army was pursued by the Israelites after the second battle of Ebenezer (1 Sm 7:11).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Beth-Car
BETH-CAR. A place, probably a height, to which the Philistines were pursued by the Israelites after the second and decisive battle of Ebenezer (1 Sam 7:11). Ain Karim, four and a half miles W of Jerusalem, is a possible site.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Beth-Car
Beth-Car (Heb. bêṯ-kār)An elevated place SW of Mizpah, beyond which the Israelites pursued the Philistines (1 Sam. 7:11). Its precise location is unknown, although some have proposed its identification with ʿAin Kârim.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Beth-Car
Beth-Car [bĕth kärˊ] (Heb. bêṯ-Kār “house of a lamb”). An elevated place southwest of Mizpah, beyond which the Israelites pursued the Philistines (1 Sam. 7:11). Its precise location is unknown, although some have proposed its identification with ˓Ain Kârim.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Beth-car
Beth´-car (house of the lamb), a place named as the point to which the Israelites pursued the Philistines, 1 Sam. 7:11, and therefore west of Mizpeh.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Bethcar
BETH´CAR (beth-karʹ; “sheep house”). The place to which the Israelites pursued the Philistines from Mizpah (1 Sam. 7:6–12). From the unusual expression “below Bethcar,” it would seem that the place itself was on a height with a road at its foot. Its situation is not known.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Beth-Car
Beth-Carsheep-house, a place to which the Israelites pursued the Philistines west from Mizpeh (1 Sam. 7:11).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Beth Car
BETH CAR [beth CAR] (house of a lamb) — a place near Mizpah where Israel pursued the Philistines during the battle of Ebenezer (1 Sam. 7:11–12).