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Beth-hoglah
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Beth-Hoglah
Beth-Hoglah (בֵּית חָגְלָה‎, beith choglah). A town on the boundary of the tribes of Judah and Benjamin (Josh 15:6; Josh 18:19; Josh 18:21). Along with Beth-arabah, it was located north of the bay on the northern shore of the Dead Sea near the mouth of the Jordan River. It can be identified with modern
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Beth-Hoglah (Place)
BETH-HOGLAH (PLACE) [Heb bêt-hoglâ (בֵּית־הָגְלָה)]. A village that was on the border between the territories of the tribes of Judah and Benjamin (Josh 15:6; 18:19). It is also listed as one of the cities in the territory of Benjamin (Josh 18:21). The border descriptions place Beth-hoglah and its companion
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Beth-hoglah, Beth-hogla
Beth-hoglah, Beth-hogla. City allotted to Benjamin’s tribe (Jos 18:21). It was southeast of Jericho near the mouth of the Jordan River on the boundary line between the territories of Judah and Benjamin (Jos 15:6, kjv Beth-hogla; 18:19). It is identified with modern Ain Hajlah.See Hoglah.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Beth-Hoglah
Beth-Hoglah beth-hogʹlə [Heb. bêṯ ḥoglâ—‘house (place) of partridge’; Gk. Baithaglaam] (Josh. 15:6; 18:19, 21). A city of Benjamin along its southern border and along the northern border of the tribe of Judah. The name is preserved in ‘Ain Hajlah (“partridge spring”) between Jericho and the Jordan.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Beth-Hoglah
BETH-HOGLAH City allotted to Benjamin’s tribe (Jos 18:21). It was southeast of Jericho near the mouth of the Jordan River on the boundary line between the territories of Judah and Benjamin (Jos 15:6; 18:19). It is identified with modern Ain Hajlah.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Beth-Hoglah
Beth-hoglah (beth-hog´luh; Heb., meaning uncertain, possibly “the place of the partridge”), a city on the border between Judah and Benjamin, but assigned to the tribe of Benjamin (Josh. 15:6; 18:21). It is tentatively identified with modern Ein Hajlah, about six miles northwest of the mouth of the Jordan
Hoglah
Hoglah (hog´luh; Heb., “partridge”).1 The third-named daughter of Zelophehad (Num. 26:33; 27:1; 36:11; Josh. 17:3), a member of the tribe of Manasseh. See also law; Mahlah; Zelophehad.2 A name that occurs as part of the compound place-name Beth-hoglah (Heb., “house of Hoglah”; Josh. 15:6). The name
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Beth-Hogla
BETH-HOGLA. A town near the mouth of the Jordan River mentioned as marking the N border of Judah (Josh 15:6) and the S border of Benjamin (Josh 18:19), about five miles SE of Jericho (>Ain H\ajlah).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Beth-Hoglah
Beth-Hoglah (Heb. bêṯ-ḥoglâ)A settlement marking the tribal border of Benjamin and Judah (Josh. 15:6; 18:19), listed as a possession of Benjamin (18:21). Beth-hoglah is presently identified on geographic and linguistic grounds with modern ʿDier Hajlah, near ʿAin Hajlah (197136).Ryan Byrne
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Beth-Hoglah
Beth-Hoglah [bĕth hŏgˊlə] (Heb. bêṯ ḥoglâ “house of the partridge”). A village on the boundary between Judah and Benjamin, north of the Dead Sea (Josh. 15:6; 18:19). It was perhaps located at the site of modern ˓Ain Hajlah.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Beth-hogla
Beth-hog´la (partridge-house), and Hog´lah, a place on the border of Judah, Josh. 15:6, and of Benjamin. Josh. 18:19, 21. A magnificent spring and a ruin between Jericho and the Jordan still bear the names of Ainhajala.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Beth-Hoglah
BETH-HOG´LAH (beth-hogʹla; “house of a partridge,” Josh. 15:6; 18:19). A place on the border of Judah and of Benjamin, and belonging to the latter tribe (18:21). The name and location are to be found at ‘Ain Hajlah, four miles SE of Jericho.
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
Beth-Hoglah
Beth-HoglahBeth-hoglah (beth-hahgʹlah; Heb., meaning uncertain, possibly ‘the place of the partridge’), a city on the border of Judah and Benjamin but assigned to the tribe of Benjamin (Josh. 15:6; 18:21). It is tentatively identified with modern Ein Hajlah, about six miles northwest of the mouth of