Loading…
Beth-nimrah
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Beth-Nimrah
Beth-Nimrah (בֵּית נִמְרָה‎, beith nimrah). A fortified city allotted to the Gadites (Num 32:36; Josh 13:27). It was taken from the Ammonites in the conquest of Canaan.
Nimrah
Nimrah (נִמְרָה‎, nimrah). A town in the Transjordan assigned to the tribe of Gad (Num 32:3).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Beth-Nimrah (Place)
BETH-NIMRAH (PLACE) [Heb bêt nimrâ (בֵּית נִמְרָה)]. One of the towns built by Gadites E of the Jordan valley in land wrested from the Amorite king Sihon and given to them by Moses (Num 32:36; Josh 13:27). The name is found at Num 32:3 without the initial element (Heb bêt, lit. “house”), and LXX omits
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Beth-nimrah
Beth-nimrah. Moabite city given to and rebuilt by Gad’s tribe at the partitioning of Canaan, the Promised Land (Nm 32:3, Nimrah; 32:36; Jos 13:27). Beth-nimrah has been identified with modern Tell el-Bleibil, eight miles east of the Jordan River.
Nimrah
Nimrah. Alternate rendering of Beth-nimrah, a city in Moab, in Numbers 32:3.See Beth-nimrah.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Beth-Nimrah
Beth-Nimrah beth-nimʹrə [Heb. bêṯ nimrâ] (Nu. 32:36; Josh. 13:27); NIMRAH nimʹrə [Heb. nimrâ] (Nu. 32:3).A city in the plains of Moab built and fortified by the Gadites.It is located on the north side of Wâdī Shu‘eib at Tell Bleibil, about 1 mi (1.6 km) N of the Byzantine site of Tell Nimrîn.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Beth-Nimrah
BETH-NIMRAH Moabite city given to and rebuilt by Gad’s tribe at the partitioning of Canaan, the Promised Land (Nm 32:3; Jos 13:27). Beth-nimrah has been identified with modern Tell el-Bleibil, eight miles (12.9 kilometers) east of the Jordan River.
Nimrah
NIMRAH Alternate rendering of Beth-nimrah, a city in Moab, in Numbers 32:3. See Beth-nimrah.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Beth-Nimrah
BETH-NIMRAH. A city in Transjordan opposite Jericho originally assigned to Gad (Num 32:36; Josh 13:27), a fenced city with folds for sheep. It was also named Nimrah (q.v.; Num 32:3) and Nimrim (q.v.; Isa 15:6), and was included by the prophet among the cities of Moab whose ample springs would dry up
Nimrah
NIMRAH. A city on the E side of Jordan which was included in the tribal division for the tribe of Gad (Num 32:3). It is identical to Beth-nimrah (q.v.; v. 36) and is located at Tell el-Bleibil in the Wadi Sha`ib. Not far away is the Wadi Nimrin, preserving the ancient name of the waters of Nimrim (q.v.).
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Beth-Nimrah
BETH-NIMRAH. ‘House of pure water’ or ‘House of leopard’, a city in Gad (Nu. 32:36), probably equalling Nimrah (Nu. 32:3) and Nimrim (Is. 15:6; Je. 48:34). By Eusebius, called Betham-Naram and located 8 km N of Livias. Possibly either modern Tell Nimrin beside the Wadi Shaîb or nearby Tell Bileibil,
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Beth-Nimrah
Beth-Nimrah (Heb. bêṯ nimrâ) (also NIMRAH)A city in the inheritance of Gad (Num. 32:36; Josh. 13:27), called Nimrah at Num. 32:3. According to Eusebius (Onom. 44.17) it lay 8 km. (5 mi.) N of Livias (Beth-haram). The name is preserved in Tell Nimrɩ̂n (located on the Wadi Nimrɩ̂n in the Transjordan,
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Beth-Nimrah
Beth-Nimrah [bĕth nĭmˊrə] (Heb. bêṯ nimrâ “house of bitter water”). A city in the inheritance of Gad (Num. 32:36; Josh. 13:27), called Nimrah at Num. 32:3. According to Eusebius (Onom. xliv.17), it lay 8 km. (5 mi.) north of Livias (Beth-haram). The name is preserved in Tell Nimrîn (located
Nimrah
Nimrah [nĭmˊrə] (Heb. nimrâ). Alternate form of Beth-Nimrah (Num. 32:3).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Beth-nimrah
Beth-nim´rah (house of leopards), one of the fenced cities on the east of Jordan, taken and built by the tribe of Gad, Num. 32:36, and described as lying in the valley beside Beth-haran. Josh. 13:27. In Num. 32:3 it is called simply Nimrah. The name still survives in the modern Nahr Nimrin, above Jericho
Nimrah
Nim´rah (limpid, pure), a place mentioned by this name in Num. 32:3 only. If it is the same as Beth-nimrah, ver. 36, it belonged to the tribe of Gad. It was ten miles north of the Dead Sea and three miles east of the Jordan, on the hill of Nimrim.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Beth-Nimrah
BETH-NIM´RAH (beth-nimʹra; “house of the leopard”). One of the towns “built,” i.e., fortified, by the tribe of Gad (Num. 32:36); called simply Nimrah (which see) in 32:3.
Nimrah
NIM´RAH (nimʹra; “limpid”). A place mentioned by this name in Num. 32:3 only, among those that formed the districts of the “land of Jazer and the land of Gilead.” It is the same as Beth-nimrah (v. 36), which belonged to the tribe of Gad. It is located near the Wadi Sha‘ib.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Nimrah
Nimrahpure, a city on the east of Jordan (Num. 32:3); probably the same as Beth-nimrah (Josh. 13:27). It has been identified with the Nahr Nimrin, at one of the fords of Jordan, not far from Jericho.