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Beth-pelet
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Beth-Pelet
Beth-Pelet (בַּיִת פֶּלֶט‎, bayith pelet). A town in the Negev assigned to the tribe of Judah (Josh 15:27). It was resettled after the Babylonian exile (Neh 11:26). The precise location of Beth-pelet (“house of escape”) is unknown.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Beth-Pelet (Place)
BETH-PELET (PLACE) [Heb bêt-peleṭ (בֵּית־פֶּלֶט)]. A town in Judah located in the extreme S (Negeb) near Beersheba and toward the boundary of Edom (Josh 15:27). It was one of the towns reoccupied by Judeans when they returned from exile (Neh 11:26). Petrie (1930:15) identified it with the S Tell el-Fara
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Beth-pelet
Beth-pelet. City assigned to Judah at the partitioning of the Promised Land (Jos 15:27, kjv Beth-palet). Later resettled by the people of Judah after the return from exile in Babylon (Neh 11:26, kjv Beth-phelet), Beth-pelet was possibly the hometown of David’s warrior Helez the Paltite (2 Sm 23:26; 1
Beth-palet
Beth-palet. kjv spelling of Beth-pelet, a city of Judah, in Joshua 15:27.See Beth-pelet.
Beth-phelet
Beth-phelet. kjv spelling of Beth-pelet, a city of Judah, in Nehemiah 11:26.See Beth-pelet.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Beth-Pelet
Beth-Pelet beth-pēʹlət [Heb. bêṯ-peleṭ—‘house of escape’]; AV BETH-PALET (Josh. 15:27), BETH-PHELET (Neh. 11:26).An unidentified city in the extreme south (Negeb) of Judah, “toward the boundary of Edom.” Some of the Judahites returned there after the Exile (Neh. 11:26).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Beth-Pelet
BETH-PELET City assigned to Judah at the partitioning of the Promised Land (Jos 15:27). Later resettled by the people of Judah after the return from exile in Babylon (Neh 11:26), Beth-pelet was possibly the hometown of David’s warrior Helez the Paltite (2 Sm 23:26; 1 Chr 11:27, “Pelonite”).
Beth-Palet
BETH-PALET* kjv spelling of Beth-pelet, a city of Judah, in Joshua 15:27. See Beth-pelet.
Beth-Phelet
BETH-PHELET* kjv spelling of Beth-pelet, a city of Judah, in Nehemiah 11:26. See Beth-pelet.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Beth-Pelet
Beth-pelet (beth-pee´lit; Heb., “house of refuge”), a town of the tribe of Judah at the southern extremity of its territory (Josh. 15:27). It remained settled in postexilic times (Neh. 11:26), but its location is still in dispute.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Beth-Palet
BETH-PALET. Listed by Joshua (15:27) among the uttermost cities of Judah (v. 21), near the border of Edom S of Beer-sheba. In Neh 11:26 (here called Beth-phelet) it is mentioned as a village of Judah. The site is uncertain; Aharoni suggests Tell es-Saqati (The Land of the Bible, Westminister, 1967 p.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Beth-Pelet
Beth-Pelet (Heb. bêṯ peleṭ)A city inherited by the tribe of Judah. Although its exact location is unknown, it may be in the extreme south of Judah near the border of Edom (Josh. 15:27). It was one of the cities inhabited after the Exile (Neh. 11:26).Aaron M. Gale
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Beth-Pelet
Beth-Pelet [bĕth pēˊlĭt] (Heb. bêṯ-peleṭ “house of refuge”). A city in the territory of Judah, located on the southern border toward Edom (Josh. 15:27; KJV “Beth-palet”; Neh. 11:26; KJV “Beth-phelet”). Some scholars would identify it with Tell es-Saqati.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Beth-palet
Beth-pa´let (house of flight), a town among those in the extreme south of Judah, named in Josh. 15:27.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Beth-Pelet
BETH-PE´LET (beth-peʹlet; “house of escape”). A town in the S of Judah (Josh. 15:27), assigned to Simeon and inhabited after the captivity (Neh. 11:26). Location uncertain.
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
Beth-Pelet
Beth-PeletBeth-pelet (bayth-pelʹet; Heb., ‘house of refuge’; kjv: ‘Beth-palet’), a town of the tribe of Judah at the southern extremity of its territory (Josh. 15:27). Also settled in postexilic times (Neh. 11:26), its location is still in dispute.