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Biziothiah
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Biziothiah
Biziothiah (בִּזְיוֹתְיָה‎, bizyotheyah). A village located in the Negev region in southern Judah and near Beer-sheba (Josh 15:28).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Biziothiah (Place)
BIZIOTHIAH (PLACE) [Heb bizyôtyâ (בִּזְיֹותְיָה)]. A town in Judah located in the extreme S (Negeb) near Beersheba: the MT reads “and Hazar-shual and Beersheba and Biziothiah” (Josh 15:28). However, this reading is almost certainly incorrect. First, the parallel list of Neh 11:27 reads “and in Hazar-shual
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Biziothiah, Bizjothjah
Biziothiah, Bizjothjah. Listed in Joshua 15:28 (kjv Bizjothjah) as a city in the Negeb desert area of Judah. The Greek OT, called the Septuagint, has “and her daughters,” which would mean that this was not a specific place, but rather the cluster of villages surrounding Hazar-shual and Beersheba. Such
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Biziothiah
Biziothiah bizʹē-ō-thiʹə [Heb. bizyôṯyâ; Gk. hai kṓmai autṓn—lit. ‘their villages’]; AV BIZJOTHJAH; NEB “its villages.” Following the MT, a town in the Negeb near Beer-sheba (Josh. 15:28). The LXX reading, followed by the NEB, is based on a very slight change in the MT, to benôṯeyhā, “her
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Biziothiah, Bizjothjah
BIZIOTHIAH, BIZJOTHJAH* Listed in Joshua 15:28 (kjv “Bizjothjah”) as a city in the Negev Desert area of Judah. The Greek OT, called the Septuagint, has “and her daughters,” which would mean that this was not a specific place but rather the cluster of villages surrounding Hazar-shual and Beersheba. Such
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Biziothiah
Biziothiah (Heb. bizyôṯyâ)According to the MT, a town near Beer-sheba (Josh. 15:28). However, the text should read Heb. bĕnôṯeyhā (“her daughters,” i.e., surrounding places; cf. LXX and Neh. 11:27).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Biziothiah
Biziothiah [bĭzˊĭ ō thīˊə] (Heb. bizyôṯyâ). Following the MT a town near Beer-sheba (“Hazar-shual,” Josh. 15:28; KJV “Biz-jothjah”). The word benôṯeyhā (“her daughters,” i.e., surrounding places) should be read, however (cf. LXX and Neh. 11:27).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Bizjothjah
Bizjoth´jah (contempt of Jehovah), a town in the south of Judah. Josh. 15:28.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Biziothiah
BIZ´I´OTH´IAH (bizʹiʹōthīʹa; “contempt of Jehovah”). One of the towns that fell to Judah (Josh. 15:28), probably the same as Baalath-beer (19:8). Site unknown, but apparently located near Beersheba.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Bizjothjah
BIZJOTHJAH [bihz JOTH jah] — a town in southern Judah near Beersheba (Josh. 15:28; Biziothiah, NASB, NIV, NRSV).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
BIZIOTHIAH
BIZIOTHIAH<biz-yo-thi’-a>, <biz-joth’-ja> (בִּזָיוֹתְיָה‎ [bizyotheyah]; Septuagint [αἱ κω̂μαι αὐτω̂ν, hai komai auton], literally “their villages”; the King James Version Bizjothjah, “place of Jah’s olives” (Young), or “contempt of Jah” (Strong)): According to Massoretic Text, a town in the