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Botrys
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Botrys
Botrys (Βότρυς, Botrys). A Phoenician coastal town located north of Gebal. Josephus reports that the town was founded by Ethbaal, the king of Tyre (Antiquities, 8.324). Ethbaal was the father of Jezebel, the wife of Ahab, king of Israel (1 Kgs 16:29–31). Botrys is not mentioned in the Bible.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
BOTRYS
BOTRYS<bot’-ris> ([Βότρυς, Botrus]; modern Batrun): A town of Phoenicia on the coast some miles North of Gebal (Byblus) on the southern side of the bold promontory called in classic times Theoprosopon. It is said to have been founded by Ithobal (Ethbaal), king of Tyre, whose daughter married Ahab (Josephus,
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Botrys
BOTRYS, botʹris (Βότρυς, Bótrus; mod. Batrûn:) A town of Phoenicia on the coast some miles N. of Gebal (Byblus) on the southern side of the bold promontory called in classic times Theoprosopon. It is said to have been founded by Ithobal (Ethbaal), king of Tyre, whose daughter married Ahab (Jos, Ant,