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Bozez
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Bozez
Bozez (בּוֹצֵץ‎, botsets; Βαζές, Bazes). A mountain mentioned in Jonathan’s defeat of the Philistine garrison at Michmash (1 Sam 14:4).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Bozez (Place)
BOZEZ (PLACE) [Heb bôṣēṣ (בֹּוצֵץ)]. An outcropping of rock in the pass between GEBA and MICHMASH (1 Sam 14:4). This outcropping figures in the story in which Jonathan, the son of Saul, initiates the defeat of the Philistines at Michmash. Bozez apparently occupied the N side of the pass, while an
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Bozez
Bozez. One of a pair of distinctive rocks (Seneh was the other) flanking the road between Michmash and Geba. Jonathan and his armor bearer scaled one of these crags to take on a Philistine outpost (1 Sm 14:4). The two rocks are still visible in the modern Wadi Suweinet.See Seneh.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Bozez
Bozez [Heb. bôṣēṣ; Gk. Bazes]. The northern of two cliffs that stand on each side of the gorge of Michmash (1 S. 14:4), on the Wâdī eṣ-Ṣuweinît. The name of the other cliff was Seneh.W. S. LaSor
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Bozez
BOZEZ One of a pair of distinctive rocks (Seneh was the other) flanking the road between Michmash and Gaba. Jonathan and his armor bearer scaled one of these crags to take on a Philistine outpost (1 Sm 14:4). The two rocks are still visible in the modern Wadi Suweinet. See Seneh.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Bozez
BOZEZ. Name of the northern of two cliffs which stand on each side of the valley of Michmash (1 Sam 14:4). See Geba; Michmash.
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Seneh and Bozez
SENEH AND BOZEZ. SENEH (‘pointed rock’) and BOZEZ (‘slippery’?) were two rocks between which Jonathan and his armour-bearer entered the garrison of the Philistines (1 Sa. 14:4ff.). (*Michmash.) No precise identification of the location of these two rocky crags has been made, but see GTT, p. 317.J. D.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Bozez
Bozez (Heb. bôṣēṣ)One of two rocky crags flanking the mountain pass near Michmash (1 Sam. 14:4), on the north side of the Wadi eṣ-Ṣuweinît ca. 11 km. (7 mi.) NNE of Jerusalem. The other crag, to the south of the gorge opposite Geba, was called Seneh.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Bozez
Bozez [bōˊzĭz] (Heb. bôṣēṣ “shining” or “miry”). One of two rocky crags flanking the mountain pass near Michmash (1 Sam. 14:4), on the north side of the Wâdī eṣ-Ṣuweinît approximately 11 km. (7 mi.) north of Jerusalem. The other crag, to the south of the gorge opposite Geba, was called
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Bozez
Bo´zez (the height), one of the two sharp rocks between the passages by which Jonathan entered the Philistine garrison. It seems to have been that on the north. 1 Sam. 14:4, 5.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Bozez
BO´ZEZ (bozʹes). Between the passes through which Jonathan endeavored to cross over to go up to the post of the Philistines there was a sharp rock on one side called Bozez, and one on the other called Seneh (1 Sam. 14:4–5). These rose up like pillars to a great height and were probably the “hills” that
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Bozez
BOZEZ [BOE zez] (shining) — one of two sharp rocks in the mountain pass between Michmash and Gibeah that Jonathan, the son of Saul, climbed in his attack upon the Philistines (1 Sam. 14:4–5).
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