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Chephar-ammoni
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Chephar-Ammoni
Chephar-Ammoni (כָּפָר הַ עַמּוֹנִי‎, kaphar ha ammoniy). A town assigned to the tribe of Benjamin (Josh 18:24).Chephar-ammoni (“village of the Ammonites”) may be the modern Kefr `Ana, three miles north of Bethel.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Chephar-Ammoni (Place)
CHEPHAR-AMMONI (PLACE) [Heb kĕpar hāʿamōnāy (כְּפַר הָעַמֹנָי)]. A village that was listed among the cities of the tribe of Benjamin (Josh 18:24). The Hebrew text reading tradition (Qere) presented the name of this village as kĕpar hāʿamōnâ while the writing tradition (Kethib) presented it as
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Chephar-ammoni, Chephar-haammonai
Chephar-ammoni, Chephar-haammonai. City allotted to Benjamin’s tribe for an inheritance after the initial conquest of Canaan by Joshua (Jos 18:24, kjv Chephar-haammonai). Its location is unknown.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Chephar-ammoni
Chephar-ammoni kē-fär-am̀ə-nī [Heb. kep̱ar hā‘ammônî-‘village of the Ammonites’; Gk. A Kapẖērammin, B Kepheira kaí Monei]; AV CHEPHAR-HAAMMONAI; NEB KEPHAR-AMMONI. A place in the territory of Benjamin (Josh. 18:24).
Chephar-haammonai
Chephar-haammonai kē-fär-hā-am̀ə-nī (AV Josh. 18:24). See Chephar-ammoni.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Kephar-Ammoni
KEPHAR-AMMONI City allotted to Benjamin’s tribe for an inheritance after the initial conquest of Canaan by Joshua (Jos 18:24).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Chephar-Haammonai
CHEPHAR-HAAMMONAI. A settlement meaning “village of the Ammonite” in the territory of Benjamin (Josh 18:24), so called perhaps because Ammonites lived there. Some identify it with Kefr’ana, a site of ruins about two miles NE of Bethel.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Chephar-Ammoni
Chephar-Ammoni (Heb. kĕp̱ar hāʿammōnāy)A town (Heb. “village of the Ammonites”) assigned to the tribe of Benjamin (Josh. 18:24). Khirbet Kefr ʿAnā (173153), ca. 5 km. (3 mi.) N of Bethel, has been suggested as the site, but the identification is not widely accepted.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Cephar-Ammoni
Cephar-Ammoni [kēˊfər ămˊə nī] (Heb. kep̱ar hā˓ammônî “village of the Ammonites”). A town assigned to the tribe of Benjamin (Josh. 18:24; KJV “Chephar-haammonai; NIV “Kephar Ammoni”). According to some it is probably Khirbet Kefr ˓Anā, about 5 km. (3 mi.) north of Bethel.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Chephar-Haammonai
Che´phar-Haam´monai (hamlet of the Ammonites), a place mentioned among the towns of Benjamin. Josh. 18:24.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Chephar-Ammoni
CHE´PHAR-AM´MONI (keʹfar-amʹō-ni; “village of the Ammonites”), Ke´phar Am´moni (NIV). A place mentioned among the towns of Benjamin (Josh. 18:24). Site uncertain.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Chephar Haammoni
CHEPHAR HAAMMONI [KEE fur ha AM uh nye] (village of the Ammonites) — a town assigned to the tribe of Benjamin (Josh. 18:24; Kephar Ammoni, NIV).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
CHEPHAR-AMMONI
CHEPHAR-AMMONI<ke-far-am’-o-ni> (the King James Version Chephar-haammoni; הָעַמּוֹנִי‎ [kephar hàammoni]; Codex Vaticanus, [Κεφειρὰ καὶ Μονεί, Kepheira kai Monei]; A, [Καφηραμμίν, Kapherammin], “village of the Ammonites”): A place in the territory of Benjamin (Joshua 18:24). It may be identical
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