The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Chesulloth (כְּסוּלוֹת‎, kesuloth). Also called Chisloth-tabor (כִּסְלֹת תָּבוֹר‎, kisloth tavor). A town in the territory of Issachar or Zebulun (Josh 19:12, 18).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Chesulloth (Place)
CHESULLOTH (PLACE) [Heb kĕsûlōt (כְּסוּלֹת)]. A town in the territory of Issachar (Josh 19:18). The name is apparently a variant of CHISLOTH-TABOR.
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Chesulloth. Town in Issachar (Jos 19:18); also called Chisloth-tabor in Joshua 19:12. It is probably to be identified with the modern Iksal, about three miles southeast of Nazareth.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Chesulloth kə-sul̀oth [Heb. hakkesûlôṯ; Gk. B Chaslaōth, A Achaselōth]; NEB KESULLOTH. A town assigned to Issachar following the conquest of Canaan under Joshua (Josh. 19:18). Called Chisloth-tabor (“slopes of Tabor”) in Josh. 19:12, the city was on the border between Zebulun and Issachar. Modern
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
KESULLOTH Town in Issachar (Jos 19:18); also called Kisloth-tabor in Joshua 19:12. It is probably to be identified with the modern Iksal, about three miles (4.8 kilometers) southeast of Nazareth.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
CHESULLOTH. A town in Issachar on the border of Zebulun (Josh 19:18). It seems to be the same as Chisloth-tabor (q.v.; Josh 19:12). It is identified with the modern Iksal on the northern edge of Esdraelon, about three miles SE of Nazareth.
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
CHESULLOTH (Heb. kesullôṯ), Jos. 19:18; Chisloth-tabor, Jos. 19:12. A town of Issachar in the plain W of Tabor; Zebulun occupied the hills to the NW. Modern Iksal preserves the name.J. P. U. Lilley.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Chesulloth (Heb. kĕsûllōṯ)A city in Issachar (Josh. 19:18), identified with modern Iksâl (180232), 5 km. (3 mi.) SE of Nazareth. The name is a variant form of Chisloth-tabor.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Chesulloth [kĭ sŭlˊ ŏth] (Heb. kesûlôṯ). A city in Issachar (Josh. 19:18; NIV “Kesulloth”), identified with contemporary Iksâl, 5 km. (3 mi.) southeast of Nazareth. Many scholars now identify this town with Chisloth-tabor.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Chesul´loth (the loins), one of the towns of Issachar. Josh. 19:18. From its position in the lists it appears to be between Jezreel and Shunem (Salam).
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
CHESUL´LOTH (ke-sulʹōth), Kesul´loth (NIV). A town of Issachar (Josh. 19:18), probably identical with Chisloth-tabor (v. 12). Modern Iksal, near Nazareth, marks the ancient site.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Chesullothfertile places; the loins, a town of Issachar, on the slopes of some mountain between Jezreel and Shunem (Josh. 19:18). It has been identified with Chisloth-tabor, 2 1/2 miles to the west of Mount Tabor, and north of Jezreel; now Iksal.
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