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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Chisloth-Tabor (Place)
CHISLOTH-TABOR (PLACE) [Heb kislōt tābōr (כִּסְלֹת תָּבֹר)]. Var. CHESULLOTH. A town on the S border of the territory of Zebulun (Josh 19:12). It is apparent that Chesulloth (Heb kĕsûlōt) in the territory of Issachar (Josh 19:18) is a variant name of this town. Eusebius states that it is “called
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Chisloth-tabor. Alternate name for the city Chesulloth in Joshua 19:12.See Chesulloth.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Chisloth-Tabor kis-loth-tā̀bor [Heb. kislōṯ tāḇōr—‘slopes of Tabor’]; NEB KISLOTH-TABOR. See Chesulloth.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
KISLOTH-TABOR City mentioned in Joshua 19:12. See Kesulloth.See also Tabor (Place).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
CHISLOTH-TABOR. A town in Galilee bordering the territories of Issachar and Zebulun. It seems to be the same as Chesulloth (q.v.; Josh 19:18). It is identified with the modern Iksal, a village about four miles W of Mount Tabor near Nazareth.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Chisloth-Tabor (Heb. kislôṯ tāḇōr)A town on the southern border of Zebulun (Josh. 19:12). Modern Iksâl (180232), ca. 5 km. (3 mi.) SE of Nazareth, preserves the ancient name. Although most scholars identify the two, the qualifying term “Tabor” (a mountain on the borders of Issachar, Zebulun, and
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Chisloth-Tabor [kĭsˊlŏth tāˊbər] (Heb. kislōṯ tāḇōr “slopes of Tabor”). A town in the tribal territory of Zebulun (Josh. 19:12; NIV “Kisloth Tabor”), near modern Iksâl, about 5 km. (3 mi.) southeast of Nazareth. Although many scholars identify the two, the qualifying term “Tabor” (a
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Chis´loth-ta´bor (loins of Tabor), a place to the border of which reached the border of Zebulun. Josh. 19:12. It may be the village Iksâl, which is now standing about 2½ miles to the west of Mount Tabor.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
CHIS´LOTH-TA´BOR (kisʹlōth-taʹbor; “flanks of Tabor”), Kis´loth Ta´bor (NIV). A place near Tabor (Josh. 19:12), and probably the same as Chesulloth (v. 18).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Chisloth Tabor
CHISLOTH TABOR [KISS lahth TAY bawr] — a place on the border of Zebulun, probably near Mount Tabor (Josh. 19:12; Kisloth Tabor, NIV).
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 3, H–L
Kisloth Tabor
Kisloth Tabor kis’loth-tay’buhr (כִּסְלֹת תָּבוֹרH4079, meaning uncertain). Also Chisloth-tabor. A town mentioned in the description of the SE border of the tribe of Zebulun (Josh. 19:12); probably the same as Kesulloth in Issachar (v. 18).
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
CHISLOTH-TABOR kiz´loth-tay´buhr [כִּסְלת־תָּבֹרkisloth tavor]. Called CHESULLOTH in Josh 19:18, Chisloth-Tabor was a village on Zebulun’s border with Issachar (Josh 19:12). Literally, the name means “loins/flanks of Tabor.” The ancient village is associated with Iksal, four miles west of Mount Tabor
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