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City of Palm Trees
City of Palms
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
City of Palm Trees (Place)
CITY OF PALM TREES (PLACE) [Heb ʿı̂r hattĕmārı̂m (עִיר הַתְּמָרִים)]. An epithet for the city of JERICHO. From the top of Pisgah of Mount Nebo, Moses was shown the land to be possessed, “from the valley of Jericho, the city of palm trees, as far as Zoar” (Deut 34:3). From this text we can assume that
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
City of Palm Trees
City of Palm Trees. Phrase referring to Jericho, so named for its many palms (Dt 34:3).See Jericho.
Palm Trees, City of
Palm Trees, City of. Designation for Jericho in Deuteronomy 34:3 and 2 Chronicles 28:15.See Jericho.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
City of Palm Trees
City of Palm Trees [Heb. ʾîr hattemārîm; Gk. pólis phoiníkōn]; NEB VALE OF PALM TREES. A place synonymous with or part of ancient Jericho (Dt. 34:3; Jgs. 1:16; 3:13; 2 Ch. 28:15), located at Tell eṣ-Sulṭân 15 mi (24 km) NE of Jerusalem. The area was famous for its groves of palm and balsam
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
City of Palms
CITY OF PALMS Phrase referring to Jericho, so named for its many palms (Dt 34:3). See Jericho.
Palms, City of
PALMS, CITY OF Designation for Jericho in Deuteronomy 34:3 and 2 Chronicles 28:15. See Jericho.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
City of Palm Trees
City of Palm TreesAnother name for Jericho or for the surrounding valley, famous for its many palm trees (Deut. 34:3; 2 Chr. 28:15). It was the residence of the Kenites (Judg. 1:16) and, after his conquest, of King Eglon (3:13). According to ancient historians, it took five hours to travel through the
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
City of Palm Trees
City of Palm Trees (Heb. ˓îr hattemar̄rîm). Another name for Jericho or for the surrounding valley, famous for its many palm trees (Deut. 34:3; 2 Chr. 28:15); it was the residence of the Kenites (Judg. 1:16) and, after his conquest, of King Eglon (3:13). According to ancient historians, it took five
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
City of Palm Trees
CITY OF PALM TREES Probably to be identified with a site near Jericho where the Kenites lived (Judg. 1:16; see Deut. 34:3; Judg. 3:13; 2 Chron. 28:15). Jericho itself lay in ruins from the time of the conquest until the time of Ahab. Some identify the region with Zoar on the south side of the Dead Sea
Palms, City of
PALMS, CITY OF Alternate name for Jericho (Deut. 34:3; Judg. 1:16; 3:13; 2 Chron. 28:15). See Jericho.
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1, A–C
City of Palms
City of Palms. Also “city of palm trees.” An epithet for Jericho (Deut. 34:3; Jdg. 1:16; 3:13; 2 Chr. 28:15).
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 4, M–P
Palms, City of
Palms, City of. A designation used with reference to Jericho (Deut. 34:3; 2 Chr. 28:15). In the book of Judges, however (Jdg. 1:16 [note the reference to Arad]; 3:13), the context has suggested to some scholars that the name originally designated a site S of the Dead Sea, such as Tamar (place) or Zoar
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
CITY OF PALM TREES
CITY OF PALM TREES [עִיר הַתְּמָרִיםʿir hattemarim]. Another name for JERICHO (Deut 34:3; 2 Chr 28:15). As one of the oldest cities in the world, Jericho grew up around a spring (Elisha’s spring) that nourished a date-palm grove, earning the town this epithet.
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