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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Cun
Cun (כּוּן‎, kun). A town in Syria from which King David took bronze that was later used by Solomon to build the temple (1 Chr 18:8; compare 2 Sam 8:8).
Berothah
Berothah (בֵּרוֹתָה‎, berothah; בֵּרֹתַי‎, berothay; כּוּן‎, kun). Also called “Berothai” and “Cun.” Town in Syria ruled by Hadadezer, king of Zobah. Berothah was raided by King David, resulting in the loss of much of its bronze (2 Sam 8:8; 1 Chr 18:8; see also Ezek 47:16).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Cun (Place)
CUN (PLACE) [Heb kûn (כּוּן)]. Town from which David took much bronze after his defeat of Hadadezer of the kingdom of Zobah in 1 Chr 18:8 (= 2 Sam 8:8). Instead of Cun, 2 Sam 8:8 mentions Berothai. Cun is, according to Albright (1934: 60), the Ku-nú found in a catalogue of Ramesses III. The mention
Berothah (Place)
BEROTHAH (PLACE) [Heb bērôtâ (בֵּרֹותָה)]. One of the places which mark part of the N boundary of Israel as envisioned by Ezek 47:15–16. The LXX places Berothah at the beginning of the verse and immediately after Zedad. Although it is difficult to determine whether the final he is a directional marker
Berothai (Place)
BEROTHAI (PLACE) [Heb bērōtay (בֵּרֹתַי)]. City from which David took much bronze (2 Sam 8:8), and a principal city of the kingdom of Zobah at the time of its conquest by David. It may be located on the site of modern Bereitan (33°55´N; 36°08´E) in the Beqaʿ Valley of Lebanon. Instead of Berothai,
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Cun
Cun. Syrian city belonging to Hadadezer, king of Zobah. David raided Cun, taking away large quantities of bronze (1 Chr 18:8, kjv Chun). In a parallel account Berothai may be the same place (2 Sm 8:8).See Berothah, Berothai.
Berothah, Berothai
Berothah, Berothai. City between Damascus and Hamath mentioned by the prophet Ezekiel as lying on the northern border of the restored Israel (Ez 47:16). Berothah is probably the same as Berothai, a city captured by David (2 Sm 8:8; called Cun in 1 Chr 18:8).
Chun
Chun. kjv spelling of Cun, a city from which David took much bronze, in 1 Chronicles 18:8.See Cun.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Cun
Cun kun [Heb. kûn; LXX Gk. ek tó̄n eklektó̄n póleōn] (1 Ch. 18:8); AV CHUN; NEB KUN. One of the “cities of Hadadezer” king of Syria pillaged by David. In the parallel 2 S. 8:8 its place is taken by Berothai. The modern site of Cun is usually given as Râs Ba‘albek, SW of Ribleh, and about 30 mi
Berothiah
Berothiah bēʹroth [Heb. bērôṯâ] (Ezk. 47:16); NEB BERUTHA; BEROTHAI bē-roʹthī [Heb. bērôṯay] (2 S. 8:8). A town on the northern boundary between Zedad and Sibraim (Sepharvaim), just S of the kingdom of Hamath (Ezk. 47:16). 2 S. 8:8 identifies Berothai as one of the cities belonging to King
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Cun
CUN Syrian city belonging to Hadadezer, king of Zobah. David raided Cun, taking away large quantities of bronze (1 Chr 18:8). In a parallel account, Berothai may be the same place (2 Sm 8:8).See also Berothah, Berothai.
Berothah, Berothai
BEROTHAH, BEROTHAI City between Damascus and Hamath mentioned by the prophet Ezekiel as lying on the northern border of the restored Israel (Ez 47:16). Berothah is probably the same as Berothai, a city captured by David (2 Sm 8:8; called Cun in 1 Chr 18:8).
Chun
CHUN* kjv spelling of Cun, a city from which David took much bronze, in 1 Chronicles 18:8. See Cun.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Berothah
BEROTHAH, BEROTHAI. A town situated between Hamath and Damascus (Ezk 47:16). It is probably identical with Berothai, a city which was once subject to Hadadezer, king of Zobah, but was captured by David and yielded him large booty in brass (2 Sam 8:8; in 1 Chr 18:8 called Chun, q.v.). Identified with
Chun
CHUN One of the cities of Hadarezer, king of Syria, plundered by David for its brass and copper for use in building the temple (1 Chr 18:8). The city is called “Cun” in ASV and RSV. The parallel passage in 2 Sam 8:8) has “Berothai” (q.v.).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Cun
Cun (Heb. kûn)A city belonging to Hadadezer of Syria from which King David pillaged a great amount of the bronze later used by Solomon for the construction of the bronze sea and other temple objects (1 Chr. 18:8; cf. 2 Sam. 8:8, Berothai). Cun, named Conna by the Romans, is sometimes identified with
Berothah
Berothah (Heb. bērôṯâ)A city on the northern boundary of the ideal Israel (Ezek. 47:16). It may be the same as Berothai.
Berothai
Berothai (Heb. bērôṯay)A city of Hadadezer, king of Syria, from which David took much bronze (2 Sam. 8:8). It is probably to be identified with the modern village of Bereitân (257372), 13 km. (8 mi.) S of Baalbek. It may be the same as Berothah in Ezek. 47:16. The parallel passage 1 Chr. 18:8 reads
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Cun
Cun [kŭn] (Heb. kûn). One of the two cities belonging to Hadadezer of Syria from which King David pillaged a great amount of the bronze later used by his son Solomon for the construction of the bronze sea and other temple objects (1 Chr. 18:8; KJV “Chun”). Cun, named Conna by the Romans, is the
Berothah
Berothah [bĭ rōˊthə] (Heb. bērôṯâ). A city on the northern boundary of Palestine (Ezek. 47:16), probably Berothai.
Berothai
Berothai [bĭ rōˊthī] (Heb. bērôṯay). A city of Hadadeadezeezer, king of Syria, from which David took much bronze (2 Sam. 8:8). It is probably to be identified with the modern village of Bereitan, 13 km. (8 mi.) south of Baalbek. The parallel passage reads “Cun” (1 Chr. 18:8), possibly the
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Berothah
Bero´thah (toward the wells), Bero´-tha-i (my wells). The first of these two names is given by Ezekiel 47:16, in connection with Hamath and Damascus as forming part of the northern boundary of the promised land. The second is mentioned, 2 Sam. 8:8, in the same connection. The well-known city Beirût
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Cun
CUN (kūn; 1 Chron. 18:8). A city of Hadadezer, king of Syria, in Zobah, on the way to the Euphrates, and plundered by David for bronze with which to build the Temple. It was called Berothai (2 Sam. 8:8); probably the same as Berothah (Ezek. 47:16; which see).
Berothah
BERO´THAH (be-rōʹtha; Ezek. 47:16), or Bero´thai (be-rōʹthī; “wells,” 2 Sam. 8:8). Ezekiel mentions Berothah, in connection with Hamath and Damascus, as forming the northern boundary of the Promised Land as restored in his vision. Now identified with Bereitan in the Beqa about thirty-five miles N
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Chun
Chunone of the cities of Hadarezer, king of Syria. David procured brass (i.e., bronze or copper) from it for the temple (1 Chr. 18:8). It is called Berothai in 2 Sam. 8:8; probably the same as Berothah in Ezek. 47:16.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Berothah
BEROTHAH [beh ROW thah] (wells) — a town in Syria between Damascus and Hamath. The prophet Ezekiel saw it as the northernmost area of the restored promised land (Ezek. 47:16; Berothah, REB). It is also called Berothai (2 Sam. 8:8), or Cun (1 Chr. 18:8).
Chun
CHUN [kun] — a town in Syria from which David took bronze (1 Chr. 18:8; Cun, KJV, NIV).
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