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Dabbesheth
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Dabbesheth
Dabbesheth (דַּבֶּ֫שֶׁת‎, dabbesheth). A village located on the south border of Zebulun (Josh 19:11).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Dabbesheth (Place)
DABBESHETH (PLACE) [Heb dabbešet (דַּבֶּשֶׁת)]. On the S border of the territory of Zebulun (Josh 19:11), Dabbesheth (lit. ‘hump’) may indicate a settlement site or a geographical landmark. Dabbesheth has been tentatively identified with Tel Shem (M.R. 164230), N of Jokneam, though many other sites
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Dabbesheth, Dabbasheth
Dabbesheth, Dabbasheth. Designation for a camel’s hump (Is 30:6). The name also refers to a town (“camel’s hump hill”) situated on the western border of the land allotted to Zebulun’s tribe for an inheritance (Jos 19:11, kjv Dabbasheth). Its exact location is unknown.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Dabbesheth
Dabbesheth dabʹə-sheth [Heb. dabbešeṯ—‘hump’]; AV DABBASHETH. A town on the boundary of the territory allotted to Zebulun (Josh. 19:11). It may be modern Tell esh-Shammana E of Jokneam. The name may indicate that the town was built on a hill.D. H. Madvig
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Dabbesheth
DABBESHETH Designation for a camel’s hump (Is 30:6). The name also refers to a town (“camel’s hump hill”) situated on the western border of the land allotted to Zebulun’s tribe for an inheritance (Jos 19:11).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Dabbasheth
DABBASHETH. A hill town (the name means “hump”) of uncertain location on the border of Zebulun (Josh 19:11).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Dabbesheth
Dabbesheth (Heb. dabbešeṯ)A town (or landmark; Heb. “hump”) on the southern border of Zebulun (Josh. 19:11). Of the possible modern identifications Tell esh-Shammām/Tel Shem (164230), N of Tell Qeimûn/Tel Yoqneam (biblical Jokneam), is the most likely.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Dabbesheth
Dabbesheth [dăbˊə shĕth] (Heb. dabbešeṯ “hump”). A town in the tribal territory of Zebulun (Josh. 19:11; KJV “Dabbasheth”). Of the possible modern identifications Tell esh-Shammana, near Tell Qeimûn (biblical Jokneam), is the most likely.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Dabbasheth
Dab´basheth (a hill-place), a town on the boundary of Zebulun. Josh. 19:11.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Dabbesheth
DAB´BESHETH (dabʹe-sheth; “hump”). A town on the border of Zebulun (Josh. 19:11). Its location has not been positively identified.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Dabbasheth
DABBASHETH [DAB bah shehth] — a border town of the tribe of Zebulun (Josh. 19:11; Dabbesheth, NRSV, NIV).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
DABBESHETH
DABBESHETH<dab’-e-sheth> ([דַּבֶּשֶׁת‎, dabbesheth]; [Δαβασθαί, Dabasthai]; the King James Version Dabbasheth, dab’a-sheth): A town on the western boundary of Zebulun (Joshua 19:11). It is probably identical with the modern Dabsheh, a ruined site to the East of Acre.