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Dimonah
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Dimonah
Dimonah (דִּימוֹנָה‎, dimonah; דִּיבוֹן‎, divon). A village located in the the southern portion of the tribe of Judah‘s territory (later called Judaea), near the Edomite border (Josh 15:22; Neh 11:25).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Dimonah (Place)
DIMONAH (PLACE) [Heb dı̂mônâ (דִּימֹונָה)]. A settlement of the tribe of Judah. Dimonah is only mentioned once, in Josh 15:22, where it is listed among the settlements occupied by Judah in the aftermath of the conquest. Though the present literary context of the Judean town list is set in the period
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Dimonah
Dimonah. Town mentioned in Joshua 15:22 as being located in the Judean Negeb close to Edomite territory. It was one of 29 towns in the general area of Beersheba, and some scholars have identified it with the Dibon mentioned in Nehemiah 11:25. Its actual site is unknown.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Dibon (Josh. 15:22)
1. (Neh. 11:25); also DIMONAH dī-mōʹnə [Heb. dîmônâ] (Josh. 15:22). A town in the south of Judah, near the boundary of Edom. The modern urban settlement Dimonah, founded in 1955, 18 mi (29 km). SE of Beersheba, is not to be identified with the Judean town; 2 mi (3 km) N of it there is a group of
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Dimonah
DIMONAH Town mentioned in Joshua 15:22 as being located in the Judean Negev, close to Edomite territory. It was one of 29 towns in the general area of Beersheba; some scholars have identified it with the Dibon mentioned in Nehemiah 11:25.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Dibon
Dibon (di´bon).1 An important Moabite settlement and imposing archaeological site located in central Jordan, situated on the King’s Highway, three miles north of the Arnon River and thirteen miles east of the Dead Sea. The ruins of ancient Dibon sit, for the most part, immediately north of the modern
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Dimonah
DIMONAH. A town in the Negeb of Judah, near Edom (Josh 15:22), not identified. It may be the same as the Dibon of (Neh 11:25).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Dimonah
Dimonah (Heb. dɩ̂mônâ)A town in the Negeb near Edom, mentioned along with Kinah and Adadah (Aroer[?]; Josh. 15:22). It may be the same as Dibon 1 (Dhībān; 224101), repopulated by Jews returning from exile (Neh. 11:25). Ancient Dimonah should be distinguished from modern Dimonah SE of Beer-sheba,
Dibon
Dibon (Heb. dɩ̂ḇôn)1. An important city located on the King’s Highway in central Transjordan. Dibon is generally identified with the mound of ruins N of the modern village of Dhībān (224101), 64 km. (40 mi.) S of Amman and 3 km. (2 mi.) N of Wadi el-Mōjib (biblical Arnon). Egyptologist Kenneth A.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Dimonah
Dimonah [dĭ mōˊnə] (Heb. dîmônâ).† A town in the Negeb near Edom, mentioned along with Kinah and Adadah (Josh. 15:22), possibly Dibon 1, which the Jews returning from exile repopulated (Neh. 11:25). Ancient Dimonah is not to be coupled with modern Dimonah, 29 km. (18 mi.) southeast of Beer-sheba,
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Dimonah
Dimo´nah, a city in the south of Judah, Josh. 15:22, perhaps the same as Dibon in Neh. 11:25.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Dimonah
DIMO´NAH (di-mōʹna). A city in the S of Judah (Josh. 15:22), perhaps the same as Dibon in Neh. 11:25.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Dimonah
DIMONAH [die MOW nuh] — a city in the Negeb (southern wilderness) of Judah, near Edom (Josh. 15:22). The same place as Dibon No. 2.
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