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Dizahab
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Dizahab
Dizahab (דִּי זָהָב‎, diy zahav). A village east of the Arabah near where Moses delivered his farewell address (Deut 1:1).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Dizahab (Place)
DIZAHAB (PLACE) [Heb dı̂ zāhāb (דִּי זָהָב)]. Referred to as the location of Moses’ “repetition of the law” (Deut 1:1). The name is a mixture of official Aramaic ( “the one of”) and Hebrew (zāhāb “gold”); orthographically (dy instead of zy) the name cannot predate the 6th century b.c. The place
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Di-zahab
Di-zahab. Name, listed along with Paran, Tophel, Laban, and Hazeroth, meant to designate the locale of Moses’ final address to Israel (Dt 1:1). Its precise location is unknown, though it was east of the Arabah.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Dizahab
Dizahab dīzʹə-hab, diz̄t̀̄ie-hab [Heb. dî-zāhāḇ; Gk. katachrýsea-‘that which has gold’]. One or four names in Dt. 1:1 describing the place E of the Arabah where Moses delivered his farewell address. The location is unknown, but from the similarity of the other names to earlier wilderness stopping-places
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Di-Zahab
DI-ZAHAB Name, listed along with Paran, Tophel, Laban, and Hazeroth, meant to designate the locale of Moses’ final address to Israel (Dt 1:1).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Dizahab
DIZAHAB. One of several places listed in Deut 1:1 as defining the route the Israelites took between Paran or Horeb (Mount Sinai) and Moab in Transjordan where Moses was speaking. Since the name means “having gold,” at one time gold may have been found there. Location is uncertain.
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Dizahab
DIZAHAB. One of the places named in Dt. 1:1 to define the site of the speeches which follow. It has often been identified with Ḏahab on the E coast of the Sinai peninsula (e.g. Rothenberg and Aharoni), but this is not easily reconciled with the other data given (cf. v. 5). A location in N Moab is required,
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Dizahab
Dizahab (Heb. dɩ̂zāhāḇ)A place associated with Moses’ first address (Deut. 1:1). The word is a descriptive appellation combining an Aramaic genitive performative (dɩ̂, “the one of [= ‘having’]”) and Heb. zāhāḇ, “gold.” Some have identified the site with edh-Dheibeh, E of Heshbon in the Transjordanian
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Dizahab
Dizahab [dĭzˊə hăb (Heb. dî-zāhāḇ “that which has gold”). An appellation describing the place where Moses delivered his farewell address (Deut. 1:1). Because of the similarity of names, Minet edh-Dhahab, directly east of Mt. Sinai, has been suggested as the site. For geological reasons, edh-Dheibeh,
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Dizahab
Diz´ahab (region of gold), a place in the Arabian desert, mentioned Deut. 1:1, is identified with Dahab, a cape on the western shore of the Gulf of Akabah.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Dizahab
DIZ´AHAB (dizʹa-hab, “having gold”). A place in the wilderness of Sinai, not far from the Red Sea. It has been identified with Mersa Dahab, or Mina Dahab, i.e., “gold harbor.” Gold was most likely found there (Deut. 1:1).
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Dizahab
Dizahabregion of gold, a place in the desert of Sinai, on the western shore of the Elanitic gulf (Deut. 1:1). It is now called Dehab.