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Dor
Excerpt from the Lexham Bible Dictionary, the most advanced Bible dictionary.
A Canaanite city on the coast of ancient Palestine, south of Mount Carmel, which Joshua conquered and gave to the tribe of Manasseh as part of their territorial inheritance. Probably the same as Naphath-Dor and Napoth-Dor.
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Dor
Dor (דאר‎, d'r;, דור‎, dwr). A Canaanite city on the coast of ancient Palestine, south of Mount Carmel, which Joshua conquered and gave to the tribe of Manasseh as part of their territorial inheritance. Probably the same as Naphath-Dor and Napoth-Dor.
Naphath
Naphath-Dor (נָפָה דֹּאר‎, naphah dor). Also called Naphoth-Dor. A city listed among the territories of Manasseh (Josh 11:2; 12:23; 1 Kgs 4:11). The same place as Dor (Josh 17:11; Judg 1:27; 1 Chr 7:29; 1 Macc 15:11, 13, 25). For further information, see this article: Dor.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Dor (Place)
DOR (PLACE) [Heb dôr (דֹּור)]. A city that joined the coalition led by Jabin, king of Hazor, against Joshua and the Israelites (Josh 12:23; cf. also NAPHOTH-DOR). The Canaanite city of Dor, located in the territory of the tribe of Manasseh (Judg 1:27; 1 Chr 7:29), apparently was not conquered until
Naphoth-Dor (Place)
NAPHOTH-DOR (PLACE) [Heb nāpôt dôr (נָפֹות דֹּור)]. A Canaanite city-state situated 12 miles S of Carmel and 9 miles from Caesarea. It lies in the N part of the plains of Sharon and was an important seaport town for many centuries beginning in the LB Age. It maintained links with the Mediterranean
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Dor
Dor. Fortified Palestinian city (modern el-Burj) situated along the Mediterranean coast, south of Mt Carmel and eight miles north of Caesarea. It is mentioned occasionally in connection with events in the period of the judges and the united monarchy (Jos 17:11; Jgs 1:27; 1 Chr 7:29). Dor is probably
Naphath-dor
Naphath-dor. Region or town identified with Dor, a site on the Mediterranean coast, in Joshua 12:23 and 1 Kings 4:11.See Dor.
Naphothdor
Naphothdor. Alternate form of Naphathdor, a site on the Mediterranean coast, in Joshua 11:2.See Dor.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Dor
Dor dôr [Heb. dō’r—‘habitation,’ ‘circle’; Gk. Dōr; Josephus, Dōra]; AV Apoc. DORA. A city on the Mediteranean seacoast S of Mt. Carmel, probably the same as Naphath-Dor (Josh. 12:13; 1 K. 4:11) and Naphoth-Dor (Josh. 11:2). The modern site of Dor is a small harbor town 15 mi (25 km) S of Haifa,
Naphath-dor
Naphath-dor nāʹfəth dôr [Heb nāp̱aṯ dôr (Josh. 2:23), nāp̱aṯ dōʾr (1 K. 4:11)]; AV “coast of Dor,” “region of Dor”; NEB “district of Dor.” A region in the vicinity of, or identical to, the city of Dor.
Naphoth-dor
Naphoth-dor nāʹfəth dôr [Heb nāp̱ôṯ dôr] (Josh. 11:2); AV “borders of Dor”; NEB “district of Dor.” A region in the vicinity of, or identical to, the city of Dor.
Naphath
Naphath nāʹfəth [Heb nāp̱eṯ] (Josh. 17:11); AV COUNTRIES; NEB “the district (of Dor).” This term (perhaps meaning “heights”) appears to refer to Dor, the third city mentioned in this verse. The designation is apparently used to distinguish it from En-dor. Cf. Naphath-dor in Josh. 11:2; 12:23; 1 K.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Dor
DOR Fortified Palestinian city (modern el-Burj) situated along the Mediterranean coast, south of Mt Carmel and eight miles (12.9 kilometers) north of Caesarea. It is mentioned occasionally in connection with events in the period of the judges and the united monarchy (Jos 17:11; Jgs 1:27; 1 Chr 7:29).
Naphath-Dor
NAPHATH-DOR* Region or town identified with Dor, a site on the Mediterranean coast, in Joshua 12:23 and 1 Kings 4:11. See Dor.
Naphoth-Dor
NAPHOTH-DOR Alternate form of Naphath-dor, a site on the Mediterranean coast, in Joshua 11:2. See Dor.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Dor
Dor, a well-situated natural seaport on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea south of Mount Carmel. Dor is first mentioned in an Egyptian inscription of the thirteenth century bce. The king of Dor was part of a coalition of Canaanite kings defeated by Joshua (mid- or late thirteenth century bce; Josh.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Dor
DOR. Canaanite city on the Mediterranean coast between Caesarea and Mount Carmel, at the site of el-Burj by the harbor town of et-Tanturah. Excavations led by John Garstang in 1923–24 proved occupation had begun by the Late Bronze Age (1500–1200 b.c.). The king of Dor was a member of the confederacy
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Dor
DOR. A sea-port on the Mediterranean coast, S of Carmel, occupied from c. 1900 bc to Gk. times. Mentioned by Ramesses II and as the city Sikil ruled by Beder of the Tjeker (sea-peoples) in the 11th century Wen-Amon story (ANET, p. 26). It opposed the Israelites and was defeated (Jos. 11:1–2; 12:23; 17:11–13,
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Dor
Dor (Heb. dōʾr, dôr; Gk. ḫr̂a)A city on the Mediterranean coast below Mt. Carmel, Khirbet el-Burj/Tell Dor (142.224), 21 km. (13 mi.) S of modern Haifa. It first appears in an Egyptian document of the 13th century b.c.e. that lists towns on the coast of Palestine. Joshua defeated the king of Canaanite
Naphath-Dor
Naphath-Dor (Heb. nāp̱aṯ dôr), NAPHOTH-DOR (Heb. nāp̱ôṯ dôr)A city in the territory of Manasseh that participated in the league of northern kings led by Jabin, king of Hazor (Josh. 11:2; Naphoth-dor). It is considered to be the same as Dor. Although the ruler of Dor was defeated by Joshua (Josh.
Naphath
Naphath (Heb. nāp̱eṯ)A village assigned to Manasseh, which they were unable to capture (Josh. 17:11). It is apparently to be distinguished from Dor and En-dor. The Hebrew text is obscure.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Dor
Dor [dôr] (Heb. dō˒r, dôr “habitation”).† A Canaanite city assigned to the tribe of Manasseh but not occupied by Israel until the time of David (Judg. 1:27); considered to be the same as Naphath-dor (Josh. 12:13) and Naphoth-dor (11:2). The site is Khirbet el-Burj, slightly north of the small
Naphath-Dor
Naphath-Dor [nāˊfăth dôrˊ] (Heb. nāp̱aṯ dôr, nāp̱ôṯ dôr, nāp̱aṯ dō˒r “hills” or “heights of Dor”). Probably a region of low narrow hills that border the Palestine coast from Joppa to the north; the fortified port city of Dor seems to have been its capital. A coalition of Canaanite kings,
Naphoth-Dor
Naphoth-Dor [nāˊfŏth dôrˊ] (Heb. nāp̱ôṯ dôr). Alternate form of Naphath-dor (Josh. 11:2; KJV “borders of Dor”).
Naphath
Naphath [nāˊfăth] (Heb. nāp̱eṯ “heights”).† Apparently an alternate designation for Dor, distinguishing it from En-dor at Josh. 17:11. The Hebrew text is obscure.
The Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land
Dor; Dora
DOR; DORA One of the important Canaanite city-states in the league of Jabin, King of Hazor (Josh. 11:2). It was among the cities of Manasseh in the territory of Asher, but according to Judges (1:27) it was not conquered by them. Solomon appointed the son of Abinadab as overseer of the region of Dor,
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Dor
DOR A coastal city south of Mount Carmel; modern Khirbet el Burj near Tantura. The city joined a Canaanite coalition against Joshua and the advancing Israelites (Josh 11:2; 12:23). While defeated, it apparently remained a Canaanite possession for some time afterward (Judg 1:27). The scheming general