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Ebez
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Ebez
Ebez (אָֽבֶץ‎, avets). A town assigned to the tribe of Issachar (Josh 19:20).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Ebez (Place)
EBEZ (PLACE) [Heb ʾebeṣ (אֶבֶץ)]. A town listed in the tribal territory of Issachar (Josh 19:20). The RSV and AV render the name Abez, transliterating the pausal form of the name. The name seems to be a cognate of the PN Ibzan (Heb ʾibṣān; Judg 12:8–10), and Boling (Judges AB, 215) associates the
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Ebez
Ebez. City in the plain of Esdraelon, allotted to Issachar’s tribe for an inheritance (Jos 19:20, kjv Abez). Its site is unknown.
Abez
Abez. kjv form of Ebez, a place in Issachar’s territory, in Joshua 19:20.See Ebez.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Ebez
Ebez ēʹbez [Heb. ʾeḇeṣ; LXX Gk. Rhebes]; AV ABEZ. One of the sixteen cities in Issachar (Josh. 19:20). The name seems to be cognate to that of the judge Ibzan (Jgs. 12:8–10). The site is unknown, though Westminster Dictionary of the Bible (1944) conjectures ʿAin el-Ḥbuṣ, or el-ʿAbuṣ, between ʿAulam
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Ebez
EBEZ City in the plain of Esdraelon, allotted to Issachar’s tribe for an inheritance (Jos 19:20).
Abez
ABEZ* kjv form of Ebez, a place in Issachar’s territory, in Joshua 19:20. See Ebez.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Abez
ABEZ. A name used for the town Ebez (see Josh 19:20, RSV), located in the territory of Issachar.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Ebez
Ebez (Heb. ʾeḇeṣ)A city within the tribal territory of Issachar (Josh. 19:20). Its location is unknown.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Ebez
Ebez [ēˊbəz] (Heb. ˒eḇeṣ). A city within the tribal territory of Issachar (Josh. 19:20; KJV “Abez”); its site is still unknown.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Abez
A´bez (lofty), a town in the possession of Issachar, named between Kishion and Remeth in Josh. 19:20 only.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Ebez
E´BEZ (ēʹbez). A city allotted to the tribe of Issachar following the conquest of Canaan under Joshua.e.h.m.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Abez
Abeztin, or white, a town in the tribe of Issachar (Josh. 19:20), at the north of the plain of Esdraelon. It is probably identified with the ruins of el-Beida.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Abez
ABEZ [A bez] — a town in northern Canaan allotted to the tribe of Issachar (Josh. 19:20; Ebez, NASB, REB, NIV, NRSV).
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