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Eglaim
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Eglaim
Eglaim (אֶגְלַיִם‎, eglayim). A village in the south of Moab, which is mentioned in Isaiah’s oracle against Moab (Isa 15:8).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Eglaim (Place)
EGLAIM (PLACE) [Heb ʿʿeglayim (עֶגְלַיִם)]. A town mentioned in the oracle against Moab in Isa 15:8. The context and poetic parallelism of this verse make it likely that Eglaim was located near one of Moab’s boundaries, at the extremity opposite Beer-elim.Although its exact location remains uncertain,
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Eglaim
Eglaim. Town mentioned in Isaiah 15:8. It cannot be located with certainty, but it was probably in southern Moab. A village called Aigaleim was mentioned by Eusebius and another called Agalla by Josephus (Antiq. 14.1.4) However, their identification with Eglaim is uncertain.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Eglaim
Eglaim egʹlə-im [Heb. ʾeg̱layim] (Isa. 15:8). A town which, to judge from the poetic statement in Isaiah, was at one of the extremes of Moab. Eusebius mentions an Agallim 8 Rom. mi S of Areopolis (Rabbah, now Amman). About 12 km (7 1/2 mi) S of Rabbah, near Kerak, a pile of stones known as Rujm el-Jilîmeh
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Eglaim
EGLAIM Town mentioned in Isaiah 15:8. It cannot be located with certainty, but it was probably in southern Moab. A village called Aigaleim was mentioned by Eusebius and another called Agalla by Josephus (Antiquities 14.1.4). However, their identification with Eglaim is uncertain.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Eglaim
Eglaim (Heb. ʾeg̱layim)A site mentioned in the prophecy against Moab in Isa. 15:8. Its identification is uncertain. Because of the parallelism to “border of Moab” one must look towards the periphery of the Moabite region. Together with Beer-elim (similar to Dan and Beer-sheba in regard to Israel) it
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Eglaim
Eglaim [ĕgˊlĭ əm] (Heb. ˒eg̱layim). A town in the country of Moab mentioned in the oracle against Moab (Isa. 15:8). Eusebius (Onom. xiii) lists an Agallim, 8 Roman mi. south of Areopolis (biblical Rabbah, modern Amman). Some scholars believe that Eglaim is the same as Rujm el-Jilîmeh and preserves
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Eglaim
EGLAIM A town, perhaps near the border of Moab, that was mentioned in Isaiah’s oracle against Moab (Isa 15:8).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Eglaim
Egla´im (two ponds), a place named only in Isa. 15:8, probably the same as En-eglaim.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
EGLAIM
EGLAIM<eg’-la-im> ([אֶגְלַיִם‎, ’eghlayim]; [Ἀγαλείμ, Agaleim]): A place named in Isaiah 15:8, possibly in the South of Moab. Eusebius (Onomasticon) identifies it with Agallim, a village 8 Roman miles South of Areopolis. It cannot now be identified.