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Eglath-shelishiyah
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Eglath-Shelishiyah
Eglath-Shelishiyah (עגלת שׁלשׁיה‎, 'glt shlshyh). A town mentioned in oracles against Moab by Isaiah and Jeremiah (Isa 15:5; Jer 48:34).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Eglath-Shelishiyah (Place)
EGLATH-SHELISHIYAH (PLACE) [Heb ʿeglat šĕlı̄šiyyâ (עֶגְלַת שְׁלִשִׁיָּה)]. Hebrew for “the third Eglath,” a place name mentioned in oracles against Moab in Isa 15:5 and Jer 48:34. Its location is so uncertain that no identification has been widely accepted.The ASV and RSV, along with a majority
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Eglath-shelishiyah
Eglath-shelishiyah. Place in Moab mentioned in Isaiah 15:5 and Jeremiah 48:34 in pronouncements of judgment. The name means literally “the third Eglath.” It was probably near Zoar at the southern end of the Dead Sea, but its exact location is uncertain.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Eglath-shelishiyah
Eglath-shelishiyah egʹlath-shə-lə-shīʹyə [Heb. ʿeg̱laṯ šelišîyâ]. Found in Isa. 15:5; Jer. 48:34 in the oracles against Moab. The AV translates “an heifer of three years old”; the RSV takes it as the name of a place. In the former case strong and unconquered cities, Zoar and Horoniam, are compared
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Eglath-Shelishiyah
EGLATH-SHELISHIYAH Place in Moab mentioned in Isaiah 15:5 and Jeremiah 48:34 in pronouncements of judgment. The name means literally “the third Eglath.” It was probably near Zoar at the southern end of the Dead Sea, but its exact location is uncertain.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Eglath-Shelishiyah
Eglath-Shelishiyah (Heb. ʿeg̱laṯ šĕlišɩ̂yâ)A difficult term in the oracles against Moab in Isa. 15:5; Jer. 48:34, possibly an appellative or figurative expression describing some aspect of Moab and her cities (“a three-year-old heifer”) or a place name (“the third Eglath”). Most modern translations
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Eglath-Shelishiyah
Eglath-Shelishiyah [ĕgˊlăth shĭ lĭshˊə yə] (Heb. ˓eg̱laṯ šelišîyâ). A place in Moab mentioned in the prophetic oracles against Moab (Isa. 15:5; Jer. 48:4). Because Eglath-shelishiyah occurs in apposition with Zoar (JB takes it as a gloss at Isa. 15:5) and Horonaim, some commentators regard
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Eglath Shelishiyah
EG´LATH SHELISHI´YAH (egʹlath shel-i-shiʹyah). A Moabite city whose location is uncertain but probably in the S of that country (Isa. 15:5; Jer. 48:34).e.h.m.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Eglath-Shelishiyah
EGLATH-SHELISHIYAH [EGG luth shell ih SHY ya] — a city mentioned in the prophetic oracles pronounced against Moab (Is. 15:5; Jer. 48:34, NIV).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
EGLATH-SHELISHIYAH
EGLATH-SHELISHIYAH<eg’-lath-shel-i-shi’-ya> ([עֶגְלַת שְׁלִשִׁיָּה‎, ̀eghlath shelishiyah]): Found in Isaiah 15:5; Jeremiah 48:34 (Hebrew) in oracles against Moab. the King James Version translates “an heifer of three years old”; the Revised Version (British and American) takes it as the name of
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Eglath-Shelishiyah
EGLATH-SHELISHIYAH (Ĕgʹ ləth-shĕ lĭshʹ ĭ yăh) Place-name meaning “the third heifer.” Place apparently in Moab where Moab fugitives fled in Isaiah’s description of disaster (Isa. 15:5). The name has given translators and interpreters many problems. The location is not known. The words do not apparently
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 2, D–G
Eglath Shelishiyah
Eglath Shelishiyah eg’lath-shi-lish’uh-yuh (עֶגְלַת שְׁלִשִׁיָּהH6326, “the third Eglath [heifer-calf]”). An unidentified town near Zoar mentioned in prophetic oracles of judgment on Moab (Isa. 15:5 [lxx damalis trietēs, “a three-year-old heifer”]; Jer. 48:34 [lxx Aglath-salisia]). The KJV takes the