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Eltekeh
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Eltekeh
Eltekeh (אֶלְתְּקֵא‎, elteqe'). A city alloted to the Kohathite clan of the Levites. It is located within the territory of the tribe of Dan (Josh 19:44; 21:23).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Eltekeh (Place)
ELTEKEH (PLACE) [Heb ʾeltĕqēʾ (אֶלְתְּקֵא‎); ʾeltĕqēh (אֶלְתְּקֵה)]. The first of four levitical cities allocated to the tribe of Dan (Josh 21:23). Eltekeh does not have a parallel in the Chronicles list (1 Chr 6:19). Eltekeh also appears in the inheritance list of Dan (Josh 19:44).There is an important
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Elteke, Eltekeh
Elteke, Eltekeh. City allotted to Dan’s tribe for an inheritance (Jos 19:44, where it is spelled Eltekeh); it was later assigned to the Kohathite Levites (Jos 21:23). An important battle was fought near Elteke between King Sennacherib of Assyria and the Egyptians. The Egyptians were subsequently routed,
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Elteke
Elteke elʹtə-kē, ELTEKEH [Heb. ʾelteqēh (Josh. 19:44), ʾelteqēʾ (21:23); Gk. B Alkathá, A Elkethṓ]. A place in the territory of Dan named between Ekron and Gibbethon (Josh. 19:44), and again between Beth-horon and Gibbethon, as given to the Kohathite Levites (21:23). It is probably identical
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Eltekeh
ELTEKEH City allotted to Dan’s tribe for an inheritance (Jos 19:44); it was later assigned to the Kohathite Levites (21:23). An important battle was fought near Eltekeh between King Sennacherib of Assyria and the Egyptians. The Egyptians were subsequently routed, and the city was captured by the Assyrians.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Eltekeh
ELTEKEH. A city in the area of Ekron, Gibbethon, and Timnah, assigned to the tribe of Dan (Josh 19:44); then to the Kohathite Levites (Josh 21:23); and later taken by Philistines. Probably the place called Altaku by Sennacherib (Hexagon Prism), where he defeated an army of Egypt and her allies during
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Eltekeh
ELTEKEH. A city in Palestine allotted to the tribe of Dan (Jos. 19:44) and later made a levitical city (Elteke, Jos. 21:23). Sennacherib mentions it (Altakū) together with Timnā among his conquests in his annals for 701/700 bc (Chicago Cylinder 3. 6; Taylor Cylinder 2. 82–83). Some identify it with
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Eltekeh
Eltekeh (Heb. ʾeltĕqēh)A levitical city (Josh. 21:23) in the southern allotment of Dan (19:44). Identified with modern Tell esh-Shallâf/Tel Shalaf (128144), the settlement grew up on the banks of the Sorek streambed (Wadi eṣ-Ṣarar/Naḥal Sorek) near the Mediterranean Sea. Surface surveys indicate
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Eltekeh
Eltekeh [ĕlˊtə kə] (Heb. ˒elteqēh “meeting place”). A town within the tribal territory of Dan, between Ekron and Gibbethon (Josh. 19:44), later assigned to the Kohathite Levites (21:23; Heb. ˒elteqē˒; RSV, JB “Elteke”). According to the Sennacherib prism, the Assyrian king defeated the Egyptian
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Eltekeh
El´tekeh (God its fear), one of the cities in the border of Dan, Josh. 19:44, which with its suburbs was allotted to the Kohathite Levites. Josh. 21:23.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Eltekeh
EL´TEKEH (elʹte-keh), Elteke (el-te-ke). A Danite town assigned to the Levites (Josh. 19:44; 21:23). The site was destroyed by Sennacherib, c. 701 b.c., and in its vicinity a decisive battle was fought by the Assyrians and the Egyptians. Its site is uncertain.m.f.u.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Eltekeh
EltekehGod is its fear, a city in the tribe of Dan. It was a city of refuge and a Levitical city (Josh. 21:23). It has been identified with Beit-Likia, north-east of latrum.
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