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Eltolad
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Eltolad
Eltolad (אֶלְתּוֹלַד‎, eltolad). Also called Tolad. It was assigned to the tribe of Simeon, whose tribal allotment fell within the land of Judah (Josh 19:4; 15:30; compare 1 Chr 4:29).
Tolad
Tolad (תּוֹלָד‎, tolad). Also known as Eltolad. A village assigned to the tribe of Simeon (1 Chr 4:29; compare Josh 19:4; Josh 15:30). The location of Tolad is unknown, but it may have been near Beer-Sheba.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Eltolad (Place)
ELTOLAD (PLACE) [Heb ʾeltôlad (אֶלְתֹּולַד)]. Var. TOLAD. A settlement of the tribe of Simeon. Eltolad occurs twice in Joshua: in 15:30 it is listed among the settlements of Judah, while in 19:4 it is one of the towns of Simeon. Since the tribe of Simeon was assimilated to Judah at an early date, Eltolad
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Eltolad
Eltolad. Town assigned to Simeon’s tribe in the southern portion of Judah’s inheritance (Jos 15:30; 19:4). It is alternately called Tolad in 1 Chronicles 4:29. Its site is unknown.
Tolad
Tolad. Alternate form of Eltolad, a city in Simeon’s territory, in 1 Chronicles 4:29.See Eltolad.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Eltolad
Eltolad el-tōʹlad [Heb. ʾeltôlaḏ]. A city in the inheritance of Judah (Josh. 15:30) or Simeon (19:4), probably a variant form of Tolad (1 Ch. 4:29). The name could be translated as “El shall cause to bear,” hence the suggestion that it was a shrine to which women went to pray for children; but this
Tolad
Tolad toĺad [Heb. tôlāḏ] (1 Ch. 4:29). One of the cities belonging to the tribe of Simeon. It is probably the same as Eltolad in Josh. 15:30 (but there it is allotted to Judah) and 19:4.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Eltolad
ELTOLAD Town assigned to Simeon’s tribe in the southern portion of Judah’s inheritance (Jos 15:30; 19:4). It is alternately called Tolad in 1 Chronicles 4:29.
Tolad
TOLAD Alternate form of Eltolad, a city in Simeon’s territory, in 1 Chronicles 4:29. See Eltolad.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Eltolad
ELTOLAD. A town of Judah near the border of Edom (Josh 15:30), given to the tribe of Simeon (Josh 19:4). It is probably the place called Tolad in 1 Chr 4:29. The site is unidentified.
Tolad
TOLAD. A city of the tribe of Simeon in the extreme S toward the boundary of Edom, mentioned with Ezem, Ziklag, Hormah, and other cities which the Simeonites inherited within the territory of Judah (1 Chr 4:29; elsewhere Eltolad, q.v., Josh 15:30; 19:4). It has been tentatively identified as Khirbet
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Eltolad
Eltolad (Heb. ʾeltôlaḏ) (also TOLAD)A town allocated to Judah (Josh. 15:30), later reassigned to Simeon (19:4, 7). In Chr. 4:29 it is called Tolad, a name which occurs on an ostracon from Beer-sheba associated with wine distribution. A possible site identification is Khirbet Erqa Saqra, 20 km. (12.5
Tolad
Tolad (Heb. tôlaḏ)A Simeonite town (1 Chr. 4:29); alternate name for Eltolad.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Eltolad
Eltolad [ĕlˊtōˊlăd] (Heb. ˒eltôlaḏ “O El, you beget”). A city listed among the allotments of Judah (Josh. 15:30) and Simeon (19:4), also called Tolad at 1 Chr. 4:29. The proposed location is Khirbet Erqa Saqra, 20 km. (12.5 mi.) southeast of Beer-sheba.
Tolad
Tolad [tōˊlăḏ] (Heb. tôlaḏ). A Simeonite city (1 Chr. 4:29). See Eltolad.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Eltolad
El´tolad (God’s kindred), one of the cities in the south of Judah, Josh. 15:30, allotted to Simeon, Josh. 19:4, and in possession of that tribe until the time of David. 1 Chron. 4:29.
Tolad
To´lad, one of the towns of Simeon, 1 Chron. 4:29, elsewhere called El-tolad.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Eltolad
ELTO´LAD (el-toʹlad; perhaps “God is generator”). One of the cities in the S of Judah (Josh. 15:30) allotted to Simeon (19:4) and in possession of that tribe until the time of David (1 Chron. 4:29), when it is called simply Tolad; not identified.
Tolad
TO´LAD (tōʹlad; “posterity”). A town in Simeon in David’s time (1 Chron. 4:29); given in the fuller form Eltolad (Josh. 15:30). Possibly Khirbet Erka Sakra, thirteen miles SE of Beersheba.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Eltolad
ELTOLAD [el TOE lad] — a town in southern Judah assigned to the tribe of Simeon (Josh. 15:30; Tolad, 1 Chr. 4:29).
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