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En-Eglaim
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
En-Eglaim
En-Eglaim (עַיִן עֶגְלַיִם‎, ayin eglayim). A village southwest of Gaza. In Ezekiel’s vision of the waters it is associated with abundant fishing (Ezek 47:10).
Beth-Eglaim
Beth-Eglaim (Βηθαγλαιμ, Bēthaglaim; בַּיִת עֶגְלַ֫יִם‎, bayith eglayim). A settlement near the Mediterranean Sea, four miles southwest of Gaza; also known as Tell el-’Ajjul. An important site that sheds light on life in Palestine in the Bronze Age. The archaeological site assigned this name is generally
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
En-Eglaim (Place)
EN-EGLAIM (PLACE) [Heb ʿên ʿeglayim (עֵין עֶגְלַיִם)]. A place apparently on the shore of the Dead Sea mentioned in Ezekiel’s eschatological vision of the life-giving river flowing from the temple (Ezek 47:1–12). In that vision, the water flows S and E from Jerusalem (i.e., down the Kidron Valley) to
Beth-Eglaim (Place)
BETH-EGLAIM (PLACE) [Gk Bēthaglaim (Βηθαγλαιμ)]. A village eight Roman miles from Gaza, according to Eusebius (Onomast. 48.19). Beth-eglaim is not mentioned in the Scriptures. By analogy with EN-EGLAIM (Ezek 47:10) it has been Hebraicized as bêt ʿeglayim.Conder (1896:235) was the first to suggest
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
En-eglaim
En-eglaim. Place mentioned in Ezekiel 47:10 where, in a description of the millennial age, it is said that “fishermen will stand beside the sea; from En-gedi to En-eglaim it will be a place for the spreading of nets; its fish will be of very many kinds, like the fish of the Great Sea.” This condition
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
En-Eglaim
En-Eglaim en-egʹlā-əm, en-̄əg-lāʹ̄əm [Heb. ʿên ʿeg̣layim—‘spring of (the two) calves’; Gk. Enagaleim; Lat Engallim]. Ezk. 47:10 says that in the new age a stream of water issuing forth from the temple mount will so purify the Dead Sea that “fishermen will stand beside the sea; from En-gedi to En-eglaim
Beth-Eglaim
Beth-Eglaim beth-egʹlā-əm [Gk. Bēthaglaim].The name, which does not occur in the Bible, is applied by some archeologists to the site of modern Tell el-‘Ajjûl, 4 mi (6.5 km) SW of Gaza. Fruitful excavations have led to the discovery of fortifications and other structures, pottery, and other artifacts
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
En-Eglaim
EN-EGLAIM Place mentioned in Ezekiel 47:10 where, in a description of the millennial age, it is said that “fishermen will stand beside the sea; from En-gedi to En-eglaim it will be a place for the spreading of nets; its fish will be of very many kinds, like the fish of the Great Sea” (rsv). This condition
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
En-Eglaim
EN-EGLAIM. The name, found only in Ezk 47:10, refers to a site in conjunction with En-gedi between which places fishermen stand. Its exact location is in doubt; however, it is thought to have been on the W shore of the Dead Sea toward the mouth of the Jordan. Eglaim of Isa 15:8 is regarded as a different
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
En-Eglaim
EN-EGLAIM (Heb. ‘ên-‘eḡlayim, ‘spring of the two calves’). A place mentioned once only (Ezk. 47:10) as lying on the shore of the Dead Sea. Though the site is unknown, the reference to *En-gedi suggests a location somewhere in the NW sector. This site is distinct from Eglaim (‘eḡlayim, Is. 15:8), a
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
En-Eglaim
En-Eglaim (Heb. ʿên ʿeglayim)A site mentioned in Ezekiel’s eschatological vision of the sacred river flowing southeast from the temple in Jerusalem to the desert (Ezek. 47:10). Ezekiel locates En-eglaim on the shore of the Dead Sea, as a place good for fishing once the life-giving water has freshened
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
En-Eglaim
En-Eglaim [ĕn ĕgˊlĭ əm] (Heb. ˓ên ˓eg̱layim “spring of two calves”). A place on the shores of the Dead Sea where fishermen would spread their nets (Ezek. 47:10). Its exact location remains unknown, although ˓Ain Feshkha, about 2 km. (1.5 mi.) from Khirbet Qumrân, is a good possibility; ˓Ain
Catholic Bible Dictionary
En-Eglaim
EN-EGLAIM A site on the shore of the Dead Sea. It was described in Ezekiel as an oasis (Ezek 47:1–12).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
En-eglaim
En-egla´im (fountain of the two calves), a place named only by Ezekiel, 47:10, apparently as on the Dead Sea; but whether near to or far from Engedi, on the east or the west side of the sea, it is impossible to ascertain.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Eneglaim
ENEG´LAIM (en-egʹla-im; “fountain of two calves”), En Eglaim (NIV). A place mentioned by Ezekiel (47:10; “En-eglaim,” KJV) in the vision of holy waters. Identified with Ain Hajlah, N of the Dead Sea, W of the Jordan.
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