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En-hakkore
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
En-Hakkore
En-Hakkore (עֵין הַקּוֹרֵא‎, ein haqqore'). A spring at Lehi that God opened for Samson following Samson’s defeat of the Philistines (Judg 15:19). The name means “spring of the caller,” an allusion to Yahweh answering Samson’s prayer for water (Judg 15:18).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
En-Hakkore (Place)
EN-HAKKORE (PLACE) [Heb ʿên haqqôrēʾ (עֵין הַקֹּורֵא)]. A name of a spring in an unknown location. The phrase, a hapax legomenon, is found only in Judg 15:19 as “the spring of the invoker,” based on Samson’s “call” to God to quench his thirst and God’s miraculous provision of a spring of water. An
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
En-hakkore
En-hakkore. Spring of water that burst forth when Samson cried to the Lord after he had slaughtered the Philistines (Jgs 15:19). Though many have attempted to locate this spring, using Lehi, the battle site, as a geographical key, it still has not been found.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
En-Hakkore
En-Hakkore en-hakʹə-rē [Heb. ʿên haqqôrē’—‘spring of the partridge’ (or ‘of the one who calls’; cf. LXX, Gk. pēgé̄ toú epikalouménou)] (Jgs. 15:19). A spring at Lehi, miraculously provided by the Lord when Samson called upon him (hence the LXX translation). The site is unknown.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
En-Hakkore
EN-HAKKORE* Spring of water that burst forth when Samson cried to the Lord after he had slaughtered the Philistines (Jgs 15:19, nlt mg).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
En-Hakkore
EN-HAKKORE. Jdg 15:19 mentions the experience of Samson after his exploit with the jawbone of an ass. His thirst was great and he called upon the Lord for water. Water was provided at Lehi and the name thereof was En-hakkore, “the spring of him that called a” Its location is unknown.
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
En-Hakkore
EN-HAKKORE (Heb. ‘ên-haqqôrē’). The spring in Lehi from which Samson refreshed himself after slaughtering the Philistines with the jawbone of an ass (Jdg. 15:19). None of the places mentioned in the story has been identified. En-hakkore could mean ‘the spring of the partridge’ (cf. En-gedi, ‘the spring
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
En-Hakkore
En-Hakkore (Heb. ʿên haqqôrēʾ)A spring at Lehi, from which Samson, wearied from battle with the Philistines, drank and regained his strength (Judg. 15:19). The name (Heb. “spring of the one who called”) may derive from Samson’s having first called (qārāʾ) upon the Lord for help (Judg. 15:18).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
En-Hakkore
En-Hakkore [ĕn hăkˊə rĭ] (Heb. ˓ên haqqôrē˒ “spring of the partridge” or “spring of the caller”; cf. LXX pēgḗ toú epikalouménou). A spring at Lehi, from which Samson, wearied from battle with the Philistines, drank and regained his strength (Judg. 15:19). The name may derive from Samson’s
Catholic Bible Dictionary
En-Hakkore
EN-HAKKORE (Hebrew, “the spring of the caller”) The name of a spring where Samson drank after defeating the Philistines (Judg 15:19). The location is unknown.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
En-hakko-re
En-hak´ko-re (fount of the caller), the spring which burst out in answer to the cry of Samson after his exploit with the jawbone. Judges 15:19.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
En-Hakkore
EN-HAK´KORE (en-hakʹo-re; “fountain of the crier”). A spring that burst forth at the cry of Samson (Judg. 15:19). It has been identified with Ayun Kara, near Zoreah.