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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
En-Gedi
En-Gedi (עֵ֥ין גֶּֽדִי‎, ein gediy). An oasis in the Judaean wilderness on the west side of the Dead Sea (Song 1:14; Sir 24:14). It may have been the same place as Hazazon-Tamar (2 Chr 20:2; Gen 14:7). It was also a stronghold (1 Sam 24:1–2), and was assigned to the territory of Judah (Josh 15:62).
Hazazon-Tamar
Hazazon-Tamar (חַצְצֹ‎, chatstsoוֹן‎, n-תָּמָר‎, tamar). A wilderness town taken from the Amorites (Gen 14:7) and assigned to the tribe of Judah (Josh 15:62). Ezekiel also traces the southern border of Israel by reference to “Tamar” (Ezek 47:19; 48:28). The best location for Hazazon-Tamar is likely south
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
En-Gedi (Place)
EN-GEDI (PLACE) [Heb ʿên-gedı̂ (עֵין־גֶּדִי)]. An oasis midway down the W shore of the Dead Sea, about 35 miles SE of Jerusalem (Gold IDB 2: 102; M.R. 187096). This oasis is fed by a spring located on the lower slope of the cliff which rises from the Dead Sea; there are other springs nearby. The name
Hazazon-Tamar (Place)
HAZAZON-TAMAR (PLACE) [Heb ḥaṣăṣōn (חַצֲצֹן‎) tāmār (תָּמָר)]. In Gen 14:7 the locality at which the Amorites were defeated by Chedorlaomer and his allies. (See below on its mention in 2 Chr 20:2.) In the itinerary of those kings, it stands between “Enmishpat” (that is, Kadesh) and the valley of
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
En-gedi
En-gedi. A vital oasis on the west side of the Dead Sea about 35 miles southeast of Jerusalem. Allotted to Judah’s tribe for an inheritance (Jos 15:62), En-gedi contained a hot-water spring coming from the side of a limestone cliff, producing semitropical vegetation. The area became known for its palms,
Hazazon-tamar
Hazazon-tamar. City identifiable with Engedi in 2 Chronicles 20:2. During the time of Abraham it was inhabited by Amorites who were subdued by Chedorlaomer as he and other eastern kings swept through the area (Gn 14:7, kjv Hazezon-tamar). It has been suggested that it may be the Tamar which Solomon fortified
Hazezontamar
Hazezontamar. kjv spelling of the city Hazazon-tamar in Genesis 14:7.See Hazazon-tamar.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
En-Gaddi
En-Gaddi en-gadʹi (Sir. 24:14, AV); RSV mg “on the beaches.” See En-gedi.
En-Gedi
En-Gedi en-geʹdē, enʹgə-diī [Heb. ʿên geḏî—‘fountain of the kid’; Gk. Engad(d)ei (n), Ēngaddi]; AV Apoc. EN-GADDI. An ancient settlement on the western shore of the Dead Sea. It bears the name of a perennial spring that gushes from a small promontory about 180 m (600 ft) above the lake; this name
Hazazon-Tamar
Hazazon-Tamar hazʹe-zon-tāʹmar [Heb. ḥaṣeṣōn tāmār—‘Hazazon of the palm trees’]; AV HAZEZON-TAMAR. A place described (Gen. 14:7) as the home of an Amorite (Canaanite) group that was conquered along with En-mishpat and the territory of the Amalekites by an Elamite coalition under Chedorlaomer.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
En-Gedi
EN-GEDI A vital oasis on the west side of the Dead Sea about 35 miles (56.3 kilometers) southeast of Jerusalem. Allotted to Judah’s tribe for an inheritance (Jos 15:62), En-gedi contained a hot water spring coming from the side of a limestone cliff, producing semitropical vegetation. The area became
Hazazon-Tamar
HAZAZON-TAMAR City identifiable with En-gedi in 2 Chronicles 20:2. During the time of Abraham, it was inhabited by Amorites who were subdued by Kedorlaomer as he and other eastern kings swept through the area (Gn 14:7). It has been suggested that it may be the Tamar that Solomon fortified (1 Kgs 9:18),
Hazezon-Tamar
HAZEZON-TAMAR* kjv spelling of the city Hazazon-tamar in Genesis 14:7. See Hazazon-tamar.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
En-Gedi
En-gedi (en-ged´i; Heb., “spring of the young goat”), an important oasis, with fresh water and hot springs, on the west shore of the Dead Sea, about eighteen miles southeast of Hebron. It was part of the allotment of Judah (Josh. 15:62). David went to live in the “wilderness of En-gedi” when he was being
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
En-Gedi
EN-GEDI. In ancient times an agricutural settlement watered by a copious spring (“spring of the goat-kid” or “spring of abundant waters”) on the W shore of the Dead Sea (Ezk 47:10), about midway between the N and S ends in the general direction or vicinity of Hazazon-tamar (2 Chr 20:2). It was included
Hazazon-Tamar
HAZAZON-TAMAR. Hazazon-tamar is a town identified with Engedi in 2 Chr 20:2, but this note may may only indicate the general direction. After Chedorlaomer and the other four Mesopotamian kings had subdued the cities of the plain for 12 years, the citizens of the plain rebelled and sent the once-conquering
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
En-Gedi
EN-GEDI (Heb. ‘ên-geḏî ‘spring of the kid’). Important oasis and fresh water spring W of the Dead Sea, allotted to Judah at the conquest (Jos. 15:62). David hid there (1 Sa. 23:29; 24:1ff.), its rugged terrain and fertility making it an ideal refuge. famous for aromatic plants and perfume (Ct. 1:14).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
En-Gedi
En-Gedi (Heb. ʿên geḏɩ̂)An oasis listed as one of the towns of Judah which was of sufficient size to have support villages (Josh. 15:62). A perennial spring ca. 200 m. (655 ft.) above the Dead Sea supplies the water for the site. When David fled from Saul he sought refuge in the “strongholds” (apparently
Hazazon-Tamar
Hazazon-Tamar (Heb. ḥaṣăṣōn tāmār)An Amorite city conquered by Chedorlaomer and his allies (Gen. 14:7). Hazazon-tamar should be situated between Kadesh and the Salt Sea, if Chedorlaomer’s conquests are preserved correctly in order. The town is identified with En-gedi (2 Chr. 20:2), but this might
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
En-Gedi
En-Gedi [ĕn gĕdˊī] (Heb. ˓ên geḏî “spring of the kid”).† A settlement belonging to the tribe of Judah (Josh. 15:62), in the Judean wilderness on the west shore of the Dead Sea, between Wâdī Sudeir and Wâdī ˓Areijeh. Fed by a spring (˓Ain Jidi) from a nearby promontory, En-gedi (modern Tell
Hazazon-Tamar
Hazazon-Tamar [hăzˊə zŏn tāˊmər] (Heb. ḥaṣeṣōn tāmār, possibly “sandy stretch with palms”). An Amorite city conquered by Chedorlaomer and his coalition (Gen. 14:7). At 2 Chr. 20:2 it is identified with En-gedi on the western shore of the Dead Sea; the name may be preserved in modern Wadī
The Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land
En-Gedi; Engeddi
EN-GEDI; ENGEDDI An oasis on the western shores of the Dead Sea, named after the copious spring which waters it and mentioned together with the ‘city of Salt’ as part of the territory of Judah (Josh. 15:62). On his flight from Saul David dwelt in the strongholds of En-Gedi (1 Sam. 23:29), also referred
Hazezon-Tamar
HAZEZON-TAMAR A town of the Amorites, south of the Dead Sea, taken by Chedorlaomer and his allies (Gen. 14:7). According to 2 Chronicles (20:2 it is identified with En-Gedi. If it is the same as Tamer, as some experts think, then it should be identified with Ain Husb, in the Arabah. Eusebius (Onom. 8:8)
Catholic Bible Dictionary
En-Gedi
EN-GEDI (Hebrew, “spring of the young goat”) An oasis and town located on the western shore of the Dead Sea, southeast of Jerusalem. It was mentioned in the Old Testament both as an oasis and as a military outpost or fortress. Its natural defenses attracted David when he was hiding from Saul (1 Sam 24:1–22),
Hazazon Tamar
HAZAZON TAMAR An Amorite city located in southern Palestine in Abrahamic times. The inhabitants were defeated by Chedorlaomer (Gen 14:7). According to 2 Chr 20:2, it is the same as En-gedi on the western edge of the Dead Sea.
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