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Entrance of Hamath
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Entrance of Hamath
Hamath, Entrance of (Hebrew levo-chamath). A place on the southern border of the region of Hamath; cited as the northern boundary of Israel several times in the Old Testament.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Hamath, Entrance of (Place)
HAMATH, ENTRANCE OF (PLACE) [Heb lĕbōʾ (לְבֹא‎) ḥămat (חֲמַת)]. A geographic location in modern Syria which is specifically mentioned as a part of the N boundary for the land promised to Israel (Num 34:7–9; Josh 13:5; Ezek 47:16). The land of HAMATH, with which Lebo-Hamath is associated, was well-known
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Hamath, Entrance of
Hamath, Entrance of. Place of uncertain identification, marking the northern border of the Canaanite territory promised to Israel by God (Nm 34:8), but only attained by the time of the monarchy (1 Kgs 8:65; 1 Chr 13:5, kjv Hemath; 2 Chr 7:8).After the death of Solomon the kingdom was divided and the
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Hamath, Entrance of
HAMATH*, ENTRANCE OF Place of uncertain identification, marking the northern border of the Canaanite territory promised to Israel by God (Nm 34:8), but only attained by the time of the monarchy (1 Kgs 8:65; 1 Chr 13:5; 2 Chr 7:8).After the death of Solomon, the kingdom was divided and the northern boundary
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 3, H–L
Hamath, Entrance of
Hamath, entrance of. This (or a similar) expression is used by some Bible versions to render Hebrew lĕbōʾ ḥămāt H4217, which is better regarded as a place name, Lebo Hamath (Num. 13:21 et al.).
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