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Ephes-Dammim (Place)
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Ephes-Dammim (Place)
EPHES-DAMMIM (PLACE) [Heb ʾepeś dammı̂m (אֶפֶשׂ דַּמִּים)]. Var. PAS-DAMMIM. The area in which the Philistines gathered before the battle during which David slew Goliath (1 Sam 17:1). This text places the area between Socoh (M.R. 147121) and Azekah (M.R. 144123) and near the Valley of Elah where the
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Ephes-dammim
Ephes-dammim. Location between Socoh and Azekah in Judah (1 Sm 17:1) where the Philistines encamped. It was called Pas-dammim in 1 Chronicles 11:13. The reference to blood (dammim) in the name probably has to do with the number of battles fought there, or it may refer to the red earth of the area. Traditionally
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Ephes-Dammim
Ephes-Dammim ē-fes-damʹim [Heb. ʾep̱es dammîm]. A place in Judah (also called Pas-dammim in 1 Ch. 11:13) about 21 km (13 mi) SW of Jerusalem, where the Philistine armies drew their forces in preparation for battle with the Israelites (1 S. 17:1). It was here that David slew Goliath (17:50).The meaning
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Ephes-Dammim
EPHES-DAMMIM Location between Socoh and Azekah in Judah (1 Sm 17:1) where the Philistines encamped. It was called Pas-dammim in 1 Chronicles 11:13. The reference to blood (dammim) in the name probably has to do with the number of battles fought there, or it may refer to the red earth of the area. Traditionally
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Ephes-Dammim
EPHES-DAMMIM. The site of a Philistine encampment preparatory to the Philistine attack on the Israelites (1 Sam 17:1). It is located between Shochoh and Azekah. Goliath went forth from the camp to challenge Israel to send out one warrior to represent them. It has been suggested that the name (“border
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Ephes-Dammim
Ephes-Dammim (Heb. ʾep̱es dammɩ̂m) (also PAS-DAMMIM)The area in which the Philistine army camped as they prepared to battle Saul preceding the battle of David and Goliath, located between Socoh and Zekah (1 Sam. 17:1). Although some scholars identify it with modern Damun, ca. 6.5 km. (4 mi.) NE of Socoh,
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Ephes-Dammim
Ephes-Dammim [ēˊfĭz dămˊĭm] (Heb. ˒ep̱es dammîm). A place between Socoh and Azekah where the Philistines had assembled their armies while preparing for battle with the Hebrews (1 Sam. 17:1). Here David killed the Philistine Goliath (v. 50). Pas-dammim, mentioned at 1 Chr. 11:13, is probably
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Ephes-dammim
E´phes-dam´mim (cessation of bloodshed), a place between Socoh and Arekah, at which the Philistines were encamped before the affray in which Goliath was killed. 1 Sam. 17:1. Under the shorter form of Pas-dammim it occurs once again in a similar connection. 1 Chron. 11:13.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Ephes-Dammim
E´PHES-DAM´MIM (eʹfes-damʹim; “boundary of blood,” 1 Sam. 17:1). Called Pasdammim (1 Chron. 11:13). The bloody contests between Israel and the Philistines gave it its name. It is modern Beit Fased (“house of bleeding”).
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Ephes-Dammim
Ephes-Dammimboundary of blood, a place in the tribe of Judah where the Philistines encamped when David fought with Goliath (1 Sam. 17:1). It was probably so called as having been the scene of frequent sanguinary conflicts between Israel and the Philistines. It is called Pas-dammim (1 Chr. 11:13). It
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Ephes Dammim
EPHES DAMMIM [EE fez DAM im] (end of blood) — a place in Judah between Socoh and Azekah where the Philistines camped at the time when David killed Goliath (1 Sam. 17:1; Pas Dammim, 1 Chr. 11:13).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
EPHES-DAMMIM
EPHES-DAMMIM<e-fes-dam’-im> ([אֶפֶס דַּמִּים‎, ’ephec dammim]): Some spot between Socoh and Azekah (1 Samuel 17:1) where the Philistines were encamped; called in 1 Chronicles 11:13, “Pas-dammin.” Ephes” end of” or “boundary” and the whole word may mean the “boundary of blood.” The deep red
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