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Ezion-Geber
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Abronah
Abronah (עַבְרֹנָה‎, avronah). One of the stopping points during the wilderness wanderings of the Israelites, immediately preceding Ezion-geber on the eastern arm of the Red Sea (Num 33:34–35).
Ezion-Geber
Ezion-Geber (עֶצְיֹן גֶּבֶר‎, etsyon gever). Town located on the Gulf of Aqaba (Red Sea) on the eastern coast of the Sinai peninsula, in the territory of Edom.Ezion-geber existed at least from the Late Bronze Age through the early Iron Age II. The Israelites visited it as they journeyed from Egypt to
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Abronah (Place)
ABRONAH (PLACE) [Heb ʿabrōnâ (עַבְרֹנָה)]. An Israelite camp-site on the exodus itinerary, located between the stations of Jotbathah and Ezion-geber, N of the Gulf of ʿAqaba (Num 33:34–35; see Deut 2:8; 10:6–7). The historical location of the site of Abronah remains uncertain, as do most of the sites
Ezion-Geber (Place)
EZION-GEBER (PLACE) [Heb ʿeṣyôn geber (עֶצְיֹון גֶּבֶר)]. A port city on the S frontier of biblical Israel. The name is recorded in the Hebrew Bible seven times (Num 33:35; 36; Deut 2:8; 1 Kgs 9:26; 22:49; 2 Chr 8:17, 20:36). The former three are written ʿeṣyōn geber and refer to the camping stations
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Abronah
Abronah. Place near Elath where the Israelites camped on their journey from Egypt to Canaan (Nm 33:34, 35, kjv Ebronah).See Wilderness Wanderings.
Ebronah
Ebronah. kjv form of Abronah, an Israelite stopping place in the wilderness, in Numbers 33:34, 35.See Abronah.
Ezion-geber, Ezion-gaber
Ezion-geber, Ezion-gaber. Important port near some significant ruins at the head of the Gulf of Aqaba. Ezion-geber (kjv Ezion-gaber) was one of the stations where the Israelites encamped while on their way to the plains of Moab (Nm 33:35, 36; Dt 2:8). The city is not mentioned again until Solomon’s time.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Abronah
Abronah ə-brōʹnə [Heb. ‘aḇrōnâ]; AV, NEB, EBRONAH. One of the stations of Israel in the wilderness on the march from Sinai to Kadesh—the station next before that at Ezion-geber on the eastern arm of the Red Sea (Nu. 33:34f).
Ezion-Geber
Ezion-Geber eʹzē-ən gēʹbər, eʹzē-ən geʹbər [Heb. ʿeṣyôn geḇer]; AV also EZION-GABER (-gāˊbər, -gäˊbər). A port city of Edom on the north shore of the Gulf of Aqabah. It is mentioned as one of the cities on the route of the Exodus (Nu. 33:35; Dt. 2:8). It seems to have been an important commercial
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Abronah
ABRONAH Place near Elath where the Israelites camped on their journey from Egypt to Canaan (Nm 33:34–35). See Wilderness Wanderings.
Ebronah
EBRONAH* kjv form of Abronah, an Israelite stopping place in the wilderness, in Numbers 33:34–35. See Abronah.
Ezion-Geber
EZION-GEBER Important port near some significant ruins at the head of the Gulf of Aqaba. Ezion-geber was one of the stations where the Israelites encamped while on their way to the plains of Moab (Nm 33:35–36; Dt 2:8). The city is not mentioned again until Solomon’s time. From this port Solomon and Hiram,
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Ezion-Geber
Ezion-geber (ee´zee-uhn-gay´buhr), a town in Edom on the Gulf of Aqabah. It is listed in Num. 33:35–36 as a stopping place during the exodus. Solomon “built a fleet of ships at Ezion-geber” and sent them on profitable journeys to southern Arabia and East Africa (1 Kings 9:26–28; 10:11; 2 Chron. 8:17;
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Ebronah
EBRONAH. Translated Abronah in RSV. A campsite of Israelites near Ezion-geber (Num 33:34–35). Possibly it was at Ain ed-Defiyeh, a shallow water hole in the Arabah c. seven and one-half miles N of Ezion-geber.
Ezion-Geber
EZION-GEBER. In between the present-day cities of Elath and Aqabah in “no-man’s land” lies the ancient site of the Solomonic fortified storehouse, which was built near the port anciently called Ezion-geber. It is identified with Elath (Eloth) in Deut 2:8; 2 Chr 8:17; 1 Kgs 9:26, and is also most probably
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Elath (Eloth), Ezion-Geber
ELATH (ELOTH), EZION-GEBER. In the biblical sources there are three phases in the history of these places. First, as stations along the route of the Israelites moving from the Sinai wilderness (its E side) up to Qadesh-Barnea (Nu. 33:35–36; Dt. 2:8). Ezion-Geber and Elath are mentioned as two entities.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Abronah
Abronah (Heb. ʿaḇrōnâ)A place where the Israelites encamped during their wilderness wanderings (Num. 33:34–35). It is an oasis, possibly ʿAin Defiyeh/ʿEin Avrona, ca. 15 km. (9 mi.) N of Ezion-geber.
Ezion-Geber
Ezion-Geber (Heb. ʿeṣyôn geḇer)A town in Edom on the Gulf of Aqabah, listed as a resting place along the route taken in the Exodus (Num. 33:35–36). David may have captured this village when he subdued Edom (2 Sam. 8:13–14). Solomon built a fleet of ships here (1 Kgs. 9:26 = 2 Chr. 8:17; cf. 10:22).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Abronah
Abronah [ə brōˊnə] (Heb. ˓aḇrōnâ “crossing”[?]). A place where the Israelites encamped during their wilderness wanderings (Num. 33:34–35; KJV “Ebronah”); an oasis, possibly ˓Ain Defiyeh, about 12 km. (7.5 mi.) north of Ezion-geber.
Ezion-Geber
Ezion-Geber [ĕˊzĭ ən gēˊbər] (Heb. ˓eṣyôn geḇer). A port at the head of the Gulf of Aqabah, generally identified as modern Tell el-Kheleifeh, about 3 km. (2 mi.) west-northwest of Aqabah. The Old Testament distinguishes between Ezion-geber (or Ezion-geber at Num. 33:35–36 par. Deut. 2:8;
The Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land
Ezion-Geber; Ezion-Gaber
EZION-GEBER; EZION-GABER An Ezion-Geber and an Elath of the time of the Exodus are mentioned in the Bible (Num. 33:35; Deut. 2:8), but no archaeological traces of either site of that period have been discovered. Ezion-Geber re-emerges in history in the time of Solomon, and is to be identified with the
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Abronah
ABRONAH A site near Ezion-geber at the northern tip of the Gulf of Aqaba. It was used by the Israelites as a stopping point during their wanderings in the wilderness (Num 33:34–35).
Ezion-Geber
EZION-GEBER A port city on the northern edge of the Gulf of Aqaba, near modern Aqaba and identified today with modern Tell-el-Khelefeih; it was, according to the Old Testament, “near Eloth on the shore of the Red Sea, in the land of Edom” (1 Kgs 9:26). Archaeological excavations indicate that Eloth and
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