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An ancient Israelite town in northern Palestine.
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
GATH-RIMMON (PLACE) [Heb gat rimmôn (גַּת רִמֹּון)]. The last city listed among the Levitical cities allocated to the tribe of Dan (Josh 21:24; 1 Chr 6:54[—Eng 6:69]). Gath-Rimmon is also mentioned only in the inheritance list of Dan (Josh 19:45). It is generally accepted that in the city list of Dan,
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Gath-rimmon. 1. City located in the land allotted to Dan’s tribe for an inheritance (Jos 19:45). It was assigned as one of the four levitical cities for the Kohathites in Dan (Jos 21:24). Lost to the Canaanites, Gath-rimmon was later regained by Ephraim and included as one of its cities for the sons
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Gath-Rimmon gath-rimʹən [Heb gaṯ rimmôn—‘winepress by the pomegranate’].
1. A city assigned by Joshua to the tribe of Dan (Josh. 19:45); one of the cities from Dan allotted to the Kohathites of the tribe of Levi (21:24). Gath-rimmon was located in the territory that Dan was unable to hold against the incursions of the Canaanites and that later became part of Ephraim. This
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
GATH-RIMMON1. City located in the land allotted to Dan’s tribe for an inheritance (Jos 19:45). It was assigned as one of the four Levitical cities for the Kohathites in Dan (21:24). Lost to the Canaanites, Gath-rimmon was later regained by Ephraim and included as one of its cities for the sons of Levi
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Gath-rimmon (gath-rim´uhn; Heb., “the wine press of Rimmon”), a city originally assigned to Dan, but later given to the Levites (Josh. 19:45; 21:24). In a parallel account it is listed as being given to the Levites from the tribe of Ephraim (1 Chron. 6:69), but that account omits a verse preserved in
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
GATH-RIMMON. The name of one or two towns in ancient Israel.1. It appears in the list of Danite cities (Josh 19:45) in association with Jehud, Bene-berak, and Me-jarkon, the “water of Yarkon.” However, the city itself was to be a Levitical city (Josh 21:24; 1 Chr 6:69). It perhaps became an administrative
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Gath-Rimmon (Heb. gaṯ rimmôn)1. A city originally allotted to the tribe of Dan (before its relocation north) (Josh. 19:45). Gath-rimmon was reallotted to the Kohathite families of the tribe of Levi according to Josh. 21:24; 1 Chr. 6:69 (MT 54). Two suggestions have been offered for its location: Tell
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Gath-Rimmon [găth rimˊən] (Heb. gaṯ rimmôn “winepress by the pomegranate”).
The Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land
GATH-RIMMON A Levitical city of the family of Kohath, in the territory of Dan (Josh. 21:24). It is mentioned in some of the early Egyptian sources, such as the list of Tuthmosis III (Inscriptions) and the El Amarna letters. From these it becomes clear that it should be sought near Jaffa. The site is
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Gath-rim´mon (press of the pomegranate).1. A city given out of the tribe of Dan to the Levites. Josh. 21:24; 1 Chron. 6:69, situated on the plain of Philistia, apparently not far from Joppa. Josh. 19:45.2. A town of the half tribe of Manasseh west of the Jordan, assigned to the Levites. Josh. 21:25.