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Ge-Harashim
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Ge-Harashim
Ge-Harashim (גֵּ֣יא חֲרָשִׁ֔ים‎, gei' charashim). A Hebrew phrase meaning “valley of craftsmen,” likely referring to a place near Lod and Ono founded by Joab, son of Seraiah (1 Chr 4:14; Neh 11:35). Ge-Harashim could also have been the name of a person, the son of Joab (1 Chr 4:14).
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Ge-harashim
Ge-harashim. Name for a richly wooded valley near Lod and Ono, settled by Joab from Judah’s tribe, whose posterity called the valley Ge-harashim, meaning “valley of craftsmen,” after their own trade (1 Chr 4:14, kjv valley of Charashim). In the 5th century bc. the area was resettled by people from Benjamin’s
Charashim
Charashim. kjv rendering of Ge-harashim, a valley on the plain of Sharon’s southern border, in 1 Chronicles 4:14.See Ge-harashim.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Ge-Harashim
Ge-Harashim gə-harʹə-shim [Heb. gêʾ ḥarāšîm—“valley of craftsmen” (1 Ch. 4:14); AV “valley of Charashim.” Cf. Neh. 11:35, where it is rendered “valley of craftsmen” and placed in the vicinity of Lod and Ono, which would be in the southern part of the Plain of Sharon. Joab of the tribe of Judah
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Ge-Harashim
GE-HARASHIM* Name for a richly wooded valley near Lod and Ono, settled by Joab from Judah’s tribe, whose posterity called the valley Ge-harashim, meaning “valley of craftsmen,” after their own trade (1 Chr 4:14, nlt mg). In the fifth century bc the area was resettled by people from Benjamin’s tribe (Neh
Charashim
CHARASHIM* kjv rendering of Ge-harashim, a valley on the plain of Sharon’s southern border, in 1 Chronicles 4:14. See Ge-harashim.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Charashim
CHARASHIM (“craftsmen”). The expression “valley of Charashim” is found in 1 Chr 4:14 (KJV). In ASV and RSV Ge-harashim is used. This valley in Judah was where a certain Joab founded a community of metal craftsmen, inhabited after the Exile by the tribe of Benjamin (Neh 11:35, see also ASV marg.). It
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Ge-Harashim
Ge-Harashim (Heb. gêʾ ḥărāšɩ̂m)Lit., “valley of the artisans/craftsmen,” but identified as the sons of Joab, of the tribe of Judah and lineage of Kenaz, so identified “because they were artisans” (1 Chr. 4:14 NRSV). A similar term at Neh. 11:35 (Heb. gê haḥărāšɩ̂m; omitted in the LXX), usually
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Ge-Harashim
Ge-Harashim [gə hărˊə shĭm] (Heb. gê˒ ḥarāšîm “valley of craftsmen”). A valley in the vicinity of Lod and Ono, probably in the southern part of the plain of Sharon. According to 1 Chr. 4:14 (KJV “valley of Charashim”), Joab, the son of Seraiah, was the ancestor of the inhabitants of the region;
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Charashim the valley of
Char´ashim, The valley of (ravine of craftsmen), a place near Lydda, a few miles east of Joppa. 1 Chron. 4:14.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Charashim
CHAR´ASHIM (karʹa-shim; “craftsmen”). A KJV term appearing in 1 Chron. 4:14. It is rendered “craftsmen” in the NASB. The NIV reads “Ge Harashim,” a place name identified in the margin as “valley of craftsmen.”
Ge Harashim
GE HARASHIM, GE-HAR´ASHIM, (gē-harʹ-ashim; “craftsmen”). The NASB and NIV render “Joab the father of Ge-harashim” (1 Chron. 4:14). The term refers to the “valley of craftsmen” (cf. 4:14, marg.; Neh. 11:35), not far from Jerusalem. The KJV renders “Charashim.”
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Charashim
Charashimcraftsmen, a valley named in 1 Chr. 4:14. In Neh. 11:35 the Hebrew word is rendered “valley of craftsmen” (R.V. marg., Geha-rashim). Nothing is known of it.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Ge-Harashim
GE–HARASHIM [gay hah RAH shem] (valley of craftsmen) — a valley in Judah (1 Chr. 4:14) inhabited after the Captivity by Benjamites (Neh. 11:35). It was near Lod and Ono, in the southern part of the Plain of Sharon, east of Joppa (modern Jaffa).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
GE-HARASHIM
GE-HARASHIM<ge-ha-ra’-shim> ([גֵּא חֲרָשִׁים‎, ge’charashim]): In 1 Ch 4:14, the King James Version renders “valley of Charashim.” In Neh 11:35, English Versions of the Bible renders “valley of craftsmen”; here it is named with Lod and Ono. Something of the name perhaps survives in Khirbet Hirsa,