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Gebim
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Gebim
Gebim (גֵּבִים‎, gevim). A city located north of Jerusalem, whose inhabitants fled at the invasion of the Assyrian army (Isa 10:31).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Gebim (Place)
GEBIM (PLACE) [Heb gēbı̂m (גֵּבִים)]. A town whose inhabitants fled as the Assyrian army marched S toward Jerusalem (Isa 10:31). In the poetic oracle of Isaiah it is placed between Anathoth and Nob, suggesting that it lies somewhere ca. 2–3 miles N and perhaps E of Jerusalem.Gary A. Herion
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Gebim
Gebim. Small town just north of Jerusalem. Isaiah 10:31 prophesied that its inhabitants would flee when the Assyrian army came to invade. Its exact location is unknown.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Gebim
Gebim gēʹbim [Heb. gēḇîm—‘trenches’]. A city N of Jerusalem whose inhabitants fled at the approach of the Assyrian invaders (Isa. 10:31). Its place in the order of names, after Anathoth and before Nob, seems to point to some position not far from Jerusalem, though its precise location is unknown.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Gebim
GEBIM Small town just north of Jerusalem. Isaiah 10:31 prophesied that its inhabitants would flee when the Assyrian army came to invade. Its exact location is unknown.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Gebim
GEBIM. A city of unknown location in Benjamin between Anathoth and Nob, whose inhabitants are portrayed by Isaiah as fleeing before the approach of the Assyrian army (Isa 10:31).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Gebim
Gebim (Heb. gēḇɩ̂m)A village N of Jerusalem whose inhabitants fled from the approaching Assyrian army (Isa. 10:31). The site has been suggested as modern Shuʾafat, ca. 3 km. (2 mi.) N of Jerusalem, but this identification is uncertain.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Gebim
Gebim [gēˊbĭm] (Heb. gēḇîm “trenches”). A village north of Jerusalem whose inhabitants fled from the approaching Assyrian army (Isa. 10:31). The site has been suggested as modern Shu˒afat, about 3 km. (2 mi.) north of Jerusalem, but this identification is uncertain
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Gebim
Ge´bim (grasshoppers), a village north of Jerusalem, Isa. 10:31, apparently between Anathoth (the modern Anata) and the ridge on which Nob was situated.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Gebim
GE´BIM (geʹbim; “cisterns,” Jer. 14:3; in Isa. 33:4, “locusts”). A city of Benjamin, between Anathoth and Nob, mentioned only in Isa. 10:31 and identified by various scholars with Khirbet ed-Duweir. Others suggest Bath el-Battash.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Gebim
Gebimcisterns, (rendered “pits,” Jer. 14:3; “locusts,” Isa. 33:4), a small place north of Jerusalem, whose inhabitants fled at the approach of the Assyrian army (Isa. 10:31). It is probably the modern el-Isawiyeh.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Gebim
GEBIM [GHEE bem] — a city of Benjamin, north of Jerusalem near Michmash and between Anathoth and Nob (Is. 10:31).