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Gederoth
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Gederoth
Gederoth (גְּדֵרוֹת‎, gederoth). A town in the lowland (שְׁפֵלָה‎, shephelah) of Judah that the Philistines seized from Ahaz (Josh 15:41; 2 Chr 28:18).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Gederoth (Place)
GEDEROTH (PLACE) [Heb gĕdērôt (גְּדֵרֹות)]. A town in the Shephelah in the third administrative district of the tribe of Judah (Josh 15:41). It lay in the oftentimes disputed border area between Judah and Philistia. After the death of Uzziah/Azariah, who had subjugated the Philistine cities of Ashdod,
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Gederoth
Gederoth. Town (modern Qatra) in the Shephelah assigned to Judah’s tribe for an inheritance (Jos 15:41) and later captured by the Philistines from King Ahaz (2 Chr 28:18).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Gederoth
Gederoth gədirʹoth [Heb. geḏērôṯ]. A town in the Shephelah of Judah (Josh. 15:41). It is mentioned along with Beth-shemesh, Aijalon, and Soco, as taken by the Philistines during the reign of Ahaz (2 Ch. 28:18). It has been identified with modern Qaṭrā, a site about 18 km (11 mi) SW of Lod on
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Gederoth
GEDEROTH Town (modern Qatra) in the Shephelah (lowland hills) assigned to Judah’s tribe for an inheritance (Jos 15:41) and later captured by the Philistines from King Ahaz (2 Chr 28:18).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Gederoth
GEDEROTH. A city in the Shephelah of Judah, named with Beth-dagon. Naamah, and Makkedah in Josh 15:41. It is mentioned along with Beth-shemesh and Aijalon as taken by the Philistines during the reign of Ahaz (2 Chr 28:18). It has been identified with Kedron, a place fortified by Cendebeus who was defeated
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Gederoth
GEDEROTH (Heb. geḏērôṯ). A town in the Lachish district of Judah, Jos. 15:41; 2 Ch. 28:18. The area of Qatra and modern Gedera, SE of Jabneel (F.-M. Abel, L. Grollenberg) is too far W and out of context (GTT, p. 147; M. Noth, Josua2, p. 95).J. P. U. Lilley.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Gederoth
Gederoth (Heb. gĕḏērôṯ)A town in the Shephelah, part of the third district of the tribal allotment of Judah (Josh. 15:41). Although its location is uncertain, it has recently been identified with Tel Milḥa (12876.09678) on the Shiqma River. Gederoth is one of the towns of the Shephelah captured
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Gederoth
Gederoth [gə dĭrˊŏth] (Heb. geḏērôṯ “sheepfolds”). A town in the Shephelah that was captured by the Philistines during King Ahaz’ reign (Josh. 15:41; 2 Chr. 28:18). Some scholars identify it with modern Qatra (Kedron; 1 Macc. 15:39; 16:9), about 7 km. (4 mi.) southeast of Jabneel, although
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Gederoth
GEDEROTH A town in the Shephelah that was given to the tribe of Judah (Josh 15:41). It fell to the Philistines (2 Chr 26:6–7; 28:18) during the time of Ahaz.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Gederoth
Gede´roth (sheepfolds), a town in the low country of Judah. Josh. 15:41; 2 Chron. 28:18.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Gederoth
GED´EROTH (gedʹe-rōth; “fortresses”). A town in the “valley” of Judah (Josh. 15:41) captured by the Philistines from Ahaz (2 Chron. 28:18). Possibly modern Qatra, about eleven miles SW of Lod.
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