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Gederothaim
A town assigned to the tribe of Judah (Jos 15:36).
Dictionaries
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Gederothaim (Place)
GEDEROTHAIM (PLACE) [Heb gĕdērōtāyim (גְּדֵרֹתָיִם)]. A town in the Shephelah in the second district of the tribal inheritance of Judah (Josh 15:36). One of a number of place names derived from the Heb root gdr “wall,” it follows immediately on another, Gederah. The LXX reading kai hai epauleis autēs
Gederah (Place)
GEDERAH (PLACE) [Heb gĕdērâ (גְּדֵרָה‎); gĕdērātı̂ (גְּדֵרָתִי‎)]. 1. A town in the Shephelah, the Judean foothills, in the second administrative district of the tribal allotment of Judah (Josh 15:36). It is probably identical with the Gederah where potters, descended from Shelah son of Judah, dwelt
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Gederothaim
Gederothaim. Village in the Judean Shephelah (Jos 15:36) of unknown location. The Hebrew list contains 14 cities without Gederothaim (vv 33–36), while the Greek version reads, “Gedarah and her sheepfolds” (v 36). Gederothaim probably reflects a later scribal error where the copyist accidently made the
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Gederothaim
Gederothaim ged-ə-rō-thīʹəm [Heb. geḏērōṯayim—‘enclosures’ or ‘sheepfolds’] (Josh. 15:36); NEB “namely both parts of Gederah.” This term stands fifteenth in a list that professes to give the names of only fourteen cities in the Judean Shephelah. Many modern scholars suggest that it be read “and
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Gederothaim
GEDEROTHAIM Village in the Judean Shephelah (Jos 15:36) of unknown location. The Hebrew list contains 14 cities without Gederothaim (vv 33–36), while the Greek version reads, “Gederah and her sheepfolds” (v 36). Gederothaim probably reflects a later scribal error where the copyist accidentally made the
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Gederothaim
GEDEROTHAIM. A village in the Shephelah of Judah near Zorah-azekah (Josh 15:36). Joshua’s account lists it as the fifteenth city in an enumeration which suggests “fourteen cities with their villages.” Accordingly, some scholars feel that the term “and Gederothaim” should read “and her sheep folds” or
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Gederothaim
GEDEROTHAIM (Heb. geḏērōṯaim). May be a variant of *Gederah, Jos. 15:36; the count is correct without it; lxx (‘its penfolds’) read giḏrōṯêhâh.J. P. U. Lilley.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Gederothaim
Gederothaim (Heb. gĕḏērōṯāyim)A town in the lowlands of Judah (Josh. 15:36). Because this name is fifteenth in a list of 14 towns (so MT), scholars have proposed that it be read literally, “and her sheepfolds” (following LXX).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Gederothaim
Gederothaim [gĕdˊə rō thīˊəm] (Heb. geḏērōṯayim “sheepfolds”). A town in the lowlands of Judah (Josh. 15:36). Because this name is fifteenth in a list of fourteen towns (so MT), scholars have proposed that it be read literally, “and her sheepfolds” (following LXX; NIV “Gederah [or Gederothaim]”).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Gederothaim
Gederotha´im (two sheepfolds), a town in the low country of Judah, Josh. 15:36, named next in order to Gederah.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Gederothaim
GEDEROTHA´IM (gedʹe-rō-thaʹim; “double wall”). Named (Josh. 15:36) among the valley towns of Judah.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Gederothaim
GEDEROTHAIM [ghed eh row THAY em] (two sheepfolds) — a town of Judah (Josh. 15:36).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
GEDEROTHAIM
GEDEROTHAIM<ged-e-ro-tha’-im> ([גְּדֵרֹתַיִם‎, gedherathayim], “place of enclosures”): Stands as the 15th in a list which professes to give only the names of 14 cities in the Judean Shephelah (Josh 15:36). the King James Version margin suggests that we might read “or” for “and” after Gederah,