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Gimzo
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Gimzo
Gimzo (גִּמְזוֹ‎, gimzo; Γαμζω, Gamzō). A town of Judah captured by the Philistines during the reign of Ahaz (2 Chr 28:18).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Gimzo (Place)
GIMZO (PLACE) [Heb gimzô (גִּמְזֹו)]. A town in the Shephelah captured by the Philistines from Judah around the time of the Syro-Ephraimite war (ca. 734 b.c.e., see Thompson 1982, esp. pp. 104–114; 2 Chr 28:18). Presumably the town had originally come under Judean control at the time of Uzziah’s incursions
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Gimzo
Gimzo. Town of Judah captured by the Philistines during King Ahaz’s reign (2 Chr 28:18). It is modern Jimzu, located southeast of Ludd (Lydda).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Gimzo
Gimzo gimʹzō [Heb. gimzô]. A city of Judah in the Shephelah near the Philistine plain that was captured by the Philistines in the days of Ahaz (2 Ch. 28:18). It is the modern Jimzū about 5 km (3 mi) SE of Lod off the Jerusalem road.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Gimzo
GIMZO Town of Judah captured by the Philistines during King Ahaz’s reign (2 Chr 28:18). It is modern Jimzu, located southeast of Ludd (Lydda).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Gimzo
GIMZO. A town in Judah bordering Philistia, captured by the Philistines in the days of Ahaz (2 Chr 28:18). It is the modern Jimzu, a small village about three miles SE of Lydda.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Gimzo
Gimzo (Heb. gimzô)A Judahite city in the lowland region near the Philistine plain, captured by the Philistines at the time of the Syro-Ephraimite War (2 Chr. 28:18). The site is generally accepted as modern Jimzq (145148), ca. 5 km. (3 mi.) SE of Lod (biblical Lydda).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Gimzo
Gimzo [gĭmˊzō] (Heb. gimzô “place of sycamores” [?]). A Judahite city located in the lowland region near the Philistine plain It was captured by the Philistines at the time of Ahaz (2 Chr. 28:18). The site is modern Jimzū, about 5 km. (3 mi.) southeast of Lod (biblical Lydda).
The Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land
Gimzo
GIMZO One of the towns conquered by the Philistines in the days of Ahaz (2 Chr. 28:18). Known also in the Roman period, it is identified with Jimzu, southeast of Lydda.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Gimzo
Gim´zo (fertile in sycamores), a town which with its dependent villages was taken possession of by the Philistines in the reign of Ahaz. 2 Chron. 28:18. The name (Jimzu) still remains attached to a large village between two and three miles southwest of Lydda, south of the road between Jerusalem and Jaffa.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Gimzo
GIM´ZO (gimʹzō; a “place abounding in sycamores”). A town in the low country of Judah (2 Chron. 28:18). Now Jimzu, three miles SE of Lod.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Gimzo
Gimzoa place fertile in sycamores, a city in the plain of Judah, the villages of which were seized by the Philistines (2 Chr. 28:18). It is now called Jimzu, about 3 miles south-east of Ludd, i.e., Lydda.
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