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Gurbaal
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Gurbaal
Gurbaal (גּוּר־בָּֽעַל‎, gur-ba'al). An Arabian town that Uzziah conquered with God’s help (2 Chr 26:7).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Gurbaal (Place)
GURBAAL (PLACE) [Heb gur-baʿal (גֻּר־בַּעַל)]. A small Arab town, against which Uzziah, king of Judah, received divine assistance (2 Chr 26:7). The LXX and Vulgate translations’ “rock of Baal” suggest an original reading of ṣûr baʿal (Heb) or tur baʿal (Aram). Its association in the text with Meunim
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Gurbaal
Gurbaal. Town in the Negeb occupied by Arabs, possibly in the neighborhood of Edom, which Uzziah of Judah conquered (2 Chr 26:7). Its location is uncertain.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Gurbaal
Gurbaal gûr-bāʹal [Heb. gûr-bāʾal]. A small colony town of Arabs, against which Uzziah king of Judah was given divine aid (2 Ch. 26:7). It remains unidentified, but probably was somewhere in Edom. Its mention immediately after the Philistines may have suggested the “Gerar” of the Targum, but association
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Gurbaal
GURBAAL* Town in the Negev occupied by Arabs, possibly in the neighborhood of Edom, which Uzziah of Judah conquered (2 Chr 26:7, nlt mg).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Gur-Baal
GUR-BAAL. A town in the Negeb, whose Arab occupants were defeated by King Uzziah (2 Chr 26:7). Possibly the same as Jagur of Josh 15:21 (Khirbet Gharra), ten miles E of Beer-sheba.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Gurbaal
Gurbaal (Heb. gûr-bāʿal)An Arab town, captured by King Uzziah in his campaign to secure Judah’s western and southern boundaries (2 Chr. 26:6–8). It is probably located in the vicinity of Edom.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Gurbaal
Gurbaal [gûrˊbāl] (Heb. gû-bā˓al “dwelling of Baal”). A town occupied by Arabs (i.e., bedouin), captured by King Uzziah in his campaign to secure Judah’s western and southern boundaries (2 Chr. 26:6–8). Probably located in the vicinity of Edom, it may be identified with Jagur (Josh. 15:21).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Gur-baal
Gur-ba´al (abode of Baal), a place or district in which dwelt Arabians, as recorded in 2 Chron. 26:7. It appears from the context to have been in the country lying between Palestine and the Arabian peninsula; but this, although probable cannot be proved.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Gur-Baal
GUR-BA´AL (gur-bāʹal; “sojourn of Baal”). A place in Arabia captured by Uzziah (2 Chron. 26:7); not identified.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Gur-Baal
Gur-Baalsojourn of Baal, a place in Arabia (2 Chr. 26:7) where there was probably a temple of Baal.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Gur Baal
GUR BAAL [gure BAY al] (dwelling of Baal) — a desert place, perhaps a town, inhabited by Arabians. Uzziah, king of Judah, numbered it among his conquests (2 Chr. 26:7).