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Hadrach
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Hadrach
Hadrach (חַדְרָךְ‎, chadrakh). Likely a city in northern Syria. Zechariah prophesied God’s judgment against it (Zech 9:1).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Hadrach (Place)
HADRACH (PLACE) [Heb hadrāk (הַדְרָך)]. A place, probably an Aramean city-state, located in N Syria on the Orontes river S of Hamath and N of Damascus. The city may be identified with the present day Tell Āfis, located about 20 miles (45 km) SW of Aleppo. It is mentioned only once by Zechariah along
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Hadrach
Hadrach. Settlement in northwest Lebanon mentioned only in association with Tyre, Sidon, Hamath, and Damascus (Zec 9:1). The last two cities were listed in Assyrian records with Hatarivia, with which Hadrach is now identified.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Hadrach
Hadrach hadʹrak [Heb. ḥaḏrāḵ]. A place, probably a city-state, in northern Syria. “The land of Hadrach” is mentioned in Zec. 9:1, along with Damascus, in connection with a prophecy concerning “the cities of Aram.” It is almost certainly to be identified with Ḫatarikka in Assyrian texts. Tiglath-pileser
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Hadrach
HADRACH* Settlement in northwest Lebanon mentioned only in association with Tyre, Sidon, Hamath, and Damascus (Zec 9:1, see nlt mg). The last two cities were listed in Assyrian records with Hatarivia, with which Hadrach is now identified.
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Hadrach
HADRACH. A place on the N boundaries of Syria (Zc. 9:1). Mentioned in the Aram. inscription of Zakur of Hamath, c. 780 bc, it is the Hatarikka of Assyr. inscriptions, once the seat of a district governor, near Qinneṣrin, 25 km S of Aleppo (HUCA 18, 1944, p. 449, n. 108).A. R. Millard.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Hadrach
Hadrach (Heb. ḥaḏrāḵ)A city in northern Syria, near modern Tell AfIs, 45 km. (30 mi.) SW of Aleppo. Hadrach occurs once in the Bible, in a prophetic announcement of the destruction of various Philistine, Syrian, and Phoenician territories (Zech. 9:1–8). In an Aramaic inscription (ca. 800 b.c.e.)
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Hadrach
Hadrach [hădˊrăk (Heb. ḥaḏrāḵ; O. Aram. ḥzrk; Akk. Ḫatarikka). A Aramean city-state, named with Damascus and Hamath as enemies of Israel (Zech. 9:1). The site has been identified as Tell Ā fis, 45 km. (28 mi.) southwest of Aleppo. Here was discovered in 1908 the stele of Zakir, king
The Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land
Hadrach
HADRACH The name of a town and country in Syria, mentioned only once in the Bible (Zech. 9:1). It is heard of for the first time in the inscription of Zachar, King of Hamath (c. 800 bc), and then reappears in the Assyrian documents of the 8th century bc, which mention a satrapy called Hatarikka. In 738
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Hadrach
HADRACH A district or place located north of Damascus, on the Orontes River, probably identified with modern Tell Afis. In Zechariah (9:1), it is named in connection with a prophecy concerning “the cities of Aram.”
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Hadrach
Ha´drach (dwelling), a country of Syria, mentioned once only, by the prophet Zechariah. Zech. 9:1. The position of the district, with its borders, is here generally stated; but the name itself seems to have wholly disappeared. It still remains unknown.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Hadrach
HA´DRACH (hāʹdrak). The name of a country mentioned by Zechariah (9:1). It occurs in the late Assyrian monuments as Hatarrika and is identified with Tell Afis, about twenty-eight miles SW of Aleppo.