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Haeleph
Excerpt from the Lexham Bible Dictionary, the most advanced Bible dictionary.
Possibly a town of Benjamin in the area of Jerusalem (Josh 18:28). Alternatively, the Hebrew צֵלַע הָאֶ֫לֶף‎ (tsela' ha'eleph) may refer to a single town, Zela Ha-Eleph, rather than two towns, Zela and Ha-Eleph.
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Ha-Eleph
Ha-Eleph (הָאֶ֫לֶף‎, ha'eleph). Possibly a town of Benjamin in the area of Jerusalem (Josh 18:28). Alternatively, the Hebrew צֵלַע הָאֶ֫לֶף‎ (tsela' ha'eleph) may refer to a single town, Zela Ha-Eleph, rather than two towns, Zela and Ha-Eleph.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Ha-Eleph (Place)
HA-ELEPH (PLACE) [Heb hāʾelep (הָאֶלֶף)]. A Benjaminite town listed between Zela and Jerusalem (Josh 18:28). The name is problematic. LXXB omits the name altogether; and LXXA conflates it with Zela, reading Sēlaleph. On identification, see ZELA (PLACE).Gary A. Herion
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Haeleph
Haeleph. City given to Benjamin’s tribe for an inheritance after the initial conquest of Palestine (Jos 18:28, kjv Eleph). Its location is unknown.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Ha-Eleph
Ha-Eleph hā-ēʹlef [Heb. hāʾelep̱]; AV, NEB, ELEPH. One of the cities of Benjamin, in the vicinity of Jerusalem (Josh. 18:28). The name is omitted from the LXX B; in A it is joined to the preceding word (Heb. ṣēlaʿ), reading Gk. Sēlaleph. The exact site is unknown, but it is perhaps to be identified
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Haeleph
HAELEPH City given to Benjamin’s tribe for an inheritance after the initial conquest of Canaan (Jos 18:28).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Eleph
ELEPH. A place in the vicinity of Jerusalem alloted to the tribe of Benjamin. In RSV it is called Ha-eleph (Josh 18:28). Its exact location is uncertain.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Ha-Eleph
Ha-Eleph (Heb. hāʾelep̱)A Benjaminite town in the vicinity of Jerusalem (Josh. 18:28). On the basis of LXX A (Gk. Sēlaleph), the name is probably to be read Zela-eleph.See Zela.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Ha-Eleph
Ha-Eleph [hā ēˊlĭf] (Heb. hă˒elep̱ “the ox”). A Benjaminite town in the vicinity of Jerusalem (Josh. 18:28; KJV “Eleph”). On the basis of LXX A (Gk. Sēlaleph), the name is probably to be read Zela-eleph.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Eleph
E´leph (the ox), one of the towns allotted to Benjamin, and named next to Jerusalem. Josh. 18:28.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Haeleph
HA´ELEPH (haʹe-lef; “ox”). One of the towns allotted to Benjamin and mentioned in the second group of fourteen towns (Josh. 18:28; “Eleph,” KJV). “Robinson (ii, p. 139), is, no doubt, correct in supposing it to be the present Neby Samvil (i.e., prophet Samuel), two hours NW of Jerusalem” (K. & D., Com.).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Eleph
ELEPH [E lef] — a town in Canaan allotted to the tribe of Benjamin (Josh. 18:28; Ha-Eleph, KJV).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
ELEPH
ELEPH<e’-lef> ([הָאֶלֶת‎, ha-’eleph], “the ox”): A place in the lot of Benjamin not far from Jerusalem (Joshua 18:28). The name is omitted by Septuagint, unless, indeed, it is combined with that of Zelah. It may be identical with Lifta, a village W. of Jerusalem (Conder, HDB, under the word). Others