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Halhul
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Halhul
Halhul (חַלְחוּל‎, chalchul). A town in the highlands of Judah (Josh 15:58).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Halhul (Place)
HALHUL (PLACE) [Heb ḥalḥûl (חַלְחוּל)]. Town situated in the N-central hill country of Judah (Josh 15:58), within the same district as Beth-zur. This settlement is listed among the towns within the tribal allotment of Judah (Josh 15:21–62). During Roman times this town was known as Alulus. Josephus
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Halhul
Halhul. City assigned to Judah’s tribe for an inheritance after the initial conquest of Palestine. It was located between Beth-zur and Beth-anoth, four miles north of Hebron (Jos 15:58).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Halhul
Halhul halʹhul [Heb. ḥalḥûl]. A town in the hill country of Judah (Josh. 15:58), the modern Ḥalḥûl about 6 km (4 mi) N of Hebron and SE of Beth-zur. In the war with Rome it was called Alurus, where the Idumeans assembled in the campaign of a.d. 68 (Josephus BJ iv.9.6 [522]).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Halhul
HALHUL City assigned to Judah’s tribe for an inheritance after the initial conquest of Canaan. It was located between Beth-zur and Beth-anoth, four miles (6.4 kilometers) north of Hebron (Jos 15:58).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Halhul
HALHUL. A village in the hill country of Judah beside Beth-zur and Gedor (Josh 15:58), about three miles N of Hebron.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Halhul
Halhul (Heb. ḥalḥûl)A city in the tribal territory of Judah, located in the hill country near Beth-zur (Josh. 15:58). The name has been preserved in modern Ḥalḥûl (160109), 6 km. (4 mi.) N of Hebron. According to tradition, a mosque in this city contains the grave of Jonah.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Halhul
Halhul [hălˊhŭl] (Heb. ḥalḥûl). A city in the tribal territory of Judah, located in the hill country near Beth-Zur (Josh. 15:58). It has been identified as modern Ḥalḥûl, 6 km. (4 mi.) north of Hebron. According to tradition, a mosque in this city contains the grave of Jonah,
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Halhul
Hal´hul (trembling), a town of Judah in the mountain district. Josh. 15:58. The name still remains unaltered, attached to a conspicuous hill a mile to the left of the road from Jerusalem to Hebron, between three and four miles from the latter.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Halhul
HAL´HUL (halʹhūl). A town in the highlands of Judah, in which, tradition says, Gad the seer of David was buried (Josh. 15:58); the modern Halhûl, about four miles N of Hebron.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Halhul
Halhulfull of hollows, a town in the highlands of Judah (Josh. 15:58). It is now a small village of the same name, and is situated about 5 miles north-east of Hebron on the way to Jerusalem. There is an old Jewish tradition that Gad, David’s seer (2 Sam. 24:11), was buried here.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Halhul
HALHUL [HAL huhl] — a town in the hill country of Judah (Josh. 15:58), about six kilometers (four miles) north of Hebron.
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