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Hammath (Place)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Hammon of Asher
Hammon of Asher (חַמּוֹן‎, chammon; חַמָּת‎, chammath). A village assigned to the tribe of Asher (Josh 19:28).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Hammath (Place)
HAMMATH (PLACE) [Heb ḥammat (חַמַּת)]. Var. HAMMOTH-DOR; HAMMON. One of the fortified cities of the tribe of Naphtali (Josh 19:35). Aharoni has suggested that Hammath was #34 in the hypothetical original list of Levitical cities on which the Joshua 21 and 1 Chronicles 6 lists were based (LBHG, 304),
Hammon (Place)
HAMMON (PLACE) [Heb ḥammôn (חַמֹּון)]. Var. HAMMATH; HAMMOTH-DOR (?). 1. A town in the territory of Asher (Josh 19:28). The portion of the list in which Hammon occurs seems to refer to cities in the N area of the tribe, much of which today is in Lebanon. While some scholars (GTTOT, 191; HGB, 432) doubt
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Hammath (Place)
Hammath (Place). Fortified outpost identified with the modern Hamman Tabariyeh (Jos 19:35). This place is located among hot springs on the western shore of Galilee and is probably identifiable with Hammon (1 Chr 6:76), Hammoth-dor (Jos 21:32), and perhaps the Emmaus of Josephus (Antiq. 18.2.3).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Hammath
2. A fortified city included in the territory assigned to Naphtali after the conquest under Joshua (Josh. 19:35). The city is represented by modern Ḥammâm Ṭabarîyeh located about 3 km (2 mi) S of Tiberias on the western shore of the Sea of Galilee. Very probably this was the Naphtalite city assigned
Hammon
2. A city of Naphtali assigned to the Levites (Gershonites) (1 Ch. 6:76 [MT 61]), and probably identical with Hammath (Josh. 19:35) and Hammoth-dor (Josh. 21:32).R. J. Hughes, III
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Hammath (Place)
HAMMATH (Place) Fortified outpost identified with the modern Hamman Tabariyeh (Jos 19:35). This place is located among hot springs on the western shore of Galilee and is probably identifiable with Hammon (1 Chr 6:76), Hammoth-dor (Jos 21:32), and perhaps the Emmaus of Josephus (Antiquities 18.2.3).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Hammath
Hammath (ham´ath).1 A town on the west shore of the Sea of Galilee, a mile south of Tiberias, where there are hot springs. It was part of Naphtali (Josh. 19:35) and is perhaps the same site called Hammoth-dor (Josh. 21:32) and Hammon (1 Chron. 6:76). These springs were the earliest known thermal baths
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Hammath
HAMMATH1. The ancestral head of the Rechabite clan (1 Chr 2:55, RSV; KJV has Hemath, q.v.).2. A fortified town in the territory of Naphtali (Josh 19:35). It was probably located at Hammam Tabariyeh, a village with hot springs just S of Tiberias on the W shore of Galilee. Nearly all agree that Hammoth-dor
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Hammath
Hammath (Heb. ḥammaṯ) (PLACE)A fortified town within the territory of the tribe of Naphtali (Josh. 19:35). Hammath (“hot springs”; variants Hammoth-dor, Josh. 21:32; Hammon, 1 Chr. 6:76 [MT 61]) has been identified with the hot springs of Ḥammam Ṭabarîyeh/Ḥame Ṭeveriya (201241), ca. 3 km. (2
Hammon
Hammon (Heb. ḥammôn)1. A coastal city, S of Tyre and N of Acco, included in the territory assigned to the tribe of Asher (Josh. 19:28). It is generally identified with Umm el-ʿAwāmîd (164281) in the Wadi el-Hamûl near the spring of en-Hamûl, on the basis of the similarity of the names and two
The Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land
Hammath; Hamtha
HAMMATH; HAMTHA A fortified city in the territory of Naphtali (Josh. 19:35), probably the same as Hammoth-Dor, a Levitical city (Josh. 21:32). In Roman and Byzantine times it appears in Jewish sources as Hamtha (‘hot baths’), or Ammatous in the Greek form. Renowned for its hot springs, to which medicinal
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Hammath
Ham´math (warm springs), one of the fortified cities in the territory allotted to Naphtali. Josh. 19:35. It was near Tiberias, one mile distant, and had its name Chammath, “hot baths,” because it contained those of Tiberias. In the list of Levitical cities given out of Naphtali, Josh. 21:32, the name
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Hammath
HAM´MATH (hāmʹath; “warm springs”).1. One of the fortified cities in the territory alloted to Naphtali (Josh. 19:35). It is not possible from this list to determine its position, but the notices of the Talmudists leave no doubt that it was near Tiberias, one mile distant—in fact, that it had its name
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