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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
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
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),
Hammoth-Dor (Place)
HAMMOTH-DOR (PLACE) [Heb ḥammōt (חַמֹּת‎) dōʾr]. Var. HAMMATH; HAMMON. A town in the tribe of Naphtali which, along with its pasture lands, was set aside for the Levites (Josh 21:32). In 1 Chr 6:61—Eng 6:76, the second city in the parallel list is Hammon (ḥammōn). Albright (1945: 64) has argued that
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Hammon
Hammon. 1. One of the cities of Asher mentioned in Joshua 19:28. Its exact location is unknown, but it was somewhere south of Tyre on the west border of Asher.2. Alternate name for Hammath in 1 Chronicles 6:76.See Hammath (Place).
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).
Hammoth-dor
Hammoth-dor. Alternate name for the levitical town Hammath in Joshua 21:32.See Hammath (Place).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
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
Hammon
1. A city included in the territory assigned to Asher after the conquest under Joshua (Josh. 19:28). Probably identified with modern Umm el-ʿAwāmîd, it is located on the Mediterranean coast about 16 km (10 mi) S of Tyre.
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
Hammoth-Dor
Hammoth-Dor ham-oth-dôrʹ [Heb. ḥammōṯ dōʾr—‘hot springs of Dor’]. A city in the territory of the tribe of Naphtali that together with the surrounding pastureland was given to the Gershonites of the tribe of Levi (Josh. 21:32). It is probably to be identified with the Hammath found in a list of
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Hammon
HAMMON1. One of the cities of Asher mentioned in Joshua 19:28. It was somewhere south of Tyre on the western border of Asher.2. Alternate name for Hammath in 1 Chronicles 6:76. See Hammath (Place).
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).
Hammoth-Dor
HAMMOTH-DOR Alternate name for the Levitical town Hammath in Joshua 21:32.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Hammon
Hammon (ham´uhn).1 An Asherite town (Josh. 19:28), probably modern Umm el-‘Awamid near the Mediterranean coast fifteen miles north of Acco.2 A yet unidentified levitical town of the Gershomites (1 Chron. 6:76) in Naphtali, possibly the same place elsewhere called Hammath (Josh. 19:35) or Hammoth-Dor
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
Hammon
HAMMON 1. A border village of Asher (Josh 19:28), possibly Umm el-<AwaméÆd, ten miles S of Tyre, where two Phoenician inscriptions mentioning the worship of the God Baal Hammon have been found.2. A Levitical town in Naphtali (1 Chr 6:76), probably the same as Hammath (q.v.)
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
Hammoth-Dor
HAMMOTH-DOR. A city of Naphtali, allotted to the Gershonites and appointed a city of refuge (Josh 21:32). Called Called Hammon in 1 Chr 6:76, possibly modern Hammam Tabariyeth, the hot springs just S of Tiberias on the W shore of the Sea of Galilee, but seemingly not of sufficient antiquity. Probably
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
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
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
Hammoth-Dor
Hammoth-Dor (Heb. ḥammōṯ dōʾr)A levitical city in the tribal territory of Naphtali (Josh. 21:23). Hammon (1 Chr. 6:76) and Hammath (Josh. 19:35) are probably alternate names for this city.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Hammoth-Dor
Hammoth-Dor [hămˊəth dôrˊ] (Heb. ḥammōṯ dō˒r “warm springs of Dor”). A levitical city in the tribal territory of Naphtali (Josh. 21:32). Hammon (1 Chr. 6:76) and Hammath (Josh. 19:35) are probably alternate names for this city.
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
Hammon
Ham´mon (warm springs).1. A city in Asher, Josh. 19:28, apparently not far from Zidon-rabbah.2. A city allotted out of the tribe of Naphtali to the Levites, 1 Chron. 6:76, and answering to the somewhat similar names Hammath and Hammoth-dor in Joshua.
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
Hammon
HAM´MON (hamʹon; “glowing, warm”).1. A town in the territory of Asher (Josh. 19:28), apparently midway between Naphtali and Sidon. Probably Umm el-Awamid, about ten miles S of Tyre.2. A Levitical city of Naphtali assigned to the Gershonites (1 Chron. 6:76) and answering to the similar names of Hammath
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
Hammoth-Dor
HAM´MOTH-DOR (hamʹmōth-dōr; “hot springs of Dor”). A city of Naphtali (Josh. 21:32); probably the same as Hammath (which see).
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