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Hannathon
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Hannathon
Hannathon (חַנָּתוֹן‎, channathon). A city on the north boundary of the territory of Zebulun (Josh 19:14).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Hannathon (Place)
HANNATHON (PLACE) [Heb ḥannātōn (חַנָּתֹן)]. A city on the N boundary of the territory of Zebulun (Josh 19:14). Situated on the Darb el-Hawarneh—the major highway connecting the Hauran and N Transjordan with coastal Palestine—Hannathon was one of the major Canaanite centers of the lower Galilee (Oded
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Hannathon
Hannathon. Northern border town of Zebulun (Jos 19:14), mentioned in the Amarna tablets (c. 1370 bc) and in the annals of Tiglathpileser III (745–727 bc). Not yet precisely located, it has been identified with Kefr ‘Anau near Rimmon, or with Tell el-Bedeiwiyeh, north of Nazareth.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Hannathon
Hannathon hanʹə-thon [Heb. ḥannāṯôn—‘gracious, favored’]. A city on the northern boundary of the territory assigned to the tribe of Zebulun when Canaan was divided among the tribes of Israel after the Conquest (Josh. 19:14). It is mentioned in the Amarna Letters (AmTab 8, 245). It was probably located
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Hannathon
HANNATHON Northern border town of Zebulun (Jos 19:14), mentioned in the Amarna tablets (c. 1370 bc) and in the annals of Tiglath-pileser III (745–727 bc). Not yet precisely located, it has been identified with Kefr ‘Anau near Rimmon and with Tell el-Bedeiwiyah, north of Nazareth.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Hannathon
HANNATHON. A town on the N border of Zebulun (Josh 19:14). It is mentioned twice in the Amarna tablets (EA 8:17; 245:32) of the 14th cen. b.c., where it is called Håinnatuni and Håinatuna respectively, and once in the records of Tiglath-pileser III.Perhaps it was located at Tell el-BedeiwéÆeh, a site
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Hannathon
Hannathon (Heb. ḥannāṯôn)A town on the northern tribal boundary of Zebulun (Josh. 19:14). It was located at the junction of the road leading from Acco on the coast and a branch road that split off the Via Maris at Megiddo to the south. Modern Tel Ḥannaton/Tell el-Bedeiwîyeh (174243) is identified
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Hannathon
Hannathon [hănˊə thŏn] (Heb. ḥannāṯôn). A city in the tribal territory of Zebulun (Josh. 19:14). In the Amarna Letters this city is called Ḫinatuna. Various sites have been proposed, including Kefr ˓Anā (biblical Ono) and Deir Hanna, which suggest the biblical name, as well as Tell el-Harbaj.
The Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land
Hannathon
HANNATHON A town in the territory of Zebulun (Josh. 19:14). Mentioned as Hunnatuna in the El Amarna letters, where it is referred to as an important town in western Galilee. Also listed among the conquests of Tiglath-Pileser III. Identified with Tell-el-Bedeiwiyeh, southeast of Acre.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Hannathon
HAN´NATHON (hanʹa-thon; probably “favored”). A place on the northern boundary of Zebulun (Josh. 19:14), apparently about midway between the Sea of Galilee and Mt. Carmel, perhaps at Tell el-Bedeiwiyeh.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Hannathon
HANNATHON [HAN uh thahn] (dedicated to grace) — a town on the northern boundary of Zebulun (Josh. 19:14).
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