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Harosheth-hagoyim
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Harosheth-Hagoiim
Harosheth-Hagoiim (חֲרֹשֶׁת הַגּוֹיִם‎, charosheth haggoyim). The home of Sisera, the commander of the Canaanite king Jabin’s army (Judg 4:2, 13, 16).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Harosheth-Hagoiim (Place)
HAROSHETH-HAGOIIM (PLACE) [Heb ḥărošet (חֲרָשֶׁת‎) haggōyim (הַגֹּיִם)]. The place where Sisera, the army commander of Jabin of Hazor, dwelt; the place from which his chariots went forth before the battle at Mt. Tabor; and the place toward which they fled after their defeat (Judg 4:2, 13, 16). The
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Harosheth-ha-goiim
Harosheth-ha-goiim. Town in Canaan which was the home of Sisera. This Canaanite general led his forces from Harosheth against Deborah and Barak (Jgs 4:2, 3, 16, kjv Harosheth of the Gentiles). After his soldiers were defeated they fled back to Harosheth (v 16). The exact location is unknown, but it has
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Harosheth-Ha-Goiim
Harosheth-Ha-Goiim he-rōʹsheth he-goyʹem [Heb. arōšeṯ haggôyim] (Jgs. 4:2, 13, 16); AV HAROSHETH OF THE GENTILES; NEB HAROSHETH-OF-THE- GENTILES, HAROSHETH (Jgs. 4:16). The location (headquarters?) of Sisera, commander of the army of Jabin king of Canaan, prior to his battle with Barak. The
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Harosheth-Haggoyim
HAROSHETH-HAGGOYIM Town in Canaan that was the home of Sisera. This Canaanite general led his forces from Harosheth against Deborah and Barak (Jgs 4:2–13, kjv “Harosheth of the Gentiles”). After his soldiers panicked, they fled back to Harosheth where they were defeated (v 16).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Harosheth-Ha-Goiim
Harosheth-ha-goiim (huh-roh´shith-huh-goi´im; Heb., “Harosheth of the Gentiles”), the home base of Sisera, the commander of the army of the Canaanite king Jabin (Judg. 4:2). Sisera gathered his men and chariots here and was defeated by Barak and Deborah (4:13–16). Harosheth-ha-goiim was strategically
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Harosheth of the Gentiles
HAROSHETH OF THE GENTILES. The term occurs only in (Jdg 4:2, 13, 16) in connection with the confrontation between the Israelites under Deborah and Barak, and Sisera, general of the Canaanite army. If Harosheth was a city, the text calls for proximity to the Kishon River at a place near the W end of the
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Harosheth
HAROSHETH. Always occurs as ‘Harosheth of the Nations’ (arōšeṯ, hagôyīm). It is found only in connection with *Sisera, a Canaanite commander who fought against Barak, and whose base it was (Jdg. 4:2, 13, 16). The battle is located in NW Palestine near the river Kishon. Mazar has suggested that
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Harosheth-Hagoiim
Harosheth-Hagoiim (Heb. ḥărōšeṯ haggôyim)The home of Sisera, Canaanite army commander of King Jabin (Judg. 4:2). Sisera assembled his army and 900 iron chariots in Harosheth-hagoiim to oppose Barak and Deborah near Mt. Tabor, and retreated there following his defeat (Judg. 4:16). The precise location
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Harosheth-Hagoiim
Harosheth-Hagoiim [hə rōˊshĕth hə goiˊĭm] (Heb. arōšeṯ haggôyim “forest of the Gentiles”). The home of Sisera, the commander of the Canaanite king Jabin’s army (Judg. 4:2, 13, 16). Some scholars propose Tell el-Harbaj as the site because it fits the topographical details of the biblical account,
The Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land
Harosheth of the Gentiles
HAROSHETH OF THE GENTILES The place where Sisera, captain of the host of Jabin, King of Canaan, lived (Judg. 4:2). After the battle of the Kishon, Barak, son of Ahinoam, pursued Sisera there (Judg. 4:16). It is not certain whether the name refers to a place or a geographical area. The place was unknown
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Harosheth
HAROSHETH The home of Sisera, commander of Jabin of Hazor’s army; Sisera was defeated by Deborah and Barak (Judg 4:2, 13, 16). The exact location has never been determined with certainty.
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