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Hashmonah
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Hashmonah
Hashmonah (חַשְׁמֹנָה‎, chashmonah). A place where the Israelites camped during their wilderness journey (Num 33:29–30). The Israelites camped at Hashmonah between their time at Mithkah and Moseroth.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Hashmonah (Place)
HASHMONAH (PLACE) [Heb hašmonâ (הַשְׁמָנָה)]. The 14th encampment of the Israelites, after leaving the Wilderness of Sinai, as listed in Num 33:29–30, where it is placed between Mithkah and Moseroth. The meaning of the site’s name is unknown and does not contribute to determining its location. Suggestions
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Hashmonah
Hashmonah. One of the places where the Israelites stopped during the 40 years they wandered in the wilderness (Nm 33:29, 30). Its location is unknown.See Wilderness Wanderings.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Hashmonah
Hashmonah hashʹmō-ne [Heb. ḥašmōnâ—‘fatness’). A desert camp of the Israelites between Mithkah and Moseroth (Nu. 33:29f). See Wanderings of Israel.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Hashmonah
HASHMONAH One of the places where the Israelites stopped during the 40 years they wandered in the wilderness (Nm 33:29–30). See Wilderness Wanderings.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Hashmonah
HASHMONAH. One of the camping places of the israelites in their journey from Sinai to Canaan (Num 33:29–30), perhaps to be identified with Wadi Hashim in the vicinity of Kadesh-barnea.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Hashmonah
Hashmonah (Heb. ḥašmōnâ)One of the Israelites’ wilderness encampments between Mithkah and Moseroth (Num. 33:29–30). The name may derive from Heb. šmn, “to be fat,” suggesting an area of abundance. Asemona (biblical Azmon), ʿAin el-Qeṣeimeh (099008; 16 km. [10 mi.] NW of Kadesh-barnea), and Heshmon
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Hashmonah
Hashmonah [hăsh mōˊnə] (Heb. ḥašmōnâ “fruitfulness”). A place where the Israelites stopped during the wilderness journey (Num. 33:29–30). Eusebius identifies Hashmonah with Asemona (biblical Azmon), in the vicinity of Kadesh-barnea (˓Ain Qedeis). Some scholars assign the ruins near ˓Ain el-Qeṣeimeh,
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Hashmonah
HASHMONAH One of the encampments during Israel’s journey to Canaan (Num 33:29–30).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Hashmonah
Hashmo´nah (fatness), a station of the Israelites, mentioned Num. 33:29 as next before Moseroth.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Hashmonah
HASHMO´NAH (hash-moʹna). The thirtieth station of the Israelites in the wilderness (Num. 32:29–30), near Mt. Hor. It was located, apparently, near the intersection of Wadi el-Jerafeh with Wadi el-Jeib, in the Arabah.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Hashmonah
Hashmonahfatness, the thirtieth halting-place of the Israelites during their wanderings in the wilderness, not far from Mount Hor (Num. 33:29, 30).