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Hazar-Susah
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Hazar-Susah
Hazar-Susah (חֲצַר סוּסָה‎, chatsar susah). Also spelled Hazar-susim. A village of Simeon in the central part of the Negev (Josh 19:5; 1 Chr 4:31).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Hazar-Susah (Place)
HAZAR-SUSAH (PLACE) [Heb ḥăṣar šsâ (חֲצַר שְׁסָה)]. Var. HAZAR-SUSIM. A settlement of the tribe of Simeon. Hazar-susah appears once in Joshua (19:5), where it is listed as being one of the settlements occupied by the tribe of Simeon in the aftermath of the Conquest. 1 Chr 4:31 has the variant Hazar-susim.
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Hazar-susah, Hazar-susim
Hazar-susah, Hazar-susim. City assigned to Simeon within the territory allotted to Judah for an inheritance (Jos 19:5); alternately called Hazar-susim (1 Chr 4:31). Solomon probably used it as a transfer point for horses brought from Egypt for sale to the Hittites and Syrians, as suggested by its name,
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Hazar-Susah
Hazar-Susah hāʹzer-sūʹse [Heb. aṣar sûsâ—‘horse corral’; Gk. B Sarsousin, A Asersousim] (Josh. 19:5); HAZAR-SUSIM sūʹsim [Heb. aṣar sûsîm; Gk. hḗmisy Sōsim] (1 Ch. 4:31). A place listed among the villages of Simeon in the central part of the Negeb (Josh. 19:5). The neighboring village
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Hazar-Susah, Hazar-Susim
HAZAR-SUSAH, HAZAR-SUSIM City assigned to Simeon within the territory allotted to Judah for an inheritance (Jos 19:5); alternately called Hazar-susim (1 Chr 4:31). Solomon probably used it as a transfer point for horses brought from Egypt for sale to the Hittites and Syrians, as suggested by its name,
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Hazar-Susah
HAZAR-SUSAH. A city of Simeon in the SW part of Judah (Josh 19:5). Called Hazar-susim (“village of horses”) in 1 Chr 4:31, it perhaps contained stables where Solomon kept some of the horses he imported from Egypt and sold to Hittites and Syrians (1 Kgs 4:26; 9:19; 10:29; cf. cities of horsemen in 2 Chr
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Hazar-Susah
Hazar-Susah (Heb. ḥăṣar sûsâ) (also HAZAR-SUSIM)A city in the Negeb apportioned to Simeon following the Conquest (Josh. 19:5). At 1 Chr. 4:31 it is called Hazar-susim. A textual parallel in Judah’s allotment (Josh. 15:31–32) may reflect Simeon’s territorial assimilation with Judah, as well as Hazar-susah’s
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Hazar-Susah
Hazar-Susah [hāˊzər sōōˊsə] (Heb. aṣar sûsâ “horse enclosure”). A city in the Negeb assigned to Simeon (Josh. 19:5; 1 Chr. 4:31, “Hazar-susim”; Heb. ḥaṣar sûsîm), possibly a commercial or military installation (e.g., 1 Kgs. 4:26; 9:19; 2 Chr. 8:6; cf. Beth-marcaboth “house of chariots”).
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Hazar Susah
HAZAR SUSAH (hāʹzar suʹsa). A town of unknown location included in the territory of Benjamin (Josh. 19:5).
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Hazar-Susah
Hazar-Susahvillage of the horse, the same as Sansannah, one of Solomon’s “chariot cities” (Josh. 15:31; 2 Chr. 1:14), a depot in the south border of Judah.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Hazar Susah
HAZAR SUSAH [HAY zur SOO suh] (village of the mare) — a village in southern Judah allotted to the tribe of Simeon (Josh. 19:5; 1 Chr. 4:31; Hazar Susim, NASB, REB, NIV, KJV, NKJV, NRSV).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
HAZAR
HAZAR<ha’-zar> ([חֲצַר‎, chatsar], construct of [חָצֵר‎, chatser], “an enclosure,” “settlement,” or “village”): Is frequently the first element in Hebrew place-names.
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