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Hazor-hadattah
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Hazor-Hadattah
Hazor-Hadattah (חָצוֹר חֲדַתָּה‎, chatsor chadattah). A town settled by the tribe of Judah “in the extreme south, toward the boundary of Edom” (Josh 15:21).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Hazor-Hadattah (Place)
HAZOR-HADATTAH (PLACE) [Heb ḥāṣôr (חָצֹור‎) ḥādattâ (חָדַתָּה)]. A settlement of the tribe of Judah. Hazor-hadattah is only mentioned once, in Josh 15:25, where it is listed among the settlements occupied by Judah in the aftermath of the Conquest. Though the present literary context of the Judean
Hazor (Place)
HAZOR (PLACE) [Heb ḥāṣôr (חָצֹור‎)]. 1. A fortified town in N Galilee at the SW corner of the Huleh plain and N of the Sea of Galilee (M.R. 203269). Hazor stood at the crossroads of the main trade routes from Sidon to Beth-shan and from Damascus to Megiddo. It thus occupied the most strategic position
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Hazor-hadattah
Hazor-hadattah. One of the cities located in the southern extremity of Judah, near the border of Edom (Jos 15:25). The kjv translates the term as two different cities, “Hazor and Hadattah.” The Aramaic adjective “Hadattah” indicates this as a settlement from Hazor, but this is unsure. Its location is
Hadattah
Hadattah. Name of a city (kjv) incorrectly derived from the name of the town Hazor-hadattah in Joshua 15:25.See Hazor-hadattah.
Hazor
Hazor. 1. City in northern Palestine in the territory of Naphtali, called “head of all those kingdoms (of Canaan)” in Joshua 11:10 and Asher in Tobit 1:2. Located 5 miles southwest of Lake Huleh and 10 miles north of the Sea of Galilee, it is known as Tell el-Qedah (or Tell Waggas) today. At its peak
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Hazor-Hadattah
Hazor-Hadattah hāʹzôr-hə-datʹə [Aram (?) ḥāṣôr ḥaḏttâ—‘new Hazor’] (Josh. 15:25); AV HAZOR, HADATTAH. A city of Judah in the south, toward Edom (15:21). The presence of the Aram adj. aḏaṯ? (cf. Heb. ḥāḏāš) is peculiar, since Aramaic influence is generally thought to be limited to
Hazor
Hazor hāʹzōr, hotʹsôr [Heb. ḥāṣôr; Gk. Asōr]; AV Apoc. NASOR; NEB Apoc. ASOR.
Hazor
1. A major urban center of Galilee during the 2nd millennium b.c., perhaps the capital of the region; later an important city in the Israelite monarchy.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Hazor-Hadattah
HAZOR-HADATTAH One of the cities located in the southern extremity of Judah, near the border of Edom (Jos 15:25). The kjv translates the term as two different cities, “Hazor and Hadattah.” The Aramaic adjective “Hadattah” indicates this as a settlement from Hazor, but this is unsure.
Hadattah
HADATTAH* Name of a city (kjv) incorrectly derived from the name of the town Hazor-hadattah in Joshua 15:25. See Hazor-hadattah.
Hazor
HAZOR1. City in northern Palestine in the territory of Naphtali, called “the capital of the federation of all these kingdoms [of Canaan]” in Joshua 11:10. Located five miles (8 kilometers) southwest of Lake Huleh and ten miles (16 kilometers) north of the Sea of Galilee, it is known as Tell el-Qedah
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Hazor
Hazor (hay´zor; Heb., “enclosed”).1 A city in the northern reaches of Canaan. The main city had two components: an upper tell and a lower rectangular plateau (modern Tell el-Qedah or Tell Waqqas), both located four miles southwest of Lake Huleh, ten miles north of the Sea of Galilee, and covering 175
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Hazor-Hadattah
HAZOR-HADATTAH. A city in the extreme S of the Negeb of Judah (Josh 15:25), RSV). In KJV the words are separated, Hazor Hadattah.
Hadattah
HADATTAH. Part of the name of the town Hazor-Hadattah in Judah (Josh 15:25, RSV), located in the Negeb, perhaps at el-Hudeira, S of Tuwani, c. 20 miles E of Beer-sheba toward the Dead Sea.
Hazor
HAZOR. The name of at least five towns mentioned in the Bible.Excavations at Hazor. Yigael Yadin1. A Canaanite city ruled in the days of Joshua by Jabin (Josh 11:1). At that time Hazor was considered “the head of all those kingdoms” (v. 10), the petty city-states in N Palestine and S Lebanon. Jabin
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Hazor
HAZOR (Heb. ḥāṣôr). A place-name, probably meaning ‘settlement’ or ‘village’, and therefore used of several places in the OT, of which the most important was a fortified city in the territory of Naphtali (Jos. 19:36).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Hazor-Hadattah
Hazor-Hadattah (Heb. ḥāṣôr ḥăḏattâ)A city apportioned by Joshua to the tribe of Judah following the conquest of Canaan (Josh. 15:25). Its exact location is a matter of dispute. Eusebius places the city close to the Mediterranean coast (Onom. 20.4), while others favor a spot closer to Arad, posibly
Hazor
Hazor (Heb. ḥāṣôr)1. Ancient Canaanite and Israelite city at the southwest corner of the Huleh Plain, 15.5 km. (9.6 mi.) N of the Sea of Galilee. It was first identified with the prominent mound of Tell el-Qedaḥ (203269; also called Tell Waqqas) as early as 1875, on the basis of geographic references
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Hazor-Hadattah
Hazor-Hadattah [hāˊzôr hə dătˊə] (Heb. aṣôrḥaḏattâ “new enclosure [or Hasor]”). A town in the Negeb region of Judah, toward Edom (Josh. 15:25; KJV “Hadattah”). The site may have been modern el-Hudeira, 9.6 km. (6 mi.) southeast of Maon.
The Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land
Hazor
HAZOR a) A large Canaanite and Israelite city in Upper Galilee, identified with Tell el-Kedah. The earliest mention of Hazor is in the Egyptian Execration Texts. It also occurs frequently in the archives of Mari, where it is referred to as a center for the caravans that travelled from Hazor to Babylon.
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Hazor
HAZOR1. A Canaanite town in Galilee, north of the Sea of Galilee and identified with the modern Tell el-Qedah. Because the city was situated on a strategically important position along the main trade route from Damascus, it figured prominently in the conquest of Canaan (Josh 11). It was the seat of
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