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A town that was likely located near Sidon. The tribe of Asher failed to drive out the Canaanite inhabitants of this town (Judg 1:31).
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HELBAH (PLACE) [Heb ḥelbâ (חֶלְבָּה)]. One of the towns from which the tribe of Asher failed to drive the Canaanite inhabitants (Judg 1:31). Earlier in the same verse the town of Ahlab is mentioned, and many scholars (GP 2:67; Boling, Judges AB, 455) argue that Helbah is either a dittographic error
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Helbah helʹbə [Heb. ḥelbâ—‘fertile’]. A town from which the tribe of Asher failed to drive out the Canaanites after settling in the land conquered under Joshua (Jgs. 1:31). It is identified with Maḫalib (Mehelab, Ahlab) of Sennacherib’s prism inscription, and is located 6.4 km (4 mi) NE of Tyre near
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Helbah [hĕlˊbə] (Heb. ḥelbâ).† A town in the territorial allotment of Asher, the Canaanite inhabitants of which the Israelites were unable to expel (Judg. 1:31). The name is thought to be a duplication of Ahlab in the same verse (thus JB omits) and may be identified with Mahalab (modern Khirbet
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
HEL´BAH (helʹba; “fatness”). A town of Asher not far from Sidon, and one of the places from which the Canaanites were not expelled (Judg. 1:31). Identified with Mahalib of the Assyrian monuments, four miles NE of Tyre. It still exists in the village of Halbun, a place with many ruins eighteen miles N
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary