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Heleph
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Heleph
Heleph (חֵלֶף‎, cheleph). A village on Naphtali’s southern border (Josh 19:33).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Heleph (Place)
HELEPH (PLACE) [Heb ḥēlep (חֵלֶף)]. The first place mentioned in the description of the territory of Naphtali (Josh 19:33). Both the LXX rendering of the name (Gk meeleph) and the explanation in the Talmud (j. Meg. 1:1, 70a) imply that the prefixed mem is part of the name. The context, however, shows
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Heleph
Heleph. Village on Naphtali’s southern border (Jos 19:33), northeast of Mt Tabor. Its site may be modern Khirbet ‛Arbathah.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Heleph
Heleph hēʹləf [Heb. ḥēlep̱; Gk. B Moolam, A Meeleph]. The first of nineteen cities, with their villages, listed in the territory assigned to the tribe of Naphtali when Canaan was divided among the tribes of Israel after the conquest under Joshua (Josh. 19:33). Its location is uncertain, although
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Heleph
HELEPH Village on Naphtali’s southern border (Jos 19:33), northeast of Mt Tabor. Its site may be modern Khirbet ‘Arbathah.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Heleph
HELEPH. A border town of Naphtali near Mount Tabor (Josh 19:33). Its exact site is uncertain.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Heleph
Heleph (Heb. ḥēlep̱)A town on the border of the territory assigned to Naphtali (Josh. 19:33). A possible location is modern Khirbet ʿIrbâdeh/Ḥorvat ʿArpad (189236), slightly NE of Mt. Tabor.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Heleph
Heleph [hēˊlĕf] (Heb. ḥēlep̱).† A town on the border of the territory assigned to Naphtali (Josh. 19:33). Identification of the site remains uncertain; possible locations are modern Khirbet ˓Arbathah, slightly northeast of Mt. Tabor, and Beitliph, in the hill country of Galilee some 18 km.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Heleph
He´leph (exchange), the place from which the boundary of the tribe of Naphtali started. Josh. 19:33.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Heleph
HE´LEPH (heʹlef). A city mentioned as the starting point of the northern border of Naphtali, beginning at the W (Josh. 19:33). Khirbet Arbathsh, NE of Mt. Tabor, has been suggested as its location.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Heleph
HELEPH [HEE lef] — a town on the southern border of Naphtali (Josh. 19:33).