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Heshmon
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Heshmon
Heshmon (חֶשְׁמוֹן‎, cheshmon). A town assigned to the tribe of Judah (Josh 15:27).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Heshmon (Place)
HESHMON (PLACE) [Heb ḥešmôn (חֶשְׁמֹון)]. Judging from its position in the list of Negeb settlements assigned to the tribe of Judah (Josh 15:21–29), the town of Heshmon (Josh 15:27) was situated somewhere between Hazargaddah and Beth-pelet in the vicinity of Beer-sheba, though its precise location
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Heshmon
Heshmon. Town mentioned only in Joshua 15:24. It was located near Beth-pelet in southern Judah. The notion that the Hasmoneans originated there is unsubstantiated.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Heshmon
Heshmon heshʹmon [Heb. ḥešmôn] (Josh. 15:27). An unidentified place on the border of Judah toward Edom, near Beth-pelet. This may have been the original home of the Hasmoneans (the name used by Josephus [e.g., BJ i.1.7 (19)] and the rabbis [e.g., Mish Middoth i.6] for the Maccabees).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Heshmon
HESHMON Town mentioned only in Joshua 15:27. It was located near Beth-pelet in southern Judah. The notion that the Hasmoneans originated there is unsubstantiated.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Heshmon
HESHMON. A town in the extreme S of Judah near Beer-sheba (Josh 15:27). The exact location is unknown.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Heshmon
Heshmon (Heb. ḥešmôn)A town in the southern part of Judah’s inheritance (Josh. 15:27). It does not appear in the LXX list, nor is it included in similar lists recording towns reassigned to Simeon (Josh. 19:2–6; 1 Chr. 4:28–30). The context suggests a location in the Negeb, near Beer-sheba.Laura
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Heshmon
Heshmon [hĕshˊmŏn] (Heb. ḥešmôn “fruitfulness”). A place in the tribal territory of Judah between Hazar-gaddah and Beth-pelet, in the vicinity of Beersheba (Josh. 15:27). Its precise location is not known.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Heshmon
Hesh´mon (rich soil), a place named, with others, as lying in the extreme south of Judah. Josh. 15:27.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Heshmon
HESH´MON (heshʹmon). A town in the S of Judah (Josh. 15:27), perhaps the same as Azmon (v. 4).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Heshmon
HESHMON [HESH mahn] — a town in southern Judah, between Moldah and Beersheba (Josh. 15:27).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
HESHMON
HESHMON<hesh’-mon> ([חֶשְׁמוֹן‎, cheshmon]): An unidentified place on the border of Judah toward Edom (Josh 15:27). This may have been the original home of the Hasmoneans.