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Hethlon
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Hethlon
Hethlon (חֶתְלוֹן‎, chethlon). A village located on the northern boundary of Israel that is mentioned in Ezekiel’s vision of the promised land (Ezek 47:15; 48:1).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Hethlon (Place)
HETHLON (PLACE) [Heb ḥetlôn (חֶתְלֹון)]. A place mentioned in one of Ezekiel’s visions as located on the N boundary of restored Israel (Ezek 47:15; 48:1). Its location was apparently somewhere between the Mediterranean coast and the “entrance of Hamath” at the N end of Lebanon, or it may be identical
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Hethlon
Hethlon. Site mentioned by Ezekiel (47:15; 48:1) describing part of the northern boundary of the restored kingdom of Israel. Its actual location is unknown.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Hethlon
Hethlon hethʹlon [Heb. ḥeṯlôn; Pesh ḥeṯrōn]. A place mentioned on the ideal northern border of Israel (Ezk. 47:15; 48:1). Apparently its location would be between the Mediterranean coast and the “entrance of Hamath” in northern Palestine, or it may be identical to the “entrance of Hamath” (Nu.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Hethlon
HETHLON Site mentioned by Ezekiel (Ez 47:15; 48:1) describing part of the northern boundary of the restored kingdom of Israel.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Hethlon
HETHLON. A place mentioned by Ezekiel as situated on the future northern boundary of Israel (Ezk 47:15; 48:1. Its exact location is unknown; possibly it is modern HeitelaÆ, NE of Tripolis on the coast of Lebanon. The “way of Hethlon” may designate the route through the valley N of the Lebanon Mountain
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Hethlon
HETHLON. (Heb. ḥeṯlôn). A city on the ideal N boundary of Palestine as seen by Ezekiel, near Hamath and Zedad and referred to only by him (Ezk. 47:15; 48:1). Identified with the modern Heitela, NE of Tripoli, Syria.J. D. Douglas.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Hethlon
Hethlon (Heb. ḥeṯlōn)A place on the ideal northern boundary of Israel, mentioned at Ezek. 47:15; 48:1 in connection with Damascus, Hamath, and Berothah. Its precise location is not known, but a possible identification is modern Heitela, NE of Tripolis.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Hethlon
Hethlon [hĕthˊlŏn] (Heb. ḥeṯlôn). A place on the ideal northern boundary of Israel. It is mentioned at Ezek. 47:15 and 48:1 in connection with Damascus, Hamath, and Berothah. Its precise location is not known, but a possible identification is modern Heitela, northeast of Tripoli.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Hethlon
Heth´lon (hiding-place), the name of a place on the northern border of Palestine. Ezek. 47:15; 48:1. In all probability the “way of Hethlon” is the pass at the northern end of Lebanon, and is thus identical with “the entrance of Hamath” in Num. 34:8, etc.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Hethlon
HETH´LON (hethʹlon). The name of a place on the northern border of Palestine (Ezek. 47:15; 48:1). In all probability the “way of Hethlon” is the pass of the northern end of Lebanon and is thus identical with “Lebo-hamath,” i.e., “the entrance of Hamath” in Num. 34:8, KJV, marg. It may, however, be identified
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Hethlon
Hethlonwrapped up, a place on the north border of Palestine. The “way of Hethlon” (Ezek. 47:15; 48:1) is probably the pass at the end of Lebanon from the Mediterranean to the great plain of Hamath (q.v.), or the “entrance of Hamath.”