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Hezron
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Hazor of Galilee
Hazor of Galilee (חצור‎, chtswr). An ancient Canaanite and Israelite city located in the upper Galilee region of Israel, near the southwest corner of the Huleh plain. Assigned to the tribal territory of Naphtali (Josh 19:36).
Hazor of Galilee, Critical Issues
Hazor of Galilee, Archaeology of Overview of major findings from the archaeological excavations at the site identified as the biblical city of Hazor.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Hezron (Place)
HEZRON (PLACE) [ḥeṣrôn]. Station named in the description of the extreme S border of the tribal allotment of Judah (Josh 15:3). This place, whose name seems to mean “enclosure,” is located between Kadesh-barnea and Addar. Alt (1953) has persuasively argued that the border list of Joshua 15 is derived
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Hezron (Place)
Hezron (Place). Town on Judah’s border (Jos 15:3). In Numbers 34:4 it probably forms part of the name Hazar-addar.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Hezron
Hezron hezʹron [Heb. ḥeṣrôn—‘enclosure’]. A town on the southern border of Judah between Kadesh-barnea and Addar (Josh. 15:3); the parallel passage Nu. 34:4 mentions Hazar-addar, which may be a combination of Hezron and Addar or a neighboring town. Conder suggested that the name has survived in Jebel
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Hezron (Place)
HEZRON (Place) Town on Judah’s border (Jos 15:3). In Numbers 34:4 it probably forms part of the name Hazar-addar.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Hezron
Hezron (hez´ruhn).1 The third son of Reuben and an ancestor of the Hezronites, a family group belonging to the Reubenite tribe (Gen. 49:6; Exod. 6:14; Num. 26:6; 1 Chron. 5:3).2 The son of Perez and grandson of Judah; he was an ancestor of a Hezronite family group who belonged to the tribe of Judah
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Hezron (Place)
Hezron (Heb. ḥeṣrôn) (PLACE)A place on the extreme southern border of the territory allotted to Judah (Josh. 15:3), apparently between Kadesh-barnea and Addar. Hazar-addar in Num. 34:4 may be a mistaken conflation of Hezron and Addar from the list at Josh. 15:3. The site may be ʿAin Qedeis (100999),
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
Hezron (Place)
HEZRON [hĕzˊrən] (Heb. ḥeṣrôn “enclosure”) (PLACE). † A city on the southern border of Judah, west of Kadesh-barnea (Josh. 15:3). At Num. 34:4 the name is combined with Addar; scholars are uncertain whether the compound name or the listing as separate sites is correct. The precise location of
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Hezron
HEZ´RON (hezʹron).1. The third son of Reuben (Gen. 46:9; Ex. 6:14; 1 Chron. 4:1; 5:3). His descendants were called Hezronites (Num. 26:6).2. The elder of the two sons of Perez and grandson of Judah (Gen. 46:12; Ruth 4:18–19; 1 Chron. 2:5, 9, 18, 21, 24–25; cf. Matt. 1:3; Luke 3:3, where the KJV renders
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Hezron
Hezronenclosed. (1.) One of the sons of Reuben (Gen. 46:9; Ex. 6:14). (2.) The older of the two sons of Pharez (Gen. 46:12). (3.) A plain in the south of Judah, west of Kadesh-barnea (Josh. 15:3).
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
Hezron
HezronHezron (hezʹruhn). 1 The father of a Reubenite tribe (Gen. 49:6; Exod. 6:14; Num. 26:6; 1 Chron. 5:3). 2 The father of a Judean tribe (Gen. 46:12; Ruth 4:18–19; Matt. 1:3; Luke 3:33). 3 A city on the south border of Judah (Josh. 15:3).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Hezron
HEZRON [HEZ rahn] (enclosure) — the name of two men and one town in the Old Testament:1. A son of Reuben and founder of the Hezronites (Gen. 46:9).2. A founder of a tribal family (Gen. 46:12) and an ancestor of Jesus (Matt. 1:3; Esrom, KJV).3. A town on the southern border of Judah (Josh. 15:3).
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