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Hill Country of the Amalekites
Mount of the Amalekites • Mountains of the Amalekites
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Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Amalekites, Hill Country (Mount) of the
Amalekites, Hill Country (Mount) of the. An area near Pirathon in Ephraim, probably about six miles west of Shechem (Jgs 12:15). It is mentioned in the Hebrew Bible but not in the Greek manuscripts of the OT. Some scholars find the reference confusing; however, it is possible that based on Judges 5:14
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Mount of the Amalekites
Mount of the Amalekites The AV rendering of Heb har hāʿamālēqî in Jgs. 12:15 (RSV “hill country of the Amalekites”; NEB “hill of the Amalekite”). The Amalekites were a nomadic tribe generally associated with the valleys (cf. Nu. 14:25) and hill country (vv 40–45) of the Negeb (13:29). From this
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Amalekites, Hill Country (Mount) of the
AMALEKITES, HILL COUNTRY (Mount*) OF THE An area near Pirathon in Ephraim, probably about six miles (9.6 kilometers) west of Shechem (Jgs 12:15). It is mentioned in the Hebrew Bible but not in the Greek manuscripts of the OT. Some scholars find the reference confusing; however, it is possible that an
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Mount of the Amalekites
The Mount of Olives seen through the facade of the Temple area. HFVMOUNT OF THE AMALEKITES. Called “hill country of the Amalekites” in Jdg 12:15 (RSV). The Amalekites are usually connected with the Negeb where Kadesh-barnea was located (Num 14:25), but appear from Jdg 5:14 to have had a settlement
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Amalekites Mount of
Am´alekites, Mount of, a mountain in Ephraim, Judges 12:15, probably so named because the Amalekites once held possession of it.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Mount of the Amalekites
Mount of the Amalekitesa place near Pirathon (q.v.), in the tribe of Ephraim (Judg. 12:15).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Mountains of the Amalekites
MOUNTAINS OF THE AMALEKITES — a place in the land of Ephraim connected with Pirathon, the town where Abdon died (Judg. 12:15).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
MOUNT OF THE AMALEKITES
MOUNT OF THE AMALEKITES“Hill-country of the Amalekites” (Jdg 12:15)): The Amalekites are usually connected with the valley (Nu 14:25; Jdg 7:12), but appear from this passage to have had a settlement in the hill country of Ephraim.See AMALEKITES.
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Mount of the Amalekites
MOUNT OF THE AMALEKITES Mountainous region in the territory of Ephraim (Judg. 12:15; cp. the Hebrew “in Amalek” of 5:14). Some interpreters dispute a connection with the desert tribe of the same name.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Mount of the Amalekites
MOUNT OF THE AMALEKITES (“hill-country of the Amalekites” [Jgs 12:15]): The Amalekites are usually connected with the valley (Nu 14:25; Jgs 7:12), but appear from this passage to have had a settlement in the hill country of Ephraim. See Amalekites.