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Hill Country of the Amorites
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Hill Country of the Amorites
Amorites, Hill Country of the (הַ֥ר הָֽאֱמֹרִי‎, har ha'emoriy). The range of hills west of the Jordan river (Deut 1:7–24).
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Amorites, Hill Country (Mount) of the
Amorites, Hill Country (Mount) of the. Central mountainous region between the plains of Philistia, Sharon, and Phoenicia on the west, and the valley of the Jordan on the east. While the kjv uses “mount,” most modern translations use “hill country” (rsv) or “highlands” (jb) because the phrase does not
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Mount of the Amorites
Mount of the Amorites The AV translation of Heb har hāʾĕmōrî, in Dt. 1:7, 19f (RSV, NEB, “hill country of the Amorites”; cf. vv 24, 44; Nu. 13:29; Josh. 10:6; etc.). The reference is probably to the central mountainous regions later assigned to Judah and Ephraim; but some commentators take it to
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Amorites, Hill Country (Mount) of the
AMORITES, HILL COUNTRY (Mount*) OF THE Central mountainous region between the plains of Philistia, Sharon, and Phoenicia on the west and the valley of the Jordan on the east. While the kjv uses “mount,” most modern translations use “hill country” because the phrase does not denote a single mountain but
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Mountain of the Amorites
The Lebanon Mountains and Dog River. HFVMOUNTAIN OF THE AMORITES. A general term referring to the hilly or mountainous region inhabited by the Amorites in the time of Moses and Joshua (Deut 1:7, 19–20; cf. Num 13:29; Josh 10:6). The area is roughly that dominated by the five kings of the Amorite league
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Mountain of the Amorites
Mountain of the Amorites, specifically mentioned Deut. 1:19, 20; comp. 44. It seems to be the range which rises abruptly from the plateau of et-Tih, south of Judea, running from a little south of west to north of east, and of which the extremities are the Jebel Araif en-Nakah westward and Jebel el-Mukrah
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Mount of the Amorites
Mount of the Amoritesthe range of hills which rises abruptly in the wilderness of et-Tih (“the wandering”), mentioned Deut. 1:19, 20, “that great and terrible wilderness.”
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Mountains of the Amorites
MOUNTAINS OF THE AMORITES — the hill country of Judah and Ephraim (Deut. 1:7, 20).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
MOUNT OF THE AMORITES
MOUNT OF THE AMORITES“Hill-country of the Amorites” (Dt 1:7, 20, 24; compare Nu 13:29; Josh 10:6, etc.)): The region intended is that afterward known as the hill country of Judah and Ephraim, but sometimes “Amorites” is used as a general designation for all the inhabitants of Canaan (Gen
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Mount of the Amorites
MOUNT OF THE AMORITES KJV designation for the hill country of Judah and Ephraim (Deut. 1:7, 20).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Mount of the Amorites
MOUNT OF THE AMORITES (“hill-country of the Amorites” [Dt 1:7, 20, 24; cf Nu 13:29; Josh 10:6, etc]): The region intended is that afterward known as the hill country of Judah and Ephraim, but sometimes “Amorites” is used as a general designation for all the inhabitants of Canaan (Gen 15:16; Josh 24:8,