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Hosah (town)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Hosah
Hosah (חֹסָה‎, chosah). A town south of Tyre on Asher’s border (Josh 19:29).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Hosah (Place)
HOSAH (PLACE) [Heb ḥōsâ (חֹסָה)]. A town located in the territory of the tribe of Asher (Josh 19:29). Hosah occurs immediately after the fortified city of Tyre, so some scholars (GP 2: 12; LBHG, 436) have suggested that the OT Hosah was identical to the Usu mentioned in extrabiblical texts as the
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Hosah (Place)
Hosah (Place). City south of Tyre on Asher’s border (Jos 19:29). Its exact location is unknown.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Hosah
Hosah hōʹsə [Heb. ḥōsâ; Gk. B Iasi (e)ph]. A city on the border of Asher, in the neighborbood of Tyre (Josh. 19:29). The LXX B reading may suggest identification with Kefr Yasîf, NE of Acre. It is possible that Hosah represents the Assyrian Usu. Some scholars think that Usu was the Assyrian name
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Hosah
HOSAH1. A border city of Asher, S or SE of Tyre (Josh 19:29). The exact location is uncertain; possibly to be identified with modern Khirbet el-Hosh. Moore suggests identification with Assyrian USU of Sennacherib’s Taylor Cylinder (ICC, Judges, p. 51), which in turn may be the mainland settlement of
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Hosah (Place)
Hosah (Heb. ḥōsâ) (PLACE)A city on the northern boundary of Asher, in the vicinity of Tyre (Josh. 19:29). Most likely the Usu of Egyptian and Assyrian inscriptions, Hosah may be identified with modern Tell Rashīdīyeh (170293), 4 km. (2.5 mi.) S of Tyre.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Hosah (Place)
HOSAH [hōˊzə] (Heb. ḥōsâ “refuge”) (PLACE). A city on the northern boundary of Asher, in the vicinity of Tyre (Josh. 19:29). Most likely the Usu of Egyptian and Assyrian inscriptions, Hosah may be identified with modern Tell Rashīdīyeh, 4 km. (2.5 mi.) south of Tyre.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Hosah
Ho´sah (refuge), a city of Asher, Josh. 19:29, the next landmark on the boundary to Tyre.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Hosah
HO´SAH (hōʹsa; “hopeful”).1. A city of Asher, at a point on the boundary line where it turned from the direction of Tyre toward Achzib (Josh. 19:29); location unknown.2. A Levite of the family of Merari who, with thirteen of his relatives, was appointed gatekeeper to the Ark after its arrival in Jerusalem
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Hosah
Hosahrefuge. (1.) A place on the border of the tribe of Asher (Josh. 19:29), a little to the south of Zidon.(2.) A Levite of the family of Merari (1 Chr. 16:38).
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
Hosah
HosahHosah (hohʹsah; Heb., ‘refuge’ or ‘protection’). 1 A porter (gatekeeper) in the time of David (1 Chron. 16:38; 26:10). 2 A village of Asher (Josh. 19:29), possibly the same as Uzu near Tyre.
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