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Ibleam
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Ibleam
Ibleam (יִבְלְעָם‎, yivle'am). A town in the territory of Issachar but assigned to Manasseh (Josh 17:11). The Manassites failed to drive out its Canaanite inhabitants (Judg 1:27).
Bileam
Bileam (בִּלְעָם‎, bil'am). A town in the western territory of Manasseh assigned to the Kohathite Levites (1 Chr 6:70).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Ibleam (Place)
IBLEAM (PLACE) [Heb yiblĕʿām (יִבְלְעָם)]. Var. BILEAM. A town in the territory of Issachar, given to Manasseh, but from which Manasseh could not drive out the Canaanite inhabitants (Josh 17:11–12; Judg 1:27). Ibleam was an important city in the Bronze Age, mentioned as a royal city in Egyptian archives
Bileam (Place)
BILEAM (PLACE) [Heb bilʿām (בִּלְעָם)]. A levitical town located in the territory of Manasseh (1 Chr 6:55). It is probably a variant form of IBLEAM, and therefore to be associated with Tell Belʿameh (M.R. 177205).
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Ibleam
Ibleam. City in Manasseh’s territory (Jos 17:11; Jgs 1:27; 2 Kgs 9:27), perhaps identifiable with Bileam, a levitical city west of the Jordan River between Samaria and Jezreel (1 Chr 6:70).See Levitical Cities.
Bileam
Bileam. Alternate name for Ibleam, a levitical city in Manasseh’s territory, in 1 Chronicles 6:70.See Ibleam.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Ibleam
Ibleam ib̄tʹlə-am, ib̄tʹĺe-əm [Heb. yiḇleʿām; Gk. Ieblaam]. A fortified city with its villages, apparently located in or near the territory of Issachar, but included in the northern part of the territory assigned to the half-tribe of Manasseh that settled W of the Jordan, when Canaan was divided
Bileam
Bileam bilʹē-əm [Heb. bil‘ām; Gk. Iblaam]. A town in the territory of Manasseh assigned to the Kohathite Levites (1 Ch. 6:70), probably the same as Ibleam (Josh. 17:11; etc.), and identical with the modern Tell Bel`ameh, half a mile S of Jenîn.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Ibleam
IBLEAM City in Manasseh’s territory (Jos 17:11; Jgs 1:27; 2 Kgs 9:27), perhaps identifiable with Bileam, a Levitical city west of the Jordan River between Samaria and Jezreel (1 Chr 6:70). See Levitical Cities.
Bileam
BILEAM Alternate name for Ibleam, a Levitical city in Manasseh’s territory, in 1 Chronicles 6:70. See Ibleam.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Ibleam
Ibleam (ib´lee-uhm), a strongly fortified town near one of the southern passes into the Esdraelon Plain. It is to be identified with modern Khirbet Bel‘ameh located a quarter mile south of Jenin. Ibleam is mentioned in a fifteenth-century list of Canaanite towns that Pharaoh Thutmose III claims to have
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Ibleam
IBLEAM. A Canaanite city in northern Manasseh, whose territory extended to Issachar (Josh 17:11), and in (1 Chr 6:70) called Bileam (q.v.). However, the native inhabitants were never expelled and continued to live alongside the Israelites (Jdg 1:27). King Ahaziah of Judah was slain by Jehu’s men near
Bileam
BILEAM. A town of Manasseh W of Jordan assigned to the Levite family of Kohath (1 Chr 6:70). See Ibleam.
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Ibleam
IBLEAM. A Canaanite town in the N borderland of Manasseh, whose territory extended to (not ‘in’) Issachar (Jos. 17:11; Y. Kaufmann, The Biblical Account of the Conquest of Palestine, 1953, p. 38). During the Israelite settlement, its Canaanite inhabitants were subdued, not expelled (Jdg. 1:27). The site
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Ibleam
Ibleam (Heb. yiḇlĕʿām)A city located within the tribal boundaries of Issachar and Asher but given to the tribe of Manasseh (Josh. 17:11–12; Judg. 1:27). The city was not conquered until the time of the United Monarchy. It may have been allotted to the Levites (Josh. 21:25 LXX; cf. Bileam in 1 Chr.
Bileam
Bileam (Heb. bilʾām)A city in the western portion of the half tribe of Manasseh, assigned as a levitical city of the Kohathite clan (1 Chr. 6:70 [MT 55]). The name is most likely a variant form of Ibleam (Josh. 17:11; Judg. 1:27).Troy K. Rappold
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Ibleam
Ibleam [ĭbˊlĭ əm] (Heb. yiḇle˓ām “confusion of the people”). A city in the tribal territory of Issachar, between Jezreel and Megiddo (2 Kgs. 9:27), assigned to Manasseh (Josh. 17:11) though not immediately conquered (Judg. 1:27). R. G. Boling and G. E. Wright (Joshua. AB 6 [1982]: 413) read “near”
Bileam
Bileam [bĭlˊĭ əm] (Heb. bil˓ām). A levitical city in western Manasseh (1 Chr. 6:70), probably the same as Ibleam.
The Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land
Ibleam
IBLEAM One of the ancient cities of Canaan named in the list of conquests of Tuthmosis III. It was in the territory of Issachar, but was given to Manasseh (Josh. 17:11–13). In the Israelite conquest of Canaan it was not taken, but had to pay tribute. In the later Israelite period it is mentioned in conjunction
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Ibleam
IBLEAM A city in the territory of Issachar; it was later given to Manasseh, although the Israelites were unable to oust the Canaanite inhabitants (Josh 17:11–12; Judg 1:27). It was also a Levitical city (1 Chr 6:55).
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