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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Iim
Iim (עִיִּים‎, iyyim). A city in southern Judah near the border with Edom (Josh 15:29).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Iim (Place)
IIM (PLACE) [Heb ʿiyyı̂m (עִיִּים)]. A settlement of the tribe of Judah mentioned only once, in Josh 15:29, where it is listed among the settlements occupied by Judah in the aftermath of the conquest. This section of the list parallels passages in Josh 19:3 and 1 Chr 4:29 which record the towns of Simeon.
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Iim
Iim. 1. kjv rendering of Iyim, a shortened form of Iye-abarim, in Numbers 33:45.See Iye-abarim, Iyim.2. Town near Edom in the southern portion of the land assigned to Judah’s tribe for an inheritance (Jos 15:29). Its exact location is unknown.
Iye-abarim, Iyim
Iye-abarim, Iyim. Israelite camping place on the southeast border of Moab during the wilderness wanderings (Nm 33:44; kjv Ijeabarim). Its exact site is unknown. In verse 45 the town is called Iyim (kjv Iim), which is a shortened form of Iye-abarim.See Wilderness Wanderings.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Iim
Iim īʹim [Heb. ʿîyîm (Josh. 15:29)]; NEB IYIM. (The NEB rendering is preferable, since it better reflects the Hebrew.) An unidentified town in the extreme south of the territory of Judah, toward the border of Edom.
Iyim
Iyim īʹyim [Heb. ʿîyîm—‘heaps, mounds’ (Nu. 33:45)]; AV IIM. A short form of Iye-abarim.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Iim
IIM1. kjv rendering of Iyim, a shortened form of Iye-abarim, in Numbers 33:45. See Iye-abarim, Iyim.2. Town near Edom in the southern portion of the land assigned to Judah’s tribe for an inheritance (Jos 15:29).
Iye-Abarim, Iyim
IYE-ABARIM, IYIM* Israelite camping place on the southeast border of Moab during the wilderness wanderings (Nm 33:44). In verse 45 the town is called Iyim, which is a shortened form of Iye-abarim.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Iim
IIM1. The contracted form of Ije-abarim, one of the encampments of the Israelites during their exodus from Egypt (Num 33:44–45).2. A town in the territory of Judah near Edom, the exact location of which is uncertain (Josh 15:29).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Iim
Iim (Heb. ʿɩ̂yɩ̂m)A town within the southern portion of Judah’s inheritance (Josh. 15:29). The name is missing from similar lists recording towns reassigned to Simeon (Josh. 19:3; 1 Chr. 4:29). The context suggests a location in the Negeb, perhaps Deir el-Gawi (142068), 19 km. (12 mi.) NE of Beer-sheba.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Iyim
Iyim [īˊyĭm] (Heb. ˓îyîm “mounds”).* A contracted form of Iye-abarim (Num. 33:45; KJV “Iim”).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Iim
I´im (ruins).1. The partial or contracted form of the name Ije-abarim. Num. 33:45.2. A town in the extreme south of Judah. Josh. 15:29.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Iim
I´IM (iʹim; “heaps, ruins”). A city in the extreme S of Judah (Josh. 15:29), and doubtless included within the territory of Simeon, as the associated places were (cf. 19:3). It is probably to be identified with the ruins of Deir el-Ghawi, near Ummin Deimneh. See also Iye-abarim; Iyim.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Iim
Iimruins. (1.) A city in the south of Judah (Josh. 15:29).(2.) One of the stations of the Israelites in the wilderness (Num. 33:45).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Ijim
IJIM [EYE yem] (heaps, ruins) — the name of an encampment and a city in the Old Testament:1. An encampment of the Israelites during their wilderness wandering, after the Exodus from Egypt (Num. 33:45; Iim, KJV; Iyim, NASB, REB, NIV, NRSV).2. A city in southern Judah (Josh. 15:29; Iim, KJV, NRSV, NASB,