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Ir-Shemesh
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Ir-Shemesh
Ir-Shemesh (עִיר שֶׁמֶשׁ‎, ir shemesh). A name for Beth-Shemesh of Judah used in in Josh 19:41.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Ir-Shemesh (Place)
IR-SHEMESH (PLACE) [Heb ʿı̂r šemeš (עִיר שֶׁמֶשׁ)]. A town in the territory of Dan (Josh 19:41), which is also known as BETH-SHEMESH (M.R. 147128). The name of the site means “city of the sun.”Raphael Greenberg
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Ir-shemesh
Ir-shemesh. City allotted to Dan’s tribe for an inheritance (Jos 19:41), probably identical with Beth-shemesh.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Ir-Shemesh
Ir-Shemesh ir-sheʹməsh [Heb. ʿîr-šemeš—‘city of the sun’] (Josh. 19:41). A city originally allocated to Dan but later designated as a city of Judah (2 K. 14:11). See Bethshemesh.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Ir-Shemesh
IR-SHEMESH City allotted to Dan’s tribe for an inheritance (Jos 19:41), probably identical with Beth-shemesh.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Ir-Shemesh
IR-SHEMESH. A city of Dan, apparently the same as Beth-shemesh q.v. and connected with Mount Heres (Josh 19:41).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Ir-Shemesh
Ir-Shemesh (Heb. ʿɩ̂r-šemeš) (also BETH-SHEMESH)A Canaanite city (“city of the sun”) allocated to the tribe of Dan (Josh. 19:41); probably the same as Har-heres, which the Danites were unable to conquer (8:35). Called elsewhere Beth-shemesh (1), the site has been identified as Tell er-Rumeileh (1477.1286).
Beth-Shemesh
Beth-Shemesh (Heb. bêṯ šemeš)1. A city (lit., “house of the sun”) occupying a small rise near the juncture of the Sorek Valley and the fosse along the western base of the hill country formed by the Wadi Ghurab and Wadi en-Najil. The city was apportioned to the tribe of Dan, but never conquered and
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Ir-Shemesh
Ir-Shemesh [ĭr shĕmˊĭsh] (Heb. ˓îr-šemeš “city of the sun”).† A Canaanite city allocated to the tribe of Dan (Josh. 19:41); probably the same as Har-heres, which the Danites were unable to conquer (1:35). Called elsewhere Beth-shemesh (1), the site has been identified as Tell er-Rumeileh.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Ir-shemesh
Ir-she´mesh (city of the sun), a city of the Danites, Josh. 19:41, probably identical with Beth-shemesh.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Ir-Shemesh
IR-SHE´MESH (ir-sheʹmesh; “city of the sun”), Ir She´mesh (NIV). A city of Dan, on the border between Eshtaol and Shaalabbin (Josh. 19:41), the same as Beth-shemesh (1 Kings 4:9).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Ir Shemesh
IR SHEMESH [ur SHEM esh] (city of the sun) — a city of the tribe of Dan near the border of Judah (Josh. 19:41). Ir Shemesh is apparently identical with Beth Shemesh (Josh. 15:10; 21:16; Judg. 1:33).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
IR-SHEMESH
IR-SHEMESH<ur-she’-mesh>, <ir-she’-mesh> ([עִיר שֶׁמֶשׁ‎, ̀ir shemesh], “city of the sun”).See BETHSHEMESH; HERES.
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