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Ituraea
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Ituraea
Ituraea (Ἰτουραῖος, Itouraios,; יְטוּר‎, yetur,). Also spelled Iturea. A region north of Galilee.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Ituraea (Place)
ITURAEA (PLACE) [Gk Itouraı́a (Ἰτουραία)]. ITURAEANS. A short-lived principality located in the Biqâʿ valley of Lebanon, founded by an Arab tribe of N Transjordan, who migrated into the Biqâʿ valley in the course of the 2d century b.c. Ituraea became a Roman vassal state in 63 b.c. and was split
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Ituraea
Ituraea. Small province mentioned with Trachonitis as forming the tetrarchy of Philip, brother of Herod the Great, during the reign of Tiberius Caesar (Lk 3:1). A reasonable assumption places Ituraea northeast of the Sea of Galilee and south of Mt Hermon, but its location and boundaries have been much
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Ituraea
Ituraea i-tūr-ēʹəl, oo̅ʹkal [Gk. Itouraioi, Ityraioi, Itouraia (xó̄ra)—‘(land) of the Ituraeans’]. A region along the Lebanon and Anti-Lebanon Ranges deriving its name from the Jetureans, an Arab tribe descended from Ishmael through Jetur (Gen. 25:15; 1 Ch. 1:31), who had formerly lived in Transjordan
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Ituraea, Iturea, Itureans
ITURAEA*, ITUREA, ITUREANS* Small province mentioned with Trachonitis as forming the tetrarchy of Philip, brother of Herod the Great, during the reign of Tiberius Caesar (Lk 3:1). A reasonable assumption places Iturea northeast of the Sea of Galilee and in the area of Mt Hermon, but its location and
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Ituraea
Ituraea (it´yoor-ee´uh), an area northeast of the Sea of Galilee. In Luke 3:1, it is identified, together with Trachonitis, as belonging to the territory ruled by Philip, son of Herod the Great and brother of Herod Antipas. Ituraea was the region occupied by the tribe descended from Jetur, son of Ishmael
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Ituraea
ITURAEA. This term appears only once in the Scriptures (Lk 3:1), where it designates a portion of the territory ruled over by Philip, the son of Herod the Great and brother of Herod Antipas. It was adjacent to Trachonitis in NE Palestine, beyond the Jordan River. It received its name from Jetur, son
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Ituraea
ITURAEA (Gk. Itouraia, Lk. 3:1). The name, mentioned in conjunction with *Trachonitis, almost certainly comes from Heb. yeṭûr (av ‘Jetur’), a son of Ishmael (Gn. 25:15–16; 1 Ch. 1:31), mentioned also as a tribe at war with the Israelites E of the Jordan (1 Ch. 5:19). Little or nothing is known of them
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Ituraea
Ituraea (Gk. Itouraɩ́a)An area of the Beqaʿ Valley of southern Lebanon which came under the jurisdiction of the Tetrarch Philip, son of Herod the Great, after the latter’s death in 4 b.c.e. (Luke 3:1). The name derives from that of an Arab tribe of north Transjordan that settled in the Beqaʿ Valley
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Ituraea
Ituraea [ĭtˊŏor ēˊə] (Gk. Itouraia “land of the Ituraeans”). A region to the northeast of Galilee, part of the tetrarchy of Philip (Luke 3:1). The name comes from the Ituraeans, a people of Ishmaelite stock (the Jetur of Gen. 25:15; 1 Chr. 1:31; 5:19).The Ituraeans were driven from their original
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Ituræa
Ituræ´a (land of Jether), a small province on the northwestern border of Palestine, lying along the base of Mount Hermon, only mentioned in Luke 3:1. Jetur the son of Ishmael gave his name, like the rest of his brethren, to the little province he colonized. Gen. 25:15, 16. It adjoined Trachonitis, and