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Jabneel
Jabne-el • Jabneh • Jamnia
Dictionaries
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Jabneel (Place)
JABNEEL (PLACE) [Heb yabnĕʾēl (יַבְנְאֵל)]. Var. JABNEH. 1. A town along the N border of the tribe of Judah (Josh 15:11), which is probably the same Philistine town (Heb yabnēh) conquered by Uzziah, king of Judah (2 Chr 26:6). Two essentially unexcavated sites named “Jabneh” are attested in the region:
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Jabneel
Jabneel. 1. Alternate name for the town Jabneh in Judah’s tribe (Jos 15:11).See Jabneh.2. Town in Galilee near Tiberias which described part of Naphtali’s southern border (Jos 19:33). It was located south of modern Jabneel.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Jabneel
JABNEEL1. Alternate name for the town Jabneh in Judah’s tribe (Jos 15:11). See Jabneh.2. Town of Galilee near Tiberias, on Naphtali’s southern border (Jos 19:33). It was located south of modern Jabneel.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Jabneel
Jabneel (jab´nee-uhl; Heb., “God is builder”).1 A city in northwest Judah (Josh. 15:11). Throughout much of biblical history, control over Jabneel fluctuated between Judah and Philistia. Jabneel is called Jabneh in 2 Chron. 26:6 and Jamnia in 1 Macc. 4:15; 5:58; 2 Macc. 12:8–9. According to some (questionable)
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Jabneel
JABNEELRemains of a public building of Ahab’s day at the city of Hazor. HFV1. A town on the NW border of Judah (Josh 15:11) four miles inland from the Mediterranean Sea and nine miles NE of Ashdod. It is probably to be identified with Jabneh, a Philistine city which was captured by Uzziah (2 Chr
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Jabneel
JABNEEL (Heb. yaḇne’ēl, ‘God (El) causes to build’), a name, of which a comparable form Jabni-ilu occurs in the Amarna letters, which is used of two places in the Bible.1. A city on the SW boundary of Judah (Jos. 15:11) and probably to be identified with Jabneh, a Philistine city which was captured
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Jabneel
Jabneel (Heb. yaḇnĕʾēl) (also JABNEH)1. A town on the southern border of the tribe of Judah (Josh. 15:11). Jabneel is identified with either Yibna (126141) S of Naḥal Sorek or Yavneh-yam (121147) on the Mediterranean coast. Control over Jabneel oscillated between Judah and Philistia. During Uzziah’s
The Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land
Jabneh; Jabneel; Jamnia
JABNEH; JABNEEL; JAMNIA a) A town in the northern part of the territory of Judah, close to the Mediterranean coast (Josh. 15:11), and one of the cities of the Philistines whose walls were breached by Uzziah, King of Judah (2 Chr. 26:6). Known in the Hellenistic period as lamania, it was at one time the
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Jabneel
JABNEEL (Hebrew, “God will build”) Also called Jabneh and later Jamnia, a town in the northwest corner of Judah (Josh 15:11), located to the south of Joppa and four miles from the Mediterranean; the town is probably the modern Yavneh. Jabneel was captured from the Philistines by King Uzziah of Judah
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Jabne-el
Jab´ne-el (building of God).1. One of the points on the northern boundary of Judah, not quite at the sea, though near it. Josh. 15:11. There is no sign, however, of its ever having been occupied by Judah. Josephus attributes it to the Danites. There was a constant struggle going on between that tribe