Jabneel (of Naphtali)
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
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
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
2. A town of Naphtali (Josh. 19:33). The site is likely modern Yemmā, about 6 km (4 mi) SW of the Sea of Galilee.Bibliography.—S. W. Baron, Social and Religious History of the Jews (8 vols., 2nd ed 1952); M. I. Dimont, Jews, God, and History (1962); S. Landman and B. Efron, Story Withouth End (1949).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
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
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
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 (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 (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