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Jabneh
Excerpt from the Lexham Bible Dictionary, the most advanced Bible dictionary.
Also called Jabneel. A town located on the northern border of the land assigned to Judah (Josh 15:11), which King Uzziah took from the Philistines (2 Chr 26:6). Josephus assigned Jabneh to the tribe of Dan (Antiquities, 5.1.22). Later, it was a major player in the wars between the Maccabees and the Syrians.
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Jabneh
Jabneh of Judah (יַבְנְאֵל‎, yavne'el). Also called Jabneel. A town located on the northern border of the land assigned to Judah (Josh 15:11), which King Uzziah took from the Philistines (2 Chr 26:6). Josephus assigned Jabneh to the tribe of Dan (Antiquities, 5.1.22). Later, it was a major player in the
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
Jabneh
Jabneh. Biblical city on the coastal plain between Jaffa and Ashdod, first mentioned as Jabneel, on the northern border of the tribe of Judah (Jos 15:11). It is mentioned together with the Philistine cities Gath and Ashdod, whose walls were breached by Uzziah, king of Judah (2 Chr 26:6). In the Middle
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Jabneel
1. Also JABNEH jabʹnə [Heb. yaḇneh—‘he causes to build’; Gk. Iabnē]; Josephus, Apoc., JAMNIA jaim’ni-ə [Gk. Iamneia]; AV Apoc., NEB Apoc., also JEMNAAN (Jth. 2:28). A town on the northern border of Judah, about 6 km (4 mi) from the Mediterranean Sea on the Nahr Rubin. It had a port a short distance
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Jabneh
JABNEH Biblical city on the coastal plain between Joppa (modern Jaffa) and Ashdod, first mentioned as Jabneel, on the northern border of the tribe of Judah (Jos 15:11). It is mentioned together with the Philistine cities Gath and Ashdod, whose walls were breached by Uzziah, king of Judah (2 Chr 26:6).
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)
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
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Jabneh
Jabneh [jăbˊnə] (Heb. yaḇneh “he causes to build”). An alternate name for Jabneel (1) (2 Chr. 26:6).
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
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Jabneh
JAB´NEH (jabʹne; “he [God] causes to be built”). Probably the same as Jabneel no. 1, a point on the northern boundary of Judah between Mt. Baalah and the Mediterranean Sea. There was a constant struggle between the Danites and the Philistines, and it is not surprising that we find Jabneh in the hands
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
JABNEEL; JABNEH
JABNEEL; JABNEH<jab’-ne-el>, <jab’-ne> ([יַבְנְאֵל‎, yabhne’el], “God is builder”; Septuagint [Λεβνά, Lebna], Swete reads Lemna; the Apocrypha has [ Ἰαμνία, Iamnia], [ Ἰαμνεία, Iamneia]):1. A town on the northern border of the land assigned to Judah, near the western sea, mentioned in connection
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