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Jagur
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Jagur
Jagur (יָגוּר‎, yagur). A city near Edom along the southern border of land assigned to the tribe of Judah (Josh 15:21).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Jagur (Place)
JAGUR (PLACE) [Heb yāgûr (יָגוּר)]. A settlement of the tribe of Judah (Josh 15:21). Jagur is only mentioned once, in Josh 15:21, where it is listed among the settlements occupied by Judah in the aftermath of the conquest. Though the present literary context of the Judean town list is set in the period
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Jagur
Jagur. Place in the extreme southern part of Israel, near Edom, inherited by Judah’s tribe soon after the conquest (Jos 15:21). Its location is unknown.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Jagur
Jagur jâʹgər [Heb. yāg̱ûr]. An unidentified town on the Edomite frontier of Judah in the south (Josh. 15:21), perhaps Tell Gur, 16 km (10 mi) E of Beer-sheba.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Jagur
JAGUR Place in the extreme southern part of Israel, near Edom, inherited by Judah’s tribe soon after the Conquest (Jos 15:21).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Jagur
JAGUR. A town in the SE part of Judah, near the border of Edom (Josh 15:21). The site is unknown; however, it may be the same as Gur-Baal, modern Tell Ghurr, eight miles E of Beer-sheba.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Jagur
Jagur (Heb. yāg̱ûr)A city in the southern part of Judah near Edom (Josh. 15:21), most likely Khirbet el-Gharrah (148071), ca. 18 km. (11 mi.) E of Beer-sheba.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Jagur
Jagur [jāˊgər] (Heb. yāg̱ûr “may [God] sojourn [with him/them]”). A city in the southern part of Judah near Edom (Josh. 15:21), most likely Tell Gur, about 16 km. (10 mi.) east of Beer-sheba.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Jagur
Ja´gur (lodging), a town of Judah, one of those farthest to the south, on the frontier of Edom. Josh. 15:21.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Jagur
JA´GUR (jaʹger). A town of southern Judea on the border of Edom, mentioned (Josh. 15:21) as part of the portion of Judah. Probably Tell Gur, ten miles E of Beersheba.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Jagur
Jagurplace of sojourn, a city on the southern border of Judah (Josh. 15:21).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Jagur
JAGUR [JAY gur] (he dwells) — a town in southeastern Judah, near the border with Edom (Josh. 15:21).
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