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Jebus
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Jebus
Jebus (יְבוּס‎, yevus). The city of the Jebusites. A designation for Jerusalem. Located in the hill country of Judah.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Jebus (Place)
JEBUS (PLACE) [Heb yĕbûs (יְבוּס)]. JEBUSITE. The name of the city where the Jebusites lived, which is used as the pre-Israelite name for Jerusalem.A. Relationship and Use of TermsB. Use in Lists of NationsC. Ethnic OriginD. Geographic LocationE. Historical DataA. Relationship and Use of Terms
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Jebus, Jebusi, Jebusite
Jebus, Jebusi, Jebusite. Walled city, lying on the boundary between Judah and Benjamin, conquered by David; thereafter it was known as the “city of David,” or ancient Jerusalem. Its occupants were Jebusites (kjv Jebusi, Jos 18:16). They were one of the several clans or tribes collectively known as Canaanites
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Jebus
Jebus jēʹbəs JEBUSITE jebʹyə-sīt [Heb. yeḇûs; hayeḇûsî]; AV JEBUSI (Josh. 18:16, 28). The name “Jebusite” described an ethnic group living in the uplands of Canaan (Nu. 13:29; Josh. 11:3) near Jerusalem (Josh. 15:8; 18:16). A comparatively small clan, they claimed descent from the third son
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Jebus
JEBUS, JEBUSITE Walled city, lying on the boundary between Judah and Benjamin, conquered by David; thereafter, it was known as the “city of David,” or ancient Jerusalem. Its occupants were Jebusites (Jos 18:16). They were one of the several clans or tribes collectively known as Canaanites (Gn 10:15–16).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Jebus
Jebus (jee´buhs), a village in central Canaan. The Jebusites were children of Canaan (Gen. 10:16). Jebus is not mentioned in ancient Near Eastern texts outside the Bible and the origin of the city remains obscure. Nevertheless, it is clear from the references to the Jebusites that they were a powerful
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Jebus
JEBUS, JEBUSITES. Jebus refers in the OT to a name for pre-Davidic Jerusalem (Josh 15:8; 18:28; Jdg 19:10; 1 Chr 11:4), derived from the clan name of its inhabitants who occupied the site during most of the 2nd mil. b.c. (although “Jebusite” is used also of their descendants in later times; cf. (1 Kgs
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Jebus
Jebus (Heb. yĕḇûs)Pre-Israelite Jerusalem, the city David captured from the Jebusites (2 Sam. 5:6–9). The name, found only in Judg. 19:10–11; 1 Chr. 11:4–5, was perhaps derived from that of the clan that occupied the site prior to Israelite occupation. The Hebrew term means “to tread down” or “to
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Jebus
Jebus [jĕˊ bôôs, jēˊbəs] (Heb. yebû̱s).† A Canaanite town, seized by David as the site for his capital and renamed Jerusalem (Josh. 18:28; Judg. 19:10; 1 Chr. 11:4; cf. 2 Sam. 5:6). The name may derive from a clan which constituted the city’s pre-Israelite inhabitants, reckoned among the descendants
The Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land
Jebus; Jebusites
JEBUS; JEBUSITES One of the peoples that inhabited Jerusalem in ancient times. According to Genesis (10:16) the Jebusites were part of Canaan. They dwelt in Jerusalem and named their city Jebus (Judg. 19:10–11). During the conquest of Canaan Joshua was unable to take the city and the surrounding land
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Jebus
Je´bus (threshing-floor), one of the names of Jerusalem, the city of the Jebusites, also called Jebusi. Josh. 15:8; 18:16, 28; Judges 19:10, 11; 1 Chron. 11:4, 5. [Jerusalem.]
Jebusi
Jebu´si (from Jebus), the name employed for the city of Jebus. Josh. 15:8; 18:16, 28.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Jebus
JE´BUS (jeʹbus). The name of Jerusalem under Jebusite control (Judg. 19:10; also “Jebusi,” KJV, Josh. 18:16, 28). Jebusite Jerusalem, which David captured (2 Sam. 5:8; 1 Chron. 11:4–5), has been shown by archaeological excavation to have been the SE hill, and to have been fortified by stout walls, which