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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
JOTBAH (PLACE) [Heb yoṭbâ (יָטְבָּה)]. The hometown of Haruz, whose daughter Meshullemeth married Manasseh, king of Judah, and gave birth to his son and heir Amon (2 Kgs 21:19). Forrer (1920: 61) has suggested that the place name [ ]-at-bi-ta that appears in the annals of Tiglath-pileser III, describing
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Jotbah jotʹbe [Heb. yoṭbâ—‘pleasantness’]. The home of Meshullemeth, the mother of King Amon, daughter of Haruz (2 K. 21:19). The site cannot be identified with certainty, although some (e.g., J. Gray, comm on Kings [OTL, 2nd ed 1970], p. 711) identify it with ʿAin aṭ-Ṭaba, about 30 km (20 mi) N
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
JOTBAH. A town where Meshullemeth, the mother of King Amon of Judah, lived (2 Kgs 21:19). Its exact site is unknown, although some identify it with Khirbet Jefat, known as Jotapata in Roman times, a town near Cana of Galilee, Josephus tried unsuccessfully to defend this city against Vespasian’s army
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Jotbah (Heb. yoṭḇâ)The birthplace of Haruth, whose daughter Meshullemeth married Manasseh, king of Judah, and birthplace of their son Amon, who ruled two years in Jerusalem (2 Kgs. 21:19). Some scholars associate Jotbah with Jotapata, Josephus’ fortress where he was besieged by Vespasian (BJ 3.141–334).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
The Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land
JOTBAH A village in lower Galilee about 5 1/2 miles north of Sepphoris, also called Jodephat. The birthplace of Meshullemeth, daughter of Haruz, the mother of Amon, King of Judah (2 Kgs. 21:19). It is identified with Khirbet Jefat and archaeological surveys made on the site show that it was inhabited
Smith’s Bible Dictionary