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Juttah
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Juttah
Juttah (יֻטָּה‎, yuttah). A Levitical town located in the territory allotted to the tribe of Judah (Josh 15:55; 21:16). Juttah and its pasturelands were allotted to the Levites.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Juttah (Place)
JUTTAH (PLACE) [Heb yuṭṭâ (יֻטָּה)]. A levitical city assigned to the tribe of Judah which appears in Josh 21:16, but omitted from the Chronicle’s Hebrew text although found in some LXX versions of the Chronicler. Besides being mentioned in the Joshua levitical city list, Juttah appears in only one
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Juttah
Juttah. One of the cities of refuge assigned to Aaron’s descendants (Jos 21:16). It was in the hill country of Judah’s territory and in the district of Maon (Jos 15:55). It has been identified with modern Yatta, about 5½ miles southwest of Hebron.See Cities of Refuge.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Juttah
Juttah jutʹə [Heb. yuṭṭâ (Josh. 21:16), yûṭṭâ (15:55); LXX Tany, Itan (15:55), Ietta (15:55 A)]. A town in the hill country of Judah, mentioned with Maon, Carmel, and Ziph; a Levitical city (Josh. 21:16). In some versions of the LXX it occurs (Gk. Iota) in 1 Ch. 6:57. In Eusebius’s Onom (266.49;
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Juttah
JUTTAH One of the cities of refuge assigned to Aaron’s descendants (Jos 21:16). It was in the hill country of Judah’s territory and in the district of Maon (15:55). It has been identified with modern Yatta, about five and a half miles (8.8 kilometers) southwest of Hebron.See also Cities of Refuge.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Juttah
JUTTAH. A town in Judah (now identified with Yatta), about five miles S of Hebron (Josh 15:55), assigned to the sons of Aaron as a refuge city (Josh 21:16). A parallel listing in 1 Chr 6:59 omits this town. The conjecture which equates this city with “Juda” (KJV) in Lk 1:39 is now generally rejected
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Juttah
JUTTAH (Heb. yûṭṭâh). A walled town on a hill 8 km due S of Hebron, 5 km SW of Ziph, assigned to the priests (Jos. 15:55; 21:16; cf. 1 Ch. 6:59, where Juttah appears in lxx as Atta, and is required to make the count); modern Yatta. In Lk. 1:39 some commentators would read Juttah, in apposition to
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Juttah
Juttah (Heb. yuṭṭâ)A village in tribal Judah (Josh. 15:55), designated a levitical city (21:16). Located in the hill country S of Hebron, Juttah may have been the “city of Judah” to which Mary traveled (Luke 1:39). The site is identified with modern Yaṭṭā (158095), 9 km. (5.6 mi.) S of Hebron.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Juttah
Juttah [jŭtˊə] (Heb. yuṭṭâ “stretched out, inclined”). A town in the hill country of Judah (Josh. 15:55; Heb. yûttâ) later included among the levitical cities (21:16; some LXX versions include Gk. Iota in the parallel account, 1 Chr. 6:57). Eusebius (Onom. cxxxiii.10; clxvi.49) cites
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Juttah
Jut´tah (stretched out), a city in the mountain region of Judah, in the neighborhood of Maon and Carmel. Josh. 15:55. The place is now known as Yutta.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Juttah
JUT´TAH (jūʹta; “inclined”). A Levitical city in the mountains of Judah (Josh. 15:55; 21:16). It was allotted to the priests, but in the catalog (1 Chron. 6:57–59) the name has escaped (see NIV margin). It is supposed to have been the residence of Zacharias and Elizabeth, and the birthplace of John
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Juttah
Juttahextended, a Levitical city in the mountains or hill-country of Judah (Josh. 15:55; 21:16). Its modern name is Yutta, a place about 5 1/2 miles south of Hebron. It is supposed to have been the residence of Zacharias and Elisabeth, and the birthplace of John the Baptist, and on this account is annually
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