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Kabzeel
Excerpt from the Lexham Bible Dictionary, the most advanced Bible dictionary.
Also, Jekabzeel (יקַּבְצְאֵ֖ל‎, yqavtse'el). A town in southern Judah given as part of Judah’s inheritance (Josh 15:21, 2 Sam 23:20, 1 Chr 11:22, Neh 11:25). The town was the home of Benaiah, Son of Jehoiada, one of David’s mighty men (1 Chr 11:22; 2 Sam 23:20). It is one of the towns reoccupied in the postexilic period (Neh 11:25). The modern Hebrew kibbutz has been associated with this word; the two share the root meaning, “a gathering place.”
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Kabzeel
Kabzeel (קַבְצְאֵ֥ל‎, qavtse'el). Also, Jekabzeel (יקַּבְצְאֵ֖ל‎, yqavtse'el). A town in southern Judah given as part of Judah’s inheritance (Josh 15:21, 2 Sam 23:20, 1 Chr 11:22, Neh 11:25). The town was the home of Benaiah, Son of Jehoiada, one of David’s mighty men (1 Chr 11:22; 2 Sam 23:20). It is
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Kabzeel (Place)
KABZEEL (PLACE) [Heb qabṣĕʾēl (קַבְצְאֵל)]. Var. JEKABZEEL. A city in S Judah listed as part of Judah’s inheritance (Josh 15:21). It was known traditionally for supplying great warriors (see 2 Sam 23:20 and 1 Chr 11:22). The Chronicler lists Kabzeel as one of the towns reoccupied after the Exile (1
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Kabzeel
Kabzeel. City located in the extreme south of Judah’s territory adjacent to neighboring Edom (Jos 15:21; also called Jekabzeel in Neh 11:25). Benaiah, one of David’s valiant warriors, came from there (2 Sm 23:20; 1 Chr 11:22). The reference in Nehemiah indicates that Judah’s tribe returned to this area
Jekabzeel
Jekabzeel. Alternate name for Kabzeel, a city in southern Judah, in Nehemiah 11:25.See Kabzeel.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Kabzeel
Kabzeel kabʹzə-el [Heb. qaḇṣe’ēl-‘may ’El gather’]. A city in the Negeb, described as being “in the extreme South” (Josh. 15:21). Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, one of David’s mighty men, came from Kabzeel (2 S. 23:20; 1 Ch. 11:22). In Neh. 11:25 Jekabzeel is located in the same general area and is
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Kabzeel
KABZEEL City located in the extreme south of Judah’s territory adjacent to neighboring Edom (Jos 15:21; also called Jekabzeel in Neh 11:25). Benaiah, one of David’s valiant warriors, came from there (2 Sm 23:20; 1 Chr 11:22). The reference in Nehemiah indicates that Judah’s tribe returned to this area
Jekabzeel
JEKABZEEL Alternate name for Kabzeel, a city in southern Judah, in Nehemiah 11:25. See Kabzeel.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Kabzeel
Kabzeel (kab´zee-uhl; Heb., “may God gather”), a town of Judah near the Edomite border (Josh. 15:21), the home of Benaiah (2 Sam. 23:20; 1 Chron. 11:22). It has been possibly identified as modern Khirbet Hora, about ten miles northeast of Beer-sheba. The city is called Jekabzeel in Neh. 11:25.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Kabzeel
KABZEEL. A city near the border of Edom in the SE part of Judah (Josh 15:21); the home of Benaiah, a mighty man in David’s army (2 Sam 23:20; 1 Chr 11:22). It was resettled after the Babylonian Captivity (Neh 11:25, where it is called Jekabzeel). Its site has been identified with Khirbet Garreh (Tell
Jekabzeel
JEKABZEEL. A city in the southern part of Judah (Neh 11:25), probably identical with Kabzeel (q.v.).
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Kabzeel
KABZEEL. A town in S Judah; birthplace of Benaiah ben-Jehoiada (2 Sa. 23:20); resettled in Nehemiah’s time (called Jekabzeel in Ne. 11:25). Khirbet Hora, site of an Israelite fortress 13 km E of Beer-sheba, is a possible identification. See F.-M. Abel, Giographie de la Palestine, 2, 1938, pp. 89, 353;
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Kabzeel
Kabzeel (Heb. qaḇṣĕʾēl)A city in southern Judah, near the border of Edom (Josh. 15:21), the home of Benaiah, one of David’s warriors (2 Sam. 23:20 = 1 Chr. 11:22). Following the Exile it was resettled under the name Jekabzeel (Neh. 11:25). The site may be identified with modern Khirbet Gharreh/Tell
Jekabzeel
Jekabzeel (Heb. yĕqaḇṣĕʾēl)A city of Judah near the Edomite border (Neh. 11:25). Prior to the Exile it was called Kabzeel.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Kabzeel
Kabzeel [kabˊzĭ əl] (Heb. qaḇse˒ēl “may God gather”). A city in southern Judah, near the border of Edom (Josh. 15:21). It was the home of Benaiah, one of David’s mighty men (2 Sam. 23:20 par. 1 Chr. 11:22). Following the Exile it was resettled under the name Jekabzeel (Neh. 11:25). The site may
Jekabzeel
Jekabzeel [jə kăbˊzĭ əl] (Heb. yeqaḇṣe˒ēl “God gathers”).† A city of Judah near the Edomite border (Neh. 11:25). See Kabzeel.
The Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land
Kabzeel; Jekabzeel
KABZEEL; JEKABZEEL A town in the Negev of Judah, on the border of Edom (Josh 15:21), the birthplace of Benaiah, son of Jehoiada, one of David’s mighty men (2 Sam. 23:20). Resettled after the Restoration, when it was named Jekabzeel (Neh. 11:25). Tentatively identified with Khirbet Gharreh, 8 miles east
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Jekabze-el
Jekab´ze-el (what God gathers), a fuller form of the name of Kabzeel, the most remote city of Judah on the southern frontier. Neh. 11:25.
Kabze-el
Kab´ze-el (gathered by God), one of the “cities” of the tribe of Judah, Josh. 15:21, the native place of the great hero Benaiah ben-Jehoiada. 2 Sam. 23:20; 1 Chron. 11:22. After the captivity it was reinhabited by the Jews, and appears as Jekabzeel.
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