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Kadesh
Kadesh Barnea • Kadesh-barne-a
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Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Kadesh, Kadesh-barnea
Kadesh, Kadesh-barnea. Home of the wandering Israelites for nearly 38 years. In the vast area of the Sinai there are two main oases: in the south is Wadi Feran, near the Mountain of Moses (Mt Sinai or Horeb); in the north is Kadesh, or Kadesh-barnea. The former was the place where the Law was given;
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Kadesh, Kadesh-Barnea
KADESH, KADESH-BARNEA Home of the wandering Israelites for nearly 38 years. In the vast area of the Sinai there are two main oases: in the south is Wadi Feiran, near the mountain of Moses (Mt Sinai or Horeb); in the north is Kadesh, or Kadesh-barnea. The former was the place where the law was given;
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Kadesh
Kadesh (kay´dish).1 Kadesh-barnea (kay´desh-bahr-nee´ah), a place in the wilderness of Paran between Shur and Edom, or alternately in the Wilderness of Zin, where it formed the south border of Canaan and the west border with Edom. In one passage it is called En-mishpat (Gen. 14:7). Abraham dwelt in
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Kadesh
KADESH. 1. Kadesh Barneʾa. The site has been identified with ʿAin Qudeis, about 80km SW of Beer Sheva, but this depends on the similarity of the ancient and modern names. The spring produces an insignificant amount of water. ʿAin Qudeirat, roughly 8 km NW of ʿAin Qudeis, has much more water and vegetation
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Kadesh, Kadesh-Barnea
Kadesh (Heb. qāḏēš), KADESH-BARNEA (qāḏēš barnēaʿ)1. Kadesh-barnea, a site in the northern Sinai (the wilderness of Zin; Num. 20:1; 33:36) where Israel encamped at least twice in their wanderings. In the narrative of Chedorlaomer’s campaign into southern Canaan, Kadesh is called En-misphat,
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Kadesh, Kadesh-Barnea
KADESH [kāˊdĭsh] (Heb. qāḏēš “sacred, holy”). KADESH-BARNEA[bärˊnĭ ə] (Heb. barnēa˓). † The names Kadesh and Kedesh designate sites used as sanctuaries prior to the emergence of the Israelites. The names vary only in the Masoretic vowel pointing; the MT usually uses Kadesh for cities
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Kadesh
KADESH Also Kadesh-barnea, an oasis in northern Sinai, probably near modern ʿAin el-Qudeirat. It is remembered primarily as a place where both Moses and the wilderness generation of Israel rebelled against God and disqualified themselves from entering the Promised Land. Kadesh-barnea was the site of
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Kadesh Kadesh-barne-a
Ka´desh, Ka´desh-bar´ne-a. (Kadesh means holy; it is the same word as the Arabic name of Jerusalem, el-Khuds. Barnea means desert of wandering.) This place, the scene of Miriam’s death, was the farthest point which the Israelites reached in their direct road to Canaan; it was also that whence the spies
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Kadesh
KA´DESH (kāʹdesh; “consecrated”). More fully Ka´desh-bar´nea (kaʹdesh-barʹnē-a). A spot where the Israelites encamped twice while journeying from Egypt to Palestine, their nineteenth and thirty-seventh station. Its original name seems to have been Rithmah (which see), becoming Kadesh when the Tabernacle
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Kadesh
Kadeshthe sacred city of the Hittites, on the left bank of the Orontes, about 4 miles south of the Lake of Homs. It is identified with the great mound Tell Neby Mendeh, some 50 to 100 feet high, and 400 yards long. On the ruins of the temple of Karnak, in Egypt, has been found an inscription recording
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
Kadesh
KadeshKadesh (kayʹdesh), a city in ancient Palestine. 1 Kadesh-barnea (kayʹdesh-bahr-neeʹah) or Qadesh, ‘Ain Kadeis, ‘Ain el-Qudeirat or Gedeirat, a place in the wilderness of Paran between Shur and Edom, or alternatively in the Wilderness of Zin, where it formed the south border of Canaan and the
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