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Karka
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Karka
Karka (קַרְקַע‎, qarqa'). A village located between Addar and Azmon on the southern border of Judah (Josh 15:3).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Karka (Place)
KARKA (PLACE) [Heb qarqaʿ (קַרְקַע)]. A station named in the description of the extreme southern border of the tribal allotment of Judah (Josh 15:3). This place, whose name perhaps means “floor” (of earth?), is located between Addar and Azmon. The absence of Karka in Numbers 34, a parallel passage, is
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Karka, Karkaa
Karka, Karkaa. Unidentified town marking a part of Judah’s southern boundary (Jos 15:3, kjv Karkaa). It was located in the southwest section of Palestine between Kadesh-barnea and Wadi el-Arish (Brook Besor).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Karka
Karka kärʹkə [Heb. haqqarqaʿ-‘the floor, ground’]. A location on the southern border of Judah, mentioned between Hazar-addar and Azmon, on the way to Wâdī el-ʿArîsh (Josh. 15:3). Hazar-addar has been identified with ʿAin Qudeirât, hence the suggestion that Karka was located at the confluence of
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Karka
KARKA Unidentified town marking a part of Judah’s southern boundary (Jos 15:3). It was located in the southwest section of Palestine between Kadesh-barnea and Wadi el-Arish (Besor Brook).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Karkaa
KARKAA. A place along the S border of Judah W of Kadesh-barnea (Josh 15:3; Karka in RSV). The LXX has “the [way] that is west of Kadesh.” The somewhat parallel boundaries in Num 34:4 omit Karkaa. It has been tentatively identified with ’Ain el-Qeseimeh, three miles NW of the main spring known as `Ain
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Karka
Karka (Heb. haqqarqaʿ)A city on the southern border of the tribal territory of Judah, located between Addar and Azmon NW of Kadesh-barnea (Josh. 15:3). The site is perhaps to be identified with modern ʿAin el-Qeṣeimeh (089007) at the confluence of the Wadi el-ʿAin and Umm Has.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Karka
Karka [kärˊkə] (Heb. haqqarqa˓ “the floor”). A city on the southern border of the tribal territory of Judah, located between Addar and Azmon northwest of Kedesh-barnea (Josh. 15:3; KJV “Karkaa”). The site is perhaps to be identified with modern ˓Ain el-Qoseimeh at the confluence of the Wâdī el-
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Karkaa
Karka´a, or Kar´ka-a (foundation), one of the landmarks on the south boundary of the tribe of Judah. Josh. 15:3. Its site is unknown.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Karka
KAR´KA (karʹka; “ground, floor”). A place named in the description of Judah’s lot, lying between the Mediterranean and the Dead Sea (Josh. 15:3; “Karkaa,” KJV). Perhaps to be located at ‘Ain el-Qeseimeh, three miles NW of Kadesh-Barnea.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Karkaa
Karkaaa floor; bottom, a place between Adar and Azmon, about midway between the Mediterranean and the Dead Sea (Josh. 15:3).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Karkaa
KARKAA [KAHR kih uh] (floor) — an unknown site on the southern border of the territory of Judah (Josh. 15:3; Karka, NIV).