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Also, Ashteroth-Karnaim (עַשְׁתְּרֹת קַרְנַיִם, ashteroth qarnayim), “Ashteroth of the two horns.” The place where Chedorlaomer and his allies defeated the Rephaim; probably the same city as the capital of Og, king of Bashan.
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Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Karnaim. Town situated along the King’s Highway and along one of the northeastern tributaries of the Yarmuk River, 22 miles east of the Sea of Galilee on the Transjordan plateau. The prophet Amos prophesied against Karnaim (also spelled Carnaim), foretelling its impending destruction on account of its
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Karnaim kär-nāʹəm [Heb. qarnāyim] (Am. 6:13); AV HORNS; NEB POWER; cf. NEB mg A city in north Gilead; modern Sheikh Sa’d, Syria, perhaps identical with Ashteroth-karnaim of Gen. 14:5 and Carnaim of 1 Macc. 5:26, 43f.; 2 Macc. 12:21, 26. The NEB rendering underlines the play on the meanings of Karnaim,
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
KARNAIM Town situated along the King’s Highway and along one of the northeastern tributaries of the Yarmuk River, 22 miles (35.4 kilometers) east of the Sea of Galilee on the Transjordan Plateau. The prophet Amos prophesied against Karnaim (also spelled Carnaim), foretelling its impending destruction
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Karnaim (Heb. qarnāyɩ́m; Gk. Karnaim)A fortress-city in Gilead. Located at modern Tell Sheikh Ṣa ʿd/Tel Ṣaʿd (247249), on a northern tributary of the middle Yarmuk River ca. 32 km. (20 mi.) E of the Sea of Galilee and 5 km. (3 mi.) N of Ashtaroth, it is perhaps identical with postexilic Carnaim (1
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Karnaim [kärnāˊəm] (Heb. qarnāyim “two horns” or “peaks”).† A fortress-city in Gilead. Located at modern Sheikh Sa˓d, on a northern tributary of the middle Yarmuk river about 32 km. (20 mi.) east of the Sea of Galilee and 5 km. (3 mi.) north of Ashtaroth), it is identical with Ashteroth-Karnaim
The Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land
KARNAIM; KARNEIN The capital of the Bashan under Aramean and Assyrian rule, after the decline of neighboring Ashtaroth, whose name it annexed, being known as Ashtaroth Karnaim. In the Hellenistic period it was called Karnein (2 Macc. 12:21; Authorized Version: ‘Carrion’). Identified with Sheikh Saad,
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 3, H–L
Karnaim kahr-nay’im (קַרְנַיִם H7969, “[two] horns”). Also Carnaim. A city in N Transjordan that was captured by the Israelites (Amos 6:13; KJV, “horns”). It is identified with modern Sheikh Saʿd, c. 23 mi. E of the Sea of Galilee. Karnaim eventually replaced nearby Ashtaroth (see also Ashteroth Karnaim)