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Kartah
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Kartah
Kartah (קַרְתָּה‎, qartah). A city in Zebulun’s territory assigned to the tribe of Levi (Josh 21:34).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Kartah (Place)
KARTAH (PLACE) [Heb qartâ (קַרְתָּה)]. Levitical city assigned to the tribe of Zebulun, which appears in Josh 21:34. There is no parallel to Kartah in the Zebulun listing in 1 Chronicles 6, nor does the city appear outside of Joshua 21. In 1 Chronicles 6 only two cities are named: Rimmono and Tabor,
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Kartah
Kartah. Levitical city in Zebulun’s territory. The list of cities assigned to the Merarite clan of Levites in Joshua 21:34 mentions Kartah, but the parallel passage in 1 Chronicles 6:77 does not. Its site is uncertain.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Kartah
Kartah kärʹtə [Heb. qartâ] (Josh. 21:34). One of the four Levitical cities from the tribal allotment of Zebulun, the others being Jokneam, Dimnah, and Nahalal, each “with its pasture lands.” Ramses II mentioned a qrt, and the Pilgrim of Bordeaux referred to mutatio Certha, leading to the identification
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Kartah
KARTAH Levitical city in Zebulun’s territory. The list of cities assigned to the Merarite clan of Levites in Joshua 21:34 mentions Kartah, but the parallel passage in 1 Chronicles 6:77 (in the Hebrew) does not.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Kartah
Kartah (kar´tuh), a city in Zebulun mentioned in Josh. 21:34. See also Athlit.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Kartah
KARTAH. A town, not yet identified, assigned to the Merarite Levities in the area of Zebulon (Josh 21:34; not listed in 1 Chr 6:77, a parallel passage).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Kartah
Kartah (Heb. qartâ)A levitical city in the tribal territory of Zebulun, allocated to the Gershonite family (Josh. 21:34). The site has not been identified. Because the name is missing from the similar account at 1 Chr. 6, some scholars suggest the name here may be a scribal error stemming from Kartan
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Kartah
Kartah [kärˊtə] (Heb. qartâ).† A levitical city in the tribal territory of Zebulun, allocated to the Gershonite family (Josh. 21:34). The site has not been identified. Because the name is missing from the similar account at 1 Chr. 6, some scholars suggest the name here may be a scribal error stemming
The Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land
Kartah
KARTAH A Levitical city in the territory of Zebulun (Josh. 21:34), identified by some with the site of the Crusader castle at Athlit, or with a place a short distance to the east of it. Phoenician tombs have been discovered there. It seems that the territory of Zebulun did not reach so far south and
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Kartah
Kar´tah (city), a town of Zebulun, allotted to the Merarite Levites. Josh. 21:34.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Kartah
KAR´TAH (karʹta; “city”). A town in the tribe of Zebulun, assigned (Josh. 21:34) to the Levites of the family of Merari.
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