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Kiriath
Kirjath
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Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Kirjath
Kirjath. kjv spelling of Kiriath, an abbreviation of Kiriath-jearim, in Joshua 18:28.See Kiriath-jearim.Tomb at Kiriath-jearim, closed by a rolling stone.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Kirjath
KIRJATH* kjv spelling of Kiriath, an abbreviation of Kiriath-jearim, in Joshua 18:28. See Kiriath-jearim.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Kirjath
KIRJATH1. A city of Benjamin (Josh 18:28); sometimes identified with Kirjath-jearim.2. A prefix of several site names. See Kirjathaim, Kirjath-arba, Kirjath-baal, Kirjath-huzoth, Kirjath-jearim, Kirjath-sepher.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Kiriath
Kiriath (Heb. qiryaṯ)A city in the tribal territory of Benjamin (Josh. 18:28; cf. NRSV mg), identified with Kiriath-jearim (so NRSV).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Kiriath
Kiriath [kĭrˊĭ ăth] (Heb. qiryaṯ “city of …”). A city in the tribal territory of Benjamin (RSV mg., Josh. 18:28; KJV “Kirjath”), also called Kiriath-jearim.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Kirjath
Kir´jath (a city), the last of the cities enumerated as belonging to the tribe of Benjamin, Josh. 18:28, probably identical with the better-known place Kirjath-jearim.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Kiriath
KIR´IATH (kirʹyath; “city”). A city belonging to Benjamin (Josh. 18:28; “Kirjath,” KJV). By some it is identified with Kiriath-jearim, but this is disputed.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Kirjath
Kirjathcity, a city belonging to Benjamin (Josh. 18:28), the modern Kuriet el-’Enab, i.e., “city of grapes”, about 7 1/2 miles west-north-west of Jerusalem.
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
Kiriath
KiriathKiriath (kihrʹee-ath; Heb., ‘city of’; kjv: ‘Kirjath’), a frequently used prefix of compound names for places, such as Kiriath-arba, Kiriath-arim, Kiriath-baal, Kiriath-huzzoth, Kiriath-jearim, Kiriath-sannah, or Kiriath-sepher.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Kirjath
KIRJATH [KIR jath] (city) — a city of the tribe of Benjamin (Josh. 18:28), sometimes equated with Kirjath Jearim (Josh. 18:14–15).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
KIRIATH
KIRIATH<kir’-i-ath> (קִרַיַת‎ [qiryath], “city”; the King James Version Kirjath): Mentioned (Joshua 18:28) as a city of Benjamin; has been identified with Kuriet el `Enab, “town of grapes,” a prosperous town on the highroad between Jerusalem and Jaffa; it is sometimes spoken of by the inhabitants
The Westminster Bible Dictionary
Kirjath
Kirʹjath. This word means a city or town, and is frequently found in composition as follows:1. kir-jathʹaim [double city], one of the most ancient towns east of Jordan, early in possession of the gigantic Emims (Gen. 14:5), where it is called Kiriathaim. The Emims were dispossessed by the Moabites (Deut.
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