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Kiriath-Baal
Kiriath Baal • Kirjath-Baal
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Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Kiriath-baal
Kiriath-baal. Alternate name for Kiriath-jearim in Joshua 15:60 and 18:14.See Kiriath-jearim.
Kirjath-baal
Kirjath-baal. kjv spelling of Kiriath-baal, an alternate name for Kiriath-jearim, in Joshua 15:60 and 18:14.See Kiriath-jearim.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Kiriath-Baal
KIRIATH-BAAL Alternate name for Kiriath-jearim in Joshua 15:60 and 18:14. See Kiriath-jearim.
Kirjath-Baal
KIRJATH-BAAL* kjv spelling of Kiriath-baal, an alternate name for Kiriath-jearim, in Joshua 15:60 and 18:14. See Kiriath-jearim.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Kirjath-Baal
KIRJATH-BAAL. The same as Kirjath-jearim (Josh 15:60; 18:14). Its name means “city of Baal,” indicating that it may have been a center for Baal worship in the city-state of the Gibeonites during the Late Bronze Age. It was located at the SW corner of the boundary between Judah and Benjamin, seven miles
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Kiriath-Baal
Kiriath-Baal (Heb. qiryaṯ baʿal)An alternate name of Kiriath-jearim (“city of Baal”; Josh. 15:60; 18:14; cf. 15:9, “Baalah”).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Kiriath-Baal
Kiriath-Baal [kĭrˊĭ ăth bāˊəl] (Heb. qiryaṯ ba˓al “city of Baal”). An alternate name of Kiriath-jearim (Josh. 15:60; 18:14; KJV “Kirjath-baal”; cf. 15:9, “Baalah”).
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Kiriath-Baal
KIR´IATH-BA´AL (kirʹyath-baʹal; “city of Baal”), another name (Josh. 15:60; 18:14) for Kiriath-jearim (which see). Rendered “Kir´jath-ba´al,” KJV.
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.
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Kiriath-Baal
KIRIATH-BAAL (Kĭr ĭ ăth-bāʹ ȧl) Place-name meaning “city of Baal.” Another name for Kiriath-jearim in Josh. 15:60; 18:14. See Kiriath-jearim.
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 3, H–L
Kiriath Baal
Kiriath Baal kihr’ee-ath-bay’uhl (קִרְיַת־בַּעַלH7958, “city of the lord”). KJV Kirjath-baal. Older name of Kiriath Jearim (Josh. 15:50; 18:14).
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
KIRIATH-BAAL
KIRIATH-BAAL kihr´ee-ath-bay´uhl [קִרְיַת בַּעַלqiryath baʿal]. A city on the boundaries of Judah (Josh 15:60) and the western side of Benjamin (Josh 18:14). A variant of KIRIATH-JEARIM.
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