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Kiriathaim (of Naphtali)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Kiriathaim of Naphtali
Kiriathaim of Naphtali (קִרְיָתַיִם‎, qiryathayim). A city in Naphtali assigned to the Gershonite Levites (1 Chr 6:76). It is probably the same place as Kartan in Josh 21:32.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Kiriathaim (Place)
KIRIATHAIM (PLACE) [Heb qiryātayim (קִרְיָתַיִם‎)]. 1. A town in Moab’s tableland assigned to the tribe of Reuben (Num 32:37; Josh 13:19). The Mesha Inscription (line 10) says that Mesha rebuilt Kiriathaim; this town was still in Moabite hands when Jeremiah (48:1, 23) and Ezekiel (25:9) pronounced oracles
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Kiriathaim
Kiriathaim. 1. Town on the Moabite plateau, mentioned in the march of the four kings against the five (Gn 14:5) where the indigenous Emmim were attacked. It was taken by the Israelites from Sihon (Nm 32:37, kjv Kirjathaim) and included in Reuben’s inheritance (Jos 13:19). The Moabite Stone records that
Kirjathaim
Kirjathaim. kjv spelling of Kiriathaim (Nm 32:37; Jos 13:19; 1 Chr 6:76).See Kiriathaim.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Kiriathaim
Kiriathaim kir-i-ə-thāʹəm [Heb. qiryāṯayim—‘two cities’]; AV also KIRJATHAIM.1. A city in the uplands of Moab that was assigned to the tribe of Reuben (Nu. 32:37; Josh. 13:19) and appears in the prophecies against Moab (Jer. 48:1, 23; Ezk. 25:9). The city is often identified with modern el-Qereiyât,
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Kiriathaim
KIRIATHAIM1. Town on the Moabite plateau, mentioned in the march of the four kings against the five (Gn 14:5) where the indigenous Emim were attacked. It was taken by the Israelites from Sihon (Nm 32:37) and included in Reuben’s inheritance (Jos 13:19). The Moabite Stone records that Sihon fortified
Kirjathaim
KIRJATHAIM* kjv spelling of Kiriathaim (Nm 32:37; Jos 13:19; 1 Chr 6:76). See Kiriathaim.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Kiriathaim
Kiriathaim (kihr´ee-uh-thay´im; Heb., “two cities”).1 A city in Moab assigned to the tribe of Reuben (Num. 32:37; Josh. 13:19). It is thought to have been located in the area of modern el-Qereiyat in the Transjordan, five and a half miles north-northwest of Dibon. Kiriathaim is mentioned in the Moabite
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Kirjathaim
KIRJATHAIM1. A city in Transjordan identified with Khirbet el-Qureiyat c. six miles NW of Dibon. It was formerly occupied by the Emim (Shaveh Kiriathaim, q.v., “the plain of Kirjathaim.” Gen 14:5). The Reubenites received it as part of their inheritance (Num 32:37; Josh 13:19). Latter it was part of
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Kiriathaim
KIRIATHAIM. The dual form of Heb. qiryâ, ‘city, town’, and meaning therefore ‘double city’, a name applied to two cities in the Bible.1. A place in the territory allotted to Reuben (Jos. 13:19) which had already been conquered and rebuilt by the Reubenites (Nu. 32:37). It is possible that Shaveh Kiriathaim,
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Kiriathaim
Kiriathaim (Heb. qiryāṯayim)1. A town E of the Jordan assigned to the Reubenites, who rebuilt it (Num. 32:27; Josh. 13:19). This region was politically unstable, and by the time of Moab’s rebellion (2 Kgs. 1:1) Mesha king of Moab controlled Kiriathaim; according to the Mesha Inscription (l. 10) he
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Kiriathaim
KIRIATHAIM The name of two places in the Old Testament.1. A town in Moabite territory that belonged to the tribe of Reuben (Num 32:37; Josh 13:19). The city was later in the control of the Moabites, for the Mesha Stele declares that King Mesha rebuilt Kiriathaim and the city was under Moabite control
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Kirjathaim
Kirjatha´im (the two cities).1. On the east of the Jordan, one of the places which were taken possession of and rebuilt by the Reubenites, and had fresh names conferred on them, Num. 32:37, and see 38, the first and last of which are known with some tolerable degree of certainty. Josh. 12:19. It existed