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Kitron
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Kitron
Kitron (קִטְרוֹן‎, qitron). A city assigned to the tribe of Zebulun. After the conquest, Zebulun enslaved the Canaanite inhabitants of Kitron instead of driving them out (Judg 1:30).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Kitron (Place)
KITRON (PLACE) [Heb qiṭrôn (קִטְרֹון)]. A town in the territory of Zebulun from which the Israelites were unable to expel the Canaanite inhabitants (Judg 1:30). Kitron is often equated with the Kattath of Josh 19:15 (LBHG, 235), because both occur only in passages with Nahalal. Kallai has noted, however,
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Kitron
Kitron. City allotted to the tribe of Zebulun from which the Canaanite inhabitants could not be driven out (Jgs 1:30). It has been identified with Kattath (Jos 19:15), Tell el-Far, and Tell Qurdaneh, but its exact location remains uncertain.See Kattath.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Kitron
Kitron kitʹrən, kitʹron [Heb. qiṭrôn—‘enclosed’ (?); Gk. Kedrōn, A Chebrōn]. A Canaanite enclave in Zebulun named in Jgs. 1:30. Josh. 19:15, an apparently parallel passage, gives the name Kattath, thus suggesting that these are identical locations. Abel (GP, II, 423), following Alt, identified it
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Kitron
KITRON City allotted to the tribe of Zebulun from which the Canaanite inhabitants could not be driven out (Jgs 1:30). It has been identified with Kattath (Jos 19:15), Tell el-Far, and Tell Qurdaneh. See Kattath.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Kitron
KITRON. A city in the area allotted to Zebulun from which they failed to drive out the inhabitants (Jdg 1:30); probably the same as Kattath.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Kitron
Kitron (Heb. qiṭrôn)A Canaanite city in the territory allotted to Zebulun which the Israelites were not able to capture initially (Judg. 1:30). It is probably the same as Kattath. The location has not yet been identified; suggestions include Khirbet Quṭṭeneh (153226), 8 km. (5 mi.) SW of Tell Qeimûn
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Kitron
Kitron [kĭtˊrŏn] (Heb. qiṭrôn). A Canaanite city in the territory allotted to Zebulun which the Israelites were not able to capture initially (Judg. 1:30). It is probably the same as Kattath. The location has not yet been identified; suggestions include Khirbet Qoteina, southwest of Jokneam, and
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Kitron
Kit´ron (knotty), one of the towns from which Zebulun did not expel the Canaanites. Judges 1:30. In the Talmud it is identified with “Zippori,” i.e., Sepphoris, now Seffurieh.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Kitron
KIT´RON (kitʹron; “figurative, knotty”). A city in Zebulun, from which the Israelites did not expel the Canaanites (Judg. 1:30), probably the same as Kattath (which see). A. Alt locates it at Tell el-Far about 7½ miles SE of Haifa.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Kitron
Kitronknotty, a city of Zebulun (Judg. 1:30), called also Kattath (Josh. 19:15); supposed to be “Cana of Galilee.”
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Kitron
KITRON [KIT rahn] — a city in the territory of Zebulun inhabited by the Canaanites (Judg. 1:30), perhaps the same city as Kattath (Josh. 19:15).
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