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Ladder of Tyre
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Ladder of Tyre
Ladder of Tyre (κλιμαξ Τυρου, klimax Tyrou). A rocky point marking the boundary between Phoenicia and Palestine (1 Maccabees 11:59). Antiochus VI Dionysus gave Simon Maccabeus jurisdiction over the region from this point to the borders of Egypt (compare Josephus, Antiquities, 13.146).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Ladder of Tyre (Place)
LADDER OF TYRE (PLACE) [Gk klimax Tyrou (κλιμαξ Τυρου)]. A distinctive geofeature which marked the N boundary of the Seleucid eparchy of Paralia over which Antiochus VI made Simon Maccabeus responsible (1 Macc 11:59; Ant 13.5.5. §146). Josephus, in locating Simon’s territory, described the Ladder of
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Ladder of Tyre
Ladder of Tyre[Gk klímax Tyrou] (1 Macc. 11:59). A landmark mentioned in the Apocrypha. Antiochus VI put Simon Maccabeus in charge of the territory “from the Ladder of Tyre to the border of Egypt.” Josephus, in commenting on this passage, located the Ladder of Tyre 100 stadia (19 km [12 mi]) N of Acre.
Tyre, Ladder of
Tyre, Ladder of tīr [Gk. klímax Tyru]; AV LADDER OF TYRUS. A prominent landmark referred to by Antiochus VI to define the northern border of the region over which Simon Maccabeus was governor (1 Macc. 11:59). This designation was given to a formation of mountains approximately 19 km (12 mi) N of Acre
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Ladder of Tyre
Ladder of Tyre, a geographic feature on the Phoenician coastline, referred to in 1 Macc. 11:59. The Ladder of Tyre was probably the ridge that extends the coastline out to a point about halfway between Ptolemais and Tyre. Antiochus VI appointed Simon Maccabeus to be governor from the Ladder of Tyre to
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Ladder of Tyre
Ladder of TyreA land feature on the Palestinian coastline near Tyre (Gk. klɩ́max Týrou), perhaps the ridge that extends the coastline out to a point ca. halfway between Ptolemais (Acre) and Tyre. Antiochus VI, one of the contestants for the Seleucid throne, appointed Simon Maccabeus governor “from
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Ladder of Tyre
Ladder of Tyre (Gk. klímax Tyrou).* A land feature on the Palestinian coastline near Tyre, perhaps the ridge that extends the coastline out to a point about halfway between Ptolemais (Acre) and Tyre. Antiochus VI, one of the contestants for the Seleucid throne, appointed Simon Maccabeus governor
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
LADDER OF TYRE
LADDER OF TYRE[ Ἡ κλι̂μαξ [ἀπὸ τη̂ς κλίμακος] Τύρου, He klimax (apo tes klimakos) Turou): Not mentioned in the Old Testament or the New Testament, but in Apocrypha (1 Macc 11:59), where it is said that Antiochus VI, after having confirmed Jonathan in the high-priesthood, appointed his brother
TYRE, LADDER OF
TYRE, LADDER OF([κλίμακος Τύρου, klimakos Turou]): Given. in 1 Macc 11:59 as the northern limit of the territory placed under the authority of Simon Thassi the Maccabee by Antiochus VI (Theos), in the year 143 BC. The statement of Josephus (B J, II, x, 2) that it was 100 furlongs North of Ptolemais,
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 3, H–L
Ladder of Tyre
Ladder of Tyre (κλίμαξ Τύρου). A narrow strip of coastal alluvial plain about 5 mi. wide and a few hundred feet above the Mediterranean Sea, located between Tyre and the coastal town of Aczib where the Galilee hills come down almost to the sea. This strip of coast, near the present Israeli-Lebanese
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Ladder of Tyre
LADDER OF TYRE (Ἡ κλῖμαξ [ἀπὸ τῆς κλίμακος] Τύρου Hē klímax [apó tḗs klímakos ] Túrou): Not mentioned in the OT or the NT, but in Apoc (1 Macc 11:59), where it is said that Antiochus VI, after having confirmed Jonathan in the high-priesthood, appointed his brother Simon captain over the territory
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
TYRE, LADDER OF
TYRE, LADDER OF tir [κλῖμαξ Τύρου klimax Tyrou]. The location constituting the northern boundary of the territory over which the Seleucid king Antiochus VI is said to have appointed Simon Maccabeus governor (1 Macc 11:59). Josephus locates it 100 stadia to the north of Acre and states that it has the