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Lahmam
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Lahmam (Place)
LAHMAM (PLACE) [Heb laḥmām (לַחְמָם)]. Town situated in the Shephelah, or lowlands, of Judah (Josh 15:40), within the same district as Lachish. Although the MT reads laḥmās, the vast majority of manuscripts support reading a final mem, which is easily confused with samek, especially in the square
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Lahmam
Lahmam. Judahite town in the Shephelah district of Lachish (Jos 15:40), usually identified with modern Khirbet el-Lahm; alternately spelled Lahmas in some versions (niv, nasb).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Lahmam
Lahmam läʹməm [Heb. laḥmās, but many MSS laḥmām]; NEB LAHMAS. A city of Judah, located in the Shephelah (Josh. 15:40). The LXX reads Maches (B) or Lamas (A); the Targ. reads lḥmm and the Vulg Leheman. It has been identified with Khirbet el-Laḥm, 20 km (13 mi) WNW of Hebron and 4 km (2.5 mi) S
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Lahmam
LAHMAM Judahite town in the Shephelah district of Lachish (Jos 15:40), usually identified with modern Khirbet el-Lahm; alternately spelled Lahmas in some versions (niv, nasb).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Lahmam
LAHMAM. A village in the Shephelah of Judah (Josh 15:40); possibly to be identified with Khirbet el-Lahm, two and a half miles E of Lachish.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Lahmam
Lahmam (Heb. laḥmām)A town in the Shephelah, or lowland, of Judah and part of that tribe’s inheritance (Josh. 15:40). The MT reads Heb. laḥmās, but most other manuscripts read lahmām, suggesting scribal error resulting from the very similar Hebrew letters mem and samek. While the location of the
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Lahmam
Lahmam [läˊmăm] (Heb. laḥmām). A city in the Shephelah of Judah (Josh. 15:40; JB, NIV “Lahmas,” following MT). The site is probably modern Khirbet el-Laḥm, 4 km. (2.5 mi.) south of Beit Jibrîn (Eleutheropolis) and near Lachish.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Lahmam
Lah´mam (provisions), a town in the lowland district of Judah. Josh. 15:40.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Lahmas
LAH´MAS (lāʹmas). A city in the plain of Judah (Josh. 15:40; Lahmam, KJV), perhaps among the Philistines W of the highlands of Judea. It is thought to be represented by the ruins of el-Lahm, about two miles E of Lachish.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Lahmas
LAHMAS [LAH mahs] — a city in the Shephelah, or lowland, of Judah (Josh. 15:40). It is possibly Khirbet el-Lahm, about 4 kilometers (2.5 miles) east of Lachish.
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