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Laishah lāʹə-shə [Heb. layšâ]. A village near Jerusalem mentioned in Isaiah’s prophecy of the Assyrian advance on Jerusalem (Isa. 10:30). The LXX reading, Laisa, accounts for the AV and NEB “Laish.” The context indicates a site near Anathoth (Anâtâ), 5 km (3 mi) NE of Jerusalem. If the tentative
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Laishah (Heb. layšâ)A village likely in the territory of the tribe of Benjamin (Isa. 10:30). It is listed with other Benjaminite cities N of Jerusalem in a vision of the prophet Isaiah (Isa. 10:28–32). This vision refers to the destruction of cities by an invasion from the north (probably the Assyrians
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
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International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
LAISHAH<la-i’-sha>, <la’-ish-a> (לַיַשָׁה [layshah], the King James Version, Laish): A place named in Isaiah 10:30 with Gallim and Anathoth. It should apparently be sought on the North of Jerusalem. Some would identify Gallim with Beit Jala, near Bethlehem. Conder suggests `Isawiyeh on the eastern
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 3, H–L
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
LAISHAH, la-īʹsha, laʹish-a (לַיְשָׁה, layshāh, AV Laish): A place named in Isa 10:30 with Gallim and Anathoth. It should apparently be sought on the N. of Jerus. Some would identify Gallim with Beit Jāla, near Bethlehem. Conder suggests ‛Îsāwīyeh on the eastern slope, to the N.N.E. of the Mount