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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
LASHA (PLACE) [Heb lešaʿ (לֶשַׁע)]. One of the places mentioned in Gen 10:19 which defined the limits of the territory of the Canaanites. Since the passage reads “in the direction of Sodom, Gomorrah, Admah, and Zeboiim, as far as Lasha,” some scholars have assumed that Lasha represents the SE boundary
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Lasha laʹshə [Heb. lāšaʿ, pausal form of lešaʿ]. A city mentioned only once (Gen. 10:19), in a description of the southern boundaries of Canaanite territory. Lasha’s association with Sodom, Gomorrah, Admah, and Zeboiim suggests that it was located somewhere near the southeast shore of the Dead Sea,
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
LASHA. A city included along with Sodom and Gomorrah in the Canaanite boundary description of Gen 10:19. Jerome mistakenly followed Jewish tradition in identifying Lasha (meaning lit., “bursting forth”) with the hot springs later known as Callirrhoe on the E side of the Dead Sea near Machaerus. Its location
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
LASHA. Probably leša‘, but written lāša‘ in the interests of prosody in its sole occurrence, which is at the end of a verse (Gn. 10:19). It figures in the designation of the limits of the territory of Canaan in a context which suggests that one travelling from the Mediterranean coast would encounter
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Lasha (Heb. lešaʿ)A place along the ancient border of Canaan (Gen. 10:19). The name likely means “fissure” or “chasm,” probably stemming from the geographical nature of the region. While the exact location of Lasha is uncertain, it is traditionally identified with Callirhoe (modern Wadi Zerqā Māʿin),
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Catholic Bible Dictionary
LASHA A city at the southern extreme of Canaan. Genesis 10:19 describes the territory of the Canaanites as extending “from Sidon, in the direction of Gerar, as far as Gaza, and in the direction of Sodom, Gomorrah, Admah, and Zeboiim, as far as Lasha.” The exact location of Lasha has not been determined.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary