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Lebaoth
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Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Lebaoth
Lebaoth. Town in the Negeb of Judah (Jos 15:32) occupied by the tribe of Simeon under the name Beth-lebaoth (Jos 19:6). The parallel list of Simeonite towns has Beth-biri (kjv Beth-birei) in this place (1 Chr 4:31). The element beth, “house of,” is undoubtedly original, denoting a place of worship of
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Lebaoth
Lebaoth lə-bāʹəth [Heb. leḇāʾôṯ]. A site “in the extreme South” belonging to Judah (Josh. 15:32). In 19:2–6, which duplicates much of the list of cities in 15:22–32, Bethlebaoth replaces Lebaoth (cf. 15:32 and 19:6). Moreover, in 19:1 the cities are part of the lot of Simeon, “in the midst of
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Lebaoth
LEBAOTH Town in the Negev of Judah (Jos 15:32) occupied by the tribe of Simeon under the name Beth-lebaoth (19:6). The parallel list of Simeonite towns has Beth-biri in this place (1 Chr 4:31). The element beth, “house of,” is undoubtedly original, denoting a place of worship of the goddess of the lions
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Lebaoth
Lebaoth (Heb. lĕḇāʾôṯ) (also BETH-LEBAOTH)A city in the extreme south of Judah (Josh. 15:32). At Josh. 19:6 it is called Beth-lebaoth and assigned to Simeon. It is probably the same as Beth-biri (1 Chr. 4:31).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Lebaoth
Lebaoth [lə bāˊŏth] (Heb. leḇa˒ôṯ “lionesses”). A city in the extreme south of Judah (Josh. 15:32). At 19:6 it is called Beth-lebaoth and assigned to Simeon. See Beth-Biri.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Lebaoth
Leb´aoth (lionesses), a town which forms one of the last group of the cities of “the south” in the enumeration of the possessions of Judah, Josh. 15:32; probably identical with Beth-lebaoth.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
LEBAOTH
LEBAOTH<le-ba’-oth>, <-oth> (לְבָאוֹת‎ [lebha’oth]): An unidentified city in the South of the territory of Judah (Joshua 15:32). It is the same as Bethlebaoth of Joshua 19:6, which, by a clerical error appears in 1 Chronicles 4:31 as “Beth-biri.”
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 3, H–L
Lebaoth
Lebaoth li-bay’oth (לְבָאוֹתH4219, “lionesses”). One of the “southernmost towns of the tribe of Judah in the Negev toward the boundary of Edom” (Josh. 15:32; cf. v. 21). The site is unknown. Lebaoth is thought to be the same as Beth Lebaoth (19:6), apparently later known as Beth Biri (1 Chr. 4:31).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Lebaoth
LEBAOTH, lē̇-bāʹoth, -ōth (לְבָאוֹת‎, lebhāʼ ōth): An unidentified city in the S. of the territory of Judah (Josh 15:32). It is the same as Bethlebaoth of Josh 19:6, which, by a clerical error appears in 1 Ch 4:31 as “Beth-biri.”