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Lebo-Hamath
Lebo Hamath • Lobo-Hamath
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Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Lebo-hamath
Lebo-hamath. Town on the Orontes River below Riblah; perhaps the correct reading for the phrase “entrance of Hamath” in numerous OT passages (Nm 34:8; 1 Kgs 8:65; 2 Kgs 14:25; Ez 47:15).See Hamath #1.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Lebo-Hamath
LEBO-HAMATH Town on the Orontes River below Riblah; perhaps the correct reading for the phrase “entrance of Hamath” in numerous OT passages (Nm 34:8; 1 Kgs 8:65; 2 Kgs 14:25; Ez 47:15). See Hamath #1.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Lebo-Hamath
Lebo-hamath (li-bo-hay´math), a town in the district of Hamath, but far to the south of the city of Hamath (Num. 13:21; Josh. 13:5). Identified with modern Lebweh, Libo-hamath marked the traditional northern limit of Israel’s territory (see Num. 34:8; Ezek. 47:15). See also Hamath.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Lebo-Hamath
LEBO-HAMATH. The name of a place marking the ideal northern boundary of Israel (Num 34:8; Josh 13:5; Jdg 3:3; Ezk 48:1, NASB). Other versions have usually rendered the expression as “the entrance of Hamath” or “the entering in of Hamath.”Egyptian and Assyrian texts make clear that Lbô˒ does not mean
The Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land
Lobo-Hamath
LOBO-HAMATH A town in the south of the land of Hamath, at the northern end of the Valley of Lebanon, near the sources of the Orontes. According to the Bible it is the northern border of the Promised Land (Num. 34:8, etc.; Authorized Version: ‘the entrance of Hamath’). Mentioned as Rabah in the Egyptian
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Lebo Hamath
LE´BO HA´MATH (lēʹbō hāʹmath). The NASB and NIV name for Hamath (which see). The KJV translates Lebo literally as “entrance” and thus the full name as “entrance to Hamath.”
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Lebo-Hamath
LEBO-HAMATH (Lē bō-hāʹ măth) Place-name meaning “entrance to or to come to Hamath.” KJV, RSV translate, while other modern translations transliterate, the Hebrew name. Many modern interpreters think Lebo-hamath was an independent city in the city-state dominated by Hamath in Syria. It could be Lebwe
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 3, H–L
Lebo Hamath
Lebo Hamath lee’boh-hay’muhth (לְבֹא חֲמָתH4217, “entrance of Hamath”). Also Lebo-hamath. A place on the S border of the territory controlled by Hamath, regarded in the OT as the ideal N border of the Promised Land of Israel. However, it was only under David and Solomon, and later under Jeroboam II,
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
LEBO-HAMATH
LEBO-HAMATH lee´boh-hay´muhth [לְבוֹא חֲמָתlevoʾ khamath; εἰσόδου Ἑμάθ eisodou Emath, Λαβώεμαθ Labōemath]. The name of a region or town, perhaps modern Lebweh at the headwaters of the Orontes. Its exact location is unknown but thought to be somewhere in the great valley between the LEBANON MOUNTAINS