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Lod (town)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Lod
Lod (לֹד‎, lod) (Greek, Λύδδα, Lydda). A Benjamite town in the Plain of Sharon, between Jaffa and Jerusalem. The modern city of Lod is about 14 miles southeast of Tel Aviv, near Ben Gurion International Airport.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Lod (Place)
LOD (PLACE) [Heb lōd (לֹד)]. Var. LYDDA. A town in the N Shephelah whose founding was attributed to (one of) the sons of Elpaal, a Benjaminite (1 Chr 8:12). Its traditional location is modern Lod/el-Ludd (M.R. 140151), on the S bank of the wadi el-Kabir near the intersection of the main E–W road from
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Lod
Lod. City on the coastal plain of Palestine. The modern city, called Ludd, is located 10 miles southeast of Tel Aviv. The name of the city first occurs in a list of Canaanite towns which goes back to 1465 bc, to the reign of the Egyptian pharaoh Thutmose III, who supplied the list. The founder of the
Lydda
Lydda. NT name for Lod, a town located southwest of Jerusalem in the Shephelah.See Lod.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Lod Lydda
Lod Lydda lod; LYDDA lidʹə [Heb. lōḏ; Gk. Lydda]. A Benjaminite town located in the picturesque plain of Sharon 18 km (11 mi) SE of Joppa. The name’s earliest appearance is in the inscription of Thutmose III (1482–1450 b.c.) at Karnak, which lists it among the Palestinian towns held by Egypt. In 1
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Lod
LOD City on the coastal plain of Palestine. The modern city, called Ludd, is located 10 miles (16.1 kilometers) southeast of Tel Aviv. The name of the city first occurs in a list of Canaanite towns that goes back to 1465 bc, to the reign of the Egyptian pharaoh Thutmose III, who supplied the list. The
Lydda
LYDDA New Testament name for Lod, a town located southwest of Jerusalem in the Shephelah (Acts 9:32–38). See Lod.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Lydda
Lydda (lid´uh), a town in the fertile Plain of Sharon along an eastern branch of the ancient international highway, the Via Maris. This location gave Lydda a certain strategic and commercial importance. First mentioned as Lydda in a Late Bronze Age list of towns in Canaan conquered by Thutmose III of
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Lod
LOD. Named Lydda (q.v.) in the NT, Lod is located on the E edge of the Philistine plain along the Via Maris between Gath and Aphek, 11 miles SE of Joppa. It apparently was ruled by a rebellious vassal king in the late 19th or early 18th cen. b.c., as it occurs in the Execration texts used in an Egyptian
Lydda
LYDDA. A town in the old tribal area of Benjamin, about 11 miles SE of Joppa. Its OT name was Lod (1 Chr 8:12) and today is known as Ludd. The church in Lydda may have been started by Philip as he evangelized northward after meeting the Ethiopian eunuch (Acts 8:40). Peter healed the palsied man Aeneas
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Lydda
LYDDA. A town some 18 km SE of the coast at Jaffa, in the Shephelah plain. It is almost certainly to be identified with the OT Lod, which is mentioned in the Karnak list of Thothmes III. In Israelite times it was a Benjaminite town; reoccupied after the Bab. Exile, it later fell to the authority of the
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Lod
Lod (Heb. lōḏ) (also LYDDA)A city (modern Lod/el-Ludd; 140151) 18 km. (11 mi.) SE of Joppa on the Wadi el-Kabir, near the border of the Sharon Plain; also known in the NT as Lydda. An inscription of Thutmose III at Karnak (15th century b.c.) refers to the city as an Egyptian holding. Benjaminites,
Lydda
Lydda (Gk. Lýdda)A city (modern Lod/el-Ludd; 140151) 18 km. (11 mi.) SE of Joppa, known in the OT as Lod. During the Hellenistic period, Lod became known as Lydda, and was the capital of one of the 11 districts of Judea after having been transferred from Samaritan control (1 Macc. 11:34). Years later
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Lod
Lod [lŏd] (Heb. lōḏ). A city ca. 18 km. (11 mi.) southeast of Joppa near the Wâdī el-Kabir. Archaeological work has been limited by the presence of a modern city on the site.Lod existed at least as early as the fifteenth century B.C., appearing in a list of Canaanite cities conquered by
Lydda
Lydda [1ĭdˊə)] (Gk. Λψδδα). Old Testament Lod, a city ca. 18 km. (11 mi.) southeast of Joppa (cf. Acts 9:38). Resettled following the return from exile (Ezra 2:33; Neh. 7:37; 11:35), the city became known as Lydda in Hellenistic times (the name occurs in a conquest list of Thutmose III, ca.
The Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land
Lod; Lydda; Diospolis
LOD; LYDDA; DIOSPOLIS A town not mentioned in the Bible until the Restoration (Ezra 2:23, etc.), though its inclusion in a list of Tuthmosis III testifies to its antiquity. In 145 bc it was included in Hasmonean territory. In ad 68 it was conquered by Vespasian, and after the fall of Jerusalem it was
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Lod
LOD Also Lydda, a town in the western lowlands of Palestine that was built by the tribe of Benjamin (1 Chr 8:12; Ezra 2:33; Neh 7:37, 11:35). It is probably the modern el-Ludd.
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