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Luhith
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Luhith
Luhith (לוּחִית‎, luchith). A town in Moab; mentioned in the oracles of Isaiah and Jeremiah (Isa 15:5; Jer 48:5).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Luhith (Place)
LUHITH (PLACE) [Heb lûḥı̂t (לוּחִית)]. A town in SW Moab, mentioned in the oracles of Isaiah (15:5) and Jeremiah (48:5). In both passages, Luhith (Heb lûḥı̂t “terrace”) is named as a prominent point on the slopes of Transjordan’s escarpment, on or near the route that connected the plain of the Dead
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Luhith
Luhith. Moabite city mentioned in connection with the flight of the Moabites to Zoar (Is 15:5). Since it was also listed with Horonaim, it was perhaps situated between these two cities in the southeastern area around the Dead Sea. Its precise location is unknown.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Luhith
Luhith loo̅ʹhith ASCENT OF [Heb. maʿalēh hallûḥîṯ]. A place mentioned in Isaiah’s oracle concerning Moab (Isa. 15:5). Its context includes the road to Horonaim and the waters of Nimrim. A similar oracle in Jer. 48:3–5 mentions the descent of Horonaim and Zoar. Since the definite article appears
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Luhith
LUHITH Moabite city mentioned in connection with the flight of the Moabites to Zoar (Is 15:5). Since it was also listed with Horonaim, it was perhaps situated between these two cities in the southeastern area around the Dead Sea.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Luhith
LUHITH. An unidentified town of Moab which was slated for doom along with the other towns of Moab. Apparently Luhith was located on a height or hillside of some sort and offered temporary refuge to those fleeing from invasion (Isa 15:5; Jer 48:5).
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Luhith, Ascent of
LUHITH, ASCENT OF. A place in Moab where the people fled from the Babylonians (Is. 15:5; Je. 48:5). Eusebius places it between Areopolis and Zoar, but it has not yet been certainly identified.J. D. Douglas
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Luhith
Luhith (Heb. lûɩ̂ṯ), ASCENT OFA place or road going up into the heights of southern Moab (Isa. 15:5; Jer. 48:5). The location is otherwise unknown. Eusebius (Onom. 122.29) identifies Luhith with Loueitha between Ar (Areopolis) and Zoar.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Luhith, Ascent of
LUHITH [lōōˊhĭth], ASCENT OF (Heb. ma˓alēh hallûḥṯ). A place or road going up into the heights of southern Moab (Isa. 15:5; Jer. 48:5). The location is otherwise unknown. Eusebius (Onom. cxxii.29) identifies Luhith with Loueitha between Ar (Areopolis) and Zoar.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Luhith
Lu´hith (made of tables or boards), The ascent of, a place in Moab, occurs only in Isa. 15:5 and the parallel passage of Jeremiah. Jer. 48:5. In the days of Eusebius and Jerome it was still known, and stood between Areopolis (Rabbath-moab) and Zoar.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Luhith
LU´HITH (lūʹhith; Jer. 48:5; Isa. 15:5). A Moabite town situated upon an ascent, to which the people fled from the invading Babylonians.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Luhith
Luhithmade of boards, a Moabitish place between Zoar and Horonaim (Isa. 15:5; Jer. 48:5).