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Machbenah
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Machbenah
Machbenah (מַכְבֵּנָה‎, makhbenah). Either the name of a person or town mentioned in a genealogical list of Judah (1 Chr 2:49).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Machbenah (Place)
MACHBENAH (PLACE) [Heb makbēnâ (מַכְבֵּנָה)]. A name which appears in a genealogical list of Judah (1 Chr 2:49). Machbenah is generally taken to be a place name, and several identifications of its referent have been offered by scholars. According to Aharoni (LBHG, 227), Machbenah was a settlement of
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Machbenah
Machbenah. Evidently a place-name among the geographical names in the genealogy of Caleb and Judah (1 Chr 2:49). It is followed by Gibea, which is probably the same town mentioned in Joshua 15:57; thus, Machbenah was probably located in the eastern district of the hill country south of Hebron, an area
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Machbenah
Machbenah makbēʹnə [Heb. maḵbēnâ; Gk. Machabēna]. A name recorded in the genealogy of Judah in 1 Ch. 2:49. It is considered to have been a settlement of the sons of Caleb in the Judean hills S of Beth-zur and Hebron (LBHG, rev ed., p. 248; cf. NEB). BDB, p. 460, suggests identifying Cabbon (Josh.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Machbenah
MACHBENAH* Evidently a place-name among the geographical names in the genealogy of Caleb and Judah (1 Chr 2:49). It is followed by Gibea, which is probably the same town mentioned in Joshua 15:57; thus, Machbenah was probably located in the eastern district of the hill country south of Hebron, an area
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Machbenah
MACHBENAH. Son of Sheva, named in the genealogical list of Judah and more particularly of the family of Caleb (1 Chr 2:49). Some identify the name as a place rather than a person, and observe that it is from the same root as Cabbon (Josh 15:40), a town near Eglon, possibly modern Khirbet Hebrah.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Machbenah
Machbenah (Heb. maḵbēnâ)A name in a genealogical list of the descendants of Caleb (1 Chr. 2:49). It is more likely a place, generally believed to be in the hills of Judah S of Hebron.Aaron M. Gale
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Machbenah
Machbenah [măk bēˊnə] (Heb. maḵbēnâ). A name in a Judahite genealogy collection probably representing a town in Judah (1 Chr. 2:49). No location has been identified with this name, though identifications with Cabbon (Josh. 15:40) and with Meconah (Neh. 11:28) have been suggested.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Machbenah
Mach´benah (bond). Sheva, the father of Machbena, is named in the genealogical list of Judah as the offspring of Manchah, the concubine of Caleb ben-Hezron. 1 Chron. 2:49.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Machbenah
MACHBE´NAH (mak-bēʹna). If a man, the son of Sheva, and the one after whom the place of the same name was called (1 Chron. 2:49). See Macbenah.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Machbenah
MACHBENAH [mak BEE nuh] — a son of Sheva mentioned in the genealogy of Judah. Machbenah was of the family of Caleb (1 Chr. 2:49).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
MACHBENA
MACHBENA<mak-be’-na> (מַכְבֵּנָה‎ [makhbenah]; Septuagint: Codex Vaticanus [Macabhna˓, Machabena]; Codex Alexandrinus [Macamhna˓, Machamena]; the King James Version, Machbenah): A name which occurs in the genealogical list of Judah (1 Ch 2:49), apparently the name of a place, which may be the same