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Madmannah (town)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Beth-Marcaboth
Beth-Marcaboth (בֵּית־הַמַּרְכָּבֹת‎, beith-hammarkavoth). A city in the territory of Simeon. Its name means “house of chariots” (Josh 19:5, 1 Chr 4:31).
Madmannah
Madmannah (מַדְמַנָּה‎, madmannah). A town located at the southern end of Judah in the Negev plains (Josh 15:31). The town’s founder might have been Shaaph, son of Caleb (1 Chr 2:48–49), though Madmannah in 1 Chr 2:49 could refer to Shaaph’s son rather than a town he founded. It is also possible that
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Beth-Marcaboth (Place)
BETH-MARCABOTH (PLACE) [Heb bêt hammarkābôt (בֵּית הַמַּרְכָּבֹות‎), bêt markābôt (בֵּית מַרְכָּבֹות)]. Beth-marcaboth is listed in Josh 19:5 and in 1 Chr 4:31 as one of the settlements occupied by the tribe of Simeon in the aftermath of the Conquest. Since the tribe of Simeon was assimilated to
Madmannah (Place)
MADMANNAH (PLACE) [Heb madmannâ (מַדְמַנָּה)]. A village in the Negeb plains at the S end of the administrative districts of Judah (Josh 15:21). The founding of the place is attributed to Shaaph, a son of Maacah, the concubine of Caleb, and Jahdai, another son of Caleb (1 Chr 2:42–49). Therefore, Madmannah
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Beth-marcaboth
Beth-marcaboth. City in Judah’s territory given to the tribe of Simeon (Jos 19:5; 1 Chr 4:31), possibly the same as Madmannah (Jos 15:31). The name Beth-marcaboth means “house of chariots,” and consequently some have seen a link to the chariot cities of Solomon (1 Kgs 9:19; 10:26). Its location is unknown
Madmannah (Place)
Madmannah (Place). Alternate name for Beth-marcaboth, a city in southern Judah, in Joshua 15:31.See Beth-marcaboth.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Beth-Marcaboth
Beth-Marcaboth beth-märʹkə-both [Heb. bêṯ hammarkāḇōṯ—‘the house (place) of chariots’; Gk. Baithmachereb].A place mentioned along with Hazar-susah, “the station of horses,” as cities in the Negeb near Ziklag (Josh. 19:5; 1 Ch. 4:31). It is tempting to connect these stations with “the cities
Madmannah
Madmannah mad-manʹə [Heb. maḏmannâ; Gk. B Machareim, A Bedebēna (Josh. 15:31), B Marmēna, A Madmēna (1 Ch. 2:49)]. A town in the Negeb of Judah, listed after Ziklag. In a comparable list (Josh. 19:5) the replacement of Madmannah with Beth-marcaboth suggests that the one location had two names.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Beth-Marcaboth
BETH-MARCABOTH City in Judah’s territory given to the tribe of Simeon (Jos 19:5; 1 Chr 4:31), possibly the same as Madmannah (Jos 15:31). The name Beth-marcaboth means “house of chariots,” and consequently some have seen a link to the chariot cities of Solomon (1 Kgs 9:19; 10:26). Its location is unknown
Madmannah (Place)
MADMANNAH (Place) Alternate name for Beth- marcaboth, a city in southern Judah, in Joshua 15:31. See Beth-marcaboth.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Beth-Marcaboth
BETH-MARCABOTH. A city of Simeon in extreme S of Judah (Josh 19:5; 1 Chr 4:31). It is conjectured that this might be one of the stations Solomon built for his chariots and horsemen (1 Kgs 9:19; 10:26).
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Beth-Marcaboth
BETH-MARCABOTH (Heb. bêṯ hammarkāḇôṯ, ‘house of chariots’). A part of the allotment to Simeon (Jos. 19:5; 1 Ch. 4:31). The site is uncertain but, being connected with Ziklag and Hormah, was probably a strong-point on the Judaean-Philistine border. The name suggests that the settlement may have
Madmannah
MADMANNAH (maḏmannâh). A town in SW Judah. At one time Calibbite (1 Ch. 2:49), it may have passed to Simeon and become known as Beth-marcaboth (cf. Jos. 15:31 with 19:5; W. F. Albright, JPOS 4, 1924, pp. 159f.). Khirbet umm Deimneh, 6 km SW of Dhahiriyah, and Kh. Tatrit, 2½ km further S, have been
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Beth-Marcaboth
Beth-Marcaboth (Heb. bêṯ hammarkāḇōṯ)A city apportioned to the tribe of Simeon following the conquest of Canaan (Josh. 19:5; 1 Chr. 4:31). The similarity of the parallel list in Judah’s allotment (Josh. 15:31–32) may reflect Simeon’s territorial assimilation with Judah, and suggests that Beth-marcaboth
Madmannah
Madmannah (Heb. maḏmannâ)A city in the Negeb, in southern Judah, close to Beer-sheba. It may be identified with modern Khirbet Umm ed-Deimneh or Khirbet Tatrît (143084). Madmannah is one of 29 cities belonging to the tribe of Judah that are enumerated in Josh. 15:21–32 according to some geographical
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Beth-Marcaboth
Beth-Marcaboth [bĕth märˊkə bŏth] (Heb. bêṯhammar kāḇôṯ “house of chariots”). A city in the inheritance of Simeon (Josh. 19:5; 1 Chr. 4:31). It was perhaps one of the chariot cities mentioned at 1 Kgs. 9:19; 10:26. A possible identification is Tell Ab̄u Hureirah.
Madmannah
Madmannah [măd mănˊə] (Heb. maḏmannâ). According to a Judahite genealogy (1 Chr. 2:49), the son of Shaaph, a descendant of Caleb through his concubine Maacah. The name represents a town in Judah’s tribal allotment among the towns “toward the boundary of Edom in the Negeb” (Josh. 15:21, 31; RSV
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Beth-marcaboth
Beth-mar´caboth (house of the chariots), one of the towns of Simeon, situated to the extreme south of Judah. Josh. 19:5; 1 Chron. 4:31. In the parallel list, Josh. 15:31, Madmannah occurs in place of Beth-marcaboth.
Madmannah
Madman´nah (dunghill), one of the towns in the south district of Judah. Josh. 15:31. In the time of Eusebius and Jerome it was called Menoïs, and was not far from Gaza. The first stage southward from Gaza is now el-Minyây, which is perhaps the modern representative of Menoïs, and therefore of Madmannah.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Beth-Marcaboth
BETH-MAR´CABOTH (beth-marʹka-bōth; “place of chariots”). A town of Simeon, in the extreme S of Judah, in which some of the descendants of Shimei dwelt (Josh. 19:5; 1 Chron. 4:31). Site uncertain.
Madmannah
MADMAN´NAH (mad-manʹa; “dunghill”). A town in the extreme S of Judah (Josh. 15:31), afterward assigned to Simeon. From 1 Chron. 2:49 it appears to have been founded or occupied by Shaaph, the son of Maacah, Caleb’s concubine. It is possibly to be identified with Miniay, or Minieh, S of Gaza.
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