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Madon
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Madon
Madon (מָדוֹן‎, madon). A city-state in north Canaan allied to the king of Hazor. Their very large army was routed in a day (Josh 11:1; Josh 12:19). The LXX has Marrōn at Joshua 11:1, raising the possibility that Madon could be identified with Merom.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Madon (Place)
MADON (PLACE) [Heb mādōn (מָדֹן)]. An important Canaanite city-state in the north, ruled by Jobab (Josh 11:1). Joining the alliance organized by Jabin, king of Hazor, it suffered defeat at the hands of the Israelites (Josh 12:19). The LXX does not mention Madon in any of its lists. It refers to Maron
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Madon
Madon. One of the many Canaanite cities allied against Joshua in a vain attempt to stop the progress of the Israelites into Palestine. A disastrous battle fought at Meron brought these cities under Israelite control (Jos 11:1; 12:19). Madon is probably the modern Qarn Hattin, about five miles from the
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Madon
Madon māʹdən [Heb. māḏôn; Gk. B Marrōn, A Madōn (Josh. 11:1), B Mamrōth, A Marōn (Josh. 12:19 [LXX 20])]. A Canaanite city in Galilee whose king sided with the surrounding rulers against Joshua (Josh. 11:1). It is probably identical with the Maron of 12:19, where the common confusion of Heb.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Madon
MADON One of the many Canaanite cities allied against Joshua in a vain attempt to stop the progress of the Israelites into Palestine. A disastrous battle fought at Meron brought these cities under Israelite control (Jos 11:1; 12:19). Madon is probably the modern Qarn Hattin, about five miles (8 kilometers)
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Madon
MADON. A royal city of the Canaanites in the N whose king Jobab was confederate with Jabin, king of Hazor. Both kings were killed in the battle with Joshua at the waters of Merom (Josh 11:1; 12:19). It has been identified with Qarn Hattin (“the horns of Hattin”) on the heights five miles NW of Tiberias.
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Madon
MADON (Heb. māḏôn). A city of N Canaan (Jos. 11:1; 12:19; lxx marrōn, as in 11:7 for *Merom). If the names are identical (so LOB, pp. 106, 111, 206), d is a transcription error for r. Mḏn of Tuthmosis III list (no. 20) is not equivalent. For Kh. Madjan/Qarn Hattin see *Adamah.J. P. U. Lilley.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Madon
Madon (Heb. māḏôn)A Canaanite city which joined in an ill-fated alliance against the Israelite conquest (Josh. 11:1; 12:19). Qarn Ḥaṭṭîn/Tel Qarnei Ḥittin (1933.2447), ca. 8.5 km. (5.5 mi.) NW of Tiberias, has been suggested as the site.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Madon
Madon [māˊdŏn] (Heb. māḏôn). A Canaanite city which joined in an ill-fated alliance against the Israelite conquest (Josh. 11:1; 12:19). Qarn Ḥaṭṭîn, ca. 8.5 km. (5.5 mi.) northwest of Tiberias, has been suggested as the site.
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Madon
MADON A city in northern Canaan ruled by Jobab (Josh 11:1). Madon joined the coalition of Jabin, king of Hazor, that attempted to halt the Israelite conquest of Canaan under Joshua, but the alliance was defeated (Josh 12:19).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Madon
Ma´don (strife), one of the principal cities of Canaan before the conquest, probably in the north. Its king joined Jabin and his confederates in their attempt against Joshua at the waters of Merom, and like the rest was killed. Josh. 11:1; 12:19.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Madon
MA´DON (maʹdon; “strife”). A Canaanite city in the N of Palestine, ruled by a king named Jobab (Josh. 11:1) and captured by Joshua (12:19). It is probably to be identified with the village of Madîn, near Hattin, W of the Sea of Galilee.
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