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Mallus
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Mallus
Mallus (Μαλλώτας, Mallōtas). Rendered as Mallos by the King James Version. A city on the southern coast of Asia Minor overlooking the Pyramus River Delta. Antiochus IV Epiphanes gave Mallus and nearby Tarsus to his concubine, Antiochis, which caused a revolt (2 Macc 4:30).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Mallus (Place)
MALLUS (PLACE) [Gk Mallōs (Μαλλως)]. A Cilician city located on the Pyramus river E of Tarsus on the S coast of Asia Minor. 2 Macc 4:30 recounts that the cities of Tarsus and Mallus were given by the Seleucid king Antiochus IV Epiphanes as a present to his concubine Antiochis. The transfer of the cities
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Mallus
Mallus malʹəs [Gk. Mallos]; AV MALLOS. A city in Cilicia, Asia Minor, inhabited by the Mallōtai (2 Macc. 4:30). The RSV translates “the people of … Mallus.” Its inhabitants and those of nearby Tarsus revolted because Antiochus IV Epiphanes had given the cities to his concubine Antiochis. W. Ramsay
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Mallus
Mallus (Gk. Mallōs)A Cilician city whose people revolted when Antiochus IV Epiphanes gave it and nearby Tarsus to his concubine Antiochis (2 Macc. 4:30). Overlooking the Pyramus (modern Ceyhan) River Delta, the city is situated on the route taken by Alexander the Great.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Mallus
Mallus [mălˊəs] (Gk. Mallōtēs).* A Cilician city whose people revolted when Antiochus IV Epiphanes gave it and nearby Tarsus to his concubine Antiochis (2 Macc. 4:30; KJV “Mallos”). Overlooking the Pyramus (modern Ceyhan) river delta, the city is situated on the route taken by Alexander the
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
MALLUS
MALLUS<mal’-us> ([Μαλλός, Mallos]; the King James Version, Mallos): A city in Cilicia, the inhabitants of which along with those of Tarsus, revolted from Antiochus Epiphanes in protest against his action in giving them to his concubine, Antiochis (2 Macc 4:30). The ancient name was Marlos. The river
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 4, M–P
Mallus
Mallus mal’uhs (Μαλλός). KJV Mallos. An important coastal city in Cilicia whose inhabitants (Mallōtai), along with those of Tarsus, rebelled when Antiochus Epiphanes gave their cities to his concubine as a present (2 Macc. 4:20). According to Strabo (Geogr. 14.5.16), Mallus was on a height near the
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Mallus
MALLUS, malʹus (Μαλλός, Mallós; AV Mallos): A city in Cilicia, the inhabitants of which along with those of Tarsus, revolted from Antiochus Epiphanes in protest against his action in giving them to his concubine, Antiochis (2 Macc 4:30). The ancient name was Marios. The river Pyramos divides about 10
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
MALLUS
MALLUS mal´uhs [Μαλλός Mallos]. A Cilician city located near the Mediterranean coast, east of Tarsus on the Pyramus River. Mallus (the entire district: Mallōtas [Μαλλῶτας]) and Tarsus revolted after Antiochus IV Epiphanes granted them to his concubine (2 Macc 4:30). Antiochus personally attended to