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Mareshah (son of Laadah)
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Mareshah, Son of Laadah
Mareshah, Son of Laadah (מָרֵאשָׁה‎, mareshah). A descendant of Judah through Laadah (1 Chr 4:21).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Mareshah (Person)
MARESHAH (PERSON) [Heb mārēšâ (מָרֵשָׁה)]. Two individuals of the tribe of Judah.1. Firstborn of the family of Caleb and the father of Ziph and Hebron (1 Chr 2:42). The text is confused at this point, which is possibly due to dittography. The Hebrew has mêšaʿ, “Mesha.” However the RSV follows
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Mareshah (Person)
Mareshah (Person). 1. Caleb’s firstborn son and the father of Hebron (1 Chr 2:42; based on the Greek text). He is alternately called Mesha in the Hebrew text (rsv mg).See Mesha (Person) #2.2. Perhaps a Judahite son of Laadah (1 Chr 4:21).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Mareshah
Mareshah maə-rēʹshə [Heb. mārēšâ, mêšāʿ (1 Ch. 2:42a)]; AV, NEB, RSV mg, also MESHA (2:42a).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Mareshah (Person)
MARESHAH (Person)1. Caleb’s firstborn son and the father of Hebron (1 Chr 2:42; rsv, based on the Greek text). He is alternately called Mesha in the Hebrew text (rsv mg). See Mesha (Person) #2.2. Perhaps a Judahite son of Laadah (1 Chr 4:21).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Mareshah
Mareshah (muh-ree´shuh).1 An important town in the Judean Shephelah, identified with modern Tell Sandahannah, located about twenty-five miles southwest of Jerusalem. Josh. 15:44 names Mareshah as one of Judah’s settlements. According to 2 Chron. 11:5–12, Rehoboam fortified this town, ca. 920 bce. Near
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Mareshah
MARESHAH1. The first fortress city N of the great citadel of Lachish. Josh 15:44 enumerates it among the cities of the Shephelah of Judah. The earlier Amarna tablets knew it as a Canaanite city. Rehoboam fortified the site after Shishak’s invasion (2 Chr 11:5–8), and Asa defeated Zerah the Ethiopian
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Mareshah (Person)
Mareshah (Heb. mārēšâ) (PERSON)1. The firstborn son of Caleb, father of Ziph and Hebron (1 Chr. 2:42 LXX; Gk. Marisa). Hebrew manuscripts offer no variants, reading instead “Mesha” as father of Ziph. The LXX emendation fails to overcome the intrusion of “the sons of Mareshah, the father of Hebron” (cf.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Mareshah
MARE´SHAH (ma-reʹsha; “summit, chief place”).1. A person named as the “father” of Hebron, among the descendants of Judah. From the position his name occupies he is supposed to be the brother of Mesha, Caleb’s firstborn (1 Chron. 2:42), about 1380 b.c.2. A son of, or, more probably, a city founded by,
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
Mareshah
MareshahMareshah (mah-reeʹshah). 1 An important town in one of Judah’s Shephelah (western) districts (Josh. 15:44); it was located approximately one mile south of Beit Jibrin, and is identified with modern Tel Sandahannah. Mareshah was among the towns fortified by King Rehoboam ca. 920 b.c. (2 Chron.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Mareshah
MARESHAH [muh REE shuh] (summit) — the name of a city (see Map 3, A–4) and two men in the Old Testament:1. A fortified city in the lowland of Judah (Josh. 15:44). King Rehoboam of Judah strengthened the fortifications of Mareshah (2 Chr. 11:8). King Asa of Judah defeated Zerah the Ethiopian and his
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