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Migdal-gad
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Migdal-Gad
Migdal-Gad (מִגְדַּל־גָּד‎, migdal-gad). A town in Judah, located in the district of Lachish (Josh 15:37).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Migdal-Gad (Place)
MIGDAL-GAD (PLACE) [Heb migdal-gād (מִגְדַּל־גָּד)]. Town situated in the Shephelah, or low country, of Judah (Josh 15:37), within the same district as Lachish. This settlement, whose name perhaps means “tower” of Gad (from gdl, “be great”) is listed among the towns within the tribal allotment of Judah
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Migdal-gad
Migdal-gad. Village in Judah which was located in the Shephelah district of Lachish (Jos 15:37). It is perhaps identifiable with Khirbet el-Mejdeleh, southeast of Tell el-Nuweir.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Migdal-Gad
Migdal-Gad migʹdəl-gad [Heb mig̱dal-gaḏ—‘tower of Gad’]. One of sixteen cities named along with other groups of cities in the Shephelah (Lowlands) as part of the inheritance of the tribe of Judah (Josh. 15:37; cf. vv 33–36; 42–47). Migdal-gad is named between Hadashah and Dilean in a group that includes
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Migdal-Gad
MIGDAL-GAD Village in Judah located in the Shephelah district of Lachish (Jos 15:37). It is perhaps identifiable with Khirbet el-Mejdeleh, southeast of Tell el-Nuweir.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Migdal-Gad
MIGDAL-GAD. Mentioned only in Josh 15:37 along with 15 other cities in various parts of Judah. Its location is unknown.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Migdal-Gad
Migdal-Gad (Heb. mig̱dal-gāḏ)A town (“tower of Gad”) in the Shephelah, or lowland, of Judah and part of that tribe’s inheritance (Josh. 15:37). It is identified with Khirbet el-Mejdeleh (140105), presumably a preservation of the biblical name. Located 6 km. (3.7 mi.) SE of Lachish, the site has not
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Migdal-Gad
Migdal-Gad [mĭgˊdăl gădˊ] (Heb. mig̱dal-gāḏ “tower of Gad”). A city in the vicinity of Lachish, in the lowland of the tribal territory of Judah (Josh. 15:37).The site is generally identified as Khirbet el-Mejdeleh, 8 km. (5 mi.) south of Beit Jibrîn (Eleutheropolis).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Migdal-gad
Mig´dal-gad (tower of Gad), a city of Judah, Josh. 15:37, in the district of the Shefelah, or maritime lowland.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Migdal-Gad
MIG´DAL-GAD (migʹdal-gad; “tower of fortune”). A town in the plain of Judah, between the hilly region and the territory held by the Philistines (Josh. 15:37). Its site is not positively known, but it is in the Shephelah (which see), perhaps near Lachish. Possibly it is to be located at Mejdad, twenty-four
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Migdal-gad
Migdal-gadtower of fortune, a town in the plains of Judah, probably the modern el-Mejdel, a little to the north-east of Ascalon (Josh. 15:37).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Migdal Gad
MIGDAL GAD [MIG dal gad] (tower of fortune) — a town in or near the Shephelah, or lowland plain, of Judah, perhaps near Lachish (Josh. 15:37).
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