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Migron
Excerpt from the Lexham Bible Dictionary, the most advanced Bible dictionary.
A location near Gibeah in the territory of Benjamin. Saul and 600 soldiers stayed at Migron during a campaign against the Philistines (1 Sam 14:2). The Migron mentioned in Isa 10:28 could be a different location than the one mentioned in 1 Sam 14:2.
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Migron
Migron (מִגְרוֹן‎, migron). A location near Gibeah in the territory of Benjamin. Saul and 600 soldiers stayed at Migron during a campaign against the Philistines (1 Sam 14:2). The Migron mentioned in Isa 10:28 could be a different location than the one mentioned in 1 Sam 14:2.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Migron (Place)
MIGRON (PLACE) [Heb migrôn (מִגְרֹון)]. A locality in Benjamin (1 Sam 14:2; Isa 10:28). Commentators have assumed that the Hebrew toponym refers to a small town or village; unfortunately, the two biblical texts referring to Migron appear to give contradictory information regarding its location. In 1
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Migron
Migron. Site where Saul rested under a pomegranate tree, near Gibeah (1 Sm 14:2); also mentioned as part of the line of march of the Assyrians (Is 10:28). The first reference is to a site south of Michmash, the second is probably north of Michmash. Some scholars, however, try to identify both with the
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Migron
Migron migʹron, migʹrən [Heb mig̱rôn; Gk Magōn]. A place in Benjamin, on or near Wâdī Ṣuweinîṭ (1 S. 14:2; Isa. 10:28). 1 S. 14:2 states, “Saul was staying in the outskirts of Gibeah under the pomegranate tree which is at Migron.” It is generally accepted that “Gibeah” here must be Geba (Jebaʿ),
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Migron
MIGRON Site where Saul rested under a pomegranate tree, near Gibeah (1 Sm 14:2); also mentioned as part of the line of march of the Assyrians (Is 10:28). The first reference is to a site south of Michmash, the second is probably north of Michmash. Some scholars, however, try to identify both with the
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Migron
Migron (mig´ron; Heb., perhaps “steep”), a town in the hill country of Judah. According to 1 Sam. 14:2, “Saul was staying in the outskirts of Gibeah under the pomegranate tree that is at Migron.” Gibeah in this verse may be a misreading for Geba, across the valley from Michmash (cf. 13:16). In Isa. 10:28
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Migron
MIGRON. The probable site is Tell Miryam, located halfway between Michmash and Geba. Saul and his army of 600 stationed themselves there preparatory to a battle with the Philistines (1 Sam 13:23–14:5; read perhaps “Geba” for “Gibeah” in 14:2). It was on the line of march of the Assyrians, who attacked
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Migron
MIGRON. 1. A place mentioned in 1 Sa. 14:2 situated on the outskirts of Saul’s home at Gibeah, where he remained during the first stage of the Philistine invasion after his election as king. It is possibly identical with 2, a locality mentioned in the march of the Assyr. army in Is. 10:28, the modern
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Migron
Migron (Heb. mig̱rôn)A place in Benjamin. In 1 Sam. 14:2 Saul and his 600 soldiers camp outside Gibeah (9 km. [5.5 mi.] NE of Jerusalem and S of the Wadi es-Suweiniṭ) at the “pomegranate tree” (possibly the “rock of Rimmon”; Judg. 20:45–47) “in the Migron.” In Isa. 10:28 the Assyrians are viewed as
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Migron
Migron [mĭgˊrŏn] (Heb. mig̱rôn). A place on the outskirts of the territory controlled by the Benjaminite city of Geba (the text reads “Gibeah,” probably incorrectly) where Saul and his men were stationed during a time of war with the Philistines (1 Sam. 14:2; cf. P K. McCarter, I Samuel. AB
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Migron
Mig´ron (precipice), a town or a spot in the neighborhood of Gibeah. 1 Sam. 14:2. Migron is also mentioned in Sennacherib’s approach to Jerusalem. Isa. 10:28.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Migron
MIG´RON (migʹron; “precipice”). A town of Benjamin, apparently on the route of the invading Assyrian army southward (Isa. 10:28). From Michmash a narrow valley extends northward out of and at right angles to what has been identified as the passage of Michmash (which see). Saul was stationed at the further
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