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Mount Baalah
A mountain on the boundary of Judah, between Ekron and Jabneel.
Dictionaries
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Baalah (Place)
BAALAH (PLACE) [Heb baʿălâ (בַּעֲלָה‎)]. 1. City on the N border of Judah (Josh 15:9, 10; 1 Chr 13:6). Owing to its biblical identification with Kiriath-Jearim (Josh 15:9; 1 Chr 13:6), it is to be located at Tell el-Azhar (Boling Joshua AB, 369), alongside one of the major routes leading through the
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Mt Baalah
3. Mt. Baalah (Josh. 15:11), a narrow ridge between Ekron and Jabneel marking part of the territory allotted to the tribe of Judah.D. D. Gerard
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Baalah
Baalah (bah´uh-luh), a feminine form of the word ba‘al (“master”), the name of the Semitic fertility god; it means “the place of Baal.”1 Another name for Kiriath-jearim, a city on the northern border of Judah (Josh. 15:9–10) where David kept the ark of the covenant before moving it to Jerusalem (1 Chron.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Baalah
BAALAH1. A border city of northern Judah, better known as Kirjath-jearim or Kirjath-baal (q.v.), five miles W of Jerusalem on the road descending to the coast (Josh 15:9–10, 60), where the ark remained after its return from Philistia (1 Chr 13:6).2. A ridge, probably the hill of Mughar, some 20 miles
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Baalah
Baalah (Heb. baʿălâ)1. Another name for Kiriath-jearim (Josh. 15:9).2. A mountain on the boundary of the tribal territory of Judah, between Ekron and Jabneel (Josh. 15:11).3. A city in the southern part of Judah (Josh. 15:29), perhaps the same as Balah (Josh. 19:3) or Bilhah (1 Chr. 4:29). It is
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Baalah
BA´ALAH (bāʹa-lā; “mistress”).1. A city on the northern border of the tribe of Judah (Josh. 15:10), one of the religious sanctuaries of the ancient Gibeonites, as it appears (15:9) that Baalah and Kiriath-jearim were applicable to the same place. See 1 Chron. 13:6.2. A city on the S of Judah (Josh.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Baalah
Baalahmistress; city. (1.) A city in the south of Judah (Josh. 15:29), elsewhere called Balah (Josh. 19:3) and Bilhah (1 Chr. 4:29). Now Khurbet Zebalah.(2.) A city on the northern border of the tribe of Judah (Josh. 15:10), called also Kirjath-jearim, q.v. (15:9; 1 Chr. 13:6), now Kuriet-el-Enab,
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
Baalah
BaalahBaalah (bayʹuh-luh), a feminine form of the word baal (Heb., ‘master’), the name of the Semitic fertility god; it is used to mean ‘the place of Baal.’ 1 Another name for Kiriath-jearim, a city on the northern border of Judah (Josh. 15:9–10) where David kept the Ark of the Covenant before moving
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