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Nadabath
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Nadabath
Nadabath (Ναδαβάθ, Nadabath). A village of Judaea where Jonathan and Simon Maccabeus massacred a wedding party (1 Macc 9:37).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Nadabath (Place)
NADABATH (PLACE) [Gk Nadabath (Ναδαβαθ)]. A village or place in the S Transjordan from which a Jambrite wedding party proceeded toward Madaba when it was ambushed by Jonathan and Simon Maccabeus ca. 160 b.c. (1 Macc 9:37). The attack on the procession was an act of revenge against the Jambrites of Madaba,
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Nadabath
Nadabath nadʹə-bath [Gk Nadabath] (1 Macc. 9:37); AV NADABATHA na-dabʹə-thə. A city in Transjordan from which the sons of Jambri were conducting a bride when Jonathan and Simon attacked to avenge the murder of their brother John (1 Macc. 9:37ff.). If this is the Nadabatha mentioned by Josephus (Ant.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Nadabath
Nadabath (Gk. Nadabath)A village in Transjordan. A wedding party traveling from Nadabath to Madaba was ambushed by Jonathan and Simon Maccabeus to avenge the death of their brother John, who was captured and executed by the Jambrites of Madaba (1 Macc. 9:37). This village might be the same as one mentioned
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Nadabath
Nadabath [nădˊə băth] (Gk. Nadabath). A Transjordanian city, the home of the bride whose wedding procession was ambushed by Jonathan and Simon Maccabeus in retaliation for the Jambrite murder of their brother John (1 Macc. 9:37; KJV “Nadabatha”). It has been identified with both modern en-Nebâ
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
NADABATH
NADABATH<na’-da-bath> ([Ναδαβάθ, Nadabath]; the King James Version Nadabatha, <na-dab’-a-tha>): A city East of the Jordan from which the wedding party of Jambri were coming when Jonathan and Simon attacked them and slew very many, designing to avenge the murder of their brother John (1 Macc 9:37
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 4, M–P
Nadabath
Nadabath nad’uh-bath (Ναδαβαθ). A place mentioned once in the Apocrypha (1 Macc. 9:37). Jonathan and Simon Maccabee, avenging the execution of their brother John by the “children of Jambri,” a Nabatean tribe, ambushed a wedding procession. The bride was brought from Nadabath to Medeba. This Transjordanian
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Nadabath
NADABATH, nā´da-bath (Ναδαβάθ, Nadabáth; AV Nadabatha, na-dab´a-tha): A city E. of the Jordan from which the wedding party of Jambri were coming when Jonathan and Simon attacked them and slew very many, designing to avenge the murder of their brother John (1 Macc 9:37 ff). Nebo and Nabathaea have been
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
NADABATH
NADABATH nad´uh-bath [Ναδαβάθ Nadabath]. A town in Transjordan near MEDEBA (modern Madaba). The Maccabees sent John and their possessions to the Nabateans for safekeeping, but the JAMBRI family from Medeba attacked the caravan, killing John and stealing the baggage (1 Macc 9:35–37). Later, Jonathan
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