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Nezib
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Nezib
Nezib (נְצִיב‎, netsiv). A town assigned to the tribe of Judah (Josh 15:43).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Nezib (Place)
NEZIB (PLACE) [Heb nĕṣı̂b (נְצִיב)]. Town situated in the Shephelah, or lowlands, of Judah (Josh 15:43), within the same district as Libnah and Mareshah. This settlement, whose name perhaps means “post” or “garrison” (from nṣb, “stand, station oneself”), is listed among the towns within the tribal
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Nezib
Nezib. One of the cities in the lowland allotted to Judah for an inheritance (Jos 15:43). Its site is identified with modern Khirbet Beit Nesib, east of Lachish.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Nezib
Nezib nēʹzib [Heb neṣîḇ LXX Naseib]. A city of the Judean Shephelah (Josh. 15:43). It is plausibly identified with Khirbet Beit Nes\îb, about 13 km (8 mi) N of Hebron and 3 km (2 mi) S of Keilah, with which it is mentioned in the city list in Josh.15.E. M. Cook
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Nezib
NEZIB One of the cities in the lowland allotted to Judah for an inheritance (Jos 15:43). Its site is identified with modern Khirbet Beit Nesib, east of Lachish.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Nezib
NEZIB. A town in the Shephelah of Judea which was included in the division of Canaan by Joshua for the tribe of Judah (Josh 15:43). It is identified with modern Khirbet Beit Nesib.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Nezib
Nezib (Heb. nĕṣɩ̂ḇ)A town in the Shephelah of Judah and part of that tribe’s inheritance (Josh. 15:43). Eusebius places it 14 km. (9 mi.) E of Beit Guvrin/Beth Jibrin (Eleutheropolis) in the direction of Hebron (according to Jerome, 11 km. [7 mi.]). The location is identified as Khirbet Beit Neṣîb
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Nebhaz
Nezib [nēˊzĭb] (Heb. neṣîḇ “garrison, outpost”). A city in the Shephelah of Judah (Josh. 15:43), generally identified with modern Khirbet Beit Neṣîb, 13 km. (8 mi.) north of Hebron.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Nezib
Ne´zib (garrison, pillar), a city of Judah, Josh. 15:43 only, in the district of the Shefelah or lowland, one of the same group with Keilah and Mareshah. To Eusebius and Jerome it was evidently known. They place it on the road between Eleutheropolis and Hebron, seven or nine miles from the former, and
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Nezib
NE´ZIB (neʹzib; a “statue,” or “idol”). A town on the lowland of Judah, mentioned between Ashnah and Keilah (Josh. 15:43). It is to be located at Khirbet Beit Neṣib, about 2¼ miles S of Khirbet Ḳila
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Nezib
Neziba town in the “plain” of Judah. It has been identified with Beit Nuzib, about 14 miles south-west of Jerusalem, in the Wady Sur (Josh. 15:43).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Nezib
NEZIB [NEE zib] — a city in the Shephelah, or lowland plain, of Judah (Josh. 15:43). Nezib has been identified as Khirbet Beit Nesib, about 40 kilometers (25 miles) southwest of Jerusalem.
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