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Perez-Uzzah
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Perez-Uzzah
Perez-Uzzah (פֶּרֶץ עֻזָּה‎, perets uzzah). A threshing floor owned by Nacon and located west of Jerusalem; site where Uzzah was killed after touching the ark of the covenant (2 Sam 6:8; 1 Chr 13:11). David gave it this name, meaning “bursting out against Uzzah,” because “the Lord had broken out against
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Perez-Uzzah (Place)
PEREZ-UZZAH (PLACE) [Heb pereṣ ʿuzzâ/ʿuzzāʾ (פֶּרֶץ עֻזָּה/עֻזָּא)]. Appears twice in the Bible (2 Sam 6:8 = 1 Chr 13:11). A place of uncertain location between Jerusalem and Baalah-Judah (Kiriath-jearim; cf. Josh 15:10), 14 miles to the NW. Here, as the ark of God was being brought from Baalah to
Chidon (Place)
CHIDON (PLACE) [Heb kı̂dōn (כִּידֹן)]. The name of the threshing floor where Uzzah was struck dead for touching the ark of the covenant while it was being transported to Jerusalem by oxcart (1 Chr 13:9). David then renamed the spot PEREZ-UZZAH, preserving it in national memory as the place where God’s
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Perez-uzza, Perez-uzzah
Perez-uzza, Perez-uzzah. Alternate names given to the site associated with the threshing floor of Nacon in 1 Chronicles 13:11 and 2 Samuel 6:8, respectively.See Nacon.
Chidon
Chidon. Threshing floor where Uzzah was struck down by God as he attempted to steady the ark of the covenant (1 Chr 13:9). The parallel passage in 2 Samuel 6:6 refers to this place as “the threshing floor of Nacon.” Following the death of Uzzah the place was renamed Perez-uzzah, which means either “the
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Chidon
Chidon kī̀dən, THRESHING FLOOR OF [Heb. gōren kîḏōn; Gk. B omits; A Cheilō]; NEB KIDON. The place where Uzzah perished because he touched the ark (1 Ch. 13:9). In 2 S. 6:6 it is called the threshing floor of Nacon. No name resembling either Chidon or Nacon has been discovered.
Perez-uzza
Perez-uzza perʹez ōōʹə [Heb. pereṣ ʿuzzāʾ—‘breach of Uzzah’] (1 Ch. 13:11); PEREZ-UZZAH [Heb. pereṣ ʿuzzâ] (2 S. 6:8). An unknown site located somewhere W of Jerusalem on the road to Kiriath-jearim. It received its name to commemorate the occasion when Uzzah steadied the ark of the covenant as
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Perez-Uzzah
PEREZ-UZZAH Alternate name given to the site associated with the threshing floor of Nacon in 1 Chronicles 13:11 and 2 Samuel 6:8, respectively. See Nacon.
Kidon
KIDON* Threshing floor where Uzzah was struck down by God as he attempted to steady the ark of the covenant (1 Chr 13:9, nlt mg). The parallel passage in 2 Samuel 6:6 refers to this place as “the threshing floor of Nacon.” Following the death of Uzzah, the place was renamed Perez-uzzah, which means either
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Perez-Uzza(H)
PEREZ-UZZA(H). A place between Kirjath-jearim and Jerusalem; not identified. Its name, meaning “a break-through of Uzza” (NASB marg.), was given it by King David after Uzzah was smitten there by God for having touched the ark while it was being conveyed to Jerusalem (2 Sam 6:8; 1 Chr 13:11).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Chidon
Chidon (Heb. kɩ̂ḏōn)The threshing floor where Uzzah was struck dead for touching the ark of the covenant (1 Chr. 13:9). The passage does not indicate if Chidon is the name, the site, or the owner of the threshing floor. The name Nacon is used in the parallel passage (2 Sam. 6:6). After Uzzah’s death,
Perez-Uzza
Perez-Uzza (Heb. pereṣ ʿuzzāʾ, pereṣ ʿuzzâ)The name (“breach of Uzza”) given to the place where Uzza was killed by Yahweh after having taken hold of the ark of the covenant to keep it from falling as it was transported to Jerusalem (2 Sam. 6:8; 1 Chr. 13:11). Located somewhere W of Jerusalem, it
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Perez-Uzza
Perez-Uzza [pĕrˊĕz ŭzˊə] (Heb. pereṣ ˓uzzā˒, pereṣ ˓uzzâ “breach of Uzzah”). The name given to the place where Uzzah was killed by Yahweh after having taken hold of the ark of the covenant to keep it from falling as it was transported to Jerusalem (2 Sam. 6:8; 1 Chr. 13:11). Located somewhere
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Chidon
Chi´don (a javelin), the name which in 1 Chron. 13:9 is given to the threshing-floor at which the accident to the ark took place. In the parallel account in 2 Sam. 6 the name is given as Nachon.
Perez-uzza
Pe´rez-uz´za (breaking of Uzzah), 1 Chron. 13:11, and Perez-uzzah, 2 Sam. 6:8, the title which David conferred on the threshing-floor of Nachon or Cidon, in commemoration of the sudden death of Uzzah. (b.c. 1042.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Perez-Uzzah, Perez-Uzza
PE´REZ-UZ´ZAH, PE´REZ-UZZA (peʹrez-uzʹa; “the breach of Uzzah,” 2 Sam. 6:8; 2 Chron. 13:11). A place also called Nacon (2 Sam. 6:6) and Chidon (1 Chron. 13:9), the place where Uzzah (which see) died as a result of touching the Ark of God (2 Sam. 6:6–8). About a mile and a half or two miles from the site
Chidon
CHI´DON (kiʹdon; a “spear”), Ki´don (NIV). Thought by some to be an Israelite on whose threshing floor the accident to the Ark, and the death of Uzza, took place as the Ark was being carried to Jerusalem (1 Chron. 13:9). It is more probable that it was the name of the place.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Perez-uzzah
Perez-uzzahthe breach of Uzzah, a place where God “burst forth upon Uzzah, so that he died,” when he rashly “took hold” of the ark (2 Sam. 6:6–8). It was not far from Kirjath-jearim (q.v.).
Chidon
Chidondart, the name of the threshing-floor at which the death of Uzzah took place (1 Chr. 13:9). In the parallel passage in Samuel (2 Sam. 6:6) it is called “Nachon’s threshing-floor.” It was a place not far north-west from Jerusalem.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Chidon
CHIDON [KYE dun] (a javelin) — the name of the threshing floor where Uzza (or Uzzah) was struck dead for touching the Ark of the Covenant (1 Chr. 13:9; Kidon, NIV). In a parallel account the name is given as Nachon (2 Sam. 6:6; Naeon, NIV).
Perez Uzzah, Perez Uzza
PEREZ UZZAH, PEREZ UZZA [PIR iz UHZ uh] (breakthrough of Uzzah) — the name of the place where God struck Uzzah (or Uzza) dead for touching the Ark of the Covenant (2 Sam. 6:7). Angry at “the Lord’s outbreak against Uzzah” (2 Sam. 6:8), David named the place Perez Uzzah.
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