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Rogelim
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Rogelim
Rogelim (רֹגְלִים‎, rogelim). A town in Gilead, home of Barzillai the Gileadite (2 Sam 17:27; 19:31).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Rogelim (Place)
ROGELIM (PLACE) [Heb rōgĕlı̂m (רֹגְלִים)]. A town in Transjordan from which Barzillai came to escort the restored king David to the Jordan River (2 Sam 19:31). Rogelim means “treaders,” i.e., fullers, people who cleaned, bleached, or dyed wool or cloth, and who may also have traded in textiles. This
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Rogelim
Rogelim. Home of Barzillai the Gileadite, who served David at Mahanaim, where David sought refuge from Absalom (2 Sm 17:27; 19:31). Rogelim was situated in the highlands east of the Jordan River. Its location is not known.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Rogelim
Rogelim rōʹgə-lim, rō-gə-lēmʹ [Heb. rōg̱elîm]. A city in Gilead and home of Barzillai, a wealthy Gileadite who brought provisions to David and his army at Mahanaim during Absalom’s re olt (2 S. 17:27; 19:31 [MT 32]). The identification of the city is uncertain. Abel (GP, II, 437f) located it at
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Rogelim
ROGELIM Home of Barzillai the Gileadite, who served David at Mahanaim, where David sought refuge from Absalom (2 Sm 17:27; 19:31). Rogelim was situated in the highlands east of the Jordan River.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Rogelim
ROGELIM. Literally, “a place of fullers.” It was a city in Gilead, the home of Barzillai, who befriended David when he arrived in Mahanaim in flight from Absalom (2 Sam 17:27–29; 19:31). It was probably located near the Jabbok, in the hills E of Mahanaim.A location at or near Tell Bersinya has been
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Rogelim
Rogelim (Heb. rōg̱ĕlɩ̂m)A town in Transjordan, the home of Barzillai the Gileadite, who escorted David to the Jordan River (2 Sam. 17:27; 19:31 [MT 32]). The name comes from Heb. reg̱el, “foot,” and means “treaders” or “fullers” (artisans who worked with wool and cloth). Possible sites for Rogelim
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Rogelim
Rogelim [rōˊgə lĭm] (Heb. rōg̱elîm “fullers”). The home of Barzillai the Gileadite (2 Sam. 17:27; 19:31 [MT 32]). A location often suggested for Rogelim is Bersînyā, ca. 25 km. (15 mi.) north of the Jabbok and 17 km. (10.5 mi.) southeast of the Sea of Galilee in northern Gilead.
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Rogelim
ROGELIM A town in the Transjordan in Gilead that was the home of Barzillai.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Rogelim
Roge´lim (fullers), the residence of Barzillai the Gileadite, 2 Sam. 17:27; 19:31, in the highlands east of the Jordan.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Rogelim
RO´GELIM (rōʹge-lim; “treaders,” i.e., “fullers”). A town in Gilead, the residence of Barzillai (2 Sam. 17:27; 19:31). Nothing further is known respecting it.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Rogelim
Rogelimfullers, a town of Gilead, the residence of Barzillai the Gileadite (2 Sam. 17:27; 19:31), probably near to Mahanaim.
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