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Shalishah
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Shalishah
Shalishah (שָׁלִשָׁה‎, shalishah). One of the districts passed through by Saul during his search for the donkeys of Kish (1 Sam 9:4).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Shalishah (Place)
SHALISHAH (PLACE) [Heb šālišâ (שָׁלִשָׁה)]. A region through which Saul passed on his search for his father’s lost donkeys (1 Sam 9:4). The context implies that the region is outside Benjamin, presumably in Ephraim to the N. It is probable that the settlement known as Baal-shalishah (2 Kgs 4:42)
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Shalishah, Shalisha
Shalishah, Shalisha. One of the regions, mentioned between the hill country of Ephraim and the district of Shaalim, through which Saul traveled in search of his father’s lost asses (1 Sm 9:4, kjv Shalisha). Its specific location is uncertain, though most likely in the land of Ephraim.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Shalishah
Shalishah shə-līʹshə [Heb. šālišâ; Gk. LXX A Salissa, B Selcha] (1 S. 9:4); AV, NEB SHALISHA. In search of his father’s asses, Saul left his home in Gibeah and passed through “the hill country of Ephraim,” “the land of Shalishah,” “the land of Shaalim,” “the land of Benjamin,” and the “land of
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Shalisha, Shalishah
SHALISHA*, SHALISHAH One of the regions (mentioned between the hill country of Ephraim and the district of Shaalim) through which Saul traveled in search of his father’s lost donkeys (1 Sm 9:4).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Shalisha
Shalisha (shuh-li´shuh), one of the regions scouted by Saul while searching for his father’s lost asses (1 Sam. 9:4). It was probably located in the region of the tribal lands of Ephraim or Benjamin.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Shalisha
SHALISHA. A district NE of Lydda on the W slope of the central ridge of Israel. It is mentioned as one of the regions through which Saul passed in his futile search for the asses of his father (1 Sam 9:4).
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Shalishah
SHALISHAH. The district reached by Saul after passing through the hills of Ephraim and before reaching the land of Shaalim, or *Salim, in pursuit of his father’s lost asses (1 Sa. 9:4). The place seems to have had its own deity or shrine, Baal-shalishah (2 Ki. 4:42). Since the places in conjunction with
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Shalishah
Shalishah (Heb. šālišâ)A region through which Saul and a servant passed while looking for his father’s lost asses (1 Sam. 9:4). Little is certain about the location of this region. Baal-shalishah (2 Kgs. 4:42), midway between modern Tel Aviv and Nablus, may have been located there.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Shalishah
Shalishah [shălˊə shə] (Heb. šālišâ). A region through which Saul and a servant passed while looking for his father’s lost asses (1 Sam. 9:4; KJV “Shalisha”). While little is certain about the location of this region, Baal-shalishah (2 Kgs. 4:42), usually identified with Kefr Thilth approximately
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Shalishah
SHALISHAH A region mentioned with Shaalim in conjunction with Saul’s search for the lost donkeys (1 Sam 9:4). Its location is uncertain. (See also Shaalim.)
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Shalisha the land of
Shal´isha, The land of, one of the districts traversed by Saul when in search of the asses of Kish. 1 Sam. 9:4 only. It was a district near Mount Ephraim. In it perhaps was situated the place called Baal-shalisha, 2 Kings 4:42, 15 miles north of Lydda.