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Shikkeron
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Shikkeron
Shikkeron (שִׁכָּרוֹן‎, shikkaron). A town between Ekron and Jabneel, assigned to the tribe of Judah (Josh 15:11).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Shikkeron (Place)
SHIKKERON (PLACE) [Heb šikkĕrôn (שִׁכְּרֹון)]. A station on the N border of the tribal allotment of Judah (Josh 15:11), between the better known towns of Ekron (probably Tel Miqne) and Jabneel (probably modern Yavne). Alt (KlSchr 1:193–202) has persuasively argued that the border list of Joshua 15
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Shikkeron
Shikkeron. Town near the Mediterranean Sea on the northern border of the land allotted to Judah’s tribe for an inheritance, mentioned between Ekron and Mt Baalah (Jos 15:11, kjv Shicron). Its locality is uncertain, though perhaps identifiable with Tell el-Ful.
Shicron
Shicron. kjv form of Shikkeron, a city in Judah’s tribe, in Joshua 15:11.See Shikkeron.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Shikkeron
Shikkeron shikʹə-ron [Heb. šikkerôn-—‘drunkenness’; Gk. A akkarōna, B sokchōth (a few MSS read sakcharōna); cf. Josephus Ant. iii–7.6 [172] (Gk. sakcharon, ‘henbane’)]; AV SHICRON. One of the cities mentioned as landmarks for the northern boundary of the tribal allotment of Judah (Josh. 15:11).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Shikkeron
SHIKKERON Town near the Mediterranean Sea on the northern border of the land allotted to Judah’s tribe for an inheritance, mentioned between Ekron and Mt Baalah (Jos 15:11). Its locality is uncertain, though perhaps identifiable with Tell el-Ful.
Shicron
SHICRON* kjv form of Shikkeron, a city in Judah’s tribe, in Joshua 15:11. See Shikkeron.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Shicron
SHICRON. A town near the W end of the northern boundary of Judah (Josh 15:11), spelled Shikkeron in the ASV, etc.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Shikkeron
Shikkeron (Heb. šikkĕrôn)A city on the northern border of the tribal allotment of Judah (Josh. 15:11), located between Ekron and Mt. Baalah on the northern Philistine Plain. It has been identified with Tell el-Fûl (132136), a small mound ca. 8 km. (5 mi.) SE of Yavne.Steven M. Ortiz
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Shikkeron
Shikkeron [shĭkˊə rŏn] (Heb. šikkerôn; cf. šikkārôn “drunkenness”).† A place on the northern border of the tribal territory of Judah (Josh. 15:11; KJV “Shicron”), possibly to be identified with Tell el-Fûl, northwest of Ekron.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Shicron
Shi´cron (drunkenness), one of the landmarks at the western end of the north boundary of Judah. Josh. 15:11 only. It lay between Ekron (Akir) and Jabneel (Yebna).
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Shikkeron
SHIK´KERON (shikʹeron; “drunkenness”; KJV Shicron). A town near the western end of the northern boundary of Judah, between Ekron and Mt. Baalah (Josh. 15:11). As it is not named among the cities of Judah (vv. 21–63), it would seem to have been in Dan. It is, perhaps, the present ruined village Beit Shit,
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Shicron
SHICRON [SHIH krahn] — a city west of Jerusalem on the northern border of Judah (Josh. 15:11; Shikkeron, NASB, NIV, NRSV), probably modern Tell el-Ful, north of the Valley of Sorek.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
SHIKKERON
SHIKKERON<shik’-er-on> ([שִׁכְּרוֹן‎, shikkeron]; the King James Version Shicron): A place mentioned in Joshua 15:11 as being on the northern border of Judah, between Ekron and Baalah, Jabneel being beyond, toward the sea. The site is unknown, but Rev. C. Hauser (PEFS, 1907, 289) suggests Tell es-Sellakeh,
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