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Stone of Bohan
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Stone of Bohan
Stone of Bohan (אֶ֫בֶן בֹּ֫הַן‎, even bohan). A stone erected in honor of Bohan. It was located on the boundary between the territories of Judah and Benjamin, in the valley of Achor (Josh 15:6; 18:17).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Bohan, Stone of (Place)
BOHAN, STONE OF (PLACE) [Heb ʾeben bōhan (אֶבֶן בֹּהַן)]. A site located on the N border of the territory of Judah (Josh 15:6) and consequently the S boundary of Benjamin (Josh 18:17). It is apparently near the top of the descent from the highlands down to the Jordan River, just a few miles N and W
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Bohan, Stone of
Bohan, Stone of. Stone marking the northeast boundary between the tribes of Judah and Benjamin. Bohan, a descendant of Reuben, is not mentioned elsewhere in the OT (Jos 15:6; 18:17).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Bohan, Stone of
BOHAN, STONE OF Stone marking the northeast boundary between the tribes of Judah and Benjamin. Bohan, a descendant of Reuben, is not mentioned elsewhere in the OT (Jos 15:6; 18:17).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Bohan Stone of
Bo´han, Stone of, a stone erected in honor of Bohan, on the boundary between Judah and Benjamin, in the valley of Achor, along the eastern side of the present Wady Dahr, running into the Dead Sea.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Bohan
BOHAN [BOE han] (thumb) — a son or descendant of Reuben for whom a boundary stone—apparently marking the boundary between the territories of Judah and Benjamin—was named (Josh. 18:17).
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1, A–C
Bohan, Stone of
Bohan, Stone of boh′han (בֹּהַןH992, possibly “thumb”). The description of the N boundary of the tribe of Judah contains a reference to “the Stone of Bohan son of Reuben” (Josh. 15:6; NAB, “Eben-Bohan-ben-Reuben”); the same language is then used to describe the S boundary of the tribe of Benjamin (18:17).
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
BOHAN, STONE OF
BOHAN, STONE OF boh´han [אֶבֶן בֹּהַןʾeven bohan]. A marker on the boundary between Judah and Benjamin, it was probably a topographical feature in the shape of a thumb, the literal meaning of bohan (Josh 15:6; 18:17). Bohan, the son of Reuben, is mentioned nowhere else.