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Tabbath
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Tabbath
Tabbath (טַבָּת‎, tabbath). A place where the Midianite armies fled when Gideon attacked them in the night. Tabbath is mentioned only in Judg 7:22. It was located in the hill country near the Jordan River, but its exact location is unknown.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Tabbath (Place)
TABBATH (PLACE) [Heb ṭabbāt (טַבָּת)]. A site related to the Midianite flight after Gideon’s surprise attack (Judg 7:22). It has been identified with Ras Abu Tabat on the Wadi Kufrinje, halfway between Jabesh-gilead and Succoth. The name may be derived from the root ṭbr (BDB, 371–72), of uncertain
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Tabbath
Tabbath. Town on the outskirts of Abelmeholah on the east side of the Jordan River in the hill country of Gilead, to which Gideon and his small army chased the fleeing Midianites (Jgs 7:22).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Tabbath
Tabbath tabʹəth [Heb. ṭabbāṯ] (Jgs. 7:22). A place E of Beth-shean and doubtless E of the Jordan, toward which Gideon pursued the Midianites. The account in Judges continues, mentioning Karkor (8:10), Nobah and Jogbeheh (v 11), and the ascent of Heres (v 13); hence Tabbath must be placed in the general
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Tabbath
TABBATH Town on the outskirts of Abel-meholah on the east side of the Jordan River in the hill country of Gilead, to which Gideon and his small army chased the fleeing Midianites (Jgs 7:22).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Tabbath
TABBATH. A place on the route of Gideon’s pursuit of the Midianites after his victorious strategy at Jezreel (Jdg 7:22). It has been identified with Ras Abu Tabat in Gilead, five miles E of the Jordan and ten miles N of Succoth.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Tabbath
Tabbath (Heb. ṭabbāṯ)A place where the Midianites fled after Gideon’s surprise attack (Judg. 7:22). Its precise location depends on the placement of other sites which have not been identified. Suggestions include Râs Abū Ṭābât on Wadi Kufrinjeh E of Beth-shean and the Jordan. It has also been
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Tabbath
Tabbath [tăbˊəth] (Heb. ṭabbāṯ). A place near Abelmeholah (Judg. 7:22), possibly the elevation Râs Abū Tābât on the Gilead slopes east of the Jordan river and north of Wâdī Kufrinjeh.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Tabbath
Tab´bath (celebrated), a place mentioned only in Judges 7:22, in describing the flight of the Midianite host after Gideon’s night attack; (probably the present Tubukhat-Fahil, a very striking natural bank 600 feet high, with a long horizontal top, embanked against the western face of the mountains east
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Tabbath
TAB´BATH (tabʹath). A place mentioned in connection with the flight of the Midianite host (Judg. 7:22). It is identified with Rās Abū Ṭabat.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Tabbath
Tabbathfamous, a town in the tribe of Ephraim (Judg. 7:22), to the south of Bethshean, near the Jordan.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Tabbath
TABBATH [TAB uhth] — a place near Abel Meholah mentioned in connection with Gideon’s pursuit of the Midianite army (Judg. 7:22).
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