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Tabor (Chesulloth)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Chesulloth
Chesulloth (כְּסוּלוֹת‎, kesuloth). Also called Chisloth-tabor (כִּסְלֹת תָּבוֹר‎, kisloth tavor). A town in the territory of Issachar or Zebulun (Josh 19:12, 18).
Tabor
Tabor (תָּבוֹר‎, tavor). A Levitical city assigned to the Merarites from out of the territory of Zebulun (1 Chr 6:77). It is not mentioned among the lists of Levitical cities outside of 1 Chronicles (see Josh 21:34–35; compare Josh 21:7).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Chesulloth (Place)
CHESULLOTH (PLACE) [Heb kĕsûlōt (כְּסוּלֹת)]. A town in the territory of Issachar (Josh 19:18). The name is apparently a variant of CHISLOTH-TABOR.
Chisloth-Tabor (Place)
CHISLOTH-TABOR (PLACE) [Heb kislōt tābōr (כִּסְלֹת תָּבֹר)]. Var. CHESULLOTH. A town on the S border of the territory of Zebulun (Josh 19:12). It is apparent that Chesulloth (Heb kĕsûlōt) in the territory of Issachar (Josh 19:18) is a variant name of this town. Eusebius states that it is “called
Tabor (Place)
TABOR (PLACE) [Heb tābôr (תָּבֹור)]. A Levitical city in the territory of the tribe of Zebulun listed in 1 Chr 6:62 (—Eng 6:77) but missing in the parallel list of Josh 21:34–35. If the town is associated with Mount Tabor, then the latter presumably would also have been included in the tribal territory
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Chesulloth
Chesulloth. Town in Issachar (Jos 19:18); also called Chisloth-tabor in Joshua 19:12. It is probably to be identified with the modern Iksal, about three miles southeast of Nazareth.
Chisloth-tabor
Chisloth-tabor. Alternate name for the city Chesulloth in Joshua 19:12.See Chesulloth.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Chesulloth
Chesulloth kə-sul̀oth [Heb. hakkesûlôṯ; Gk. B Chaslaōth, A Achaselōth]; NEB KESULLOTH. A town assigned to Issachar following the conquest of Canaan under Joshua (Josh. 19:18). Called Chisloth-tabor (“slopes of Tabor”) in Josh. 19:12, the city was on the border between Zebulun and Issachar. Modern
Chisloth-Tabor
Chisloth-Tabor kis-loth-tā̀bor [Heb. kislōṯ tāḇōr—‘slopes of Tabor’]; NEB KISLOTH-TABOR. See Chesulloth.
Tabor
Tabor tāʹbər [Heb. tāḇôr; Gk. B Thachcheia, A Thabōr]. A town in the territory of Zebulun, given with its pastures to the Merarite Levites (1 Ch. 6:77 [MT 62]; it is not found, however, in the parallel list, Josh. 21:34f.). Its exact location is unknown. Tabor refers either to an abbreviation of
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Kesulloth
KESULLOTH Town in Issachar (Jos 19:18); also called Kisloth-tabor in Joshua 19:12. It is probably to be identified with the modern Iksal, about three miles (4.8 kilometers) southeast of Nazareth.
Kisloth-Tabor
KISLOTH-TABOR City mentioned in Joshua 19:12. See Kesulloth.See also Tabor (Place).
Tabor (Place)
TABOR (Place) City mentioned in 1 Chronicles 6:77 in a list of the towns of Zebulun. In a similar list in Joshua 19:12 the city is named Kisloth-Tabor; if the same city is meant, the Chronicler may have abbreviated the name here.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Tabor
Tabor (tay´buhr).1 An isolated mountain rising to a height of 1,843 feet in the northeast portion of the Plain of Esdraelon. On the border of the tribal lands of Issachar (Josh. 19:22), Zebulun (Chisloth-tabor in 19:12, cf. 1 Chron. 6:77), and Naphtali (19:34), it was the central place where Barak gathered
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Chesulloth
CHESULLOTH. A town in Issachar on the border of Zebulun (Josh 19:18). It seems to be the same as Chisloth-tabor (q.v.; Josh 19:12). It is identified with the modern Iksal on the northern edge of Esdraelon, about three miles SE of Nazareth.
Chisloth-Tabor
CHISLOTH-TABOR. A town in Galilee bordering the territories of Issachar and Zebulun. It seems to be the same as Chesulloth (q.v.; Josh 19:18). It is identified with the modern Iksal, a village about four miles W of Mount Tabor near Nazareth.
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Chesulloth
CHESULLOTH (Heb. kesullôṯ), Jos. 19:18; Chisloth-tabor, Jos. 19:12. A town of Issachar in the plain W of Tabor; Zebulun occupied the hills to the NW. Modern Iksal preserves the name.J. P. U. Lilley.
Tabor
TABOR. If Jos. 19:22; Jdg. 8:18; and 1 Ch. 6:77 refer to the same place, Tabor was on the Zebulun-Issachar border: and it was presumably on or near Mt Tabor. The ‘oak’, or ‘terebinth’ (neb), of 1 Sa. 10:3 must have been at a different Tabor, in Benjaminite territory.D. F. Payne.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Chesulloth
Chesulloth (Heb. kĕsûllōṯ)A city in Issachar (Josh. 19:18), identified with modern Iksâl (180232), 5 km. (3 mi.) SE of Nazareth. The name is a variant form of Chisloth-tabor.
Chisloth-Tabor
Chisloth-Tabor (Heb. kislôṯ tāḇōr)A town on the southern border of Zebulun (Josh. 19:12). Modern Iksâl (180232), ca. 5 km. (3 mi.) SE of Nazareth, preserves the ancient name. Although most scholars identify the two, the qualifying term “Tabor” (a mountain on the borders of Issachar, Zebulun, and
Tabor
Tabor (Heb. tāḇôr)1. Mt. Tabor, an isolated mountain with distinctive steep slopes rising to a height of 562 m. (1843 ft.) in the northeast portion of the plain of Esdraelon (187232). In the past its slopes were densely forested. Its eastern slope is a watershed for the Jordan River. The prominence
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Chesulloth
Chesulloth [kĭ sŭlˊ ŏth] (Heb. kesûlôṯ). A city in Issachar (Josh. 19:18; NIV “Kesulloth”), identified with contemporary Iksâl, 5 km. (3 mi.) southeast of Nazareth. Many scholars now identify this town with Chisloth-tabor.
Chisloth-Tabor
Chisloth-Tabor [kĭsˊlŏth tāˊbər] (Heb. kislōṯ tāḇōr “slopes of Tabor”). A town in the tribal territory of Zebulun (Josh. 19:12; NIV “Kisloth Tabor”), near modern Iksâl, about 5 km. (3 mi.) southeast of Nazareth. Although many scholars identify the two, the qualifying term “Tabor” (a
Dictionary of Deities and Demons in the Bible
Tabor
TABOR תבורΘαβώρ, Ταβώρ, τὸ ἸταβύριονI. Tabor is the name of a mountain in Lower Galilee (1,700 ft above sea-level, 7km SE of Nazareth). It occurs three times in Josh 19, in the descriptions of the boundaries of respectively the tribes of Zebulon, Issachar and Naphthali, and is thus a point where
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Chesulloth
Chesul´loth (the loins), one of the towns of Issachar. Josh. 19:18. From its position in the lists it appears to be between Jezreel and Shunem (Salam).
Chisloth-tabor
Chis´loth-ta´bor (loins of Tabor), a place to the border of which reached the border of Zebulun. Josh. 19:12. It may be the village Iksâl, which is now standing about 2½ miles to the west of Mount Tabor.
Tabor
Ta´bor is mentioned in the lists of 1 Chron. 6 as a city of the Merarite Levites, in the tribe of Zebulun. ver. 77. The list of the towns of Zebulun, Josh. 19, contains the name of Chisloth-tabor. ver. 12. It is, therefore, possible, either that Chisloth-tabor is abbreviated into Tabor by the chronicler,
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