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Also called Chisloth-tabor (כִּסְלֹת תָּבוֹר, kisloth tavor). A town in the territory of Issachar or Zebulun (Josh 19:12, 18).
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
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
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Chisloth-Tabor kis-loth-tā̀bor [Heb. kislōṯ tāḇōr—‘slopes of Tabor’]; NEB KISLOTH-TABOR. See Chesulloth.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
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
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
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 (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 (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 [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.
Dictionary of Deities and Demons in the Bible
TABOR תבור Θαβώρ, 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
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).
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.
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,