Tell Qades
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Tell Qades
Kedesh in Naphtali (קֶדֶשׁ‎, qedesh). Also called Qades, Qadesh, or Qedesh. A village in the territory of Naphtali (Josh 12:22; 20:7; 21:32; Judg 4:6–11; 2 Kgs 15:29; 1 Chr 6:76; Tobit 1:2). It is identified with the modern-day archaeological site Tell Qades, located in the Kedesh Valley in upper Galilee.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Qades, Tell
QADES, TELL (M.R. 200279). A site in upper Galilee located about 15 km N of Safed. The site comprises a tell at the W edge of the Kadesh Valley and a low hill overlooking the valley some 200 m to the E. It is to be identified with the Kedesh in Naphtali mentioned in both biblical and extrabiblical sources.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
2. A town located in the territory of Issachar and given to the Gershonite Levites (1 Ch. 6:72 [MT 57]). In Josh. 21:28 it is called Kishion (AV, NEB, Kishon); the AV rendering may be more correct since the town was spelled qsn in the list of conquered cities compiled under Thutmose III. The entry in
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Kedesh (kee´dish; Heb., “to be holy”), a name for several places with ancient sanctuaries; they are often difficult to distinguish from one another.1 Kedesh in Naphtali (Josh. 19:37); it is the town from which Barak was called (Judg. 4:6) and where he gathered his forces (4:10). Modern Khirbet Qedish
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Kedesh (Heb. qeḏeš) (also KADESH-BARNEA, KISHION)1. A city in Upper Galilee, 10 km. (6 mi.) NW of Hazor, in the hills near Lake Huleh. Tel Kedesh/Tell Qades (199279) is the largest tell in Upper Galilee, and preliminary excavations have identified extensive occupation in the Early Bronze Age and continuing
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
QADES, TELL. A Canaanite city in Galilee, 10 km (6 mi.) northwest of Hazor. At around 25 ac., it is the largest tell in Upper Galilee. It is identified with biblical KEDESH, a fortified town allotted to Naphtali (Josh 19:37) that served as a city of refuge (Josh 20:7) and a levitical city apportioned
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