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Yiron
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Yiron
Yiron (יִרְאוֹן‎, yir'on). A fortified city in the territory of Naphtali (Josh 19:38).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Yiron (Place)
YIRON (PLACE) [Heb yirʾôn (יִרְאֹון)]. A fortified city listed as part of the inheritance of the tribe of Naphtali (Josh 19:38). The name does not appear elsewhere in the Bible. The LXX renders the name both as Iarion (LXXB) and as Keroe (LXXA). The town is probably mentioned in the list of towns
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Yiron
Yiron. One of the fortified cities of Naphtali’s tribe (Jos 19:38, kjv Iron). Some have identified Yiron with the present village of Jarun, southeast of Bint Jebeil, but its precise location is unknown.
Iron (Place)
Iron (City). kjv form of Yiron, a city in Naphtali’s territory (Jos 19:38).See Yiron.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Yiron
Yiron yirʹən [Heb. yirʾôn]; AV, NEB, IRON. A fortified city belonging to the tribe of Naphtali (Josh. 19:38). It has been identified with modern Ya&181;rûn in northern Galilee, about 10 km (6 mi) WSW of Tell Qades (Kedesh, v 37).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Yiron
YIRON One of the fortified cities of Naphtali’s tribe (Jos 19:38). Some have identified Yiron with the present village of Jarun, southeast of Bint Jebeil.
Iron (Place)
IRON* (Place) kjv form of Yiron, a city in Naphtali’s territory (Jos 19:38). See Yiron.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Iron
IRON1. See Minerals and Metals.2. A fortified city in the territory of Naphtali (Josh 19:38), called Yiron in RSV. It is probably the present village of Yarun, 10 miles NW of Hazor, Tiglath-pileser III captured Iron and took away 650 captives (ANET, p. 283).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Yiron
Yiron (Heb. yirʾôn)A fortified city in the tribal territory of Naphtali (Josh. 19:38), probably modern Yārûn (189276), the Irruna in Upper Galilee conquered by Tiglath-pileser III.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Yiron
Yiron [yĭrˊən] (Heb. yir˒ôn). A fortified city in the tribal territory of Naphtali (Josh. 19:38; KJV, NIV “Iron”), probably modern Yārûn.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Iron
I´ron (pious), one of the cities of Naphtali, Josh. 19:38, hitherto totally unknown.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Yiron
YI´RON (yiʹron). One of the “fortified cities” of Naphtali (Josh. 19:38; “Iron,” KJV, NIV), probably the present village of Jarûn, SE of Bint-Jebeil.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Iron
IRON [EYE ron] — a fortified city in the territory of Naphtali (Josh. 19:38; Yiron, RSV, NASB). It is probably present-day Yarun, about 16 kilometers (10 miles) northwest of Hazor, in northern Galilee.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
IRON
IRON<i’-ron> ([יִרְאוֹן‎, yir’on]): One of the fenced cities in the territory of Naphtali, named with Migdal-el and En-hazor (Josh 19:38). It is represented by the modern Yarun, a village with the ruins of a synagogue, at one time used as a monastery, fully 6 miles West of Qedes.
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