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Zaanannim
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Zaanannim
Zaanannim (צַעֲנַנִּים‎, tsa'anannim; צְעַנִּים‎, tse'annim). A village on the southern border of Naphtali (Josh 19:33). The village Zaanannim is only referenced twice, both times as part of the phrase “the oak in Zaanannim” (Judg 4:11). The village of Kedesh was located nearby.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Zaanannim (Place)
ZAANANNIM (PLACE) [Heb ṣaʿănannı̂m (צַעֲנַנִּים)]. One of the place-names on the S border of Naphtali (Josh 19:33), and the site of the camping place of Heber the Kenite (Judg 4:11). The complete name of Zaanannim is “oak of Zaanannim” (Heb ʾēlôn bĕṣaʿănannı̂m), and so probably refers to a familiar
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Allon (Place)
Allon (Place). Landmark oak tree in Naphtali’s territory, considered in some translations to be the name of a town (Jos 19:33, kjv). The rsv better reads “the oak in Za-anannim.”See Za-anannim.
Za-anannim
Za-anannim. One of the markers of the eastern border of Naphtali listed between Heleph and Adaminekeb (Jos 19:33). Za-anannim was near Kedesh. There Sisera visited the tent of Heber the Kenite and was killed by Jael (Jgs 4:11, kjv Zaanaim). While the precise location is not known, it was west of Lake
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Zaanannim
Zaanannim zā-ə-nanʹim, OAK IN [Heb. K ʾēlôn beṣaʿannayim or baṣʿannîm, Q ʾēlôn beṣaʿanannîm]; AV ALLON TO ZAANANNIM (Josh. 19:33), PLAIN OF ZAANAIM (Jgs. 4:11); NEB ELON-BEZAANANNIM. A place on the southern border of Naphtali in the vicinity of the Jabneel valley (Josh. 19:33); possibly
Allon (of Naphtali)
2. According to Josh. 19:33, AV, a town of Naphtali. The better reading is ’ēlôn, “oak” (in Za-anannim), as the RSV (NEB Elon-bezaanannim).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Zaanannim
ZAANANNIM One of the markers of the border of Naphtali listed between Heleph and Adami-nekeb (Jos 19:33). Judges 4:11 puts it near Kedesh. There Sisera took refuge in the tent of Heber the Kenite and was killed by Jael (vv 11–21). While the precise location is not known, it was west of Lake el-Huleh
Allon (Place)
ALLON* (Place) Landmark oak tree in Naphtali’s territory, considered in some translations to be the name of a town (Jos 19:33, kjv). The nlt better reads “the oak at Zaanannim.” See Zaanannim.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Zaanannim
Zaanannim (zay´uh-nan´nim), a point on the southern border of Naphtali with Issachar (Josh. 19:33) where Heber the Kenite pitched his tent (Judg. 4:11). It was here that the Canaanite king Sisera was subsequently slain by Jael (4:17–21). The site is probably modern Khan et-Tujjar, some five miles west
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Zaanannim
ZAANANNIM. point on the SE border of the territory of Naphtali (Josh 19:33) This is the site of the tent in which Sisera was slain by Jael (Jdg 4:11, 18 ff.).
Allon
ALLON 1. A Simeonite prince, a descendant of Shemaiah (1 Chr 4:37).2. In Josh 19:33 it is better translated (see ASV, RSV) as a common noun meaning “oak.” The word “plain” in Jdg 4:11 should also be rendered “oak” as in ASV and RSV.
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Zaanannim, Zaanaim
ZAANANNIM, ZAANAIM (Heb. ṣa‘anannîm). On the S border of Naphtali, near Kedesh (Jos. 19:33); Heber the Kenite camped there (Jdg. 4:11; av, Keṯîḇ ‘Zaanaim’); the place-name may have become Elon (‘Oak’)-in-Zaanannim, cf. G. F. Moore, ICC, 1903, and C. F. Burney, Judges, 1918, ad loc.Khan et-Tuggar,
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Zaanannim
Zaanannim (Heb. ṣaʿănannɩ̂m)A location on the southern border of Naphtali’s tribal inheritance (Josh. 19:33) and site of Heber the Kenite’s encampment (Judg. 4:11). The complete name is “oak of Zaanannim” (Heb. ʾēlôn bĕṣaʿănannɩ̂m), and likely refers to a familiar landmark rather than a town.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Zaanannim
Zaanannim [zāˊə nănˊĭm] (Heb. ṣa˓anannîm). A place on the border of the tribal territory of Naphtali, near Kedesh between Mt. Tabor and the Jordan river (Josh. 19:33). At this site Heber the Kenite pitched his tent (Judg. 4:11; KJV “Zaanaim”); here his wife, Jael, slew Sisera (v. 21) as he
Allon (Place)
ALLON (PLACE). According to the KJV, a town in Naphtali (Josh. 19:33). It is preferable to read “the oak” (so RSV, JB; NIV “large tree,” reading Heb. ˓ēlôn “big tree”).
The Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land
Zaanannim; Zaananim
ZAANANNIM; ZAANANIM A place in the south of the territory of Naphtali, between Mount Tabor and the Jordan (Josh. 19:33). Heber the Kenite ‘pitched his tent unto the plain of Zaananim, which is by Kedesh’ (Naphtali) (Judg. 4:11), and Jael killed Sisera there (Judg. 4:21). Not identified.
Allon to Zaanannim; Zaanaim (Plain Of)
ALLON TO ZAANANNIM; ZAANAIM (PLAIN OF) A place on the southern border of the territory of Naphtali, between Mount Tabor and the River Jordan (Josh. 19:33). Heber the Kenite pitched his tent ‘unto the plain of Zaanaim, which is by Kedesh’ (Judg. 4:11). The identification is not clear; some experts identify
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Zaanannim
ZAANANNIM A settlement in Naphtali, west or northwest of the Sea of Galilee (Josh 19:33). It is remembered as the place where Heber the Kenite camped and where his wife, Jael, killed Sisera (Judg 4:11).
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