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Zanoah (North)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Zanoah, North
Zanoah, North (זָנוֹחַ‎, zanoach). A town in the Judaean Shephelah whose inhabitants helped build the Valley Gate during the restoration of the wall of Jerusalem in Nehemiah’s time (Josh 15:34; Neh 3:13; 11:30).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Zanoah (Place)
ZANOAH (PLACE) [Heb zānôaḥ (זָנֹוחַ‎)]. 1. A town situated in the N Shephelah, or lowlands, of Judah (Josh 15:34), within the same district as Socoh and Azekah. This settlement is listed among the towns within the tribal allotment of Judah (Josh 15:21–62). The theory that this list is derived from
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Zanoah (Place)
Zanoah (Place). 1. One of the cities “in the lowland” that was part of Judah’s inheritance (Jos 15:34). The inhabitants of Zanoah worked with Hanun to rebuild the Valley Gate as well as about 1500 feet of the city wall during the restoration of Jerusalem (Neh 3:13; 11:30). The city is probably identifiable
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Zanoah
1. A town listed in the northernmost district of the Judean Shephelah (Josh. 15:34), along with identifiable towns such as Zorah (Ṣarʿah) and Eshtaol (Eshwaʿ). It was also occupied in the postexilic period (Neh. 11:30); its association with Jarmuth (Khirbet Yarmûk) and Adullam (esh-Sheikh Madhkûr) strengthens
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Zanoah (Place)
ZANOAH (Place)1. One of the cities “in the lowland” that was part of Judah’s inheritance (Jos 15:34). The inhabitants of Zanoah worked with Hanun to rebuild the Valley Gate as well as about 1,500 feet (457.2 meters) of the city wall during the restoration of Jerusalem (Neh 3:13; 11:30). The city is
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Zanoah
Zanoah (zuh-noh´uh).1 A town of Judah in the northern Shephelah (Josh. 15:34; Neh. 11:30), identified with Khirbet Zanu‘. After the exile, its inhabitants helped repair the Valley Gate (Neh. 3:13).2 A town in the hill country of Judah, in the same general area as Maon and Ziph (Josh. 15:56). It is
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Zanoah
ZANOAH (Heb. zānôaḥ). 1. A town in the Shephelah (Jos. 15:34; Ne. 3:13; 11:30); Khirbet Zanu‘, 3 km S of Beth-shemesh, W of modern Zanoah. 2. A town in the hills near Juttah (Jos. 15:56; 1 Ch. 4:18); may be Khirbet Beit Amra, overlooking the Wadi el-Halil (W Hevron), part of which is called Wadi Abu
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Zanoah (Place)
Zanoah (Heb. zānôaḥ) (PLACE)1. A town in the northeastern Shephelah of Judah and part of that tribe’s inheritance (Josh. 15:34). It may have served as a subdistrict in the district of Keilah after the exiles returned from Babylon (Neh. 11:30); its inhabitants helped repair the Valley Gate (3:13).
The Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land
Zanoah
ZANOAH a) A place in the north of the Plain (Josh. 15:34). In the period of the Restoration its inhabitants built the Dung Gate of Jerusalem (Neh. 3:13). Eusebius (Onom. 92:14) mentions a village by the name Zanua located in his time on the border of Beth-Gubrin, on the way to Jerusalem. Identified with
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Zanoah
Zano´ah (marsh).1. A town of Judah in the Shefelah or plain, Josh. 15:34; Neh. 3:13; 11:30; possibly identical with Zânû˒a.2. A town of Judah in the highland district, Josh. 15:46, not improbably identical with Sanûute, about 10 miles south of Hebron.3. In the genealogical lists of the tribe of
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Zanoah
ZANO´AH (zȧ-nōʹȧ).1. A town in the low country of Judah (Josh. 15:34) inhabited by Judeans after the captivity (Neh. 11:30). The inhabitants of Zanoah assisted in repairing the walls of Jerusalem (3:13). The site is marked now by Khirbet Zanū˓ or Zanuḥ in the Wadi Ismail, some ten miles W of Jerusalem.
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