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Zeboim
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Zeboim
Zeboim (צְבֹעִים‎, tsevo'im). A town outside of Jerusalem where the tribe of Benjamin settled after the exile (Neh 11:34).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Zeboim (Place)
ZEBOIM (PLACE) [Heb ṣĕboʿı̂m (צְבָעִים‎)]. 1. A valley toward which a reconnaissance party of Philistine soldiers from Michmash was sent at the time of Saul’s uprising (1 Sam 13:18). The scouts evidently headed SE along the N rim of the Wadi es-Ṣwenı̄t toward the desert. Today, approximately 9 km SE
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Zeboim
Zeboim. 1. kjv spelling of Zeboiim in Genesis 10:19; Deuteronomy 29:23, and Hosea 11:8.See Zeboiim.2. Valley where one of the raiding parties of the Philistines turned toward the border of the wilderness (1 Sm 13:18). It may be identified with Shuk ed-Dubba.3. One of the villages outside of Jerusalem
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Zeboim
ZEBOIM1. kjv spelling of Zeboiim in Genesis 10:19, Deuteronomy 29:23, and Hosea 11:8. See Zeboiim.2. Valley where one of the raiding parties of the Philistines turned toward the border of the wilderness (1 Sm 13:18). It may be identified with Shuk ed-Dubba.3. One of the villages outside of Jerusalem
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Zeboim
Zeboim (zuh-boh´im; Heb., “valley of the hyenas”).1 A valley in the tribal territory of Benjamin southeast of Michmash to which the Philistines came for battle with Saul and Jonathan (1 Sam. 13:18).2 A village occupied by the Benjaminites after the exile (Neh. 11:34).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Zeboim
ZEBOIM1. A town near Hadid and Naballat in the Sharon plain which was occupied by some of the returnees from the Babylonian Exile (Neh 11:34). The location of its ancient site is unknown. There is some uncertainty as to whether it and the town in its immediate vicinity were part of the Persian province
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Zeboim
ZEBOIM. 1. A valley near Michmash in Benjaminite territory (1 Sa. 13:18), modern Wadi Abu Daba‘. The Heb. phrase means ‘ravine of hyenas’ (gê ṣeḇō‘îm). 2. A Benjaminite town of post-exilic times, near Lydda (Ne. 11:34).D. F. Payne
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Zeboim
Zeboim (Heb. ṣĕḇōʿɩ̂m)1. A valley in Benjamin, located SE of Michmash, possibly identified with modern Wadi Abū Ḍabāʿ, toward which a reconnaissance party of Philistine soldiers from Michmash was sent during the reign of Saul (1 Sam. 13:18).2. A town occupied by the Benjaminites following the
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Zeboim
ZEBOIM The name of two places mentioned in the Old Testament.1. A valley near Michmash in the tribal territory of Benjamin (1 Sam 13:18).2. A Benjaminite settlement after the Exile (Neh 11:34).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Zeboim
Zebo´im (gazelles).1. One of the five cities of the “plain” or circle of Jordan. It is mentioned in Gen. 10:19; 14:2, 8; Deut. 29:23; Hos. 11:8, in each of which passages it is either coupled with Admah or placed next it in the lists—perhaps represented by Talâa Sebâan, a name attached to extensive
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