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Laish

The Bible

Bible Usage:

Dictionaries:

  • Included in Eastons: Yes
  • Included in Hitchcocks: Yes
  • Included in Naves: Yes
  • Included in Smiths: Yes
  • Included in Websters: No
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: No
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

 

Easton's Bible Dictionary
Laish

A lion.

1. A city of the Sidonians, in the extreme north of Palestine (Judges 18:7, 14); called also Leshem (Joshua 19:47) and Dan (Judges 18:7, 29; Jeremiah 8:16). It lay near the sources of the Jordan, about 4 miles from Paneas. The restless and warlike tribe of Dan (q.v.), looking out for larger possessions, invaded this country and took Laish with its territory. It is identified with the ruin Tell-el-Kady, "the mound of the judge," to the north of the Waters of Merom (Joshua 11:5).

2. A place mentioned in Isaiah 10:30. It has been supposed to be the modern el-Isawiyeh, about a mile north-east of Jerusalem.

3. The father of Phalti (1 Samuel 25:44).


Hitchcock's Names Dictionary
Laish

a lion


Naves Topical Index
Laish

1. Called Leshem

Dan, 3
2. A native of Gallim
1 Samuel 25:44; 2 Samuel 3:15

3. A town near Jerusalem
Isaiah 10:30


Smith's Bible Dictionary
Laish

(lion), father of Phaltiel, to whom Saul had given Michal, David's wife. (1 Samuel 25:44; 2 Samuel 3:15)