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Taanach

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
Taanach

Taanach - A sandy place, an ancient royal city of the Canaanites, on the south-western border of the plain of Esdraelon, 4 miles south of Megiddo. Its king was conquered by Joshua (12:21). It was assigned to the Levites of the family of Kohath (17:11-18; 21:25). It is mentioned in the song of Deborah (Judges 5:19). It is identified with the small modern village of Ta'annuk.


Hitchcock's Names Dictionary
Taanach

who humbles thee; who answers thee


Naves Topical Index
Taanach

Called also Tanach.

A city conquered by Joshua
Joshua 12:21

Allotted to Manasseh
Joshua 17:11; 1 Chronicles 7:29

Canaanites not driven from
Joshua 17:12; Judges 1:27

Assigned to the Levites
Joshua 21:25

The scene of Barak's victory
Judges 5:19

One of Solomon's commissaries at
1 Kings 4:12


Smith's Bible Dictionary
Taanach

(sandy), an ancient Canaanitish city whose king is enumerated among the thirty-one kings conquered by Joshua. (Joshua 12:21) It came into the half tribe of Manasseh, (Joshua 17:11; 21:25; 1 Chronicles 7:29) and was bestowed on the Kohathite Levites. (Joshua 21:25) Taanach is almost always named in company with Megiddo, and they were evidently the chief towns of that fine rich district which forms the western portion of the great plain of Esdr'lon. (1 Kings 4:12) It is still called Ta'annuk , and) stands about four miles southeast of Lejjun and 13 miles southwest of Nazareth.


Hitchcock's Names Dictionary
Taanach-shilo

breaking down a fig-tree