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  • 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

Fascination, a royal city of the Canaanites, in the north of Palestine (Joshua 11:1; 12:20; 19:25). It was in the eastern boundary of the tribe of Asher, and is identified with the modern ruined village of Kesaf or Yasif, N.E. of Accho.

Hitchcock's Names Dictionary

poison; tricks

Naves Topical Index

An ancient city in north Palestine.
Joshua 11:1; Joshua 12:20; Joshua 19:25

Smith's Bible Dictionary

(fascination), a city within the territory of Asher, named between Beten and Alammelech, (Joshua 19:25) originally the seat of a Canaanite king. (Joshua 11:1; 12:20)","","ACHZIB","(lying, false).

  1. A city in the lowlands of Judah, named with Keilah and Mareshah. (Joshua 15:44; Micah 1:14) It is probably the same with CHEZIB and CHOZEBA, which see.
  2. A town belonging to Asher, (Joshua 19:29) from which the Canaanites were not expelled, (Judges 1:31) afterwards Ecdippa. It is now es-Zib , on the seashore, 2h. 20m. north of Acre.