King James Bible Dictionary




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Bible Usage:


  • 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

Mistress; city.

1. A city in the south of Judah (Joshua 15:29), elsewhere called Balah (Joshua 19:3) and Bilhah (1 Chronicles 4:29). Now Khurbet Zebalah.

2. A city on the northern border of the tribe of Judah (Joshua 15:10), called also Kirjath-jearim, q.v. (15:9; 1 Chronicles 13:6), now Kuriet-el-Enab, or as some think, Erma.

3. A mountain on the north-western boundary of Judah and Dan (Joshua 15:11).

Hitchcock's Names Dictionary

her idol; she that is governed or subdued; a spouse

Naves Topical Index

1. A city in the south of Judah

General references
Joshua 15:29

Apparently identical with Balah
Joshua 19:3

Apparently identical with Bilhah
1 Chronicles 4:29

2. A city in the north of Judah called also Kirjath-Jearim

3. A mountain in Judah

General references
Joshua 15:11

Probably identical with Mount Jearim
Joshua 15:10

Smith's Bible Dictionary

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