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

A height, a city of the Philistines in the territory of Dan, given to the Kohathites (Joshua 19:44; 21:23). Nadab the king of Israel, while besieging it, was slain under its walls by Baasha, one of his own officers (1 Kings 15:27). It was in the possession of the Philistines after the secession of the ten tribes (2 Chronicles 11:13, 14).

Hitchcock's Names Dictionary

a back; a high house

Naves Topical Index

A city of Dan
Joshua 19:44

Allotted to the Levites
Joshua 21:23

Besieged by Israel, while in possession of Philistines
1 Kings 15:27; 1 Kings 16:15; 1 Kings 16:17

Smith's Bible Dictionary

(a hill), a town allotted to the tribe of Dan, (Joshua 19:44) and afterwards given with its "suburbs" to the Kohathite Levites. ch. (Joshua 21:23)