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


1. A town in the plain of Judah (Joshua 15:35), originally the residence of one of the Canaanitish kings (10:3, 5, 23). It has been identified with the modern Yarmuk, a village about 7 miles north-east of Beit-Jibrin.

2. A Levitical city of the tribe of Issachar (Joshua 21:29), supposed by some to be the Ramah of Samuel (1 Samuel 19:22).

Hitchcock's Names Dictionary

fearing, or seeing, or throwing down, death

Naves Topical Index

1. A city in Judah
Joshua 10:3; Joshua 10:5; Joshua 10:23; Joshua 12:11; Joshua 15:35; Nehemiah 11:29

2. A Levitical city in Issachar
Joshua 21:29

Smith's Bible Dictionary


  1. A town in the low country of Judah. (Joshua 16:35) Its king, Piram, was one of the five who conspired. to punish Gibeon for having made alliance with Isr'l, (Joshua 10:3,5) and who were routed at Beth-horon and put to death by Joshua at Makkedah. ver. 33. Its site is probably the modern Yarmuk .
  2. A city of Issachar allotted with its suburbs to the Gershonite Levites. (Joshua 21:29)