Places Study on Ahlab

Places Study on Ahlab

Judges 1: Neither did Asher drive out the inhabitants of Accho, nor the inhabitants of Zidon, nor of Ahlab, nor of Achzib, nor of Helbah, nor of Aphik, nor of Rehob:

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Morrish Bible Dictionary - Ahlab
City in Canaan, the inhabitants of which Asher failed to drive out. Judges 1:31 . It has been identified with el-Jish, 33 2' N, 35 26' E.

Easton's Bible Dictionary - Ahlab
Fatness, a town of Asher lying within the unconquered Phoenician border (Judges 1:31 ), north-west of the Sea of Galilee; commonly identified with Giscala, now el-Jish.
Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Ahlab
A city of Asher, whence the Canaanites were not driven out (Judges 1:31). More recently Gush Chaleb, or Giscala, whence came John, son of Levi, leader in the siege of Jerusalem; said to be the birthplace of Paul's parents. Now Eljish, near Safed, in the hills N.W. of the lake of Tiberias.

Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Ahlab
AHLAB . A city of Asher ( Judges 1:31 ). The site has been Identified with the later Gush Halab or Giscala , now el-Jîsh in Upper Galilee; but this is, of course, uncertain.

Holman Bible Dictionary - Ahlab
(eh' lab) Place name meaning, “mountain forest” or “fertile.” Probably located at Khirbet el-Macalib on the Mediterranean coast four miles above Tyre. The tribe of Asher could not conquer it (Judges 1:31 ).



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Helbah - Some have seen this as an inadvertant copying of Ahlab
Asher - The portion near Zidon, Dor, Accho, Ahlab, Achzib, Helbah, Aphik, Rehob, they never made themselves masters of (Judges 1:31-32; Joshua 19:24-31; Joshua 17:10-11
Asher, Aser - It was doubtless intended that their west border should have been the Great Sea, but we read that they did not drive out the inhabitants of Accho, Zidon, Ahlab, Achzib, Helbah, Aphik and Rehob; but the Asherites dwelt among the Canaanites