And your border shall turn from the south to the ascent of Akrabbim, and pass on to Zin: and the going forth thereof shall be from the south to Kadeshbarnea, and shall go on to Hazaraddar, and pass on to Azmon:
And the coast of the Amorites was
from the going up to Akrabbim, from the rock, and upward.
Hitchcock's Bible Names
American Tract Society Bible Dictionary
Scorpions, A point in the frontier line of the promised land, Judges 1:36 , and in a region infested with serpents and scorpions, Deuteronomy 8:15 . It is to be found probably in the mountains near the Dead Sea, on its southwest side. In Joshua 15:3 , it is translated Maalehakrabbim, the ascent of Akrabbim.
Easton's Bible Dictionary
Scorpions, probably the general name given to the ridge containing the pass between the south of the Dead Sea and Zin, es-Sufah, by which there is an ascent to the level of the land of Palestine. Scorpions are said to abound in this whole district, and hence the name (Numbers 34:4 ). It is called "Maaleh-acrabbim" in Joshua 15:3 , and "the ascent of Akrabbim" in Numbers 34:4 .
Fausset's Bible Dictionary
Also, the going up to, or ascent of, Akrabbim. MAALEH-AKRABBIM; "the scorpion pass", between the S. of the Dead Sea and Zin: Judah's and Palestine's boundary on the S. (Numbers 34:4; Joshua 15:3). The boundary of the Amorites (Judges 1:36). The scene of Judas Maccabens' victory over Edom. Perhaps now the pass Es-Sufah, the last step from the desert to the level of Palestine. Wilton makes it Sufah.
Holman Bible Dictionary
(ak rawb' bihm) Place name meaning, “scorpions.” The “ascent of Akrabbim” lies southwest of the Dead Sea forming the southern border of Canaan (Numbers 34:4 ; Joshua 15:3 ; Judges 1:36 ). It is a mountain pass on the road southeast of Beersheba, today called Neqb es-Safa. Recent study has found the Scorpion Pass mentioned in other Near Eastern literature.
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
AKRABBIM (less correctly Acrabbim Joshua 15:3 AV [Note: Authorized Version.] , ‘Scorpion Pass’). The name given to an ascent on the south side of the Dead Sea, a very barren region.
Hitchcock's Bible Names
Ascent of scorpions
People's Dictionary of the Bible
Akrabbim (a-krăb'bim), scorpions. A range of hills on the south border of Judah towards the southern extremity of the Dead Sea; which seems to have been infested with scorpions and serpents. Deuteronomy 8:15; Numbers 34:4; Judges 1:36. Instead of "the ascent of Akrabbim," we have in the Hebrew the name "Maaleh-Acrabbim," scorpion heights, in Joshua 15:3.
- (ascent of scorpions ), the full form of the name given as Akrabbim
in (Joshua 15:3 ) [Akrabbim
- (may' uh leh a crab' bihm) KJV transliteration of a phrase meaning ascent...
(NAS, NRSV, REB) or pass (NIV) of Akrabbim
(Joshua 15:3 ). See Akrabbim
- ) Akrabbim
, a church in his honor was erected over his remains, the beautiful ruin of which is still standing. (See Akrabbim
(a-krăb'bim), scorpions. Instead of "the ascent of Akrabbim
," we have in the Hebrew the name "Maaleh-Acrabbim," scorpion heights, in Joshua 15:3
- Also, the going up to, or ascent of, Akrabbim
; "the scorpion pass", between the S
(less correctly Acrabbim Joshua 15:3 AV [Note: Authorized Version
- In Joshua 15:3 , it is translated MaalehAkrabbim
, the ascent of Akrabbim
- The Acrabatene had its name from a place called Akrabbim
, about nine miles from Shechem, eastward
- ” The “ascent of Akrabbim
” lies southwest of the Dead Sea forming the southern border of Canaan (Numbers 34:4 ; Joshua 15:3 ; Judges 1:36 )
- It is called "Maaleh-acrabbim" in Joshua 15:3 , and "the ascent of Akrabbim
" in Numbers 34:4
- The conquest of Joshua reached thus far ( Joshua 10:41 ): It was therefore on the line, running from the Ascent of Akrabbim
to the Brook of Egypt, which marked the southern frontier of Canaan ( Numbers 34:4 , Joshua 15:3 ). It lies in the territory of the ‘AzÃ¢zine Arabs, about 50 miles south of Beersheba, to the south-west of Naqb es-SafÃ¢h a pass opening towards Palestine from WÃ¢dy el-Fiqra , which may he the Ascent of Akrabbim
and east of WÃ¢dy JerÃ»r
- There can be little doubt that the name designates the broad deep valley El-Ghor, prolonged some eight miles south of the Dead Sea to the chalky cliffs called Akrabbim
- The ascent of Akrabbim
(scorpions, Joshua 15:3) or else mount Halak, a range of low cliffs, crosses the valley eight miles S