Hitchcock's Bible Names
A grape; a knot
Easton's Bible Dictionary
Grape-town, one of the cities in the mountains of Judah, from which Joshua expelled the Anakim (Joshua 11:21 ; 15:50 ). It still retains its ancient name. It lies among the hills, 10 miles south-south-west of Hebron.
Fausset's Bible Dictionary
A town once belonging to the Anakim, in the mountains of Judah (Joshua 11:21); still so-called; ten miles S.S.W. of Hebron.
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
ANAB . A city of Judah in the Negeb hills ( Joshua 11:21 ; Joshua 15:50 ), inhabited first by the Anakim. Now the ruin ‘Anab near Debir.
Holman Bible Dictionary
(ay' nab) Place name meaning, “grape.” Joshua eliminated the Anakim from southern Judah including Hebron, Debir, and Anab (Joshua 11:21 ). Joshua allotted the mountain city to Judah (Joshua 15:50 ). Located at modern Khirbet Anab about fifteen miles southwest of Hebron.
Morrish Bible Dictionary
City mentioned with Debir and Hebron in the mountains of Judah, where the Anakims dwelt. Joshua 11:21 ; Joshua 15:50 . It retains the same name, 31 24' N, 34 56' E .
. Now the ruin ‘Anab
- ” Joshua eliminated the Anakim from southern Judah including Hebron, Debir, and Anab
(Joshua 11:21 ). Located at modern Khirbet Anab
about fifteen miles southwest of Hebron
- ] form of Charmande , a town on the Euphrates mentioned by Xenophon ( Anab
- On their way back they explored the route which led into the south (the Negeb) by the western edge of the mountains at Telilat el-'Anab
- δυνάστης suggests that he possessed unusual power and influence at Court; the word is not found in a similar connexion elsewhere in the NT (it is used of God in 1 Timothy 6:15 and of kings in Luke 1:52), but we have two good instances in Xenophon (Anab
- (the Jeshimon) to 'Anab
and the plain on the W
Har signifies inhabitable sites situated on hills and/or mountainsides: “And at that time came Joshua, and cut off the Anakim from the mountains, from Hebron, from Debir, from Anab
, and from all the mountains of Judah, and from all the mountains of Israel: Joshua destroyed them utterly with their cities” (Josh
- Its fleet helped Alexander the Great against Tyre (Arrian, Anab
- ] even at the present day there may be seen in Gilead (Wâdy Ezrak), a village, named Anab
, of Troglodyte dwellers; in this village there are about a hundred families
- Xenophon, the first writer who mentions it (Anab
- 95) it meant the southern littoral of the Euxine, and to Xenophon (Anab
- ) calls it ‘a great city of Phrygia,’ and Xenophon describes it as πόλιν οἰκουμένην εὐδαίμονα καὶ μεγάλην (Anab
- ) found it a πόλιν μεγάλην καὶ εὐδαίμονα, where Syennesis, king of Cilicia, had his residence (Anab
- He too gives this name to the desert to the east of the Euphrates, the desert which separates Babylonia from Mesopotamia proper ( Anab
- Many places, however, got their designation from a salient natural feature, a well ( beer ), a fountain ( en , in En-gedi ), a meadow ( abel ), a vineyard ( karmel ), woods ( jearim ), in Kirath-jearim ), a hill ( Gibeah, Gibeon, Ramah ), trees ( Bethphage, Bethtappuah, Anab
, Abel-hasshittim, Elah, Allon-bacuth ); from some circumstance belonging to the history or legends of the locality, an encampment ( Mahanaim ), a watch-tower ( Migdal, Megiddo, Mizpah ), a village ( Hazer ), a temporary abode of shepherds ( Succoth ), a place of refuge ( Adullam ), a vision ( Bcer-lahai-roi ); from the clan which dwelt there ( Samaria )
- Xenophon to the Ten Thousand: ‘I have observed that as many as yearn to live by every means in warfare, these, for the most part, die evilly and shamefully; but as many as have recognized that death is common to all and necessary for men, and strive to die nobly, these I see rather arriving at old age, and, while they live, passing their days more blessedly’ (Anab