Fausset's Bible Dictionary
A town of Zebulnn, assigned to the Merarite Levites (Joshua 21:34).
Easton's Bible Dictionary
City, a town in the tribe of Zebulun assigned to the Levites of the family of Merari (Joshua 21:34 ). It is identical with Kattath (19:15), and perhaps also with Kitron (Judges 1:30 ).
Holman Bible Dictionary
(kahr' tuh) Place name meaning, “city.” Levitical city in the territory of Zebulun (Joshua 21:34 ). Location unknown. See Levitical Cities .
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
KARTAH . A city of Zebulun ( Joshua 21:34 ); not mentioned in the parallel passage, 1 Chronicles 6:77 . The site is unknown. It might be for Kattath by a clerical error.
Hitchcock's Bible Names
Morrish Bible Dictionary
City in Zebulun, given to the Levites. Joshua 21:34 . It is not mentioned in the list in 1 Chronicles 6 , and is not identified.
- A city of Zebulun ( Joshua 19:15 ), perhaps to be identified with Kartah
or with Kitron of Judges 1:30
- ( Job 29:7 ; Proverbs 8:3 ) As a proper name it appears in the Bible under the forms of Kerioth, Kartah
, Kartan, besides those immediately following
- "the cities"), Kartah
, Kartan (Joshua 21:32; Joshua 15:25; Jeremiah 48:23-24; Jeremiah 48:41; Amos 2:2)
- He was Simon's son, John 6:71, and is called Iscariot, probably from his birthplace, perhaps from Kerioth in Judah, Joshua 15:25, or from Kartan, or Kartah
, in Galilee