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Holman Bible Dictionary - Ramoth-Negev
(ray' mahth-neh gehb) See Ramah ; Ramath .



Holman Bible Dictionary - Negev
(neh' gehv) Alternate spelling of Negeb.



Chabad Knowledge Base - Negev
the southern portion of Eretz Yisrael

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Baalath-Beer - ” A city in the tribal allotment of Simeon (Joshua 19:8 ), identified with Ramath of the south (KJV) or Ramah of the Negev (NAS, NIV, NRSV)
Kenaz - They were a nomadic people from the southeast who inhabited Hebron, Debir, and parts of the Negev See Kenizzites
Kerioth-Hezron - Many scholars, however, take Kerioth-Hezron to refer to a village of Judah in the Negev district of Beersheba and identify it with modern khirbet el-Qaryatein, about four miles south of Maon
Kenizzite - The Kenizzites lived in the Negev, the southern desert region of Judah, before the conquest of the land by Joshua
Agag - ... Old Testament Agag, whose name means “fiery one,” was king of the Amalekites, a tribal people living in the Negev and in the Sinai peninsula
Weather - Thus, the coastal plain and Galilee receive more rain than the central hill country and Negev desert. The central hill country is cooler than the foothills and coastal areas, but the Judaean wilderness and Negev become fiercely hot
Rain - In the Negev, farmers plowed during the rains to allow the fine desert dust to absorb the little rain that was available
Kadesh-Barnea - Ein el-Qudeirat is located on the crossroads of two major roads of antiquity—the road from Edom to Egypt and the road from the Red Sea to the Negev and southern Canaan, later southern Judah
Irrigation - Cities in the Negev developed an extensive network of dams to collect infrequent rains, allowing them to turn the desert into thriving orchards and wheat fields
Ramah - A city of the Negev, the arid desert south of Judea, in the tribal inheritance of Simeon (Joshua 19:8 )
Goshen - Apparently it refers to the hill country between Hebron and the Negev
Obadiah, Theology of - Within the century, Edom's fortunes started to slide, finally losing its land to the Arabs, though its ethnic presence is still evident in southern Transjordan and Palestine (see Nehemiah 2:19 ; 4:7 ; 6:1 ), even in the later name of the Negev region in southern Palestine as Idumaea (1 Maccabees 4:29 )
Pottery in Bible Times - ) The Ghassulian (in the Jordan Valley) and Beersheba (in the Negev) cultures have provided the best assemblages for this period of pottery advancement. The Nabataeans who controlled the trade routes of the Negev/Sinai and the Transjordan produced the finest local varieties, emulating the skills and export products of the Roman potters of the period
Transportation And Travel - The desert regions of the Negev and Judean highlands in the south required the identification of wells and pasturage for the draft animals. These beasts were probably used only on the major routes such as the Via Maris, along the coast, or on the smoother valley roads of the Shephelah and the Negev
Judges, Book of - Also, the southern Negev, which has been sparsely or not at all inhabited by the Canaanite population, exhibits the same pattern
Economic Life - Within its environs are steppe and desert to the south and east in the Negev and the corresponding areas of the Transjordan. Under the influence of the desert winds and the barrier of the hill country, these amounts decrease to the south and east, with less than eight inches a year in the desert regions of the Judean wilderness and the Negev
Hittites And Hivites - They reported that Amalekites occupied the Negev, the Hittites, the Jebusites, and Amorites lived in the hill country, and the Canaanites were concentrated along the Mediterranean coast and the Jordan Valley (Numbers 13:29 ; Joshua 11:3 ); thus the Hittites were doomed to displacement by the infiltrating and invading Hebrews (Exodus 3:8 ,Exodus 3:8,3:17 ; Exodus 23:23 ; Exodus 33:2 ; etc
Land (of Israel) - The territory south of the Wilderness of Zin (called the Central Negev Highlands today) belonged to Edom