Places Study on Shaalbim

Places Study on Shaalbim

Judges 1: But the Amorites would dwell in mount Heres in Aijalon, and in Shaalbim: yet the hand of the house of Joseph prevailed, so that they became tributaries.
1 Kings 4: The son of Dekar, in Makaz, and in Shaalbim, and Bethshemesh, and Elonbethhanan:

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Holman Bible Dictionary - Shaalbim
(ssha al' bim) Place name meaning, “place of foxes.” Spelled and interpreted differently in different texts and early Greek versions. See Judges 1:35 ). Part of Solomon's second district for supplying provisions for the royal household (1 Kings 4:9 ). Its location is probably modern Selbit seven miles southeast of Lydda and three miles northwest of Ajalon. David's military hero Eliahba came from Shaalbim (2 Samuel 23:32 ).



Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Shaalbim
SHAALBIM . A town mentioned with Mt. Heres and Aijalon as being occupied by the Amorites ( Judges 1:35 ). It was, with Makaz and Beth-shemesh, in the district of one of Solomon’s commissariat officers ( 1 Kings 4:9 ); and if it be the same place as Shaalabbin, it is mentioned with Aijalon and Beth-shemesh in Joshua 19:42 . It is probably identical with Shaalbon , the home of one of David’s heroes, who is called ‘the Shaalbonite ’ ( 2 Samuel 23:32 , 1 Chronicles 11:33 ). It may perhaps be identified with Selbît , about 8 miles N. of Beth-shemesh. Possibly Shaalbim should be read for Shaalim in 1 Samuel 9:4 .

Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Shaalbim
("place of foxes or jackals".) The common form for SHAALABBIM (Judges 1:35). Held by the Amorites, but at last reduced to be tributary by the house of Joseph. One of Solomon's commissariat districts (1 Kings 4:9). SHAALBONITE (2 Samuel 23:32) probably means "a native of Shaalbim".

Morrish Bible Dictionary - Shaalabbin, Shaalbim
City in Dan. Joshua 19:42 ; Judges 1:35 ; 1 Kings 4:9 . Identified with Selbit, 31 52' N, 34 59' E .

Hitchcock's Bible Names - Shaalbim
That beholds the heart
American Tract Society Bible Dictionary - Shaalbim
A town of God, long held by the Amorites, Joshua 19:42 ; Judges 1:35 , but in the time of Solomon the headquarters of one of his commissaries, 1 Kings 4:9 .

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Shaalbon, Shaalbonite - See Shaalbim
Shaalim, Land of - See Shaalbim
Shaalabbin - (See Shaalbim
Shaalbon - (sshay al' buhn) RSV, NRSV, TEV, REB rendering of Shaalbonite, representing an alternative Hebrew spelling of Shaalbim
Shaalbonite - Designation of Eliahba as belonging to the city of Shaalbim
Shaalabin - ” Town in tribal territory of Dan (Joshua 19:42 ); apparently the same as Shaalbim
Shaalim - The place is sometimes equated with Shaalbim or the land of Shual
de'Kar - Ben Dekar, was Solomon's commissariat officer in the western part of the hill-country of Judah and Benjamin, Shaalbim and Bethshemesh
Shaalbim - Shaalbim . Possibly Shaalbim should be read for Shaalim in 1 Samuel 9:4
Shaalbim - SHAALBONITE (2 Samuel 23:32) probably means "a native of Shaalbim"
Shaalbim - David's military hero Eliahba came from Shaalbim (2 Samuel 23:32 )
Fox - That jackals were common in Palestine appears from the names of places compounded with shual , as Hagar-shual, Shaalbim; (compare Foxhayes, etc
Amorites - Later, two other Amorite cities, Aijalon and Shaalbim, hindered the settlement of Dan near the Philistine border (Judges 1:34-36 )
Benjamin - These ravines were frequented once by many wild beasts, as the names of places testify: Zeboim, "hyaenas" (1 Samuel 13:17-18); Shual and Shaalbim (Judges 1:35), "foxes" or "jackals"; Ajalon, "gazelle