Easton's Bible Dictionary
Hill of corn, a place on the river Chebar, the residence of Ezekiel (Ezekiel 3:15 ). The site is unknown.
Holman Bible Dictionary
(tehl-ay' bihb) Place name meaning, “mound of the flood” or “mound of grain.” Tel-Abib on the Chebar Canal near Nippur in Babylon was home to Ezekiel and other Exiles (Ezekiel 3:15 ). The Babylonians may have thought it was the ruined site of the original flood.
Fausset's Bible Dictionary
The "hill" or "mound" Abib. The place of Ezekiel's residence among the Jewish captives in Babylonia, on the Chebar, a branch of the Euphrates (Ezekiel 3:15); the nahr Μalcha , Nebuchadnezzar's royal canal.
People's Dictionary of the Bible
Tel-abib (tĕl-â'bib), corn hill. A place in Babylonia where some of the Jewish captives were stationed. It was by the river of Chebar; but its precise site is doubtful. Ezekiel 3:15.
(tĕl-â'bib), corn hill
- ” Tel-abib
on the Chebar Canal near Nippur in Babylon was home to Ezekiel and other Exiles (Ezekiel 3:15 )
- He was one of the Jewish exiles who settled at Tel-abib
, on the banks of the Chebar, "in the land of the Chaldeans
- Probably 50,000 were transported, and Jewish communities were formed in Babylonia at many points, as at Tel-abib
( Ezekiel 3:15 ) and Casiphia ( Ezra 8:17 )
- He lived in his own house at Tel-abib
near the river Chebar, an irrigation canal that channeled the waters of the Euphrates River into the surrounding arid region. ...
After Ezekiel returned to the exiles in Tel-abib
, God spoke to him again, addressing him as “watchman” (Ezekiel 3:17 ) as a reminder of his responsibility to His people