And Zanoah, and Engannim, Tappuah, and Enam,
1 Chronicles 4:
And his wife Jehudijah bare Jered the father of Gedor, and Heber the father of Socho, and Jekuthiel the father of Zanoah. And these are
the sons of Bithiah the daughter of Pharaoh, which Mered took.
The valley gate repaired Hanun, and the inhabitants of Zanoah; they built it, and set up the doors thereof, the locks thereof, and the bars thereof, and a thousand cubits on the wall unto the dung gate.
Zanoah, Adullam, and in
their villages, at Lachish, and the fields thereof, at Azekah, and in
the villages thereof. And they dwelt from Beersheba unto the valley of Hinnom.
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
ZANOAH . 1 . A town in the ShephÃ§lah ( Joshua 15:34 , Nehemiah 3:13 ; Nehemiah 11:30 , 1 Chronicles 4:18 ). It is the modern Zanu‘a , S.E. of Zoreah. 2 . A place in the mountains ( Joshua 15:63 ), possibly ZanÃ»ta S.W. of Hebron.
Easton's Bible Dictionary
A town in the low country or shephelah of Judah, near Zorah (Joshua 15:34 ). It was re-occupied after the return from the Captivity (Nehemiah 11:30 ). Zanu'ah in Wady Ismail, 10 miles west of Jerusalem, occupies probably the same site.
A town in the hill country of Judah, some 10 miles to the south-west of Hebron (Joshua 15:56 ).
Morrish Bible Dictionary
1. City in Judah. Joshua 15:34 ; Nehemiah 3:13 ; Nehemiah 11:30 . Identified with ruins at Zanua, 31 43' N, 35 E.
2. City in the highlands of Judah. Joshua 15:56 . Identified with ruins at Zanuta, 31 22' N, 34 59' E.
3. Son of Jekuthiel. 1 Chronicles 4:18 . The Rabbis interpret "Jekuthiel was chief of Zanoach," referring to No. 2.
Hitchcock's Bible Names
Fausset's Bible Dictionary
1. A town in the low hall country (shephelah ) of Judah (Joshua 15:34; Nehemiah 11:30; repairers of the wall, Nehemiah 3:13). Zanua in Jerome's Onomasticon as in the district of Eleutheropolis on the way to Jerusalem. In Van de Velde's map N. of the wady Ismail, two miles E. of Zareah and four N. of Yarmuk. Jekuthiel father or founder of Zanoah, was son of Jehudijah the Jewess and Mered; Mered's other wife being Bithiah, Pharaoh's daughter. (See BITHIAH.) Israelites from Egypt probably colonized Zanoah.
2. Za nutah is probably identical with another Zanoah; a town in the mountain region of Judah (Joshua 15:56), enumerated with Maon, Carmel, and Ziph S. of Hebron.
Holman Bible Dictionary
(za noh' uh) Place name meaning, “broken district” or “stinking.” 1. Village in Judah identified with khirbet Zanu about three miles south southeast of Beth-Shemesh (Joshua 15:34 ). 2 . City in the highlands of Judah (Joshua 15:56 ), whose identification with khirbet Zanuta, ten miles southwest of Hebron or khirbet Beit Amra is disputed.
People's Dictionary of the Bible
Zanoah (za-nô'ah), marsh, bog. 1. A town in Judah, in the lowlands or "valley." Joshua 15:34; Nehemiah 3:13; Nehemiah 11:30. East of Beth-shemesh, at Zânûá, 14 miles west-southwest of Jerusalem. 2. A town in the highlands of Judah. Joshua 15:56. Zaʾnutah, 10 miles south-southwest of Hebron.
American Tract Society Bible Dictionary
The name of two towns in Judah, Joshua 15:34,56 . The inhabitants of one of them aided in rebuilding Jerusalem, Nehemiah 3:13 ; 11:30 .
- Father of Zanoah
, of the tribe of Judah
- Jekuthiel father or founder of Zanoah
, was son of Jehudijah the Jewess and Mered; Mered's other wife being Bithiah, Pharaoh's daughter. ) Israelites from Egypt probably colonized Zanoah
. Za nutah is probably identical with another Zanoah
; a town in the mountain region of Judah (Joshua 15:56), enumerated with Maon, Carmel, and Ziph S
- A town of Judah noticed with Zanoah
and Eshtaol; perhaps the ruin Umm Jina in the valley near Zanoah
- , Jekuthiel is said to have been the father of Zanoah
. (1 Chronicles 4:18 ) As Zanoah
is the name of a town of Judah, this mention of Bithiah probably points to some colonization of the place by Egyptians or by Israelites directly from Egypt
- Between Zorea and Zanoah
(za-nô'ah), marsh, bog
- the name of two cities, both in the lowlands of Judah: (1) named between Zoreah and Zanoah
, and therefore probably northwest of Jerusalem, (Joshua 15:33 ) and (2) between Jiptah and Nezib, and therefore to the southwest of Jerusalem
A city in the low country of Judah, named between Zanoah
- One who, with the inhabitants of Zanoah
, helped to repair the wall of Jerusalem
- ) ...
A man who, with the people of Zanoah
, repaired the ravine gate in the wall of Jerusalem
A town in the plains of Judah (Joshua 15:34 ), north-west of Jerusalem, between Zanoah
- Eshtemoa was son of Ishbah; Mered was husband of Jehudijah (the Jewess), by whose descendants, Gedor, Socho, and Zanoah
, near Eshtemoa, were founded
- See Socho; Zanoah
- Jerome says Jarmuth was near, which agrees with the fact that Yarmak is near Eshtaol; Zanua (Zanoah
) is also near