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Hitchcock's Bible Names DictionaryAkrabbim
Smith's Bible DictionaryAkrabbim
(the ascent of , or the going up to); also MAALEH-ACRABBIM (the scorpion pass), A pass between the south end of the Dead Sea and Zin, forming one of the landmarks on the south boundary at once of Judah, (Joshua 15:3) and of the Holy Land. (Numbers 34:4) Also the boundary of the Amorites. (Judges 1:36) As to the name, scorpions abound in the whole of this district.
ATS Bible DictionaryAkrabbim
Scorpions, A point in the frontier line of the promised land, Jude 1:36, and in a region infested with serpents and scorpions, De 8:15. It is to be found probably in the mountains near the Dead Sea, on its southwest side. In Joshua 15:3, it is translated Maalehakrabbim, the ascent of Akrabbim.
Easton's Bible DictionaryScorpions, probably the general name given to the ridge containing the pass between the south of the Dead Sea and Zin, es-Sufah, by which there is an ascent to the level of the land of Palestine. Scorpions are said to abound in this whole district, and hence the name (Numbers 34:4). It is called "Maaleh-acrabbim" in Joshua 15:3, and "the ascent of Akrabbim" in Numbers 34:4.
International Standard Bible EncyclopediaAKRABBIM
ak-rab'-im (once in the King James Version, Acrabbim (Joshua 15:3); `aqrabbim, "scorpions"): Three times found (Numbers 34:4 Joshua 15:3 Judges 1:36), and always with ma`aleh, "ascent" or "pass"; and so "Ascent of the Scorpions," an ascent at the Southwest point of the Dead Sea and a part of the boundary line between Judah and Edom. At this pass Judas Maccabeus won a victory over the Edomites (1 Maccabees 5:3), called in the King James Version, Arabattine.
Strong's Hebrew4610. Maaleh Aqrabbim -- "ascent of scorpions," a place on the S. ...
... Transliteration: Maaleh Aqrabbim Phonetic Spelling: (mah-al-ay' ak-rab-beem') Short
Definition: Akrabbim. ... NASB Word Usage ascent of Akrabbim (3). ...
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ThesaurusAkrabbim (3 Occurrences)
... to abound in this whole district, and hence the name (Numbers 34:4). It is called
"Maaleh-acrabbim" in Joshua 15:3, and "the ascent of Akrabbim" in Numbers 34:4 ...
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Maaleh-akrabbim (1 Occurrence)
Scorpion (6 Occurrences)
Zin (9 Occurrences)
Ascent (32 Occurrences)
Sela (5 Occurrences)
Barnea (10 Occurrences)
Akrab'bim (2 Occurrences)
Addar (5 Occurrences)
Southward (42 Occurrences)
Bible ConcordanceAkrabbim (3 Occurrences)
Numbers 34:4 and your border shall turn about southward of the ascent of Akrabbim, and pass along to Zin; and the goings out of it shall be southward of Kadesh Barnea; and it shall go forth to Hazar Addar, and pass along to Azmon;
Joshua 15:3 and it went out southward of the ascent of Akrabbim, and passed along to Zin, and went up by the south of Kadesh Barnea, and passed along by Hezron, went up to Addar, and turned about to Karka;
Judges 1:36 The border of the Amorites was from the ascent of Akrabbim, from the rock, and upward.
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