affiction. (1.) A descendant of Judah, of whom it is recorded that “God granted him that which he requested” (1 Chr. 4:9, 10). (2.) A place inhabited by several families of the scribes (1 Chr. 2:55).
discerner; the wise. (1.) A king of Hazor, at the time of the entrance of Israel into Canaan (Josh. 11:1-14), whose overthrow and that of the northern chief with whom he had entered into a confederacy against Joshua was the crowning act in the conquest of the land (11:21-23; comp. 14:6-15). This great battle, fought […]
[Arabic jah-bir] /Arabic ˈdʒɑ bɪr/ noun 1. .
[jab-uh-roo, jab-uh-roo] /ˈdʒæb əˌru, ˌdʒæb əˈru/ noun 1. a large stork, Jabiru mycteria, of the warmer regions of the New World. /ˈdʒæbɪˌruː/ noun 1. a large white tropical American stork, Jabiru mycteria, with a dark naked head and a dark bill 2. Also called black-necked stork, policeman bird. a large Australian stork, Xenorhyncus asiaticus, having […]
built by God. (1.) A town in the north boundary of Judah (Josh. 15:11), called afterwards by the Greeks Jamnia, the modern Yebna, 11 miles south of Jaffa. After the fall of Jerusalem (A.D. 70), it became one of the most populous cities of Judea, and the seat of a celebrated school. (2.) A town […]