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Bible Dictionaries

Easton's Bible Dictionary

Achzib

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Falsehood.
  • A town in the Shephelah, or plain country of Judah (Joshua 15:44 ); probably the same as Chezib of Genesis 38:5 = Ain Kezbeh.
  • A Phoenician city (the Gr. Ecdippa), always retained in their possession though assigned to the tribe of Asher ( Joshua 19:29; Judges 1:31 ). It is identified with the modern es-Zib, on the Mediterranean, about 8 miles north of Accho.

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These dictionary topics are from M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition, published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain.

Bibliography Information
Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Achzib'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ebd/a/achzib.html. 1897.

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