Biziothiah (Beersheba)

Biziothiah (Beersheba) and surrounding area

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Joshua 15:28 Hazar Shual, Beersheba, Biziothiah,

biz-yo-thi'-a, biz-joth'-ja (bizyotheyah; Septuagint hai komai auton, literally "their villages"; the King James Version Bizjothjah, "place of Jah's olives" (Young), or "contempt of Jah" (Strong)): According to Massoretic Text, a town in the south of Judah, near Beersheba (Joshua 15:28). Septuagint reads "and her daughters," only one consonant of Massoretic Text being read differently; and so We, Hollenberg, Di and others The Septuagint has probably preserved the original text (compare Nehemiah 11:27).

Strong's Hebrew
H964: Bizyothyah

"contempts of the LORD," a place near Beersheba

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