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Achzib

Achzib [N] [E] [H]

(lying, false ).

  1. A city in the lowlands of Judah, named with Keilah and Mareshah. ( Joshua 15:44 ; Micah 1:14 ) It is probably the same with CHEZIB and CHOZEBA, which see.
  2. A town belonging to Asher, ( Joshua 19:29 ) from which the Canaanites were not expelled, ( Judges 1:31 ) afterwards Ecdippa. It is now es-Zib , on the seashore, 2h. 20m. north of Acre.

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Achzib'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.