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Akrabbim

Akrabbim [N] [E] [H]

(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.


[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 'Akrabbim'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.