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Tabor

Tabor [N] [E] [H]

is mentioned in the lists of 1Chr 6 as a city of the Merarite Levites, in the tribe of Zebulun. ver. ( 1 Chronicles 6:77 ) The list of the towns of Zebulun. Josh 19 contains the name of Chisloth-tabor. ver. ( Joshua 19:12 ) It is, therefore, possible, either that Chisloth-tabor is abbreviated into Tabor by the chronicler, or that by the time these later lists were compiled the Merarites had established themselves on the sacred mountain, and that Tabor is Mount Tabor.


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