Beth-arabah

Beth-arabah [N]

house of the desert, one of the six cities of Judah, situated in the sunk valley of the Jordan and Dead Sea ( Joshua 18:22 ). In Joshua 15:61 it is said to have been "in the wilderness." It was afterwards included in the towns of Benjamin. It is called Arabah ( Joshua 18:18 ).

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

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible

Bibliography Information

Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Beth-arabah". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

Beth-arabah [H]

(house of the desert ), one of the six cities of Judah which were situated down in the Arabah, the sunk valley of the Jordan and Dead Sea, ( Joshua 15:61 ) on the north border of the tribe. It is also included in the list of the towns of Benjamin. ( Joshua 18:22 )


[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names

Bibliography Information

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