a place fertile in sycamores, a city in the plain of Judah, the villages of which were seized by the Philistines ( 2 Chronicles 28:18 ). It is now called Jimzu, about 3 miles south-east of Ludd, i.e., Lydda.
(fertile in sycamores ), a town which with its dependent villages was taken possession of by the Philistines in the reign of Ahaz. ( 2 Chronicles 28:18 ) The name (Jimzu ) still remains attached to a large village between two and three miles southwest of Lydda, south of the road between Jerusalem and Jaffa.
gim'-zo (gimzo; Gamzo):
A town of Judah on the border of the Philistine plain, captured by the Philistines in the days of Ahaz (2 Chronicles 28:18). It is the modern Jimzu, a small mud village about 3 1/2 miles Southeast of Ludd (Lydda), on the old mule road from there to Jerusalem (Robinson, BR, II, 248-49;. SWP, Il, 297).
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