Ziz

Ziz [N] [H] [S]

projecting; a flower, a cleft or pass, probably that near En-gedi, which leads up from the Dead Sea ( 2 Chronicles 20:16 ) in the direction of Tekoa; now Tell Hasasah.

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

Bibliography Information

Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Ziz". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

Ziz [N] [E] [S]

flower; branch; a lock of hair
Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

Bibliography Information

Hitchcock, Roswell D. "Entry for 'Ziz'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

Ziz [N] [E] [H]

(the projection ), The cliff of, the pass by which the horde of Moabites, Ammonites and Mehunim made their way up from the shores of the Dead Sea to the wilderness of Judah near Tekoa. ( 2 Chronicles 20:16 ) only; comp. 2Chr 20:20 It was the pass of Ain Jidy --the very same route which is taken by the Arabs in their marauding expeditions at the present day.


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