Easton's Bible Dictionary
House of answers, a city in the mountainous district of Judah (Joshua 15:59 ). It has been identified with the modern Beit-'Anun, about 3 miles northeast of Hebron.
Fausset's Bible Dictionary
Joshua 15:59. Now Hanin (Conder, Palestine Exploration Quarterly Statement, April, 1876).
Holman Bible Dictionary
(behth-ay' nahth) Place name meaning, “house of Anath” or “house of being heard.” A city of Judah (Joshua 15:59 ). A temple to the Canaanite goddess Anath may have been here. The modern location may be khirbet beit Ainur, one and a half miles southeast of Halhul.
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
BETH-ANOTH ( Joshua 15:59 ). A town in the mountains of Judah near Gedor. It is the present Beit ‘AinÃ»n , S.E. of Halhul.
Smith's Bible Dictionary
(house of echo ), a town in the mountainous district of Judah, named with Halhul, Beth-zur and others in ( Joshua 15:58 ) only.
Betane - It may be the same as Beth-anoth
Beth-Anoth - Beth-anoth ( Joshua 15:59 )
Shamgar - place-names Beth-anath [ Judges 1:33 ], Beth-anoth [ Joshua 15:59 ])