Places Study on Kiriathaim

Places Study on Kiriathaim

Genesis 14: And in the fourteenth year came Chedorlaomer, and the kings that were with him, and smote the Rephaims in Ashteroth Karnaim, and the Zuzims in Ham, and the Emims in Shaveh Kiriathaim,
Jeremiah 48: Against Moab thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel; Woe unto Nebo! for it is spoiled: Kiriathaim is confounded and taken: Misgab is confounded and dismayed.
Jeremiah 48: And upon Kiriathaim, and upon Bethgamul, and upon Bethmeon,
Ezekiel 25: Therefore, behold, I will open the side of Moab from the cities, from his cities which are on his frontiers, the glory of the country, Bethjeshimoth, Baalmeon, and Kiriathaim,

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Holman Bible Dictionary - Shaveh-Kiriathaim
(sshay' veh-kihr ih uh thay' ihm) Place name meaning, “waste land of Kiriathaim.” This valley is the high plain above the Arnon River. There Chedorlaomer and his coalition of kings defeated the Emim (Genesis 14:5 ). See Chedorlaomer; Emim ; Kiriathaim .



Easton's Bible Dictionary - Shaveh-Kiriathaim
Plain of Kirja-thaim where Chedorlaomer defeated the Emims, the original inhabitants (Genesis 14:5 ). Now Kureiyat, north of Dibon, in the land of Moab.

Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Kiriathaim
1. Numbers 32:37; Joshua 13:19. A town of Reuben. Belonged first to the Emim (Genesis 14:5 Shaveh Kiriathaim. "the plain of Kiriathaim," or of the two cities) whom the Moabites dispossessed before the Exodus (Deuteronomy 2:10-11). Moab lost and recovered Kiriathaim when the trans-jordanic tribes were carried captive (Jeremiah 48:1-23; Ezekiel 25:9).

2. Kiriathaim of Naphtali, assigned to the Levitical Gershonites (1 Chronicles 6:76).

Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Shaveh-Kiriathaim
SHAVEH-KIRIATHAIM (‘the plain of Kiriathaim’). The place where the Emim were smitten by the allied kings from the East ( Genesis 14:5 ). It probably derived its name from the Moabite Kiriathaim ( Numbers 32:37 , Joshua 13:19 ).

H. L. Willett.

Holman Bible Dictionary - Kiriathaim
(kihr' ih ath a ihm) Place name meaning, “double city” or “two cities.” 1. A Levitical city and city of refuge in the tribal territory of Naphtali (1 Chronicles 6:76 ; KJV has Kirjathaim). In the parallel list in Joshua 21:32 , Kartan stands in the place of Kiriathaim and is probably another name for the same city. See Genesis 14:5 , Shaveh-Kiriathaim means “the plain of Kiriathaim”). Later the Israelites took it from the Amorites and assigned it to the tribe of Reuben (Numbers 32:37 : Joshua 13:19 ). The Moabites controlled the city during the Exile (Jeremiah 48:1 ,Jeremiah 48:1,48:23 ; Ezekiel 25:9 ). Perhaps to be identified with el-Qereiyat, about five miles northwest of Dibon; however, no remains from before about 100 B.C. have been found on this site.



Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Kiriathaim
KIRIATHAIM . 1. A town E. of the Jordan, in the disputed territory between Moab and Reuben, placed by the Onomasticon 10 Roman miles W. of Madeba ( Genesis 14:5 , Numbers 32:37 , Joshua 13:19 , Jeremiah 48:23 , Ezekiel 25:9 ); unidentified. 2. A town in Naphtali ( 1 Chronicles 6:76 ), called Kartan in Joshua 21:32 .

W. Ewing.

Morrish Bible Dictionary - Shaveh Kiriathaim
A place where the Emims dwelt who were smitten by Chedorlaomer. Genesis 14:5 . Perhaps a plain in connection with Kiriathaim, as in the margin.

Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Shaveh Kiriathaim
Genesis 14:5. The dwelling place of the Emim at Chedorlaomer's incursion. The "dale or valley" (Shaveh ) by which Kiriathaim was situated. Or "the valley of the two cities." (See KIRIATHAIM.)

Morrish Bible Dictionary - Kiriathaim
See KIRJATHAIM.

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Kirjathaim - (kihr' juh tha' ihm) KJV spelling of Kiriathaim. See Kiriathaim
Shaveh-Kiriathaim - SHAVEH-Kiriathaim (‘the plain of Kiriathaim’). It probably derived its name from the Moabite Kiriathaim ( Numbers 32:37 , Joshua 13:19 )
Kiriathaim - Belonged first to the Emim (Genesis 14:5 Shaveh Kiriathaim. "the plain of Kiriathaim," or of the two cities) whom the Moabites dispossessed before the Exodus (Deuteronomy 2:10-11). Moab lost and recovered Kiriathaim when the trans-jordanic tribes were carried captive (Jeremiah 48:1-23; Ezekiel 25:9). Kiriathaim of Naphtali, assigned to the Levitical Gershonites (1 Chronicles 6:76)
Shaveh Kiriathaim - The "dale or valley" (Shaveh ) by which Kiriathaim was situated. " (See Kiriathaim
Shaveh-Kiriathaim - (sshay' veh-kihr ih uh thay' ihm) Place name meaning, “waste land of Kiriathaim. See Chedorlaomer; Emim ; Kiriathaim
Sha'Veh Kiriatha'im - Kiriathaim is named in the later history, though it has not been identified; and Shaveh Kiriathaim was probably the valley in or by which the town lay
Kartan - The parallel passage, 1 Chronicles 6:76 , has Kiriathaim
Kiriathaim - In the parallel list in Joshua 21:32 , Kartan stands in the place of Kiriathaim and is probably another name for the same city. See Genesis 14:5 , Shaveh-Kiriathaim means “the plain of Kiriathaim”)
Shaveh Kiriathaim - Perhaps a plain in connection with Kiriathaim, as in the margin
Beth-Gamul - A place in Moab, noticed with Dibon, Kiriathaim, and Beth-meon
Baal Meon - Ezekiel (Ezekiel 25:9) calls it a city on Moab's frontiers, and with Beth-jeshimoth and Kiriathaim, "the glory of the country. The famous Moabite stone of Dibon mentions that as Omri made Medeba a military center for opposing Moab, so Mesha occupied Baal Meon as his center for assailing Israel; "I Mesha, son of Kamos (Chemosh), fortified Baal Meon, and I besieged and took Kiriathaim and Nebo," etc
Emim - ” They lost a war to the eastern coalition of kings (Genesis 14:6 ) and are identified with a place in northern Moab, Shaveh Kiriathaim
Kartan - Also called Kiriathaim (1 Chronicles 6:76 )
Kiriathaim - Kiriathaim
Kirjathaim - Called Kiriathaim in Jeremiah 48:1,23 ; Ezekiel 25:9 where it is associated with Moab, and devoted to judgement
Emims - Terrors, a warlike tribe of giants who were defeated by Chedorlaomer and his allies in the plain of Kiriathaim
Misgab - Mentioned along with Nebo and Kiriathaim in the oracle against Moab ( Jeremiah 48:1 )
Jirjatha'im - (Ezekiel 25:9 ) In the three passages named the Authorized Version gives the name Kiriathaim
Chedorlaomer - In the 13th they revolted, whereupon he, with his subordinate allies, the kings of Shinar (Babylonia), and Ellasar, and Tidal, "king of nations" (Median Scyths, belonging to the old population) smote the Rephaims in Ashteroth Karnaim, the Zuzims in Ham, the Emims in Shaveh Kiriathaim, the Horites in mount Seir, the Amalekites, and the Amorites in Hazezon Tamar; and finally encountered and defeated the five allied kings in the vale of Siddim
Mesha - ); and Mesha reclaimed it by vindictive warfare, from Kiriathaim as far as Nebo
Gilead - probably Gilead; having first attacked the Rephaim in Ashteroth Karnaim, now the Hauran, afterward the Emim in Shaveh Kiriathaim, the country subsequently of Moab
Reuben - ‘The children of Reuben built Heshbon, and Elealeh, and Kiriathaim; and Nebo, and Baal-meon (their names being changed), and Sibmah: and gave other names unto the cities which they builded. without regard to the above list, Kiriathaim and Sibmah being the only ones in it that are mentioned
Giants - Smitten by Chedorlaomer at Shaver Kiriathaim (Genesis 14:5)
Dibon - rebuilt and fortified) Baalmeon, Kiriathaim, and Nebo," all once in Reuben's hands; also "Bezer" (Deuteronomy 4:43)
Moab - fares no better for having Jehovah for her God than the pagan who have idols, God "would open her side from the cities on her frontiers, the glory of the country (a glorious country in richness of soil), Bethjeshimoth, Baalmeon, and Kiriathaim, unto the men of the East," i