Places Study on Rakkath

Places Study on Rakkath

Joshua 19: And the fenced cities are Ziddim, Zer, and Hammath, Rakkath, and Chinnereth,

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Easton's Bible Dictionary - Rakkath
Shore-town, a "fenced city" of the tribe of Naphtali (Joshua 19:35 ). The old name of Tiberias, according to the Rabbins.
Holman Bible Dictionary - Rakkath
(rak'kuhth) Place name meaning, “spit,” “narrow,” or “swamp.” Fortified town in the territory of Naphtali (Joshua 19:35 ), either at Tiberias or else at tell Eqlatiyeh about one and one half miles northwest of Tiberias. Artifacts spanning the Bronze Age have been recovered from the latter site.



Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Rakkath
A fortified town of Naphtali (Joshua 19:35).

The Hawker's Poor Man's Concordance And Dictionary - Rakkath
A city of Naphtali. (Joshua 19:35) From Rakah empty.

Hitchcock's Bible Names - Rakkath
Empty; temple of the head
Morrish Bible Dictionary - Rakkath
Fortified city of Naphtali. Joshua 19:35 . Judged to be the same as TIBERIASin the N.T. Identified with Tubariya , 32 47' N, 35 32' E .

Holman Bible Dictionary - Rakkath
(rak'kuhth) Place name meaning, “spit,” “narrow,” or “swamp.” Fortified town in the territory of Naphtali (Joshua 19:35 ), either at Tiberias or else at tell Eqlatiyeh about one and one half miles northwest of Tiberias. Artifacts spanning the Bronze Age have been recovered from the latter site.



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Chinnereth - The site of the town is uncertain, but it follows Rakkath (probably Tiberias), and may have been in the plain of Gennesaret (cf
Tiberias - 1), the city was built upon the ancient site of Rakkath of Naphtali; and it is further stated (Sanhed. the Jews had actually dropped the name Tiberias and reverted to the ancient name Rakkath. ] Talmud, Tiberias is sometimes identified with Rakkath, sometimes with Hammath, and sometimes with Chinnereth (cf
Tiberias - 16), on the site of the ruins of an older city called Rakkath, and to have been thus named by him after the Emperor Tiberius
Sea of Galilee - רקח, which seems to justify the identification of Tiberias with the older Rakkath, Joshua 19:35; Megilla, 5b, 6a; G