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Bible Dictionaries

Fausset's Bible Dictionary

Beth

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("a fixed dwelling"); as in Genesis 33:17, "Jacob built him an house," marking his settlement after wanderings (compare 2 Samuel 7:2-6). Then "any dwelling", as "a tent". Then "a family". Also "a temple". "The garden house," Beth-haggan (2 Kings 9:27), by way of which Ahaziah fled; now Jenin, formerly EN-GANNIN, on the way from Samaria northward, overlooking the great plain.

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Fausset, Andrew R. Entry for 'Beth'. Fausset's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/fbd/b/beth.html. 1949.

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