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Bible Encyclopedias

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

Laish

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lā´ish ( לישׁ , layish ):

(1) A city in the upper Jordan valley, apparently colonized by the Sidonians, which was captured by the Danires and called DAN (which see) (Judges 18:7 , etc.; Isaiah 10:30 the King James Version). In Joshua 19:47 the name appears as "Leshem."

(2) A B enjamite, father of Palti or Paltiel, to whom Michal, David's wife, was given by Saul (1 Samuel 25:44; 2 Samuel 3:15 ).

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Laish'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/isb/l/laish.html. 1915.

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