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International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
1. The Name and Its Meaining:
As written in Hebrew, Tel-abib means "hill of barley-ears" and is mentioned in Ezekiel 3:15 as the place to which the prophet went, and where he found Jewish captives "that dwelt by the river Chebar." That Tel-abib is written, as Fried. Delitzsch suggests, for
2. The Position of the Settlement:
If the Chebar be the
See Hilprecht and Clay, Business Documents of Murasha Sons ("Pennsylvania Exp.," Vol IX, 28); Clay, Light on the Old Testament from Babel , 405.
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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Tel-Abib'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/​encyclopedias/​eng/​isb/​t/tel-abib.html. 1915.