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timnah in the Bible

a portion. (1.) A town of Judah (Josh. 15:10). The Philistines took possession of it in the days of Ahaz (2 Chr. 28:18). It was about 20 miles west of Jerusalem. It has been identified with Timnatha of Dan (Josh. 19:43), and also with Timnath (Judg. 14:1,5). (2.) A city in the mountains of Judah (Josh.15:57)= Tibna near Jeba'. (3.) A "duke" or sheik of Edom (Gen. 36:40).

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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  • I bought a timnah (measure) of the seed for curiosity, to deposit in our museum.

  • On the way to timnah the young man had an adventure which was to play an important part in his life.

    Judges and Ruth Robert A. Watson
  • Once Samson went down to timnah and saw there a Philistine woman.

    The Children's Bible Henry A. Sherman
  • In the course of the feast there might be quarrels, and without a strong guard on the Hebrew youth timnah might be in danger.

    Judges and Ruth Robert A. Watson

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