tents; tabernacles

(booths). + An ancient town, first heard of in the account of the homeward journey of Jacob from Padan-aram. (Genesis 35:17) The name is derived from the fact of Jacob’s having there put up “booths” (succoth) for his cattle as well as a house for himself. From the itinerary of Jacob’s return it seems that […]

-1. A city which was located probably east of the Jordan River .Jacob builds a house in Ge 33:17 .Allotted to the tribe of Gad Jos 13:27 .People of, punished by Gideon Jud 8:5-8,14-16 .Located near the Jordan River 1Ki 7:46; 2Ch 4:17; Ps 60:6; 108:7 -2. The first camping place of the Israelites after […]

Booths. (1.) The first encampment of the Israelites after leaving Ramesses (Ex. 12:37); the civil name of Pithom (q.v.). (2.) A city on the east of Jordan, identified with Tell Dar’ala, a high mound, a mass of debris, in the plain north of Jabbok and about one mile from it (Josh. 13:27). Here Jacob (Gen. […]