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libnah

libnah


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Libnah 
  transparency;  whiteness.  (1.)  One  of  the  stations  of  the 
  Israelites  in  the  wilderness  (Num.  33:20,  21). 
 
  (2.)  One  of  the  royal  cities  of  the  Canaanites  taken  by  Joshua 
  (Josh.  10:29-32;  12:15).  It  became  one  of  the  Levitical  towns  in 
  the  tribe  of  Judah  (21:13),  and  was  strongly  fortified. 
  Sennacherib  laid  siege  to  it  (2  Kings  19:8;  Isa.  37:8).  It  was 
  the  native  place  of  Hamutal,  the  queen  of  Josiah  (2  Kings 
  23:31).  It  stood  near  Lachish,  and  has  been  identified  with  the 
  modern  Arak  el-Menshiyeh. 
 
 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
 
  Libnah,  white;  whiteness