BDB2468 [H3157]

יִזְרְעֶאל

1. proper name, of a location (God soweth; Sabean אלדֿרא MordtZMG 1879, 489; see LagBN 131) — ׳י Josh 15:56; 2Sam 2:9 +; יִזְרְעֶ֑אל 1Sam 25:43; Josh 17:16 +; יִזְרְעֶ֫אלָה Josh 19:18 + 6 t.:
\ \ a. city in the Negeb of Judah Josh 15:56; 1Sam 25:43 (home of Ahinoam, one of David's wives), site unknown; compare proper name, masculine 1Chr 4:3.
\ \ b. city in Issachar Josh 19:18 on northwest spur of Mt. Gilboa 2Sam 4:4 (compare 1Sam 31:1; 1Sam 31:8) 1Kgs 4:12 (compare 1Sam 31:10; 1Sam 31:12), modern Zer`în (RobBR ii. 318 ff. BdPal 244), close to scene of great battle with Philistines 1Sam 29:1 (׳בְּעַיִן אשׁר בְיִז, compare RobBR ii. 323) v1Sam 29:11 subject to Ishbosheth 2Sam 2:9 (yet see below), residence of Ahab and Jehoram of Israel 1Kgs 18:45; 1Kgs 18:46; 1Kgs 21:1 (Naboth) 2Kgs 8:29 (twice in verse) = 2Chr 22:6 (twice in verse), 2Kgs 9:15 (twice in verse); 2Kgs 9:16; 2Kgs 9:17; 2Kgs 9:30; 2Kgs 10:11 compare דְּמֵי ׳יִז Hos 1:4, and symbolical name of Hosea's son Hos 1:4 (compare Che); — in 2Kgs 10:1 for ׳שָׂרֵי יִז read שָׂרֵי שֹׁמְרוֺן so ᵐ5. Used by Hosea as representing Israel, with play on etymology, Hos 2:24 (compare וּזְרַעְתִּיהָ לִּי בָּאָרֶץ v.Hos 2:25), compare also ׳גָּדוֺל יוֺם יִז v.Hos 1:2. Territory immediately about the city is ׳חֵלֶק יִז 2Kgs 9:10; 2Kgs 9:36; 2Kgs 9:37 compare ׳חֵל יִז 1Kgs 21:23 (read probably חלק, see Th Klo after ᵑ6 ᵑ9; the adjacent plain is ׳עֵמֶק יִז (compare Di Josh 17:16 BdPal 229) Josh 17:16; Judg 6:33; Hos 1:5 (perhaps also = ׳יִז 2Sam 2:9 above, || Gilead, Ephraim, Benjamin, etc.)
2. proper name, masculine a. Hosea's son Hos 1:4, compare 1 b above
\ \ b. Judahite name 1Chr 4:3, compare 1 a above


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