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Headword: *kariaqiarei/m
Adler number: kappa,386
Translated headword: Kariathiareim
Vetting Status: high
A place [of that name]. The word [is] Hebrew.
Greek Original:
*kariaqiarei/m: to/pos. *(ebrai+kh\ de\ h( le/cis.
A.k.a. Kiriath Ye'arim (Hebrew קרית יערים, present-day Khirbet Kafr Hatta), between Jerusalem and Emmaus/Nicopolis. The word קרית kiriath means "town", and is the same as the Phoenician root of Carthage, which means "New Town". Mentioned throughout the Septuagint and in (e.g.) Josephus. See also under omicron 65.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; historiography; religion
Translated by: Ross Scaife ✝ on 31 October 2002@19:28:32.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note) on 24 February 2003@09:13:11.
David Whitehead (added x-ref) on 2 July 2003@09:02:52.
Raphael Finkel (Added Hebrew, note on Kiriath/Carthage.) on 11 August 2004@15:30:48.
David Whitehead on 27 January 2013@09:21:40.
David Whitehead on 2 January 2016@03:39:07.


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