ANAB


ANAB
ANAB (Anav; Heb. עֲנָב), city in the southern hill district of Judah that is mentioned in the Bible next to Eshtemoah (Josh. 15:50). In another reference Joshua "cut off the Anakim ('giants') from Hebron, Debir, and Anab" (ibid. 11:21). Eusebius (Onom. 26:8) places it in the area of Eleutheropolis (Bet-Guvrin). It has been identified with Khirbat ʿAnāb al-Ṣaghīra (Heb. Tel Rekhesh) 1 mi. (1.5 km.) west of al-Ẓāhiriyya on the Hebron–Beersheba road, where Iron Age pottery has been discovered. -BIBLIOGRAPHY: Abel, Geog, 2 (1938), 243; Press, Ereẓ, 4 (1955), 141–2. ADD. BIBLIOGRAPHY: P. Benjamin, ABD, 1, 219. (Michael Avi-Yonah)

Encyclopedia Judaica. 1971.

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