Succoth

Succoth
1) A place where Jacob built a house; it was east of the Jordan (Gen. 33:17).
2) A place where the Israelites stayed after journeying from Rameses after leaving Egypt (Exod. 12:37).
The word means ‘booths’ and gave its name to the autumn feast known as Tabernacles [[➝ Tabernacles, feast of]].

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  • Succoth — may mean:* The Jewish festival of Sukkot. * The Egyptian place Succoth, near the start of the Israelites Exodus from Egypt. * Succoth, a village in Argyll and Bute, Scotland …   Wikipedia

  • SUCCOTH — (Heb. סֻכּוֹת; booths ), name of two places mentioned in the Bible. (1) A locality in the Jordan Valley; according to the etiological explanation in Genesis 33:17, it was named after the booths for cattle erected there by Jacob. It belonged to… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Succoth — [soo kōt′, sook′ōs] n. SUKKOT …   English World dictionary

  • Succoth —    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… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Succoth-benoth — or Succoth Benoth was a Babylonian deity, one of the deities of the city of Samaria mentioned by name in 2 Kings 17:30. [http://www.mechon mamre.org/e/et/et09b17.htm] The Bible says that these deities were idols, although the Samaritans were not… …   Wikipedia

  • SUCCOTH-BENOTH — (Heb. סֻכּוֹת־בְּנוֹת; LXX, Socchôth/bainith/benithei/banitha, Rochchôthbaineithei), unidentified deity worshiped by the Babylonians who were settled in Samaria after the fall of the Northern Kingdom (c. 722 B.C.E.; II Kings 17:30). Succoth… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • SUCCOTH-BENOTH — 2. Reg. c. 17. v. 30. nomen idoli est, quod, e populis ex Assyria in Iudaeam a Salmanaslare translatis, Babylonii coluerunt, Talmudicis, qui illud exponunt gallinam cum pullis suis, in Sanhedrin c. 7. fol. 63. b. Bochartus vero Gap desc: Hebrew… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Succoth, Argyll and Bute — Succoth, Scotland is a village in Argyll and Bute, Scotland …   Wikipedia

  • Succoth — Tjeku in Hieroglyphen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • succoth — Seph. /sooh kawt /; Ashk. /soo kohs /, n. Hebrew. a pl. ofsuccah. Also, succot, succos. * * * …   Universalium

  • Succoth — Seph. Heb. /sooh kawt /; Ashk. Heb., Eng. /soo keuhs, sooh kohs /, n. Judaism. Sukkoth. Also, Succot, Succos. * * * …   Universalium

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