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Libnah

Encyclopedia of the Bible and its Reception

Volume 16
Editor(s): Christine Helmer, Steven L. McKenzie, Thomas Römer, Jens Schröter, Barry Dov Walfish, Eric J. Ziolkowski
De Gruyter (Berlin, Boston) 2018

The proper noun Libnah appears in two forms in the HB, as an absolute lbnh, and as a gentilic lbny. In the Greek version, it usually appears as Lebna. The root is l–b–n which means “white,” pointing to a place called “the white place.” Another less plausible explanation is that the root relates to lěbēnâ (i.e., “a mudbrick”), while Livni as a genealogy occurs several times in the Bible (mainly in P material, but also in other sources).…

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