Bible Cities: Jebus
Jebus in Easton's Bible Dictionary
trodden hard, or fastness, or "the waterless hill", the name
the Canaanitish city which stood on Mount Zion (Josh.
18:16, 28). It is identified with Jerusalem (q.v.) in
19:10, and with the castle or city of David (1 Chr.
was a place of great natural strength, and its capture
of David's most brilliant achievements (2 Sam. 5:8).
Jebus in Hitchcock's Bible Names
treading under foot; manger
Jebus in Naves Topical Bible
Also called JEBUSI
Jebus in Smiths Bible Dictionary
(threshing-floor), one of the names of Jerusalem, the city of
the Jebusites, are called JEBUSI.
Jos 15:8; 18:16,28; Jud 19:10,11; 1Ch 11:4,5
Jebus in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE
je'-bus (yebhuc; Iebous): In Jdg 19:10,11, "Jebus (the same is
Jerusalem)"; 1 Ch 11:4,5, "Jerusalem (the same is Jebus)." It
was once thought that this was the first name of Jerusalem, as
indeed might be suggested by the Biblical references, but it
is now known from the Tell el-Amarna Letters that Urusa-lem
was a name used centuries before the time of David (see
JERUSALEM, I). It would appear probable that the name "Jebus"
was evolved by the Hebrews as an alternate name, and possibly
they may have imagined an earlier name, for Jerusalem from
JEBUSITE (which see), the name of the local tribe who owned
the district in the first centuries of Israel's occupation of
Jebus Scripture - 1 Chronicles 11:4
And David and all Israel went to Jerusalem, which [is] Jebus;
where the Jebusites [were], the inhabitants of the land.
Jebus Scripture - 1 Chronicles 11:5
And the inhabitants of Jebus said to David, Thou shalt not
come hither. Nevertheless David took the castle of Zion, which
[is] the city of David.
Jebus Scripture - Judges 19:10
But the man would not tarry that night, but he rose up and
departed, and came over against Jebus, which [is] Jerusalem;
and [there were] with him two asses saddled, his concubine
also [was] with him.
Jebus Scripture - Judges 19:11
[And] when they [were] by Jebus, the day was far spent; and
the servant said unto his master, Come, I pray thee, and let
us turn in into this city of the Jebusites, and lodge in it.
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