nezib Summary and Overview
nezib in Easton's Bible Dictionary
a town in the "plain" of Judah. It has been identified with Beit Nuzib, about 14 miles south-west of Jerusalem, in the Wady Sur (Josh. 15:43).
nezib in Smith's Bible Dictionary
(garrison, pillar), a city of Judah, #Jos 15:43| only, in the district of the Shefelah or lowland, one of the same group with Keilah and Mareshah. To Eusebius and Jerome it was evidently known. They place it on the road between Eleutheropolis and Hebron, seven or nine miles from the former, and there it still stands under the almost identical name of Beit Nusib or Chirbeh Nasib.
nezib in Schaff's Bible Dictionary
NE'ZIB (statue), a city of Judah, Josh 15:43 in the lowland, one of the same group "with Keilah and Mareshah. Eusebius and Jerome place it on the road between Eleutheropolis and Hebron, 7 or 9 miles from the former, and there it still stands under the almost identical name of Beit Nusib, a small hamlet. The ruins are of considerable extent, consisting of massive foundations, broken columns, large building-stones, and a grand tower 60 feet square.
nezib in Fausset's Bible Dictionary
("garrison".) A city in the shephelah or "lower hills" of Judah (Joshua 15:43). Between Eleutheropolis and Hebron. Now Beit Nusib or Chirbeh Nasib, on an elevation at the S. of wady es Sur, in the region of the hills between the mountains and the plain. The accuracy of Scripture in its geographical hints is remarkable.