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ACHZIB . 1 . A town in Asher ( Joshua 19:29 ), from which the natives could not be dislodged ( Judges 1:31 ): it lay on the coast between Acre and Tyre. The early geographers called it Ekdippa ; now ez-Zib . 2 . In the S. of the Shephelah ( Joshua 15:44 ), near Mareshah. Micah 1:14 predicts that Achzib shall be to the kings of Judah achzab (‘deceptive’), a stream whose waters fail when most needed (cf. Jeremiah 15:18 ).

J. Taylor.

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Hastings, James. Entry for 'Achzib'. Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible. 1909.

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