Taanach

Taanach

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Tanach

(tā`ənăk, tā`năk), in the Bible, royal city of Canaan, central ancient Palestine, the modern Tell Ti'innik, West Bank, SE of Megiddo. SiseraSisera
, in the Bible. 1 Canaanite captain, defeated by Deborah and Barak and murdered by Jael. 2 Family in the return to Palestine.
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 was defeated here by DeborahDeborah
, in the Bible, prophetess and judge of Israel, the only woman to hold that office. Under her guidance Barak conquered Sisera and delivered Israel from the oppression of the Canaanite King Jabin.
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 and BarakBarak
, in the Bible, leader from N Canaan who fought, with Deborah, against Jabin and Sisera.
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. Remains dating from about the 26th cent. B.C. were excavated (1901–4) here.
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These are Iqrata and Ardatu (letters written by the Amurru scribes), Hasabu (by the Beqa (c) Alliance scribe), Siri-Basani, Qanu, Tubu, Nasiba, and Sas (c)Imu (single letters, all written by the Musihuna scribe), Taanach (the letter assigned to the Megiddo scribe), and Sapuma (two letters written by scribe no.
"A Prince of Taanach of the Fifteenth Century." Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research 94 (1944): 12-27.
11:10-11), who also slew the petty kings of Taanach, Megiddo, Jokneam, Dor and other towns (Josh.
It provides support for the possibility, which has not yet been definitively established, that this was Sisera's city of residence and that it was from there that the chariots set out on their way to the battle against the Israelite tribes, located between the ancient sites of Taanach and Megiddo," Prof.
But mostly it is Canaanites in a list of named towns and their unnamed but connected villages: Bethshean, Taanach, Dor, Ibleam and Megiddo (Judges 1: 27); Gezer (Judges 1: 29); Kitron and Nahalol (Judges 1: 30).
"Recent excavations in Palestine, at Gezer, Taanach, and Megiddo, have revealed regular cemeteries round the heathen altars, in which skeletons of scores of infants have been found, showing traces of slaughter and partial consumption by sacrificial fire." (2) "For every abomination to the Lord, which He hateth, have they done unto their gods; for even their sons and their daughters do they burn in the fire to their gods" (Deuteronomy 12:26).
19 Kings came, they fought; then fought the kings of Canaan at Taanach by the waters of Megiddo; no plunder of silver did they take.
Naturally, sites like Tel Dothan (Master 2013b), Taanach (Glock 1993), and Turan (Shalem and Gal 2000), which were destroyed in the late ninth century and not resettled in the eighth, will not be discussed here.
One is the logical parallel between Harosheth-haggoiim in Judges 4 with "at Taanach on the waters of Megiddo" of Judges 5:19.