Word Summary
Qiryath Sannah or Qiryath Sepher: "city of writing", a city in Judah
Original Word: קִרְיַת סַנָּה
Transliteration: Qiryath Sannah or Qiryath Sepher
Phonetic Spelling: (keer-yath' san-naw')
Part of Speech: Proper name
Short Definition: "city of writing", a city in Judah
Meaning: Kiriath-sepher -- "city of writing", a city in Judah
Strong's Concordance
Kirjath-sannah, Kirjath-sepher

Or Qiryath Cepher {keer-yath' say-fer}; from qiryah and a simpler feminine from the same as cancin, or (for the latter name) cepher; city of branches, or of a book; Kirjath-Sannah or Kirjath-Sepher, a place in Palestine -- Kirjath-sannah, Kirjath-sepher.

see HEBREW qiryah

see HEBREW cancin

see HEBREW cepher


H7158. Qiryath

Sannah or Qiryath Sepher קִרְיַתסֵֿ֫פֶרproper name, of a location πόλις(τῶν)γραμμάτων, + (ᵐ5B Judges 1:11) Καριασσωφαρ: ancient name of דְּבִיר‎ (see II. ׳ד2c) (perhaps סֹֿפֵר׳קscribe-town, compare ᵐ5‎ above also ᵑ6‎ and Egyptian Bai-ti¾u-pa-ïra, house of scribe, WMMAs.u.Eur.174 BuhlGeogr.274, compare GFMJu); — Joshua 15:15-16, Judges 1:11-12, another name is סַֿנָּה׳קJoshua 15:49 (but ᵐ5πόλις γραμμάτων, hence read perhaps סֿפר׳ק‎, so Steuern), in southern Judah; on site (probably Dhoherîye, 5 hours southwest from Hebron) see II. דְּבִיר2c and BuhlGeogr.164.