The Definition of the word Achzib
Falsehood. (1.) A town in the Shephelah, or plain country of Judah (Josh. 15:44); probably the same as Chezib of Gen. 38:5 = Ain Kezbeh. "(2.) A Phoenician city (the Gr. Ecdippa), always retained in their possession though assigned to the tribe of Asher (Josh. "19:29; Judg. 1:31). It is identified with the modern es-Zib, on" "the Mediterranean, about 8 miles north of Accho."