Achzib

1. In Judah, in the shephelah or plain country of Judah on the western borderland toward the Philistines and the sea; the Chezib of Genesis 38:5; Joshua 15:44; Micah 1:14, where the meaning of the name ("a lie") is alluded to.

2. In Asher, but, like Accho and Sidon, never wrested from the aboriginal Phoenicians (Judges 1:31). Ten miles N. of Acre, on the Mediterranean; considered on the return from Babylon the northernmost boundary of the Holy Land. Now Es-zib.