King James Bible Dictionary




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Bible Usage:


  • Included in Eastons: Yes
  • Included in Hitchcocks: Yes
  • Included in Naves: Yes
  • Included in Smiths: Yes
  • Included in Websters: No
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: No
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:


Easton's Bible Dictionary


1. A place on the border of the tribe of Asher (Joshua 19:29), a little to the south of Zidon.

2. A Levite of the family of Merari (1 Chronicles 16:38).

Hitchcock's Names Dictionary


Naves Topical Index

Smith's Bible Dictionary

1. (refuge), a city of Asher, (Joshua 19:29) The next landmark on the boundary to Tyre.
2. a Merarite Levite, chosen by David to be one of the first doorkeepers to the ark after its arrival in Jerusalem. (1 Chronicles 16:38) (B.C. 1014.)
3. In "Baal-hazor which is by Ephraim" was Absalom's sheepfarm, at which took place the murder of Amnon, one of the earliest precursors of the great revolt. (2 Samuel 13:23) There is no clue to its situation.
4. a city "in the district near the wilderness" to which our Lord retired with his disciples when threatened with violence by the priests. (John 11:54)