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  • 1. A border town of Judah (Josh. xv. 9, 10; I Chron. xiii. 6) called elsewhere Kirjathjearim.
  • 2. A mount on the border of Judah (Josh. xv. 11).
  • 3. A city in the south of Judah (Josh. xv. 29), held by the Simeonites (Josh. xix. 3, where it is called Balah, while in the corresponding list of I Chron. iv. 29, it is called Bilhah).
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