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Hazor

(hā`zôr) 1 Fortified city of N Galilee, 5 mi (8 km) SW of Lake Hula, in present-day Israel. Strategically located in ancient Palestine on the road leading from Egypt to Syria and Asia Minor, it was occupied from the early Bronze Age to Hellenistic times. According to the Bible, JoshuaJoshua
, in the Bible. 1 Central figure of the book of Joshua. 2 High priest associated with Zerubbabel in rebuilding the Temple. 3 Owner of the field where the Ark of the Covenant stood. 4 In Second Kings, governor of Jerusalem.
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 destroyed it because it was the center of the league of Canaanite kingdoms. SolomonSolomon,
d. c.930 B.C., king of the ancient Hebrews (c.970–c.930 B.C.), son and successor of David. His mother was Bath-sheba. His accession has been dated to c.970 B.C. According to the Bible.
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 rebuilt it as one of his strongholds in the north. Tiglathpileser IIITiglathpileser III,
d. 728 B.C., king of ancient Assyria. He seems to have usurped the throne in 745 B.C. He bore the alternative name of Pul, by which he was known in biblical history (2 Kings 15.19).
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 later destroyed it. Excavations have revealed both the Canaanite and Israelite cities. 2 Unidentified town, ancient Palestine. Joshua 15.23. 3 See KeriothKerioth
. 1 Unidentified town, E of the Jordan in Moab. Called Kirioth in Amos 2.2. 2 Unidentifed town, S ancient Palestine. In AV what had been one name is given as two: Kerioth and Hezron. Another name was Hazor.
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. 4 Town, the modern Khirbat Hazzar, West Bank, 4 mi (6 km) NW of Jerusalem, occupied after the Exile. 5 Collective name sometimes used for the seminomadic Arabs. 6 Unidentified town, S ancient Palestine. Joshua 15.25. AV has in this verse "Hazor, Hadattah," but RV is more likely correct with "Hazor-hadattah."
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