Hazor


Also found in: Wikipedia.

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.
..... Click the link for more information.
 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.
..... Click the link for more information.
 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).
..... Click the link for more information.
 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.
..... Click the link for more information.
. 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."
References in classic literature ?
Jabin, King of Hazor, (up yonder above Dan,) called all the sheiks about him together, with their hosts, to make ready for Israel's terrible General who was approaching.
Soldiers with the 7th Air Defense Artillery Regiment and Israeli soldiers during Austere Challenge 2012 in Hazor, Israel.
These Iron I settlements are now seen as the visible manifestation of Jeroboam I's secession and the flight of refugees from further oppression by Solomon's son Rehoboam from such cities as Megiddo and Hazor (cf.
Such artifacts were found in numerous sites, Hazor, Beth-Shemesh, Megiddo, Achziv and others.
Dadabhai Sparks battled it out with Galatarazy FC for the U19 crown -- Dadabhai Sparks eventually winning the tie with a goal from Ahmed Hazor.
The tremors were felt most strongly in Tiberias, Hazor, Safed and the village of Majar.
The archeologists from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have unearthed an Egyptian Sphinx brought over from Egypt at a site in Tel Hazor National Park, north of the Sea of Galilee in Israel.
(231) To put this in context, the best-known sites on land for ancient amphoras, at Hazor in Israel and Tyre in Lebanon, had revealed sixty whole forms.
(2) Archaeological evidence from the Biblical period reveals that Ahab also involved himself in building magnificent structures in Dan, Hazor, Megiddo, and Tirzah.
As an archaeologist, he excavated in Qumran, Masada, Hazor and Megiddo.
To be built at Hazor air base, the facility will include eight full-dome, high-definition simulators for the F-16I, with these also to be supplied by Elbit.