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(kĭd`rŏn) or


(sē`drən), in the Bible, brook or field, the present-day Qidron (West Bank), E of Jerusalem between the city and the Mount of Olives. See also JehoshaphatJehoshaphat
, In the Bible, king of Judah (c.873–849 B.C.), son and successor of Asa (1.) He continued his father's religious reforms. He was an ally of Ahab, who was king of Israel, and his successors, and he was the first king of Judah to make a treaty with the
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, Kidron
Bible a ravine under the eastern wall of Jerusalem
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