Kirjath

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Kirjath

(kûr`jăth), the same as Kirjath-jearimKirjath-jearim
, in the Bible, ancient fortress and holy place, ancient Palestine, W of Jerusalem. It also appears as Kirjath, Kirjath-arim, Kirjath-baal, Baalah, and Baale of Judah.
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We are about to do great injury to ourselves!' There was also a man prophesying in the name of the Lord, Uriah son of Shemaiah from Kiriath-jearim, who prophesied against this city and this land the same things as Jeremiah.
The reference to Yahweh's strength is apparently an allusion to the ark, whose journey from Kiriath-jearim to Jerusalem has taken up the last four chapters (1 Chronicles 13-16).
We find that the tribe of Dan had three locations: 1) its original one in the south; 2) the Camp of Dan at Kiriath-jearim in the land of Judah (Judg.
Uriah ben Shemaiah was an unknown prophet from Kiriath-jearim, one of the four Gibeonite cities (Josh.