Debir

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Debir

(dē`bər), in the Bible. 1 King of EglonEglon
, in the Bible. 1 King of Moab. He was murdered by Ehud, who became judge of Israel. 2 City, ancient Palestine, near Lachish. It was one of the cities allied against Joshua, who destroyed it after the battle of Ajalon. It was excavated in 1890 by W. M. F.
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. 2 City, ancient Palestine, WSW of Hebron, on the main caravan route to Egypt. Also called Kirjath-sannah and Kirjath-sepher. 3 Unidentified location, S ancient Palestine, SW of Jericho. 4 Unidentified city, ancient Palestine, E of the River Jordan.