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Seir

(sē`ər). 1 Mountainous region, S Palestine, S of the Dead Sea. Mt. Hor is the highest point. Seir is identical with EdomEdom
, Idumaea,
or Idumea
, mountainous country, called also Mt. Seir. According to the Book of Genesis, it was given to Esau, also called Edom, and his descendants. It extended along the eastern border of the Arabah valley, from the Dead Sea to Elat.
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, which is mentioned frequently in the Bible as Mt. Seir. The eponym appears in the books of Genesis and First Chronicles. 2 In the Book of Joshua, mountain, at the border of Judah.
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