(zōrē`ə), in the Bible, town, ancient Palestine, the modern Zora, Israel, W of Jerusalem. Zorah was the home of Samson. The town was also called Zareah, and its inhabitants were known as Zorathites or Zareathites.
A party of filibusters from Zorah and Eschol captured the place, and lived there in a free and easy way, worshiping gods of their own manufacture and stealing idols from their neighbors whenever they wore their own out.
Hawar news further said that a number of terrorists were killed in infighting among militant groups in the villages of Amariyah Tahtani, Qiratiyah, Tukhartemu, Halwanji, Arab Hassan al-Saqir, al-Yaqubiyah, Wam Susah and Zorah al-Maqarah.