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mistress; city. (1.) A city in the south of Judah (Josh. 15:29), elsewhere called Balah (Josh. 19:3) and Bilhah (1 Chr. 4:29). Now Khurbet Zebalah. (2.) A city on the northern border of the tribe of Judah (Josh. 15:10), called also Kirjath-jearim, q.v. (15:9; 1 Chr. 13:6), now Kuriet-el-Enab, or as some think, ‘Erma. (3.) A mountain on the north-western boundary of Judah and Dan (Josh. 15:11).

Historical Examples

King David undertook to move the ark from baalah,—called also Kirjathjearim, where it had remained many years.
The Gospel: An Exposition of its First Principles Brigham Henry Roberts


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