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Also called “Borashan.” City assigned to the tribe of Judah that later was allotted to the Simeonites; located near Beer-sheba (Josh 15:42; 19:7; 1 Sam 30:30; 1 Chr 4:32; 6:59).
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Chor-ashan—smoking furnace, one of the places where “David himself and his men were wont to haunt” (1 Sam. 30:30, 31). It is probably identical with Ashan (Josh. 15:42; 19:7), a Simeonite city in the Negeb, i.e., the south, belonging to Judah. The word ought, according to another reading, to be “Bor-ashan.”
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BOR-ASHAN (Bôr-āʹ shăn) Place-name meaning “well of smoke” or “pit of smoke.” Place in most manuscripts of 1 Sam. 30:30; others read Chor-ashan (KJV). A town of the tribe of Judah to whom David gave part of his spoils of victory. It is usually equated with Asham, the town of Judah in which Simeon