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Chesalon
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Chesalon
Chesalon (כְּסָלוֹן‎, kesalon). Also called Mount Jeraim (הַר יַעַר‎, har ya'ar). A town along the north boundary of Judah (Josh 15:10).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Chesalon (Place)
CHESALON (PLACE) [Heb kĕsālôn (כְּסָלֹון)]. One of the towns along the N boundary of Judah, bordering on Dan (Josh 15:10). Eusebius, like LXX A, has chasalōn, while LXX B reads chaslōn. The imprecision in describing Judah’s territory at this point probably stemmed from difficulties encountered by
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Chesalon
Chesalon. City in northern Judah near the border of Dan, situated on the northern slope of Mt Jearim; usually identified with modern Kesla, about nine miles west of Jerusalem. Chesalon is mentioned only in the period of Israel’s initial settlement of Palestine under Joshua (Jos 15:10).See Jearim, Mount.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Chesalon
Chesalon kes̀ə-lon [Heb. kesālôn; Gk. Chaslon, Chasalōn]; NEB KESALON. A city on the northern boundary of Judah (Josh. 15:10). It is now identified with Keslā, about 9 mi (14 km) W of Jerusalem.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Kesalon
KESALON City in northern Judah near the border of Dan, situated on the northern slope of Mt Jearim; usually identified with modern Kesla, about nine miles (14.5 kilometers) west of Jerusalem. Kesalon is mentioned only in the period of Israel’s initial settlement of Canaan under Joshua (Jos 15:10).See
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Chesalon
CHESALON. A city on the northern boundary of Judah, bordering Dan (Josh 15:10). Usually identified with modern Kesla, about nine miles W of Jerusalem on a mountain ridge to the S of Wadi el-Humar.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Chesalon
Chesalon (Heb. kĕsālôn)A city on the northern boundary of Judah (Josh. 15:10), identified with Keslā (154132), ca. 20 km. (12 mi.) W of Jerusalem.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Chesalon
Chesalon [kĕsˊə lŏn] (Heb. kesālôn). A city in northern Judah (Josh. 15:10; NIV “Kesalon”), identified with the contemporary village of Keslā, about 14 km. (9 mi.) west of Jerusalem.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Chesalon
Ches´alon (hopes), a place named as one of the landmarks on the west part of the north boundary of Judah, Josh. 15:10, probably Kesla, about six miles to the northeast of Ainshems, on the western mountains of Judah.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Chesalon
CHES´ALON (kesʹa-lon), Kes´alon (NIV). One of the landmarks on the W part of the N boundary of Judah (Josh. 15:10). Eusebius and Jerome differ as to its location but agree that it was a large village near Jerusalem. Kesla, ten miles W of Jerusalem, is its present site.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Chesalon
Chesalonstrength; confidence, a place on the border of Judah, on the side of Mount Jearim (Josh. 15:10); probably identified with the modern village of Kesla, on the western mountains of Judah.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Chesalon
CHESALON [KESS uh lahn] — another name for Mount Jearim on the northern boundary of Judah (Josh. 15:10; Kesalon, NIV). The name is preserved in that of modern Kesla, about 15 kilometers (nine miles) west of Jerusalem.
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