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A region in Media to which Tiglath-Pileser III exiled members of the tribes of Reuben, Gad, and Manasseh (1 Chr 5:26).
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
HARA (PLACE) [Heb hārāʾ (הָרָא)]. A place of exile for some of the Israelites or at least the people of the capital city of Samaria. The word means “mountain” or “highland.” It is omitted in LXX A B and Syr. In 1 Chr 5:26 Hara is listed with Hala, Habor, and the river Gozan, as the place of exile by
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Hara. Place where Tiglath-pileser exiled Reuben, Gad, and the half-tribe of Manasseh (1 Chr 5:26). A possible miscopying of 2 Kings 17:6 and 18:11 may have substituted Hara for “cities of Media.” The Greek version reads “Mountains of Media,” indicating an area east of the Tigris Valley. A district rather
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
HARA Place where Tiglath-pileser of Assyria exiled Reuben, Gad, and the half-tribe of Manasseh (1 Chr 5:26). A possible miscopying of 2 Kings 17:6 and 18:11 may have substituted Hara for “cities of Media.” The Greek version reads “mountains of Media,” indicating an area east of the Tigris Valley. A district
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
HARA. With *Halah, *Habor and *Gozan, a place to which Tiglath-pileser III removed rebellious Israelites in 734–732 bc (1 Ch. 5:26). An Assyr. site of this name is not known. 2 Ki. 17:6; 18:11, however, interpret hārā’ as ‘cities of the Medes’ and lxx ‘mountains’ may represent Heb. hārê, ‘hill-country’.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Hara (Heb. hārāʾ)One of the cities to which Israelites were exiled by Tiglath-pileser III (1 Chr. 5:26). There is some confusion about the name of the city. 1 Chr. 5:26 appears to be an incorrect or corrupt parallel of 2 Kgs. 17:6; 18:11. Instead of Hara (“mountain” or “highland”), 2 Kings reads “the
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
HA´RA (hāʹra). A province of Assyria, mentioned (1 Chron. 5:26) as one of the localities to which Tiglath-pileser deported the 2½ trans-Jordanic tribes. Being joined with Hala, Habor, and the river of Gozan, all situated in western Assyria between the Tigris and Euphrates, we may safely conclude that