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Kuntillet Ajrud
Excerpt from the Lexham Bible Dictionary, the most advanced Bible dictionary.
A city in the northeastern region of the Sinai, roughly 40 miles south of Kadesh-barnea along a north—south road leading to Eilat and southern Sinai. The Arabic name means “hill of the well (or water source).”
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Kuntillet Ajrud
Kuntillet Ajrud (השׁמר‎, hshmr). A city in the northeastern region of the Sinai, roughly 40 miles south of Kadesh-barnea along a north—south road leading to Eilat and southern Sinai. The Arabic name means “hill of the well (or water source).”
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Kuntillet Ajrud
KUNTILLET ʿAJRUD (M.R. 094954). The Arabic name, meaning “hill of the water-source,” of a site located in N Sinai. Ruins of the site date to the 8th century b.c. (the time of the Israelite monarchy), and various remains suggest that it served as some sort of a religious center. Of particular significance
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
KUNTILLET ʿAJRUD
KUNTILLET ʿAJRUD. A somewhat remote, hilltop Iron Age II site located in the Sinai desert roughly 50 mi. south of ʿAin el-Qudeirat or Kadesh-barnea and 55 mi. northwest of Eilat. The site was situated near one of the ancient trade routes that traversed the eastern Sinai and connected the Mediterranean