And the border compassed from Baalah westward unto mount Seir, and passed along unto the side of mount Jearim, which is
Chesalon, on the north side, and went down to Bethshemesh, and passed on to Timnah:
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
CHESALON . Near Kiriath-jearim on the border of Judah ( Joshua 15:10 ). Now the village Kesla on the hill N. of Kiriath-jearim.
Morrish Bible Dictionary
Border-city of Judah on the N.W. Joshua 15:10 . Identified with Kesla , 31 47' N, 35 3' E .
Easton's Bible Dictionary
Strength; confidence, a place on the border of Judah, on the side of Mount Jearim (Joshua 15:10 ); probably identified with the modern village of Kesla, on the western mountains of Judah.
Fausset's Bible Dictionary
"The side of Mount Jearim (forests) which is Chesalon" (Joshua 15:10.) A landmark N.W. of Judah. Now the village Kesla, eight miles W. of Jerusalem.
Holman Bible Dictionary
(chehss' uh lahn) Place name meaning, “on the hip.” Village on eastern border of territory of tribe of Judah (Joshua 15:10 ). It is equated with Mount Jearim and is modern Kesla, about ten miles west of Jerusalem. See Jearim .
- (kehss' uh lahn) NIV, REB spelling of Chesalon
. See Chesalon
(Kesla) was its shoulder, seven miles W. (See Chesalon
- Mentioned only in Joshua 15:10 , where it is identified with Chesalon
- Mount on the northern border of Judah, on the side of which was Chesalon
- "The side of Mount Jearim (forests) which is Chesalon
" (Joshua 15:10
- See Kiriath Jearim; Chesalon
- Soba (related to Shobal the founder of Kirjath Jearim) answers to it; for Kirjath Jearim is described as on the boundary of Judah, next Mount Seir, which is next to Chesalon
. Kesla now answers to Chesalon
, on the same ridge with Soba; and between the two is the mount called Saghir, evidently answering to Mount Seir
- Now Khirbet el Uz or Auz, two miles from Kirjath Jearim, on the hill above Chesla (Chesalon
), a short way before Kuryet es Saideh, "the blessed city," i