Fausset's Bible Dictionary
A town in the Judah mountains. The hill is still so named, with ruins of walls and foundations, a mile to the left of the road from Jerusalem to Hebron, four miles front the latter. A mosque stands there, named Nebi Yunus, the prophet Jonah (Joshua 15:58). Close to Beitsur (Bethzur) and Jedur (Gedor).
Holman Bible Dictionary
(hal' huhl) Place name perhaps meaning, “circles.” Town in hill country of Judah assigned to the tribe of Judah (Joshua 15:58 ). It is modern Halhul, four miles north of Hebron.
Easton's Bible Dictionary
Full of hollows, a town in the highlands of Judah (Joshua 15:58 ). It is now a small village of the same name, and is situated about 5 miles north-east of Hebron on the way to Jerusalem. There is an old Jewish tradition that Gad, David's seer (2 Samuel 24:11 ), was buried here.
Hitchcock's Bible Names
Grief; looking for grief
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
HALHUL . A city of Judah ( Joshua 15:58 ). It is the modern Halhul , a large village 4 miles north of Hebron.
Morrish Bible Dictionary
City in the highlands of Judah. Joshua 15:58 . Identified with Hulhul, 31 35' N, 35 6' E .
. It is the modern Halhul
, a large village 4 miles north of Hebron
- (house of echo ), a town in the mountainous district of Judah, named with Halhul
, Beth-zur and others in ( Joshua 15:58 ) only
- It is modern Halhul
, four miles north of Hebron
- The modern location may be khirbet beit Ainur, one and a half miles southeast of Halhul
- It is the present ruined site, Beit Sur , on a cliff west of the Hebron road, near Halhul
- ) One of Judaea's strongest fortresses in the mountains of Judah, between Halhul
and Gedor (Joshua 15:58)
- His grave is shown at Halhul