Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
HAZAR-GADDAH . An unknown town in the extreme south of Judah ( Joshua 15:27 ).
Easton's Bible Dictionary
Village of fortune, a city on the south border of Judah (Joshua 15:27 ), midway between the Mediterranean and the Dead Sea.
Fausset's Bible Dictionary
Probably now El Ghurra (Conder). A town on the S. of Judah (Joshua 15:27).
- ("fox or jackal village"); in southern Judah, between Hazar-gaddah
and Beersheba (Joshua 15:28; Joshua 19:3; 1 Chronicles 4:28; Nehemiah 11:27); now Saweh
- Hazar is a common element in place names: Hazar-enan ( Ezekiel 47:17 ); Hazar-gaddah
(Joshua 15:27 ); Hazar-shual (Joshua 15:28 ); Hazar-susah (Joshua 19:5 )
- the sites of Hazar-Shual and Hazar-gaddah
are described as walled towns of flint, answering to the meaning of Hazar, an "enclosure
HAZAR-SHUAL (village of jackals ), a town in the southern district of Judah, lying between Hazar-gaddah