Places Study on Mount Heres

Places Study on Mount Heres

Judges 1: But the Amorites would dwell in mount Heres in Aijalon, and in Shaalbim: yet the hand of the house of Joseph prevailed, so that they became tributaries.

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Mount Heres

See Har-Heres ; Heres .

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Irshemesh - Bethshemesh; connected with Mount Heres ("sun")
Har-Heres - (hahr-hee' reess) NRSV reading in Judges 1:35 for Mount Heres, NRSV transliterating har, Hebrew word for mountain
Heres -
"Mount Heres" (Judges 1:35 ), Heb
Beth-Shemesh - A city on the north of Judah belonging to the priests, Joshua 15:10; Joshua 21:16; perhaps Ir-shemesh and Mount Heres, Joshua 19:41; Judges 1:35; noted as the place to which the ark was returned, 1 Samuel 6:9-20; now a heap of ruins near ʾAin Shems, about 14 miles west of Jerusalem
Heres - It is distinct from the more western Mount Heres in Judges 1:35 , often identified with Beth-Shemesh (“house of the sun”)
Amorite (the) - ), they in the next age drove the children of Dan to the mountains, themselves keeping possession of the plain, as well as Mount Heres (Judges 1:34-35); compare also Amos 2:9-10
Mountain Range - 19:41 shows that Mount Heres is the same as the city of Heres
Idol - Baal or sun worship appears indicated in the names Bethshemesh, Baal Hermon, Mount Heres ("sun"), Belshazzar, Hadadezer, Hadad Rimmon (the Syrian god)