Places Study on Mount Seir

Places Study on Mount Seir

Genesis 14: And the Horites in their mount Seir, unto Elparan, which is by the wilderness.
Genesis 36: Thus dwelt Esau in mount Seir: Esau is Edom.
Genesis 36: And these are the generations of Esau the father of the Edomites in mount Seir:
Deuteronomy 1: (There are eleven days' journey from Horeb by the way of mount Seir unto Kadeshbarnea.)
Deuteronomy 2: Then we turned, and took our journey into the wilderness by the way of the Red sea, as the LORD spake unto me: and we compassed mount Seir many days.
Deuteronomy 2: Meddle not with them; for I will not give you of their land, no, not so much as a foot breadth; because I have given mount Seir unto Esau for a possession.
Joshua 15: 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:
Joshua 24: And I gave unto Isaac Jacob and Esau: and I gave unto Esau mount Seir, to possess it; but Jacob and his children went down into Egypt.
1 Chronicles 4: And some of them, even of the sons of Simeon, five hundred men, went to mount Seir, having for their captains Pelatiah, and Neariah, and Rephaiah, and Uzziel, the sons of Ishi.
2 Chronicles 20: And now, behold, the children of Ammon and Moab and mount Seir, whom thou wouldest not let Israel invade, when they came out of the land of Egypt, but they turned from them, and destroyed them not;
2 Chronicles 20: And when they began to sing and to praise, the LORD set ambushments against the children of Ammon, Moab, and mount Seir, which were come against Judah; and they were smitten.
2 Chronicles 20: For the children of Ammon and Moab stood up against the inhabitants of mount Seir, utterly to slay and destroy them: and when they had made an end of the inhabitants of Seir, every one helped to destroy another.
Ezekiel 35: Son of man, set thy face against mount Seir, and prophesy against it,
Ezekiel 35: And say unto it, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, O mount Seir, I am against thee, and I will stretch out mine hand against thee, and I will make thee most desolate.
Ezekiel 35: Thus will I make mount Seir most desolate, and cut off from it him that passeth out and him that returneth.
Ezekiel 35: As thou didst rejoice at the inheritance of the house of Israel, because it was desolate, so will I do unto thee: thou shalt be desolate, O mount Seir, and all Idumea, even all of it: and they shall know that I am the LORD.

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The Hawker's Poor Man's Concordance And Dictionary - Mount Seir
This mountain (or rather mountains) is at the south and east of the Dead Sea, near Moab. The name should seem to have been taken from Shahar, which means hairy: probably the mount had a rough appearance. The mount itself is rendered memorable from the patriarchal history. The Horites originally possessed it, as we read Genesis 14:6. But in process of time the descendants of Esau. Moses relates that the children of Esau destroyed the Horims, and took possession of Seir. (Deuteronomy 2:12.) But what makes Seir an interesting subject to the Lord's people is, that here it was Jacob, in his return from Mesopotamia, had those soul-exercises which we read of Genesis 32:3-20. And here, soon after, we find those gracious manifestations which the Lord vouchsafed to him, to strengthen his faith, and to prepare him for the interview with his brother Esau. Read the close of the chapter, and to the end of the sixteenth verse of the thirty-third chapter. (Genesis 32:21-32; Gen 33:1-16)

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Seir - See Mount Seir...
Iram - Citizen, chief of an Edomite tribe in Mount Seir (Genesis 36:43 )
Horims, Horites - Descendants of Seir, and Aborigines of Mount Seir. The sandstone rocks of Mount Seir are full of excavated dwellings, and there are traces of the same throughout the region of Edom
Jetheth - A peg, or a prince, one of the Edomitish kings of Mount Seir (Genesis 36:40 )
Seir - Ancestor of the Horites who dwelt in Mount Seir and 'the land of Seir
Bil'Han -
A Horite chief dwelling in Mount Seir
Seir - Mount Seir, Genesis 14:6, or land of Seir, Genesis 32:3; Genesis 36:30, the mountainous region lying north of the eastern gulf of the Red Sea. Mount Seir, Joshua 15:10, was a landmark on the northern boundary of Judah, between Kirjath-jearim and Bethshemesh
Seir, Mount - ) Mount Seir is the high range from the S. " For as Israel moved from Mount Hor by way of that plain towards the Red Sea at Elath they "compassed Mount Seir" (Numbers 21:4; Deuteronomy 2:1; Deuteronomy 2:8). and the granite range of Mount Seir on the E. " Jebal is now applied to the northern part of Mount Seir, answering to Gebal of Psalms 83:6-7; Geblah (i. "mountain") is the name for Mount Seir in the Samaritan Pentateuch and the Jerusalem targum. The prophetic denunciation of Ezekiel 35, "Behold O Mount Seir, . The resemblance in ruggedness to the southern Mount Seir may have given the name
Horites - An ancient people, who dwelt in Mount Seir
Seir - Mount Seir was the chief mountain of the land of Edom
se'ir - (hairy, Shaggy ),
We have both "land of Seir," (Genesis 32:3 ; 36:50 ) and "Mount Seir. The Mount Seir of the: Bible extended much farther south than the modern province, as is shown by the words of (2:1-8) It had the Arabah on the west, vs. ... Mount Seir, an entirely different place from the foregoing; one of the landmarks on the north boundary of the territory of Judah. If Kuriel el-Enab be the former and Ain-shems the latter of these two, then Mount Seir cannot fail to be the ridge which lies between the Wady Aly and the Wady Ghurab
Dumah - A region, perhaps near Mount Seir
Jeruel - A wilderness where Jehoshaphat was to find his enemies, the Ammonites, the Moabites, and the inhabitants of Mount Seir, who destroyed one another
Horites or Horim - A race of early dwellers in Mount Seir, whence they were expelled by the Edomites, Genesis 14:6 Deuteronomy 2:12,22
Seirah - The name would seem to point to Mount Seir in Edom, but the context seems to make that location impossible
Shobal - 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
Hori - The HORITES (troglodytes or inhabitants of caves, probably excavators of the remarkable ones near Petra) inhabited Mount Seir (the thickly bushy, or rugged, shaggy) before Esau's invasion (Genesis 14:6; Deuteronomy 2:12; Deuteronomy 2:22; Job 30:6-7)
ho'Rim - and Ho'rites ( descendants of Hori ), the aboriginal inhabitants of Mount Seir, ( Genesis 14:6 ) and probably allied to the Emim and Raphaim
Anah -
One of the sons of Seir, and head of an Idumean tribe, called a Horite, as in course of time all the branches of this tribe were called from their dwelling in caves in Mount Seir (Genesis 36:20,29 ; 1 Chronicles 1:38 )
ne-Ari'ah - ) ... A son of Ishi, and one of the captains of the 500 Simeonites who in the days of Hezekiah, drove out the Amalekites from Mount Seir
Beeri - ) In the narrative where stress is laid on Esau's wife being a Canaanite, her father is called a Hittite; in the genealogy, where the stress is on Esau's marriage connection with the former holders of Mount Seir, he is properly termed a Horite
je'Arim - ( Joshua 15:10 ) The boundary ran from Mount Seir to "the shoulder of Mount Jearim, which is Cesalon" --that is, Cesalon was the landmark on the mountain
Rephaiah - Simeonite living at Mount Seir (1 Chronicles 4:42 )
Ziz - A pass through a steep place where the people of Ammon, Moab, and Mount Seir were going to enter Judah to attack King Jehoshaphat
Havilah - Kalisch supposes that it was a country between the Persian and the Arabian gulfs; others hold that the "country of Havilah" in 1 Samuel 15:7 refers to the region about Mount Seir, and that it was not probably identical with the Havilah of Genesis 2:11
Pelatiah - One of the Simeonites dehystroying the remaining Amalekites at Mount Seir (1 Chronicles 4:42 )
Uzziel - One captain in the successful Simeonite attack on the Amalekites of Mount Seir (1 Chronicles 4:42 )
Hor - A mountain of a conical form in the range of Mount Seir, on the east side of the Arabah, or great valley running from the Dead sea to the Elanitic gulf
Pelati'ah - ) ... One of the captains of the marauding band of Simeonites who in the reign of Hezekiah made an expedition to Mount Seir and smote the Amalekites
Aholibamah - ) Through her Esau's descendants the Edomites became occupants of Mount Seir
Seir, Mount - The word of Jehovah announced to the prophet the perpetual desolation of Mount Seir
Uzziel - Son of Ishi a Simeonite: he with his brethren attacked the Amalekites of Mount Seir, and secured for themselves a permanent settlement
Paran - It extended from Mount Sinai on the south, to the southern border of the land of Canaan on the north; having the desert of Shur, with its subdivisions, the deserts of Etham and Sin, on the west, and the eastern branch of the Red Sea, the desert of Zin and Mount Seir, on the east
Lemuel - Not, as Hitzig guessed, elder brother to Agur, king of an Arab tribe in Massa, on the borders of Palestine, and both sprung from the Simeonites who drove out the Amalekites from Mount Seir under Hezekiah, as if Lemuel were an older form of Nemuel, or Jemuel, Simeon's oldest son
Esau - His family settled on Mount Seir, east of Jordan, which was hence called Edom, and bis descendants were the Edomites, one of the most powerful and formidable nations of that age
Sela - Probably the city later known as Petra, the ruins of which are found about two days' journey north of the Gulf of Akabah, It was in the midst of Mount Seir, in the neighborhood of Mount Hor, and therefore Edomite territory
Edom - Called also Idumæa and Mount Seir
Gedor - " On the way between southern Judah and Mount Seir
Ut - (Job 1:1 ) As far as we can gather, "the land of Uz" lay either east or southeast of Palestine, (Job 1:3 ) adjacent to the Sabaeans and the Chaldaeans, (Job 1:15,17 ) consequently north of the southern Arabians and west of the Euphrates; and, lastly, adjacent to the Edomites of Mount Seir, who at one period occupied Uz, probably as conquerors, (Lamentations 4:21 ) and whose troglodyte habits are described in (Job 30:6,7 ) From the above data we infer that the land of Uz corresponds to the Arabia Deserta of classical geography, at all events to so much of it as lies north of the 30th parallel of latitude
Amalek - He was probably the father of the Amalekites, an ancient and powerful people, Genesis 14:7; Numbers 24:20, who inhabited the regions on the south of Palestine, between Idumea and Egypt, and also to the eastward of the Dead Sea and Mount Seir
e'Dom, Idumae'a - Edom was called Mount Seir and Idumea also. The Horites, their predecessors in Mount Seir, were, as their name implies, troglodytes , or dwellers in caves; and the Edomites seem to have adopted their dwellings as well as their country
ko'Rah - (Genesis 36:5,14,18 ; 1 Chronicles 1:35 ) He was born in Canaan before Esau migrated to Mount Seir, (Genesis 36:5-9 ) and was one of the "dukes" of Edom
e'Sau - Later he marries a daughter of Ishmael, (Genesis 28:8,9 ) and soon after establishes himself in Mount Seir, where he was living when Jacob returned from Padan-aram rich and powerful, and the two brothers were reconciled
Mount, Mountain - ‘Mountain,’ as well as its cognate ‘mount,’ is used both of isolated elevations and of extensive districts of lofty ground such as Sinai, Horeb, Carmel on the one hand, Mount Seir or the Mountain of Gilead on the other. (1) They were dwelling-places , for which the numerous caves, natural and artificial, excavated in their soft limestone sides, well fitted them: thus Esau dwelt in Mount Seir ( Genesis 36:8 )
se'la, - It was in the midst of Mount Seir, in the neighborhood of Mount Hor, and therefore Edomite territory, taken by Amaziah, and called Joktheel
Maon - But 2 Chronicles 20:10; 2 Chronicles 20:22, mentioning inhabitants of Mount Seir or Edom among the invaders, favor Hiller's alteration of Meeha'amonim into Meehame'unim, the Maonites of Mann near the Edomite Petra; E. The Maonites are mentioned instead of the Edomites, to imply that not only Edomites but tribes from other parts of Mount Seir joined the invasion
Horites - (hoh' ritess) The pre-Edomite inhabitants of Mount Seir in the southern Transjordan
Elah - ... ... One of the Edomite chiefs or "dukes" of Mount Seir (Genesis 36:41 )
Simeon - An emigration from this tribe took place, at an early period, towards Gedor, and afterwards to Mount Seir
Kadesh Barnea - , 70 miles from Mount Hor and 60 from Mount Seir; but Kadesh was only one march from Mount Hor (Numbers 20:16; Numbers 20:22; Numbers 33:37), "on the edge of Edom," "on its uttermost border"; on low ground (whereas El Ain is on high ground) from whence the spies "go up" to Canaan. Then Israel "compassed Mount Seir," i. The cliffs at the mouth of wady el Ghuweir near Ain el Weibeh, and in front of the host in marching eastward through Mount Seir, may have been the scene of Moses' striking the rock (cela , not tsuwr ) (Numbers 20:7 ff)
Kirjath Jearim - But Chaplin identifies Kirjath Jearim with the village Soba, Mount Seir on Judah's border being Bath el Saghir
Seir - Mount Seir rises abruptly on its western side from the valleys of El Ghor and El Araba; presenting an impregnable front to the strong country of the Edomite mountaineers, which compelled the Israelites, who were unable (if permitted by their leader) to force a passage through this mountain barrier, to skirt its western base, along the great valley of the Ghor and Araba. This passage brought them into the high plains on the east of Mount Seir, which are so much higher than the valley on the west, that the mountainous territory of the Edomites was every where more accessible: a circumstance which perhaps contributed to make them more afraid of the Israelites on this border, whom they had set at defiance on the opposite one
Amalekites - We cannot assign the place of their habitation, except in general it is apparent that they dwelt south of Palestine, between Mount Seir and the border of Egypt; and it does not appear that they possessed many cities, though one is mentioned in 1 Samuel 15:5
Chedorlaomer - In the 13th they revolted, whereupon he, with his subordinate allies, the kings of Shinar (Babylonia), and Ellasar, and Tidal, "king of nations" (Median Scyths, belonging to the old population) smote the Rephaims in Ashteroth Karnaim, the Zuzims in Ham, the Emims in Shaveh Kiriathaim, the Horites in Mount Seir, the Amalekites, and the Amorites in Hazezon Tamar; and finally encountered and defeated the five allied kings in the vale of Siddim
Sela - In Mount Seir, near Mount Hor; taken by Amaziah, and named Joktheel, i
Coal - 326; Hull, Mount Seir, etc
Esau - During the period of separation, which lasted several years, Esau married a wife of the family of Ishmael; and, removing to Mount Seir, acquired great power and wealth. After their father's death, they lived in peace and amity; but, as their possessions enlarged, and there was not sufficient room for them in the land in which they were strangers, Esau returned to Mount Seir, where his posterity multiplied under the denomination of Edomites
Arabia - ), but in later times by the descendants of Esau, and known as the Land of Edom or Idumea, also as the Desert of Seir or Mount Seir
Hor - " Moses' death was in solitude, but with Gilead's heights, and Benjamin's hills, and the rich Jordan valley in view; whereas Aaron's last looks rested on rugged Edom, and chalky Mount Seir, and the red sandstone rocks round Petra, and the dreary Arabah
Judah the Kingdom of - The children of Ammon, Moab, and Mount Seir also invaded Judah during Jehoshaphat's reign, but they only destroyed one another
Midianites - But they appear to have spread themselves northward, probably along the desert east of Mount Seir, to the vicinity of the Moabites; and on the other side, also, they covered a territory extending to the neighborhood of Mount Sinai
Caves - From hor , "a cavern," the Horites take their name, who originally occupied Mount Seir, and were driven thence by the Edomites
Esau - ... Soon after he began to drive the Horites out of Mount Seir; and by the return of Jacob 29 years after, Esau was there with armed retainers and abundant wealth. Jacob however, wisely fearing any collision which might revive the old grudge, declined accompanying Esau, but expressed a hope one day to visit Mount Seir; his words," I will lead on softly . Then Esau, by this time seeing that Jacob's was the birthright blessing and the promised land, withdrew permanently to his appointed lot, Mount Seir (Genesis 32:3; Deuteronomy 2:5-12)
Edom - They dispossessed the Horites of Mount Seir; though it is clear, from Genesis 36 , that they afterwards intermarried with the conquered population
Edom - It had been called Mount Seir
Edom - The name was appropriate to Edom's possession, "Mount Seir," the mountainous territory having a reddish hue. Esau, with his 400 armed men (Genesis 32:6), commenced driving out the Horites, and permanently settled in Mount Seir after his father's death, yielding Canaan to Jacob, in accordance with his father's blessing. ... Amaziah of Judah killed many thousands in the Valley of Salt near the Dead Sea, and took Selah, afterward Joktheel, the first mention of this extraordinary city (2 Kings 14:7), and adopted their gods of Mount Seir
Arabah - They went down the Arabah southwards (after Edom's refusal to let them pass), from mount Hor, toward the head of the gulf, then up one of the left wadies, by the back of Mount Seir to Moab
Edom, Edomites - The Edomites were a tribe or group of tribes residing in early Biblical times in Mount Seir ( Genesis 32:3 , Judges 5:4 ), but covering territory on both sides of it
Gomorrah - Tristram objects to the southern site for Sodom and Gomorrah that Chedorlaomer marching from Mount Seir to Hazezon Tamar (Engedi) afterward meets the king of Sodom in the vale of Siddim, which therefore in the order ought to be rather at the northern end of the Dead Sea
Idumea - The name given by the Greeks to the land of Edom, or Mount Seir, which extended originally from the Dead sea to the Elanitic gulf of the Red sea, including a territory about on hundred miles long, and fifteen or twenty wide
Ara'Bia - It was mostly peopled by descendants of Esau, and was generally known as the land of Edom or Idumea [EDOM ], as well as by its older appellation, the desert of Seir or Mount Seir
Exodus - Moses says they "compassed Mount Seir many days," always under the guidance of the pillar of fire and cloud, Numbers 9:22 ; he also gives a list of seventeen stations, mostly unknown, where thy rested or dwelt before reaching Ezion-gaber, Numbers 33:19-35 ; and then mentions their return to Kadesh, Numbers 33:36-37 , in the first month, Numbers 20:1 , after an interval of almost thirty-eight years. While thus a second time encamped at Kadesh, Moses sent to the king of Idumaea, to ask liberty to pass through his dominions, that is, through the chain of mountains (Mount Seir) lying along the eastern side of the great valley El-Arabah
Wilderness of the Wanderings - of Mount Her where Aaron died, and to which Israel marched as the first stage in their journey when denied a passage through Mount Seir (Numbers 20:21-22). At last they broke up their prolonged encampment at Kadesh and compassed Mount Seir many days (Deuteronomy 2:1), i. and the granite of Mount Seir on the E
Moab, Moabites - ... In the time of Jehoshaphat the children of Moab, Ammon and Mount Seir attacked Judah, but God made the battle His own and caused them to attack one another
Jehoshaphat - ) Edom joined with Ammon and other desert tribes enumerated in Psalms 83:3-7 ("other beside the Ammonites," KJV 2 Chronicles 20:1; Hiller proposes to read Maonites from Maan a city near Petra on Mount Seir, tribes from all parts of Mount Seir: Keil; 26:7, Mehunims), to not only throw off Judah's supremacy but root the Jews out of their divinely given inheritance; but in vain
Korah - A duke of Edom, born in Canaan before Esau migrated to Mount Seir
Edom - I will cut off from Mount Seir him that passeth out, and him that returneth,"... Isaiah 34:10 ; Ezekiel 35:7 . At present all this country is a desert, and Maan (Teman) is the only inhabited place in it: ‘I will stretch out my hand against thee, O Mount Seir, and will make thee most desolate
Ammonites - In the reign of Jehoshaphat the Ammonites united with their brethren, the Moabites, and the inhabitants of Mount Seir, against the king of Judah; but they were completely routed
Numbers, the Book of - Then they "compassed Mount Seir (the wilderness of Paran) many days," until that whole generation died (Deuteronomy 2:1)
Arabia - The greater part of this district consists of naked rocks and sandy and flinty plains; but it contained also some fertile spots, particularly in the peninsula of Mount Sinai, and through the long range of Mount Seir
Moses - ... The people now, to repair their fault, contrary to the advice of Moses, presumptuously went to invade the Amalekites and Canaanites of Mount Seir, or Hor; who defeated them, and chased them as bees to Hormah, Numbers 14:39-45 ; Deuteronomy 1:41-44