Places Study on Zior

Places Study on Zior

Joshua 15: And Humtah, and Kirjatharba, which is Hebron, and Zior; nine cities with their villages:

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Holman Bible Dictionary - Zior
(zi awr) Place name meaning, “smallness.” Village allotted to Judah, located in the hill country near Hebron (Joshua 15:54 ). Archaeological research indicates that the frequently suggested site Si'ir about five miles north northeast of Hebron was uninhabited before A.D. 400.

Hitchcock's Bible Names - Zior
Ship of him that watches
Easton's Bible Dictionary - Zior
Littleness, a city in the mountains of Judah (Joshua 15:54 ); the modern Si'air, 4 1/2 miles north-north-east of Hebron.
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Zior
ZIOR . A town in the hill-country of Judah ( Joshua 15:54 ). It is prob. to be identified with the modern village Sa’ir , about 6 miles N.N.E. of Hebron.

Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Zior


Morrish Bible Dictionary - Zior
City in Judah. Joshua 15:54 . Identified by some with Siair, 31 35' N, 35 8' E .

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Zior - Zior
Zair - Others equate it with Zoar (Genesis 13:10 ) or Zior (Joshua 15:54 )