What does Zareth-Shahar mean in the Bible?


Easton's Bible Dictionary - Zareth-Shahar
The splendour of the dawn, a city "in the mount of the valley" (Joshua 13:19 ). It is identified with the ruins of Zara, near the mouth of the Wady Zerka Main, on the eastern shore of the Dead Sea, some 3 miles south of the Callirrhoe. Of this town but little remains. "A few broken basaltic columns and pieces of wall about 200 yards back from the shore, and a ruined fort rather nearer the sea, about the middle of the coast line of the plain, are all that are left" (Tristram's Land of Moab).
Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Zareth-Shahar
One of Reuben's towns. Joshua 13:19, "in the mount of the valley" (haemeq ). A Sara at wady Zerka Main, a mile from the Dead Sea, may now represent it. (Seetzen.)
Holman Bible Dictionary - Zareth-Shahar
(zar' rehth-sshay hahr) KJV form of Zereth-Shahar.

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Mount of the Valley - (See Zareth-Shahar