Hazor (Hay´zor; Heb., “enclosed”)

1 A city (modern Tell el-Qedah or Tell Waqqas) located four miles southwest of Lake Huleh and ten miles north of the Sea of Galilee. It was a major fortified Canaanite city that first figures in biblical stories of Joshua’s battles (Josh 11:6-15; Josh 12:19). According to Judg 4:2-24, Jabin’s commander, Sisera, fought Israelites under Deborah and Barak, but was defeated by them. Solomon fortified Hazor (1Kgs 9:15), but Assyria captured it under Tiglath-pileser III (ca. 745–727 BCE). 2 A city in the territory of Judah, modern el-Jebariyeh (Josh 15:23). 3 A city in the territory of Benjamin, modern Khirbet Hazzur, some four miles north and slightly west of Jerusalem (Neh 11:33).

Josh 11:6-15

6And the Lord said to Joshua, “Do not be afraid of them, for tomorrow at this time I will hand over all of them, slain, to Israel; you shall hamstring their hor ... View more

Josh 12:19

19the king of Madon

the king of Hazor

Judg 4:2-24

2So the Lord sold them into the hand of King Jabin of Canaan, who reigned in Hazor; the commander of his army was Sisera, who lived in Harosheth-ha-goiim.3Then ... View more

1Kgs 9:15

Other Acts of Solomon
15This is the account of the forced labor that King Solomon conscripted to build the house of the Lord and his own house, the Millo and th ... View more

Josh 15:23

23Kedesh, Hazor, Ithnan,

Neh 11:33

33Hazor, Ramah, Gittaim,

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