the fortress, a city on the north of Mount Ephraim; the birthplace of Jeroboam ( 1 Kings 11:26 ). It is probably the same as Zaretan ( Joshua 3:16 ), Zererath ( Judges 7:22 ), Zartanah ( 1 Kings 4:12 ), or the following.
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Zereda". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".