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topographically, seems generally employed for the villages of people. As a proper name it appears in the Authorized Version --

  1. In the plural, HAZERIM and HAZEBOTH, for which see below.
  2. In the slightly different form of HAZOR.
  3. In composition with other words:
  4. HAZAR-ADDAR (village of Addar ), a place named as one of the landmarks on the southern boundary of the land promised to Israel. ( Numbers 34:4 ) ADAR ( Joshua 15:3 )
  5. HAZAR-ENAN (village of fountains ), the place at which the northern boundary of the land promised to the children of Israel was to terminate. ( Numbers 34:9 Numbers 34:10 ) comp. Ezek 47:17; 48:1
  6. HAZAB GADDAH (village of fortune ), one of the towns in the southern district of Judah, ( Joshua 15:27 ) named between Moladah and Heshmon.
  7. HAZAR-SHUAL (village of jackals ), a town in the southern district of Judah, lying between Hazar-gaddah and Beersheba. ( Joshua 15:28 ; 19:3 ; 1 Chronicles 4:28 )
  8. HAZAR-SUSAH (village of horses ), one of the "cities" allotted to Simeon in the extreme south of the territory of Judah. ( Joshua 19:5 )

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Hazer,'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.