Jahaz,

Jahaz, also Jahaza, Jahazah and Juhzah

(trodden down ). Under these four forms is given in the Authorized Version the name of a place which in the Hebrew appears as Yahats and Yahtsah . At Jahaz the decisive battle was fought between the children of Israel and Sihon king of the Amorites. ( Numbers 21:23 ; 2:32 ; Judges 11:20 ) It was in the allotment of Reuben. ( Joshua 13:18 ) Like many others relating to the places east of the Dead Sea, the question of its site must await further research.


Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Jahaz, also Jahaza, Jahazah and Juhzah'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.