(new ), a place in Judea, about four miles from Beth-horon. 1Ma 7:40,45 [HADASHAH]
Bibliography InformationSmith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Adasa'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary".
ad'-a-sa (Adasa; the King James Version Adarsa):
A town less than four miles from Beth-horon (30 furlongs Ant, XII, x, 5; 1 Macc 7:40) and a day's journey from Gazara (1 Macc 7:45), where Judas Maccabee defeated and killed Nicanor, a general of Demetrius (1 Macc 7:40). The ruin of Adaseh near Gibeon (SWP, III, XVII).
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