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Chesalon

Chesalon [N] [S]

strength; confidence, a place on the border of Judah, on the side of Mount Jearim ( Joshua 15:10 ); probably identified with the modern village of Kesla, on the western mountains of Judah.

These dictionary topics are from
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 Information

Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Chesalon". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

Chesalon [N] [E]

(hopes ), a place named as one of the landmarks on the west part of the north boundary of Judah, ( Joshua 15:10 ) probably Kesla , about six miles to the northeast of Ainshems , on the western mountains of Judah.


[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary

Bibliography Information

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

CHESALON

kes'-a-lon (kecalon; Chaslon, Chasalon):

One of the cities on the Northern boundary of Judah (Joshua 15:10). In the 4th century it was a "very large village." It is now Kesla, 2,087 ft. above sea-level, a small village perched on a mountain ridge to the South of Wady el Humar. See Palestine Exploration Fund, III, 25, 26; Sh XVII.


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Bibliography Information
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'CHESALON'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.