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Edar

Edar [N]

tower of the flock, a tower between Bethlehem and Hebron, near which Jacob first halted after leaving Bethlehem ( Genesis 35:21 ). In Micah 4:8 the word is rendered "tower of the flock" (marg., "Edar"), and is used as a designation of Bethlehem, which figuratively represents the royal line of David as sprung from Bethlehem.

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

Bibliography Information

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

EDAR

e'-dar.

See EDER.


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