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Hareth

Hareth [N] [S]

thicket, a wood in the mountains of Judah where David hid when pursued by Saul ( 1 Samuel 22:5 ). It was possibly while he was here that the memorable incident narrated in 2Sam 2 Samuel 11:16-19 occurred. This place has not been identified, but perhaps it may be the modern Kharas, on the borders of the chain of mountains some 3 miles east of Keilah.

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 Hareth". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

Hareth [N] [E]

(thicket ), The forest of, in which David took refuge, after at the instigation of the prophet Gad, he had quitted the "hold" or fastness of the cave of Adullam. ( 1 Samuel 22:6 )


[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 'Hareth'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.

HARETH

ha'-reth (chhareth, in pause).

See HERETH.


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