city of the sannah; i.e., of the palm(?), Joshua 15:49 ; the same as Kirjath-sepher ( 15:16 ; Judges 1:11 ) and Debir (q.v.), a Canaanitish royal city included in Judah ( Joshua 10:38 ; 15:49 ), and probably the chief seat of learning among the Hittites. It was about 12 miles to the south-west of Hebron.
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
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Kirjath-sannah". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".