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Sharon, Saron

Sharon, Saron

a plain, a level tract extending from the Mediterranean to the hill country to the west of Jerusalem, about 30 miles long and from 8 to 15 miles broad, celebrated for its beauty and fertility ( 1 Chronicles 27:29 ; Isaiah 33:9 ; 35:2 ; 65:10 ). The "rose of Sharon" is celebrated (Cant 2:1 ). It is called Lasharon (the article la being here a part of the word) in Joshua 12:18 .

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.

Bibliography Information

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