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Sharuhen [N]

(refuge of grace ), a town named in ( Joshua 19:6 ) only among those which were in Jadah to Simeon. It is identified with Sheriah a large ruin in the south country, northwest of Beersheba.

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

Bibliography Information

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


sha-roo'-hen (sharuchen; hoi agroi auton):

One of the cities in the territory of Judah assigned to Simeon (Joshua 19:6). In Joshua 15:32 it is called "Shilhim," and in 1 Chronicles 4:31, "Shaaraim" (which see).

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