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Sirah

Sirah [N] [S]

retiring, a well from which Joab's messenger brought back Abner ( 2 Samuel 3:26 ). It is now called 'Ain Sarah, and is situated about a mile from Hebron, on the road to the north.

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 Sirah". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

Sirah [N] [E]

(the turning ), The well of, from which Abner was recalled by Joab to his death at Hebron. ( 2 Samuel 3:26 ) only. It was apparently on the northern road from Hebron. There is a spring and reservoir on the western side of the ancient northern road, about one mile out of Hebron, which is called Ain Sara.


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