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Chesil

CHESIL

ke'-sil, kes'-il (kecil; A, Chaseir):

A town in the extreme South of Judah named with Eltolad, Hormah and Ziklag (Joshua 15:30). The name does not occur again. In Joshua 19:4 it is replaced by Bethul (Septuagint Baithel), and in 1 Chronicles 4:30 by Bethuel. "Chesil" may have arisen from a misreading of the text.


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