Kirjathaim [N] [H]

two cities; a double city.

  • A city of refuge in Naphtali ( 1 Chronicles 6:76 ).

  • A town on the east of Jordan ( Genesis 14:5 ; Deuteronomy 2:9 Deuteronomy 2:10 ). It was assigned to the tribe of Reuben ( Numbers 32:37 ). In the time of ( Ezekiel 25:9 ) it was one of the four cities which formed the "glory of Moab" (Compare Jeremiah 48:1 Jeremiah 48:23 ). It has been identified with el-Kureiyat, 11 miles south-west of Medeba, on the south slope of Jebel Attarus, the ancient Ataroth.

    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
    [H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names

    Bibliography Information

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