Shearing-house, The

Shearing-house, The,

a place on the road between Jezreel and Samaria, at which Jehu, on his way to the latter, encountered forty-two members of the royal family of Judah, whom he slaughtered. ( 2 Kings 10:12 2 Kings 10:14 ) Eusebius mentions it as a village of Samaria "in the great plain [of Esdraelon], 15, miles from Legion."

Bibliography Information

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