a plain, a level tract extending from the Mediterranean to the hill country to the west of Jerusalem, about 30 miles long and from 8 to 15 miles broad, celebrated for its beauty and fertility ( 1 Chronicles 27:29 ; Isaiah 33:9 ; 35:2 ; 65:10 ). The "rose of Sharon" is celebrated (Cant 2:1 ). It is called Lasharon (the article la being here a part of the word) in Joshua 12:18 .
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Sharon, Saron". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".