Bethel, Mount


(har beth-'el; Baithel louza (1 Samuel 13:2, the Revised Version (British and American) "the mount of Bethel"; Joshua 16:1)):

The hill which stretches from the North of the town to Tell `Acur. The road to Shechem lies along the ridge. An army in possession of these heights easily commanded the route from north to south.

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

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