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Fausset's Bible Dictionary

Nachon's Threshing Floor

Where Uzzah put forth his hand to the ark when the oxen shook it, and God smote him for his rashness, on its way from Kirjath Jearim or Baale (Abinadab's house in Gibeah) to Zion (2 Samuel 6:6). CHIDON in 1 Chronicles 13:9. David therefore named it "Perez Uzzah," the breach of Uzza. Keil derives Nachon from nachah "the stroke," answering to Chidon, from chid "destruction." The threshing floor was named not from its owner but from the disaster there. Obed Edom's house was near.

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Fausset, Andrew R. Entry for 'Nachon's Threshing Floor'. Fausset's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/fbd/n/nachons-threshing-floor.html. 1949.

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