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(bay' uhl-hay' zawr) Place name meaning “Baal of Hazor.” Village where David's son Absalom held celebration of sheepshearing (2 Samuel 13:23 ). During festivities, Absalom had his employees kill his brother Amnon, who had violated his sister Tamar. The village is modern Jebel Asur, five miles northeast of Bethel.

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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Baal-Hazor'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​hbd/​b/baal-hazor.html. 1991.
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