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(hay' lak) Place name meaning, “barren” or “naked.” Mountain marking southern extent of Joshua's conquests (Joshua 11:17; Joshua 12:7 ). It is identified with jebel Halak, about 40 miles southwest of the Dead Sea in Edom.

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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Halak'. Holman Bible Dictionary.​dictionaries/​eng/​hbd/​h/halak.html. 1991.