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Holman Bible Dictionary
(mee' rahm) Place name meaning, “high place.” Place in Galilee where Joshua led Israel to defeat a coalition of Canaanite tribes under king Jabin of Hazor in a surprise attack (Joshua 11:1-7
). The location of the site has been debated, but now appears to be the modern Merion. The town is near a wadi which is fed annually by a spring during the wet season. Thutmose III and Rameses II of Egypt claimed to have captured the area during their respective reigns.
These dictionary topics are from the Holman Bible Dictionary, published by Broadman & Holman, 1991. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Broadman & Holman.
Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Merom'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/hbd/m/merom.html. 1991.