Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
BETH-ZUR (‘house of rock,’ Joshua 15:58 , 1 Samuel 30:27 [in LXX [Note: Septuagint.] ], 1 Chronicles 2:45 , 2 Chronicles 11:7 , Nehemiah 3:16 ). The Bethsura of 1Ma 4:29 etc. A town of Judah in the Hebron mountains, fortified by Rehoboam, and still important after the Captivity. Judas MaccabÃ¦us here defeated the Greeks under Lysias in b.c. 165. It is the present ruined site, Beit Sur , on a cliff west of the Hebron road, near Halhul.
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Hastings, James. Entry for 'Beth-Zur'. Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/hdb/b/beth-zur.html. 1909.